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Red River of the North At Fargo (FGON8)

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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: 18 Feet
Latest Stage: 14.77
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:None currently.
at Fargo
Stage (ft)Observed: 14.76 ft at 4:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 4:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 4:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 4:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 5:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 5:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 5:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 5:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 6:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 6:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 6:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 6:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 7:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 7:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 7:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 7:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 8:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 8:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 8:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 8:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 9:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 9:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 9:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 9:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 10:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 10:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 10:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 10:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 11:00AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 11:15AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 11:30AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 11:45AM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 12:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 12:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 12:30PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 12:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 1:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 1:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 1:30PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 1:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 2:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 2:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 2:30PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 2:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 3:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 3:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 3:30PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 3:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 4:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 4:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.8 ft at 4:30PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 4:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 5:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 5:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 5:30PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 5:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 6:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 6:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 6:30PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 6:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 7:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 7:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 7:30PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 7:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 8:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 8:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 8:30PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 8:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 9:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 9:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 9:30PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 9:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 10:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 10:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 10:30PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 10:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 11:00PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 11:15PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 11:30PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 11:45PM Oct 24, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 12:00AM Oct 25, 2020Highest Observation: 14.81 ft at 12:15AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 12:30AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 12:45AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 1:00AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 1:15AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 1:30AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 1:45AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 2:00AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 2:15AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 2:30AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 2:45AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 3:00AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 3:15AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 3:30AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 3:45AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 4:00AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 4:15AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 4:30AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 4:45AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 5:00AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 5:15AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 5:30AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 5:45AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 6:00AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 6:15AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 6:30AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 6:45AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 7:00AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 7:15AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 7:30AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 7:45AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 8:00AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 8:15AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 8:30AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 8:45AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 9:00AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 9:15AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 9:30AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 9:45AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 10:00AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 10:15AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 10:30AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 10:45AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 11:00AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 11:15AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 11:30AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 11:45AM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 12:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 12:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 12:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 12:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 1:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 1:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 1:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 1:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 2:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 2:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 2:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 2:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 3:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 3:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 3:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 3:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 4:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 4:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 4:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 4:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 5:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 5:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 5:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 5:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 6:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 6:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 6:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 6:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 7:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 7:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 7:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 7:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 8:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 8:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 8:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 8:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 9:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 9:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 9:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 9:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 10:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 10:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 10:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 10:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.8 ft at 11:00PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 11:15PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 11:30PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 11:45PM Oct 25, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 12:00AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 12:15AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 12:30AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 12:45AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 1:00AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 1:15AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 1:30AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 1:45AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 2:00AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 2:15AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 2:30AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 2:45AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 3:00AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 3:15AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 3:30AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 3:45AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 4:00AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 4:15AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 4:30AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 4:45AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 5:00AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 5:15AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 5:30AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 5:45AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 6:00AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 6:15AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 6:30AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 6:45AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 7:00AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 7:15AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 7:30AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 7:45AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 8:00AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 8:15AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 8:30AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 8:45AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 9:00AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 9:15AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 9:30AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 9:45AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 10:00AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 10:15AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 10:30AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 10:45AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 11:00AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 11:15AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 11:30AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 11:45AM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 12:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 12:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 12:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 12:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 1:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 1:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 1:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 1:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 2:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 2:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 2:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 2:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.75 ft at 3:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 3:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 3:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 3:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 4:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 4:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 4:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 4:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 5:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.75 ft at 5:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 5:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 5:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 6:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 6:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 6:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 6:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 7:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 7:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 7:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 7:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 8:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.79 ft at 8:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 8:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 8:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 9:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 9:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 9:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 9:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 10:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 10:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 10:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 10:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 11:00PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 11:15PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 11:30PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 11:45PM Oct 26, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 12:00AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 12:15AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 12:30AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 14.78 ft at 12:45AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 1:00AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 14.75 ft at 1:15AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 1:30AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 1:45AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 2:00AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 14.75 ft at 2:15AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 2:30AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 2:45AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 14.76 ft at 3:00AM Oct 27, 2020Observed: 14.77 ft at 3:15AM Oct 27, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFGON8(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:49AM Oct 27, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 14.77 ft at 3:15 AM CDT 27-Oct-2020. Flood Stage is 18 ft
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Flood Impacts

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40.82
RECORD FLOOD. March 28, 2009 (instantaneous measurement).
40
25th Street S bridge over Rose Coulee closes (Fargo).
39
36th Street S bridge and 40th Avenue S bridge over Drain 27 close (Fargo).
38.5
11th Street N is closed near 28th Avenue N (Moorhead).
38
28th Avenue North is closed at Ditch #41 (Moorhead).
37.5
Oakport Street N is closed near 50th Avenue N (Moorhead).
37
Convent Bridge at 52nd Ave S is closed (Fargo).
36
Placing of sandbags starts if the river is forecast to rise above 38 ft (Fargo).
34
Northern Pacific Ave (Fargo)/Center Ave (Moorhead) bridge clearance.
33
Wall Street Avenue N is closed (Moorhead).
32
Removable floodwalls installed along 2nd Street (Fargo). 1st Avenue N bridge across Red River closed.
31
1st Avenue N underpass is closed (Moorhead).
30
MAJOR FLOOD.
28
Rivershore Drive underpass at I-94 is closed (Moorhead). 12th Avenue N/15th Avenue N bridge over Red River is closed (Fargo/Moorhead).
25
MODERATE FLOOD. City parks and recreation areas along the river begin to flood (Fargo). All storm sewer lift stations are in operation (Fargo).
23
North Broadway bridge floods (Fargo/Moorhead).
22
North Broadway bridge is closed (Fargo/Moorhead).
21
3rd Street underpass is closed (Moorhead).
19
Low-level dam south of Main Ave is closed (Fargo).
18
MINOR FLOOD. Elm St between 14th and 15th Ave N is closed (Fargo). Storm sewer pump stations are beginning to operate (Fargo).
17
ACTION STAGE/FORECAST SERVICE STAGE. Water rises to the edge of the bike path at El Zagal bowl along Elm St N between 14th and 15th Ave (Fargo).
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 40.84 ft on 03/28/2009
(2) 39.72 ft on 04/18/1997
(3) 39.10 ft on 04/07/1897
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 23.40 ft on 10/16/2019 (P)
(2) 35.03 ft on 04/08/2019 (P)
(3) 18.64 ft on 04/19/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 01/01/1932
(2) 0.00 ft on 10/01/1970
(3) 0.00 ft on 10/10/1976
(4) 0.00 ft on 09/30/1970
(5) 5.30 ft on 12/02/1910

Probabilistic Stage Forecast for Fargo

Probabilistic Flow Forecast for Fargo

Flow Exceedance Forecast for Fargo

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