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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the North Central River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Sauk River at St. Cloud are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at St. Cloud
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 9
Moderate Flood Stage: 7
Flood Stage: 6
Action Stage: 5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 10.68 ft on 04/13/1965
(2) 8.72 ft on 04/06/1997
(3) 8.19 ft on 03/27/2009
(4) 8.17 ft on 04/16/2023 (P)
(5) 8.08 ft on 04/14/2001
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.17 ft on 04/16/2023 (P)
(2) 3.64 ft on 04/19/2021 (P)
(3) 5.00 ft on 04/03/2020
(4) 6.81 ft on 03/26/2019
(5) 4.11 ft on 04/28/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.05 ft on 11/25/1936
(2) 0.15 ft on 07/12/1988
(3) 0.30 ft on 06/24/1988
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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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6 Very low roadways may be impacted from Richmond to St. Cloud; water reaching foundations of a few homes.
(1) Looking Upstream
(2) Looking Upstream 2
(3) Looking Across River
(4) Looking Downriver
(5) Looking Downriver 2
(6) Looking Downriver 3

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