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Lac Qui Parle River at Lac Qui Parle Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)USGS link to gage infoLGPM5(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:15AM Feb 26, 2021)ObservedFlood Stage is 7 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
NOTE: Stage may be affected by ice.

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Lac Qui Parle River at Lac Qui Parle. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
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Historic Crests
(1) 20.66 ft on 03/26/2019
(2) 20.10 ft on 04/14/2001
(3) 19.37 ft on 04/09/1965
(4) 19.33 ft on 03/21/2010
(5) 18.94 ft on 04/10/1969
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.66 ft on 03/26/2019
(2) 16.19 ft on 04/26/2018 (P)
(3) 11.33 ft on 05/21/2017
(4) 9.66 ft on 08/24/2015
(5) 13.31 ft on 06/26/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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Latitude: 44.995278° N, Longitude: 95.919444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft Not Available Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 946.98 Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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