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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: 5.73
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:None currently.
at Wahpeton
Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 8:45PM Sep 21, 2020Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 9:00PM Sep 21, 2020Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 9:15PM Sep 21, 2020Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 9:30PM Sep 21, 2020Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 9:45PM Sep 21, 2020Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 10:00PM Sep 21, 2020Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 10:15PM Sep 21, 2020Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 10:30PM Sep 21, 2020Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 10:45PM Sep 21, 2020Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 11:00PM Sep 21, 2020Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 11:15PM Sep 21, 2020Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 11:30PM Sep 21, 2020Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 11:45PM Sep 21, 2020Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 12:00AM Sep 22, 2020Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 12:15AM Sep 22, 2020Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 12:30AM Sep 22, 2020Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 12:45AM Sep 22, 2020Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 1:00AM Sep 22, 2020Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 1:15AM Sep 22, 2020Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 1:30AM Sep 22, 2020Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 1:45AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:00AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:15AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:30AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:45AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:00AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:15AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:30AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:45AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:00AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:15AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:30AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:45AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:00AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:15AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:30AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:45AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 6:00AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 6:15AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 6:30AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 6:45AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 7:00AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 7:15AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 7:30AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 7:45AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 8:00AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 8:15AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 8:30AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 8:45AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 9:00AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 9:15AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 9:30AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 9:45AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 10:00AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 10:15AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 10:30AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 10:45AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 11:00AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 11:15AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 11:30AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 11:45AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 12:00PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 12:15PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 12:30PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 12:45PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 1:00PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.86 ft at 1:15PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.86 ft at 1:30PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.86 ft at 1:45PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:00PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:15PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:30PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:45PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.86 ft at 3:00PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.86 ft at 3:15PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.86 ft at 3:30PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.86 ft at 3:45PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.85 ft at 4:00PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.85 ft at 4:15PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.85 ft at 4:30PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.85 ft at 4:45PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.85 ft at 5:00PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.85 ft at 5:15PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.85 ft at 5:30PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.85 ft at 5:45PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.85 ft at 6:00PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 6:15PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 6:30PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 6:45PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 7:00PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 7:15PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 7:30PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 7:45PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 8:00PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 8:15PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 8:30PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 8:45PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 9:00PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 9:15PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 9:30PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 9:45PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 10:00PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.83 ft at 10:15PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.83 ft at 10:30PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.83 ft at 10:45PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.83 ft at 11:00PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.83 ft at 11:15PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.83 ft at 11:30PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.83 ft at 11:45PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 5.83 ft at 12:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.83 ft at 12:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.83 ft at 12:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.83 ft at 12:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.83 ft at 1:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.83 ft at 1:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.83 ft at 1:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.83 ft at 1:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.83 ft at 2:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.83 ft at 2:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.83 ft at 2:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.82 ft at 2:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.82 ft at 3:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.82 ft at 3:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.82 ft at 3:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.82 ft at 3:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.82 ft at 4:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.82 ft at 4:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.82 ft at 4:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.82 ft at 4:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.81 ft at 5:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.81 ft at 5:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.81 ft at 5:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.81 ft at 5:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.81 ft at 6:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.81 ft at 6:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.81 ft at 6:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.81 ft at 6:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.81 ft at 7:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.8 ft at 7:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.8 ft at 7:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.8 ft at 7:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.8 ft at 8:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.8 ft at 8:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.8 ft at 8:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.8 ft at 8:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.79 ft at 9:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.79 ft at 9:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.79 ft at 9:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.79 ft at 9:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.78 ft at 10:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.78 ft at 10:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.78 ft at 10:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.78 ft at 10:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 11:00AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 11:15AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 11:30AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 11:45AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 12:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 12:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 12:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 12:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 1:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 1:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 1:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 1:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 2:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 2:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 2:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 2:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 3:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 3:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 3:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.75 ft at 3:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.75 ft at 4:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.75 ft at 4:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 4:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 4:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 5:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 5:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 5:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 5:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 6:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 6:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.75 ft at 6:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.75 ft at 6:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.75 ft at 7:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.75 ft at 7:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 7:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 7:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 8:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 8:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.75 ft at 8:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.75 ft at 8:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.75 ft at 9:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.75 ft at 9:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.75 ft at 9:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.75 ft at 9:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.75 ft at 10:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 10:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 10:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 10:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 11:00PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 11:15PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 11:30PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 11:45PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 12:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 12:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 12:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 12:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 1:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 1:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 1:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 1:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 2:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 2:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 2:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 2:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 3:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 3:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 3:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 3:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 4:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 4:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 4:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 4:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 5:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 5:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 5:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 5:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 6:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 6:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 6:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 6:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 7:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 7:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 7:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 7:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 8:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 8:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 8:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 8:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 9:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 9:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 9:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 9:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 10:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 10:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 10:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 10:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 11:00AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 11:15AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 11:30AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 11:45AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 12:00PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 12:15PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 12:30PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 12:45PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 1:00PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 1:15PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 1:30PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 1:45PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 2:00PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 2:15PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 2:30PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 2:45PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 3:00PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 3:15PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 3:30PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 3:45PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 4:00PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 4:15PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 4:30PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 4:45PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 5:00PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 5:15PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 5:30PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 5:45PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 6:00PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 6:15PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 6:30PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 6:45PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 7:00PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 7:15PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 7:30PM Sep 24, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWHNN8(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:34PM Sep 24, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.73 ft at 7:30 PM CDT 24-Sep-2020. 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

Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Wahpeton

Probabilistic Flow Forecast for Wahpeton

Stage Exceedance Forecast for Wahpeton

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