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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Souris River at Minot 4NW are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - near Foxholm Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Minot-Broadway Bridge
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 1570
Moderate Flood Stage: 1565
Flood Stage: 1562
Action Stage: 1561
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 1,573.01 ft on 01/01/1881
(2) 1,571.34 ft on 06/25/2011
(3) 1,570.01 ft on 04/20/1904
(4) 1,568.31 ft on 04/17/1976
(5) 1,567.41 ft on 04/30/1927
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,551.79 ft on 07/16/2021
(2) 1,555.24 ft on 07/01/2020
(3) 1,557.08 ft on 03/25/2019
(4) 1,558.15 ft on 04/22/2018
(5) 1,559.13 ft on 03/30/2017
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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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1578.3 Water level is at top of the levees at Burlington.
1569 The bridge deck upstream from gage house will flood.
1567.3 Water level is at top of levees near water treatment plant.
1564.3 The road leading to the gage house becomes covered with water.
1562 At this stage water begins to threaten rural areas on the edge of Minot. Especially if there is significant local runoff.
(1) Souris River near Minot-Upstream View
(2) Souris River near Minot-Downstream View

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