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RIVER FORECAST
NWS NORTH CENTRAL RIVER FORECAST CENTER TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
741 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

: THIS PRODUCT HAS PRELIMINARY DATA THAT MAY BE SUBJECT TO REVISION.
: REFER TO YOUR LOCAL WFO FOR THE LATEST OFFICIAL RIVER FORECAST.
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: Red River  East Grand Forks MN - EGFM5
: HSA:FGF   Flood Stage:28.0 FT   Fcst Issuance Stage:27.0 FT
.E EGFM5 0416 Z DH06/DC04170041/HGIP/DIH06 :6-Hr Obs Stage (ft)
.E1  32.2/ 31.5/ 30.8/ 30.1
.E EGFM5 0417 Z DH06/DC04170041/HGIFF/DIH06 :6-Hr Fcst Stage (ft)
.E1  29.5/ 28.8/ 28.2/ 27.6/ 27.0/ 26.4/ 25.8/ 25.3
.E1  24.8/ 24.2/ 23.9/ 23.5/ 23.2/ 22.9/ 22.6/ 22.3
.E1  22.1/ 21.9/ 21.7/ 21.6/ 21.5/ 21.3/ 21.2/ 21.0
.E1  20.9/ 20.8/ 20.8/ 20.7/
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: Red River  Oslo MN - OSLM5
: HSA:FGF   Flood Stage:26.0 FT   Fcst Issuance Stage:23.0 FT
.E OSLM5 0416 Z DH06/DC04170041/HGIP/DIH06 :6-Hr Obs Stage (ft)
.E1  32.4/ 31.9/ 31.6/ 31.2
.E OSLM5 0417 Z DH06/DC04170041/HGIFF/DIH06 :6-Hr Fcst Stage (ft)
.E1  30.6/ 30.1/ 29.6/ 29.2/ 28.7/ 28.3/ 27.8/ 27.3
.E1  26.8/ 26.3/ 25.8/ 25.3/ 24.8/ 24.3/ 23.8/ 23.3
.E1  22.9/ 22.5/ 22.1/ 21.8/ 21.5/ 21.2/ 20.9/ 20.6
.E1  20.4/ 20.3/ 20.1/ 19.9/
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: Red River  Drayton ND - DRTN8
: HSA:FGF   Flood Stage:32.0 FT   Fcst Issuance Stage:28.0 FT
: ------------------------------------------------------------
: THE USGS WAS NOT ABLE TO TAKE A FLOW MEASUREMENT AT DRAYTON
: YESTERDAY DUE TO AN ICE JAM . . .
:
: THE ICE JAM MAY BE CAUSING STAGES TO BE HIGHER THAN THE FLOWS
: WOULD INDICATE...
:
: EXPECT LEVELS TO RISE TO NEAR MODERATE FLOOD LEVELS OVER
: THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...
:
: STAGES MAY FLUCTUATE DUE TO ICE JAMS...
: ------------------------------------------------------------
: CREST FORECAST
.A DRTN8  0417 Z DH12/DC04170041/HGIFFX  37.5
:
.E DRTN8 0416 Z DH06/DC04170041/HGIP/DIH06 :6-Hr Obs Stage (ft)
.E1  36.4/ 36.7/ 37.2/ 37.3
.E DRTN8 0417 Z DH06/DC04170041/HGIFF/DIH06 :6-Hr Fcst Stage (ft)
.E1  37.3/ 37.5/ 37.5/ 37.5/ 37.5/ 37.4/ 37.3/ 37.1
.E1  36.9/ 36.7/ 36.5/ 36.3/ 36.1/ 35.9/ 35.7/ 35.5
.E1  35.3/ 35.2/ 35.0/ 34.8/ 34.7/ 34.5/ 34.3/ 34.2
.E1  33.9/ 33.7/ 33.6/ 33.4/
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: Red River  Pembina ND - PBNN8
: HSA:FGF   Flood Stage:39.0 FT   Fcst Issuance Stage:35.0 FT
: ------------------------------------------------------------
: RISE TO NEAR MODERATE LEVELS ... 42 - 44 FEET ...
:              ...INTO THE WEEKEND...
:
: HISTORIC SPRING FLOOD EVENTS WITH SIMILAR FORECAST FLOWS...
:               1986 42.2 FEET
:               1987 44.6 FEET
:               1998 42.9 FEET
:               2007 43.7 FEET
:
: THE SUITE OF RATING CURVES AVAILABLE FOR THIS LOCATION SHOW
: A SPREAD OF 4 FEET FOR THE PEAK FLOWS OF ABOUT 35K CFS
: EXPECTED FOR THE RED RIVER AT PEMBINA.
:
: ...ICE ACTION CAN CAUSE STAGES TO FLUCTUATE...
: ------------------------------------------------------------
: CREST FORECAST
.A PBNN8  0420 Z DH06/DC04170041/HGIFFX  43.0
:
.E PBNN8 0416 Z DH06/DC04170041/HGIP/DIH06 :6-Hr Obs Stage (ft)
.E1  38.6/ 39.2/ 39.8/ 40.4
.E PBNN8 0417 Z DH06/DC04170041/HGIFF/DIH06 :6-Hr Fcst Stage (ft)
.E1  40.8/ 41.1/ 41.3/ 41.5/ 41.7/ 41.9/ 42.1/ 42.3
.E1  42.5/ 42.7/ 42.8/ 42.9/ 43.0/ 43.0/ 43.0/ 43.0
.E1  43.0/ 43.0/ 43.0/ 42.9/ 42.8/ 42.7/ 42.6/ 42.5
.E1  42.4/ 42.1/ 42.0/ 41.8/
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 NOTE...  This product includes observed precipitation, plus
          forecast precipitation for the next 24 Hours.

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 FCSTR EXT: 2541




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