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Red River of the North At Wahpeton (WHNN8)

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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.
Flood Stage: 11 Feet
Latest Stage: 10.25
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:None currently.
at Wahpeton
Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 9.1 ft at 10:30AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.09 ft at 10:45AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.09 ft at 11:00AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.09 ft at 11:15AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.09 ft at 11:30AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.09 ft at 11:45AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.09 ft at 12:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.09 ft at 12:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.09 ft at 12:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.09 ft at 12:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.09 ft at 1:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.09 ft at 1:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 1:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 1:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 2:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 2:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 2:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 2:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 3:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 3:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 3:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 3:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 4:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 4:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.07 ft at 4:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.07 ft at 5:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.07 ft at 6:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.07 ft at 6:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.07 ft at 6:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.06 ft at 6:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.06 ft at 7:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.06 ft at 7:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.06 ft at 7:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.06 ft at 7:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.06 ft at 8:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.06 ft at 8:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.06 ft at 8:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.06 ft at 8:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.06 ft at 9:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.06 ft at 9:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.06 ft at 9:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.06 ft at 9:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.05 ft at 10:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.05 ft at 10:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.05 ft at 10:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.05 ft at 10:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.05 ft at 11:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.05 ft at 11:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.05 ft at 11:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.05 ft at 11:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 9.05 ft at 12:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.05 ft at 12:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.05 ft at 12:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.04 ft at 12:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.04 ft at 1:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.04 ft at 1:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.04 ft at 1:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.04 ft at 1:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.04 ft at 2:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.04 ft at 2:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.04 ft at 2:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.04 ft at 2:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.04 ft at 3:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.04 ft at 3:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.04 ft at 3:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.04 ft at 3:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.04 ft at 4:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.04 ft at 4:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.04 ft at 4:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.04 ft at 4:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.04 ft at 5:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.05 ft at 5:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.05 ft at 5:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.05 ft at 5:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.05 ft at 6:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.04 ft at 6:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.05 ft at 6:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.05 ft at 6:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.05 ft at 7:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.05 ft at 7:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.05 ft at 7:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.06 ft at 7:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.06 ft at 8:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.06 ft at 8:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.07 ft at 8:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 8:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 9:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 9:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 9:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 9:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 10:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 10:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 10:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 10:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 11:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 11:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 11:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 11:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 12:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 12:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 12:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 12:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 1:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 1:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 1:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 1:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 2:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 2:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 2:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 2:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 3:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 3:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 3:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 3:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.09 ft at 4:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.09 ft at 4:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.09 ft at 4:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.09 ft at 4:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.09 ft at 5:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.09 ft at 5:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.1 ft at 5:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.1 ft at 5:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.1 ft at 6:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.11 ft at 6:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.11 ft at 6:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.11 ft at 6:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.12 ft at 7:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.12 ft at 7:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.13 ft at 7:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.14 ft at 7:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.14 ft at 8:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.15 ft at 8:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.16 ft at 8:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.16 ft at 8:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.16 ft at 9:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.17 ft at 9:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.17 ft at 9:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.18 ft at 9:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.18 ft at 10:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.19 ft at 10:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.2 ft at 10:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.2 ft at 10:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.21 ft at 11:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.21 ft at 11:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.22 ft at 11:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.23 ft at 11:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 9.23 ft at 12:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.24 ft at 12:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.25 ft at 12:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.26 ft at 12:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.26 ft at 1:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.27 ft at 1:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.28 ft at 1:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.29 ft at 1:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.29 ft at 2:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.3 ft at 2:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.31 ft at 2:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.32 ft at 2:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.32 ft at 3:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.33 ft at 3:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.34 ft at 3:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.35 ft at 3:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.36 ft at 4:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.37 ft at 4:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.38 ft at 4:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.39 ft at 4:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.4 ft at 5:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.4 ft at 5:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.41 ft at 5:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.42 ft at 5:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.43 ft at 6:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.44 ft at 6:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.45 ft at 6:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.46 ft at 6:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.47 ft at 7:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.48 ft at 7:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.49 ft at 7:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.5 ft at 7:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.5 ft at 8:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.51 ft at 8:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.52 ft at 8:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.53 ft at 8:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.54 ft at 9:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.55 ft at 9:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.56 ft at 9:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.57 ft at 9:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.58 ft at 10:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.59 ft at 10:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.6 ft at 10:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.61 ft at 10:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.62 ft at 11:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.63 ft at 11:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.64 ft at 11:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.64 ft at 11:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.65 ft at 12:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.66 ft at 12:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.67 ft at 12:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.68 ft at 12:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.69 ft at 1:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.7 ft at 1:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.71 ft at 1:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.72 ft at 1:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.72 ft at 2:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.73 ft at 2:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.74 ft at 2:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.75 ft at 2:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.76 ft at 3:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.77 ft at 3:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.78 ft at 3:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.79 ft at 3:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.8 ft at 4:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.8 ft at 4:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.81 ft at 4:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.82 ft at 4:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.83 ft at 5:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.84 ft at 5:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.85 ft at 5:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.86 ft at 5:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.87 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.87 ft at 6:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.88 ft at 6:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.89 ft at 6:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.9 ft at 7:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.91 ft at 7:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.92 ft at 7:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.92 ft at 7:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.93 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.94 ft at 8:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.95 ft at 8:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.96 ft at 8:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.96 ft at 9:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.97 ft at 9:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.98 ft at 9:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 9.99 ft at 9:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 10 ft at 10:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 10 ft at 10:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 10.01 ft at 10:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 10.02 ft at 10:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 10.03 ft at 11:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 10.03 ft at 11:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 10.04 ft at 11:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 10.04 ft at 11:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 10.05 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.05 ft at 12:15AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.05 ft at 12:30AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.06 ft at 12:45AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.06 ft at 1:00AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.07 ft at 1:15AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.07 ft at 1:30AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.09 ft at 1:45AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.09 ft at 2:00AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.1 ft at 2:15AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.1 ft at 2:30AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.11 ft at 2:45AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.12 ft at 3:00AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.12 ft at 3:15AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.13 ft at 3:30AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.13 ft at 3:45AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.14 ft at 4:00AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.15 ft at 4:15AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.15 ft at 4:30AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.16 ft at 4:45AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.17 ft at 5:00AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.18 ft at 5:15AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.18 ft at 5:30AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.19 ft at 5:45AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.19 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.2 ft at 6:15AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.2 ft at 6:30AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.21 ft at 6:45AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.21 ft at 7:00AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.21 ft at 7:15AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.22 ft at 7:30AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.22 ft at 7:45AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.22 ft at 8:00AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.23 ft at 8:15AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.23 ft at 8:30AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.23 ft at 8:45AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.24 ft at 9:00AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 10.24 ft at 9:15AM Oct 23, 2019Highest Observation: 10.25 ft at 9:30AM Oct 23, 2019Forecast: 10.3 ft 1:00PM Oct 23, 2019Forecast: 10.4 ft 7:00PM Oct 23, 2019Forecast: 10.4 ft 1:00AM Oct 24, 2019Highest Forecast: 10.5 ft 7:00AM Oct 24, 2019Highest Forecast: 10.5 ft 1:00PM Oct 24, 2019Highest Forecast: 10.5 ft 7:00PM Oct 24, 2019Highest Forecast: 10.5 ft 1:00AM Oct 25, 2019Forecast: 10.4 ft 7:00AM Oct 25, 2019Forecast: 10.3 ft 1:00PM Oct 25, 2019Forecast: 10.2 ft 7:00PM Oct 25, 2019Forecast: 10.1 ft 1:00AM Oct 26, 2019Forecast: 10 ft 7:00AM Oct 26, 2019Forecast: 9.8 ft 1:00PM Oct 26, 2019Forecast: 9.7 ft 7:00PM Oct 26, 2019Forecast: 9.5 ft 1:00AM Oct 27, 2019Forecast: 9.4 ft 7:00AM Oct 27, 2019Forecast: 9.3 ft 1:00PM Oct 27, 2019Forecast: 9.2 ft 7:00PM Oct 27, 2019Forecast: 9.1 ft 1:00AM Oct 28, 2019Forecast: 9.1 ft 7:00AM Oct 28, 2019Forecast: 9 ft 1:00PM Oct 28, 2019Forecast: 9 ft 7:00PM Oct 28, 2019Forecast: 8.9 ft 1:00AM Oct 29, 2019Forecast: 8.9 ft 7:00AM Oct 29, 2019Forecast: 8.9 ft 1:00PM Oct 29, 2019Forecast: 8.9 ft 7:00PM Oct 29, 2019Forecast: 8.9 ft 1:00AM Oct 30, 2019Forecast: 8.8 ft 7:00AM Oct 30, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWHNN8(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:18AM Oct 23, 2019)ObservedForecast (issued 9:21AM Oct 23)Latest observed value: 10.25 ft at 9:30 AM CDT 23-Oct-2019. Flood Stage is 11 ft
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Flood Impacts

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22.5
Top of the permanent dike.
18
Close dike openings at Minnesota St (MN) and Dakota St (ND). Close dike openings at railroad bridge (requires removal of railroad tracks).
17.5
RECORD FLOOD. Post-Diversion Flood of Record (March 24, 2009). Post-1900 Flood Flow of Record (10.4 kcfs on March 24, 2009).
16.5
City mobilizes as patrolling of levees and storm sewer outlets begins.
16
Wells Park floods. Flooding of a portion of the sanitary sewer system begins.
15
MAJOR FLOOD. Wahpeton storm sewer outlets and Main Sreet closed.
13.5
North Main Street and bridge closed (Breckenridge).
13
MODERATE FLOOD. Start to put up flood wall (Breckenridge) if river is forecast to go above 15 feet.
12
Storm sewer valves are closed and interior pumping begins (Breckenridge).
11.6
Otter Tail River water starts to flow into the Breckenridge Diversion. Water on Main Street (Breckenridge).
11
MINOR FLOOD.
9.5
ACTION STAGE/FORECAST SERVICE STAGE.
8
Otter Tail River starts to overflow downstream of Highway 75 bridge. This breakout flow will enter the Red River 600 feet downstream of the gage. As stage rises, water fans out and floods the entire east side of bottomlands.
7
Close storm sewer outfalls.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 9.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 19.42 ft on 04/06/1997
(2) 17.95 ft on 04/05/1989
(3) 17.50 ft on 03/24/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.66 ft on 04/01/2019 (P)
(2) 8.17 ft on 04/20/2018
(3) 10.36 ft on 02/22/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 08/29/1976

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