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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 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.
Flood Stage: 11 Feet
Latest Stage: 8.84
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:None currently.
at Wahpeton
Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 8.87 ft at 3:45AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 4:00AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 4:15AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 4:30AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 4:45AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 5:00AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 5:15AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 5:30AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 5:45AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 6:00AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 6:15AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 6:30AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 6:45AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 7:00AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 7:15AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 7:30AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 7:45AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 8:00AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 8:15AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 8:30AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 8:45AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 9:00AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 9:15AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 9:30AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 9:45AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 10:00AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 10:15AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 10:30AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 10:45AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 11:00AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 11:15AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 11:30AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 11:45AM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 12:00PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 12:15PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 12:30PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 12:45PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 1:00PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 1:15PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 1:30PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 1:45PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 2:00PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 2:15PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 2:30PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 2:45PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 3:00PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 3:15PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 3:30PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 3:45PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 4:00PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 4:15PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 4:30PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 4:45PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 5:00PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 5:15PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 5:30PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 5:45PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 6:00PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 6:15PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 6:30PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 6:45PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 7:00PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 7:15PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 7:30PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 7:45PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 8:00PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 8:15PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 8:30PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 8:45PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 9:00PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 9:15PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 9:30PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 9:45PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 10:00PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 10:15PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 10:30PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 10:45PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 11:00PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 11:15PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 11:30PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 11:45PM Jun 13, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 12:00AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 12:15AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 12:30AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 12:45AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 1:00AM Jun 14, 2019Highest Observation: 8.88 ft at 1:15AM Jun 14, 2019Highest Observation: 8.88 ft at 1:30AM Jun 14, 2019Highest Observation: 8.88 ft at 1:45AM Jun 14, 2019Highest Observation: 8.88 ft at 2:00AM Jun 14, 2019Highest Observation: 8.88 ft at 2:15AM Jun 14, 2019Highest Observation: 8.88 ft at 2:30AM Jun 14, 2019Highest Observation: 8.88 ft at 2:45AM Jun 14, 2019Highest Observation: 8.88 ft at 3:00AM Jun 14, 2019Highest Observation: 8.88 ft at 3:15AM Jun 14, 2019Highest Observation: 8.88 ft at 3:30AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 3:45AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 4:00AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 4:15AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 4:30AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 4:45AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 5:00AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.87 ft at 5:15AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 5:30AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 5:45AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 6:00AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 6:15AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 6:30AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 6:45AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 7:00AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 7:15AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 7:30AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 7:45AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 8:00AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 8:15AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 8:30AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 8:45AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 9:00AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 9:15AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 9:30AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 9:45AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 10:00AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 10:15AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 10:30AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 10:45AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 11:00AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 11:15AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 11:30AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 11:45AM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 12:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 12:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 12:30PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 12:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 1:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 1:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 1:30PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 1:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 2:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 2:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 2:30PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 2:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 3:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 3:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 3:30PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.86 ft at 3:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 4:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 4:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 4:30PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 4:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 5:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 5:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 5:30PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 5:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 6:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 6:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 6:30PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 6:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 7:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 7:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 7:30PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 7:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 8:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 8:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 8:30PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 8:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 9:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 9:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 9:30PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 9:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 10:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 10:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 10:30PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 10:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 11:00PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 11:15PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 11:30PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 11:45PM Jun 14, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 12:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 12:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 12:30AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 12:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 1:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 1:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 1:30AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 1:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 2:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 2:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 2:30AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 2:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 3:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 3:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 3:30AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 3:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 4:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.83 ft at 4:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.83 ft at 4:30AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.83 ft at 4:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.83 ft at 5:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.83 ft at 5:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.83 ft at 5:30AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.83 ft at 5:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.83 ft at 6:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.83 ft at 6:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.83 ft at 6:30AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.83 ft at 6:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.83 ft at 7:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.83 ft at 7:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 7:30AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 7:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 8:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 8:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 8:30AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 8:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 9:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 9:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 9:30AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 9:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 10:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 10:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 10:30AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 10:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 11:00AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 11:15AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 11:30AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 11:45AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 12:00PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 12:15PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 12:30PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 12:45PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 1:00PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 1:15PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 1:30PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 1:45PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 2:00PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 2:15PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 2:30PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 2:45PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 3:00PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 3:15PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 3:30PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 3:45PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 4:00PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 4:15PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 4:30PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 4:45PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 5:00PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 5:15PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 5:30PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 5:45PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 6:00PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 6:15PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 6:30PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 6:45PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 7:00PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 7:15PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 7:30PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 7:45PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 8:00PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 8:15PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 8:30PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 8:45PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 9:00PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 9:15PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 9:30PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 9:45PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 10:00PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 10:15PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 10:30PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 10:45PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 11:00PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 11:15PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 11:30PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 11:45PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 12:00AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 12:15AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 12:30AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 12:45AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 1:00AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 1:15AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 1:30AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 1:45AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 2:00AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 2:15AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 8.84 ft at 2:30AM Jun 16, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWHNN8(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:33AM Jun 16, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 8.84 ft at 2:30 AM CDT 16-Jun-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) 10.36 ft on 02/22/2017
(2) 7.69 ft on 07/13/2016
(3) 10.02 ft on 05/30/2015
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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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