RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BASIN

                                       05070000  RED RIVER OF THE NORTH NEAR THOMPSON, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4745'32", long 9656'37", in NW1/4NE1/4 sec.5, T.149 N.,R.49 W., Grand Forks County, Hydrologic Unit 09020301,
   on left bank 50 ft upstream of county highway, 7.6 miles east of Thompson, and at river mile 317.7.

DRAINAGE AREA.--Not determined.


                                                      GAGE-HEIGHT RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--March 1999 to current year; gage heights and maximum discharge only.

GAGE.--Water stage recorder. Datum of gage is 779.00 ft above sea level (levels by Grand Forks County Highway Department).

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, about 31,000 ft3/s, Mar. 31, 1999, gage height, 53.57 ft; minimum recorded
   gage height, 16.87 ft, Dec. 9, 1999.

EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR.--Maximum discharge, about 30,000 ft3/s, gage height, 48.65 ft on June 27; minimum gage height,
   16.87 ft, Dec. 9.

                                 GAGE HEIGHT, FEET, WATER YEAR OCTOBER 1999 TO SEPTEMBER 2000
                                                       DAILY MEAN VALUES

        DAY       OCT      NOV      DEC      JAN      FEB      MAR      APR      MAY      JUN      JUL      AUG      SEP

          1     20.19    18.48    18.04    17.68    17.22      ---    23.20    20.57    18.53    46.27    20.40    17.88
          2     19.97    18.39    18.26    17.64    17.20      ---    22.58    20.40    18.53    44.61    20.40    18.62
          3     19.75    18.36    18.49    17.64      ---      ---    22.12    20.26    18.45    42.24    20.21    19.09
          4     19.60    18.34    18.64    17.70      ---      ---    21.69    20.16    18.42    38.88    19.71    19.19
          5     19.52    18.38    18.45    17.71    16.77      ---    21.52    20.10    18.36    34.97    19.36    20.58

          6     19.36    18.35    17.77    17.72      ---      ---    21.52    20.00    18.41    31.37    19.00    21.78
          7     19.19    18.31    17.15    17.70      ---      ---    21.38    19.89    18.52    29.24    18.70    21.80
          8     19.06    18.27    16.96    17.71    17.19    29.38    21.29    19.83    18.61    29.26    18.50    21.15
          9     19.01    18.27    17.01    17.68    17.22    30.12    21.28    19.68    18.70    29.91    18.43    20.43
         10     19.14    18.27    17.26    17.67    17.17    29.95    21.15    19.66    18.72    30.66    18.51    19.77

         11     19.14    18.30    17.34    17.69    17.12    28.90    20.94    19.68    18.60    30.68    18.55    19.23
         12     19.14    18.25    17.57    17.70    17.13    28.17    20.74    19.70    18.46    29.85    18.43    18.86
         13     19.14    18.23    17.80    17.60    17.14    28.40    20.65    19.77    18.39    28.44    18.29    18.73
         14     19.10    18.24    18.10    17.53    17.15    28.52      ---    19.78    18.42    26.88    18.20    18.53
         15     19.09    18.24    18.15    17.55    17.16    28.12      ---    19.81    18.31    25.53    18.21    18.30

         16     19.07    18.25    17.84    17.53    17.12    26.89      ---    19.83    18.56    24.55    18.18    18.14
         17     19.06    18.25    17.69    17.47    17.13    25.52      ---    19.90    18.91    23.89    18.27    18.07
         18     19.06    18.32    17.49    17.41    17.16    24.33      ---    19.95    20.27    23.39    18.42    18.10
         19     19.04    18.35    17.37    17.40    17.16    23.42      ---    19.85    22.31    22.86    18.62    18.17
         20     18.96    18.33    17.36    17.41    17.18    21.92      ---    19.74    24.38    22.34    18.63    18.03

         21     18.93    18.33    17.15    17.38    17.20    20.87    20.43    19.61    30.53    21.90    18.61    17.91
         22       ---    18.34    17.00    17.35    17.19    21.07    20.43    19.45    37.65    21.57    18.48    17.96
         23     18.94    18.32    17.00    17.34    17.21    21.73    20.52    19.29    42.25    21.37    18.43    17.96
         24     18.87    18.29    17.33    17.33    17.23    22.49    20.81    19.16    45.21    21.25    18.41    18.06
         25     18.84    18.24    17.66    17.33    17.37    24.10    21.07    19.03    47.08    21.09    18.40    18.58

         26     18.73    18.22    17.79    17.28    17.97    26.76    21.20    18.91    48.10    20.84    18.36    18.94
         27     18.68    18.15    17.74    17.26    18.82      ---    21.25    18.81    48.53    20.61    18.26    19.17
         28     18.60    18.00    17.69    17.28    20.67    28.17    21.15    18.72    48.56    20.48    18.16    19.20
         29     18.52    17.69    17.68    17.26      ---    26.87    20.94    18.64    48.21    20.38    17.96    19.15
         30     18.47    17.67    17.73    17.25      ---    25.33    20.73    18.59    47.44    20.36    17.68    19.12
         31     18.42      ---    17.72    17.26      ---    24.10      ---    18.50      ---    20.35    17.64      ---

        MEAN      ---    18.25    17.65    17.50      ---      ---      ---    19.59    27.51    27.29    18.63    19.02
        MAX       ---    18.48    18.64    17.72      ---      ---      ---    20.57    48.56    46.27    20.40    21.80
        MIN       ---    17.67    16.96    17.25      ---      ---      ---    18.50    18.31    20.35    17.64    17.88


                                             Miscellaneous discharge measurement

                                        Date              Discharge             Gage Height
                                      June 23              20,300                  42.72

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