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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Minnesota River at Big Stone Lake are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 975
Moderate Flood Stage: 973
Flood Stage: 971.5
Action Stage: 0
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 975.40 ft on 01/01/1900

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 975.40 ft on 01/01/1900

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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975 Over 100 structures inundated, including homes on the Ortonville peninsula.
973 40 TO 60 structures inundated, including homes on the Ortonville peninsula.
971.6 Water reaches shoreline homes on Shady Oak Drive
971.5 Parks are flooded along Big Stone Lake. Water reaches several homes on the Ortonville peninsula
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