North Dakota Water Science Center
NOTE: The second bar in the chart is a recent maximum daily average based on numerous observations recorded over one day.
PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION
To use the above flood tracking chart for a particular property near the RED RIVER OF THE NORTH AT FARGO, ND gaging station:
Because the surface of flowing water is not flat and has a slope, the water-surface elevation near a threatened property might not be the same as the river stage at the gaging station.
The National Weather Service is responsible for forecasting flooding and setting flood stages, which are subject to change. Visit their web site for forecasts and flood stage information.
The same area in the fall, October 1, 2008. Stage is approximately 14.8 feet (streamflow approximately 692 cubic feet per second).
Additional information for this gaging station: