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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Willow Creek (ND) near Willow City 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: 1448
Moderate Flood Stage: 1446
Flood Stage: 1442
Action Stage: 1441
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 1,446.96 ft on 04/12/1969
(2) 1,446.30 ft on 04/23/1979
(3) 1,446.14 ft on 04/04/1976
(4) 1,446.10 ft on 04/17/1974
(5) 1,445.97 ft on 07/11/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,439.04 ft on 03/12/2016
(2) 1,440.38 ft on 03/21/2015
(3) 1,443.27 ft on 07/12/2014
(4) 1,440.73 ft on 05/08/2013
(5) 1,438.18 ft on 03/18/2012
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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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1447 County roads are closed with 3 houses cut off per Emergency Manager.
1442.7 Overflow occurs on left bank.
1441.2 Water begins backing up into ravines and gets to top of road by gage.
1440.5 Creek out of banks in low spots north and west of gage. Water level just below top of culverts.
(1) Willow Creek near Willow City-Upstream View
(2) Willow Creek near Willow City-Downstream View
(3) USGS gage house

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Bismarck, ND 58502-1016
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