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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Sheyenne River at Valley City are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Lisbon
Zoom Level:13
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 17
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 12.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 20.69 ft on 04/13/2009
(2) 20.66 ft on 04/18/2011
(3) 20.00 ft on 04/01/1882
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 18.07 ft on 05/01/2022
(2) 6.48 ft on 10/13/2021
(3) 14.47 ft on 04/08/2020
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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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24 Top of I-94 bridge.
20.69 RECORD FLOOD. April 13, 2009.
20 Elevation of the top of the emergency dikes. Low steel in I-94 bridge.
18 Actions are taken to protect electrical distribution equipment.
17.2 The City of Valley City installs removable floodwalls in the University district.
17 MAJOR FLOOD. Levees and low spots are re-enforced.
16 MODERATE FLOOD. Storm drains are closed.
15 MINOR FLOOD. Actions are taken to protect the power plant.
14 Diking required to keep river in channel. Highway 10 in Valley City flooded.

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