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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 Velva are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Sawyer Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Towner
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 1517
Moderate Flood Stage: 1512
Flood Stage: 1507
Action Stage: 1506
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 1,515.73 ft on 06/26/2011
(2) 1,511.13 ft on 04/20/1976
(3) 1,510.33 ft on 04/14/2009
(4) 1,509.43 ft on 05/16/1975
(5) 1,509.23 ft on 04/22/1979
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,508.75 ft on 06/06/2013
(2) 1,515.73 ft on 06/26/2011
(3) 1,510.33 ft on 04/14/2009
(4) 1,505.06 ft on 07/01/2005
(5) 1,505.43 ft on 04/21/1999
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Disclaimer
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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1521.2 Permanent flood protection dike would be topped on the left (south) bank. Temporary dikes and raises to permanent flood protection are required.
1516.2 Permanent flood protection dike on the right (north) bank would be topped. Additional flood protective measures would need to be in place.
Photos
(1) Souris River at Velva-Upstream View
(2) Souris River at Velva-Downstream View
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