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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Red River of the North at Oslo 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: 36
Moderate Flood Stage: 30
Flood Stage: 26
Action Stage: 23
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 38.37 ft on 04/01/2009
(2) 38.09 ft on 04/15/2011
(3) 38.01 ft on 04/10/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 38.01 ft on 04/10/2020
(2) 36.60 ft on 10/17/2019
(3) 37.80 ft on 04/13/2019
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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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42.2 Top of the permanent levee upstream of Highway 1.
41.2 Top of the permanent levee downstream of Highway 1.
37.5 State Highway 1 overtops (MN DOT).
37 Water affects the Canadian Pacific railroad tracks west of Oslo.
36.5 ND State Highway 54 has water over the road.
35.79 Top of the Walsh County agricultural dikes in Walshville Township.
35 North of Oslo Highway 220 and 317 typically overtop.
26 MINOR FLOOD. County Road 2 south of Oslo is closed in sections 2 and 11 of Pulaski Township.
18 City flood gates are closed.

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