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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 near Sherwood are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Lake Darling
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 1630
Moderate Flood Stage: 1625
Flood Stage: 1623
Action Stage: 1622
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 1,633.15 ft on 06/23/2011
(2) 1,630.79 ft on 04/01/1904
(3) 1,630.14 ft on 04/10/1976
(4) 1,629.71 ft on 04/11/1969
(5) 1,628.94 ft on 04/30/1979
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,609.37 ft on 06/17/2021
(2) 1,610.80 ft on 03/24/2019
(3) 1,611.61 ft on 04/20/2018
(4) 1,619.77 ft on 04/01/2017
(5) 1,621.26 ft on 03/31/2017
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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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1630 Major flooding occurs at this stage. The entire valley becomes covered with water.
1628 Farmhouse at gage site is affected by water.
1625 Farms from Sherwood 15W to the northern edge of the upper Souris Wildlife Refuge will flood.
1623.8 Water over 95th Street on the northwest side of Mouse River Park.
1622 Flood water starts to affect farmstead by gage.
(1) Souris River near Sherwood-Upstream View
(2) Downstream View
(3) Gage House
(4) Souris River @ bridge just downstream of gage-US view
(5) Downstream view at bridge.

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