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Red River of the North At East Grand Forks (EGFM5)

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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: 28 Feet
Latest Stage: 17.08
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:None currently.
at East Grand Forks
Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 17.43 ft at 6:15PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.44 ft at 6:30PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.43 ft at 6:45PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.44 ft at 7:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.43 ft at 7:15PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.43 ft at 7:30PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.43 ft at 7:45PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.43 ft at 8:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.43 ft at 8:15PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.42 ft at 8:30PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.43 ft at 8:45PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.42 ft at 9:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.42 ft at 9:15PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.42 ft at 9:30PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.42 ft at 9:45PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.42 ft at 10:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.42 ft at 10:15PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.41 ft at 10:30PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.41 ft at 10:45PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.41 ft at 11:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.41 ft at 11:15PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.42 ft at 11:30PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.41 ft at 11:45PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 17.41 ft at 12:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.41 ft at 12:15AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.41 ft at 12:30AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.4 ft at 12:45AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.4 ft at 1:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.4 ft at 1:15AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.4 ft at 1:30AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.4 ft at 1:45AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.4 ft at 2:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.39 ft at 2:15AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.4 ft at 2:30AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.4 ft at 2:45AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.39 ft at 3:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.39 ft at 3:15AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.39 ft at 3:30AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.38 ft at 3:45AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.39 ft at 4:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.39 ft at 4:15AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.38 ft at 4:30AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.38 ft at 4:45AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.38 ft at 5:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.38 ft at 5:15AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.37 ft at 5:30AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.37 ft at 5:45AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.37 ft at 6:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.37 ft at 6:15AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.37 ft at 6:30AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.38 ft at 6:45AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.37 ft at 7:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.37 ft at 7:15AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.37 ft at 7:30AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.37 ft at 7:45AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.36 ft at 8:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.37 ft at 8:15AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.36 ft at 8:30AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.36 ft at 8:45AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.36 ft at 9:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.35 ft at 9:15AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.35 ft at 9:30AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.35 ft at 9:45AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.35 ft at 10:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.35 ft at 10:15AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.35 ft at 10:30AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.35 ft at 10:45AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.35 ft at 11:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.36 ft at 11:15AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.35 ft at 11:30AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.36 ft at 11:45AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.35 ft at 12:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.35 ft at 12:15PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.35 ft at 12:30PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.35 ft at 12:45PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.35 ft at 1:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.34 ft at 1:15PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.34 ft at 1:30PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.34 ft at 1:45PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.34 ft at 2:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.34 ft at 2:15PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.34 ft at 2:30PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.33 ft at 2:45PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.33 ft at 3:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.33 ft at 3:15PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.33 ft at 3:30PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.33 ft at 3:45PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.32 ft at 4:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.32 ft at 4:15PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.32 ft at 4:30PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.32 ft at 4:45PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.32 ft at 5:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.31 ft at 5:15PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.32 ft at 5:30PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.35 ft at 5:45PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.4 ft at 6:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.47 ft at 6:15PM Aug 15, 2019Highest Observation: 17.48 ft at 6:30PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.45 ft at 6:45PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.45 ft at 7:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.45 ft at 7:15PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.43 ft at 7:30PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.42 ft at 7:45PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.41 ft at 8:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.4 ft at 8:15PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.39 ft at 8:30PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.38 ft at 8:45PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.37 ft at 9:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.36 ft at 9:15PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.35 ft at 9:30PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.34 ft at 9:45PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.33 ft at 10:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.34 ft at 10:15PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.32 ft at 10:30PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.32 ft at 10:45PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.32 ft at 11:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.31 ft at 11:15PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.31 ft at 11:30PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.3 ft at 11:45PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 17.3 ft at 12:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.3 ft at 12:15AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.29 ft at 12:30AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.29 ft at 12:45AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.29 ft at 1:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.28 ft at 1:15AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.28 ft at 1:30AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.28 ft at 1:45AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.27 ft at 2:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.27 ft at 2:15AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.27 ft at 2:30AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.27 ft at 2:45AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.27 ft at 3:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.25 ft at 3:15AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.26 ft at 3:30AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.25 ft at 3:45AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.25 ft at 4:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.25 ft at 4:15AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.25 ft at 4:30AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.25 ft at 4:45AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.24 ft at 5:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.25 ft at 5:15AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.24 ft at 5:30AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.24 ft at 5:45AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.24 ft at 6:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.23 ft at 6:15AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.23 ft at 6:30AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.23 ft at 6:45AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.23 ft at 7:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.23 ft at 7:15AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.23 ft at 7:30AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.22 ft at 7:45AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.23 ft at 8:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.22 ft at 8:15AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.21 ft at 8:30AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.22 ft at 8:45AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.21 ft at 9:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.21 ft at 9:15AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.21 ft at 9:30AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.21 ft at 9:45AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.2 ft at 10:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.2 ft at 10:15AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.2 ft at 10:30AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.2 ft at 10:45AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.2 ft at 11:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.2 ft at 11:15AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.2 ft at 11:30AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.19 ft at 11:45AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.19 ft at 12:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.19 ft at 12:15PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.19 ft at 12:30PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.19 ft at 12:45PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.18 ft at 1:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.18 ft at 1:15PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.18 ft at 1:30PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.18 ft at 1:45PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.18 ft at 2:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.18 ft at 2:15PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.17 ft at 2:30PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.17 ft at 2:45PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.17 ft at 3:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.17 ft at 3:15PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.17 ft at 3:30PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.16 ft at 3:45PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.17 ft at 4:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.17 ft at 4:15PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.16 ft at 4:30PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.16 ft at 4:45PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.16 ft at 5:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.16 ft at 5:15PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.16 ft at 5:30PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.16 ft at 5:45PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.16 ft at 6:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.15 ft at 6:15PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.15 ft at 6:30PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.15 ft at 6:45PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.15 ft at 7:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.15 ft at 7:15PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.14 ft at 7:30PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.14 ft at 7:45PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.14 ft at 8:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.14 ft at 8:15PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.14 ft at 8:30PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.14 ft at 8:45PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.14 ft at 9:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.13 ft at 9:15PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.13 ft at 9:30PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.13 ft at 9:45PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.13 ft at 10:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.13 ft at 10:15PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.13 ft at 10:30PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.13 ft at 10:45PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.13 ft at 11:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.13 ft at 11:15PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.13 ft at 11:30PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.13 ft at 11:45PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 17.13 ft at 12:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.12 ft at 12:15AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.12 ft at 12:30AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.12 ft at 12:45AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.12 ft at 1:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.12 ft at 1:15AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.11 ft at 1:30AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.12 ft at 1:45AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.11 ft at 2:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.11 ft at 2:15AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.12 ft at 2:30AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.11 ft at 2:45AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.11 ft at 3:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.11 ft at 3:15AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.11 ft at 3:30AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.11 ft at 3:45AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.11 ft at 4:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.11 ft at 4:15AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.11 ft at 4:30AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.11 ft at 4:45AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.11 ft at 5:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.11 ft at 5:15AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.11 ft at 5:30AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.11 ft at 5:45AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.11 ft at 6:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.11 ft at 6:15AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.11 ft at 6:30AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 6:45AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 7:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 7:15AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 7:30AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.11 ft at 7:45AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 8:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 8:15AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 8:30AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 8:45AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 9:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.09 ft at 9:15AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 9:30AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 9:45AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 10:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 10:15AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 10:30AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 10:45AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 11:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 11:15AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.09 ft at 11:30AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 11:45AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.09 ft at 12:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.09 ft at 12:15PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 12:30PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 12:45PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 1:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 1:15PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.09 ft at 1:30PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 1:45PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 2:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 2:15PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.09 ft at 2:30PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.09 ft at 2:45PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.1 ft at 3:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.09 ft at 3:15PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.08 ft at 3:30PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.08 ft at 3:45PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.08 ft at 4:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.09 ft at 4:15PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.08 ft at 4:30PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.08 ft at 4:45PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.08 ft at 5:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.09 ft at 5:15PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.09 ft at 5:30PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 17.08 ft at 5:45PM Aug 17, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesEGFM5(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:03PM Aug 17, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 17.08 ft at 5:45 PM CDT 17-Aug-2019. Flood Stage is 28 ft
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Flood Impacts

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63
Top of flood walls for the city of Grand Forks.
60
Top of the levee constructed by Corps of Engineers for the city of Grand Forks.
57
Mallory Bridge closes (East Grand Forks).
55
Close Business 2 with earthen closures (East Grand Forks).
54.35
**** Record flood level - 22 April 1997...from floodmarks. ****
53.5
Close Highway 220 with earthen closures (East Grand Forks).
53
Top of the rails on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Bridge over the Red River.
52.6
Water on Gateway Drive approach to Kennedy Bridge (East Grand Forks).
52
Close railroad at US 2 and Kennedy Bridge with earthen closures (East Grand Forks).
50.1
Hill St closures to be assembled (East Grand Forks).
48.5
Second Ave NE at 2nd St NE closure to be constructed. Bygland Rd at Murray Bridge closure to be assembled. Murray Bridge closes. (East Grand Forks)
47
Begin railroad closure if water is expected to rise to over 50 feet.
46.5
Twelfth St NW closure to be assembled. River Rd/4th St NW closed from 17th St NW to 5th Ave NW. (East Grand Forks)
46.2
Water on Demers Ave at Sorlie Bridge.
46
MAJOR FLOOD STAGE.
45
Sorlie Bridge/Demers Ave is closed. Top of the elevation of the low level levee protecting Riverside Park.
44.9
Water on East Grand Forks approach to the Point Bridge.
44
River Rd and 17th St NW closure to be assembled (East Grand Forks).
43.5
Demers Ave closure to be assembled. Sorlie Bridge closes. Downtown invisible floodwall to be assembled. Demers Ave closed at River St.
42
Road entering Riverside Park is closed.
41.5
Flood gates on English Coulee are closed, pump station and diversion gates are activated.
40
MODERATE FLOOD STAGE. Extensive flooding along the greenway in Grand Forks.East Grand Forks...Point Bridge closes. Eagles Point Trail Head and park closes.
38
Flood gates are closed in Grand Forks and storm water pumping stations are activated.
36.5
East Grand Forks...River Heights Trail Head and park closes.
34
East Grand Forks...4th St underpass at Gateway Drive (Hwy 2) closes.
33
Agricultural flooding begins along the Red River of the North between Grand Forks (River Mile 296) and Oslo (River Mile 271).
28
MINOR FLOOD STAGE.
27
FORECAST SERVICE STAGE.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 46
Moderate Flood Stage: 40
Flood Stage: 28
Action Stage: 27
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 54.35 ft on 04/22/1997
(2) 50.20 ft on 04/10/1897
(3) 49.86 ft on 04/14/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 29.58 ft on 02/27/2017
(2) 20.03 ft on 09/10/2016
(3) 23.04 ft on 06/05/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.10 ft on 09/02/1977

Probabilistic Stage Forecast for East Grand Forks

Probabilistic Flow Forecast for East Grand Forks

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