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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.
NOTE: Stage may be affected by ice during winter months.
Flood Stage: 11 Feet
Latest Stage: 5.79
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:None currently.
at Wahpeton
Stage (ft)Observed: 5.89 ft at 3:45AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 4:00AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 4:15AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 4:30AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 4:45AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:00AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:15AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:30AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:45AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 6:00AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 6:15AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 6:30AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 6:45AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 7:00AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 7:15AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 7:30AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 7:45AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 8:00AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 8:15AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 8:30AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 8:45AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 9:00AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 9:15AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 9:30AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 9:45AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 10:00AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 10:15AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 10:30AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 10:45AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 11:00AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 11:15AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 11:30AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 11:45AM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:00PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:15PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:30PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:45PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:00PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:15PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:30PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:45PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:00PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:15PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:30PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:45PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:00PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:15PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:30PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:45PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:00PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:15PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:30PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:45PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 5:00PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 5:15PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 5:30PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 5:45PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 6:00PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 6:15PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 6:30PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 6:45PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 7:00PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 7:15PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 7:30PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 7:45PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 8:00PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 8:15PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 8:30PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 8:45PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 9:00PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 9:15PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 9:30PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 9:45PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 10:00PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 10:15PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 10:30PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 10:45PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 11:00PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 11:15PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 11:30PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 11:45PM Jan 14, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:00AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:15AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:30AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:45AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:00AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:15AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:30AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:45AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:00AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:15AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:30AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:45AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:00AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:15AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:30AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:45AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:00AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:15AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:30AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:45AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 5:00AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 5:15AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 5:30AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 5:45AM Jan 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 6:00AM Jan 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 6:15AM Jan 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 6:30AM Jan 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 6:45AM Jan 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 7:00AM Jan 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 7:15AM Jan 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 7:30AM Jan 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 7:45AM Jan 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 8:00AM Jan 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 8:15AM Jan 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 8:30AM Jan 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 8:45AM Jan 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 9:00AM Jan 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 9:15AM Jan 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 9:30AM Jan 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 9:45AM Jan 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 10:00AM Jan 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 10:15AM Jan 15, 2021Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 10:30AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 10:45AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 11:00AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 11:15AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 11:30AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 11:45AM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:00PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:15PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:30PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:45PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:00PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:15PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:30PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:45PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:00PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:15PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:30PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:45PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:00PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:15PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:30PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:45PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:00PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:15PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:30PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:45PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:00PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:15PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:30PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:45PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 6:00PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 6:15PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 6:30PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 6:45PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 7:00PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 7:15PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 7:30PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 7:45PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 8:00PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 8:15PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 8:30PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.88 ft at 8:45PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.88 ft at 9:00PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.88 ft at 9:15PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.88 ft at 9:30PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.88 ft at 9:45PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.88 ft at 10:00PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.88 ft at 10:15PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.88 ft at 10:30PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.88 ft at 10:45PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.88 ft at 11:00PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.88 ft at 11:15PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.88 ft at 11:30PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.88 ft at 11:45PM Jan 15, 2021Observed: 5.88 ft at 12:00AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.88 ft at 12:15AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.88 ft at 12:30AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.88 ft at 12:45AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 1:00AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 1:15AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 1:30AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 1:45AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 2:00AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 2:15AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 2:30AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 2:45AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 3:00AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 3:15AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 3:30AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 3:45AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 4:00AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 4:15AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 4:30AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 4:45AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 5:00AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 5:15AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 5:30AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 5:45AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 6:00AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.86 ft at 6:15AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.86 ft at 6:30AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.86 ft at 6:45AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.86 ft at 7:00AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.86 ft at 7:15AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.86 ft at 7:30AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.86 ft at 7:45AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.86 ft at 8:00AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.86 ft at 8:15AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.86 ft at 8:30AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.86 ft at 8:45AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.86 ft at 9:00AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.86 ft at 9:15AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.86 ft at 9:30AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.86 ft at 9:45AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.86 ft at 10:00AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.85 ft at 10:15AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.85 ft at 10:30AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.85 ft at 10:45AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.85 ft at 11:00AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.85 ft at 11:15AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.85 ft at 11:30AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.84 ft at 11:45AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.84 ft at 12:00PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.84 ft at 12:15PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.83 ft at 12:30PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.83 ft at 12:45PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.83 ft at 1:00PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.83 ft at 1:15PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.82 ft at 1:30PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.82 ft at 1:45PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.82 ft at 2:00PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.82 ft at 2:15PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.81 ft at 2:30PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.81 ft at 2:45PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.81 ft at 3:00PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.8 ft at 3:15PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.8 ft at 3:30PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.8 ft at 3:45PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.8 ft at 4:00PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.79 ft at 4:15PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.79 ft at 4:30PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.79 ft at 4:45PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.78 ft at 5:00PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.78 ft at 5:15PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.78 ft at 5:30PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.78 ft at 5:45PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.78 ft at 6:00PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.77 ft at 6:15PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.77 ft at 6:30PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.77 ft at 6:45PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.77 ft at 7:00PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.76 ft at 7:15PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.76 ft at 7:30PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.76 ft at 7:45PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.76 ft at 8:00PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.76 ft at 8:15PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.76 ft at 8:30PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.76 ft at 8:45PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.76 ft at 9:00PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.75 ft at 9:15PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.75 ft at 9:30PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.75 ft at 9:45PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.75 ft at 10:00PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.75 ft at 10:15PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.75 ft at 10:30PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.75 ft at 10:45PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.75 ft at 11:00PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.75 ft at 11:15PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.75 ft at 11:30PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.75 ft at 11:45PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 5.75 ft at 12:00AM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 5.76 ft at 12:15AM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 5.76 ft at 12:30AM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 5.76 ft at 12:45AM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 5.76 ft at 1:00AM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 5.76 ft at 1:15AM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 5.76 ft at 1:30AM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 5.76 ft at 1:45AM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 5.77 ft at 2:00AM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 5.77 ft at 2:15AM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 5.77 ft at 2:30AM Jan 17, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWHNN8(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:34AM Jan 17, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.77 ft at 2:30 AM CST 17-Jan-2021. 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) 10.20 ft on 04/08/2020 (P)
(2) 10.40 ft on 10/23/2019
(3) 14.66 ft on 04/01/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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

Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Wahpeton

Probabilistic Flow Forecast for Wahpeton

Stage Exceedance Forecast for Wahpeton

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