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Devils Lake Near Devils Lake (DCBN8)

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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.
Flood Stage: 0.1 Feet
Latest Stage: 1449.06
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:None currently.
near Devils Lake
Pool (ft)Observed: 1449.11 ft at 12:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 1:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 1:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 1:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 1:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 2:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 2:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 2:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 2:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 3:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 3:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 3:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 3:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 4:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 4:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 4:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.03 ft at 4:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 5:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 5:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.03 ft at 5:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 5:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 6:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 6:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 6:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 6:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 7:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 7:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 7:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 7:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 8:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 8:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 8:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 8:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 9:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 9:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 9:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 9:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 10:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 10:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 10:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.13 ft at 10:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 11:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1448.96 ft at 11:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 11:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 11:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 12:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1448.98 ft at 12:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 12:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1448.8 ft at 12:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1448.98 ft at 1:00PM Sep 23, 2020Highest Observation: 1449.19 ft at 1:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.02 ft at 1:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 1:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 2:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.02 ft at 2:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.12 ft at 2:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.15 ft at 2:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.03 ft at 3:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.03 ft at 3:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 3:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1448.97 ft at 3:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 4:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 4:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1448.93 ft at 4:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.02 ft at 4:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.13 ft at 5:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 5:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 5:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.13 ft at 5:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 6:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.12 ft at 6:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 6:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 6:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 7:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 7:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.03 ft at 7:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 7:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.02 ft at 8:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.01 ft at 8:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 8:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 8:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 9:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 9:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 9:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.13 ft at 9:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 10:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 10:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 10:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 10:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 11:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 11:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 11:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 11:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 12:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 12:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 12:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 12:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 1:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 1:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 1:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 1:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 2:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 2:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 2:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 2:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 3:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 3:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 3:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 3:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 4:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 4:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 4:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 4:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.12 ft at 5:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 5:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 5:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 5:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 6:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 6:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 6:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 6:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 7:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 7:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.03 ft at 7:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 7:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 8:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 8:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.13 ft at 8:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 8:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 9:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.12 ft at 9:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 9:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 9:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 10:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 10:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 10:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 10:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 11:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 11:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 11:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 11:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 12:00PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 12:15PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 12:30PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 12:45PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 1:00PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 1:15PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 1:30PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 1:45PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 2:00PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 2:15PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.03 ft at 2:30PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 2:45PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 3:00PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 3:15PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 3:30PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 3:45PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 4:00PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 4:15PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 4:30PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 4:45PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 5:00PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 5:15PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 5:30PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 5:45PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.01 ft at 6:00PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 6:15PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 6:30PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.02 ft at 6:45PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 7:00PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 7:15PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 7:30PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 7:45PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 8:00PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 8:15PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 8:30PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 8:45PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 9:00PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 9:15PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 9:30PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 9:45PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 10:00PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 10:15PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 10:30PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 10:45PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 11:00PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 11:15PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 11:30PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 11:45PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 12:00AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 12:15AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 12:30AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 12:45AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 1:00AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 1:15AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 1:30AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.01 ft at 1:45AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 2:00AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 2:15AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 2:30AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 2:45AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 3:00AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.03 ft at 3:15AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.18 ft at 3:30AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 3:45AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 4:00AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.17 ft at 4:15AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 4:30AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 4:45AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.18 ft at 5:00AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.02 ft at 5:15AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 5:30AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 5:45AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1448.97 ft at 6:00AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 6:15AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 6:30AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1448.99 ft at 6:45AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.15 ft at 7:00AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 7:15AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 7:30AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.17 ft at 7:45AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 8:00AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 8:15AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.18 ft at 8:30AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 8:45AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 9:00AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.15 ft at 9:15AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.03 ft at 9:30AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 9:45AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 10:00AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 10:15AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 10:30AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.12 ft at 10:45AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 11:00AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 11:15AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.12 ft at 11:30AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 11:45AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.12 ft at 12:00PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 12:15PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 12:30PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 12:45PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 1:00PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 1:15PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.12 ft at 1:30PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 1:45PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 2:00PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.11 ft at 2:15PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 2:30PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 2:45PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.12 ft at 3:00PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 3:15PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 3:30PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.1 ft at 3:45PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.09 ft at 4:00PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 4:15PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 4:30PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 4:45PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 5:00PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 5:15PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 5:30PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 5:45PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 6:00PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 6:15PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 6:30PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 6:45PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 7:00PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 7:15PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 7:30PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 7:45PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 8:00PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 8:15PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 8:30PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 8:45PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.05 ft at 9:00PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 9:15PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 9:30PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 9:45PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 10:00PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.08 ft at 10:15PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 10:30PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 10:45PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.04 ft at 11:00PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.07 ft at 11:15PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 11:30PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 11:45PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1449.06 ft at 12:00AM Sep 26, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesDCBN8(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (12:33AM Sep 26, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 1449.06 ft at 12:00 AM CDT 26-Sep-2020. Flood Stage is 0.1 ft
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1460
Top of Dike raised to this elevation in 2006 (current dike protection level plus 5.0 feet of freeboard equal top of dike elevation).During the recession of the last Ice Age, glacial Lake Minnewaukan spilled into Sheyenne river via Stoney Lake-Long Lake, Twin Lake, and Tolna Coulee channels.
1459
Prior to January 2010, the height that Devils Lake/Stump Lake spills into Sheyenne River through Tolna Coulee. Combined area of Devils and Stump Lakes would be 450 sq mi.
1458
Tolna Coulee clean-out height (Jan 2010).
1456
Amtrak service from Grand Forks to Devils Lake affected due to water on track. (14 Mar 13)
1455
Current dike protection level (2006). Combined area of Devils and Stump Lakes would be 227 sq mi.
1454.3
**** Record level - June 27, 2011 - USGS Max Daily Average ****
1450
ND SWC Devils Lake pump-down target for state's outlets operations.
1449.2
Drainage problems for Minnewaukan. Ramsey CO Hwy 2 affected.
1449
Devils Lake at 213 sq mi.
1448.3
US Hwy 281 (North of Minnewaukan) closed during high winds.
1448
Devils Lake at 202 sq mil.
1447.2
Devils Lake at 195 sq mi (Jul 1999).
1447.1
Devils Lake spills into Stump Lake in Aug 1999 (previous overflow in the 1820's).
1447
Ordinary High Water Mark (OHWM). Devils Lake at 191 sq mi.
1446
Approximate height of Jerusalem Coulee from East Lake to West Stump Lake.
1438.4
Devils Lake at 140 Sq Mi - first recorded lake level (1867).
1422.4
Devils Lake at 68 sq mi (Oct 1992).
1400.9
Devils Lake at 10 sq mi area (Oct 1940).
Flood Categories (in feet)
Not Available

Historic Crests
(1) 1,454.30 ft on 06/27/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,453.72 ft on 06/28/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1,400.87 ft on 10/24/1940
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Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Devils Lake

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