RED RIVER OF THE NORTH BASIN

                                             05080000  RED LAKE RIVER AT FISHER, MN

LOCATION.--Lat 4748'01", long 9648'31", in SW1/4NE1/4 sec. 21, T.150 N., R.48 W., Polk County, Hydrologic Unit 09020303, on
   left bank 10 ft upstream from bridge on county highway, 0.3 mile west of Fisher and at river mile 27.6.

DRAINAGE AREA.--5,678 mi2.

                                                    WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--Mar. to Sep. 1999 (gage heights and maximum discharge only), Oct. 1, 1999 to Sep. 30, 2000.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 800.00 ft above sea level (levels by Minnesota Department of Transportation).

REMARKS.--Runoff from 1,950 mi2 of Red Lake River basin above Lower Red Lake outlet is completely comtrolled by dam at outlet
   of Lower Red Lake. Flow partially affected by occasional runoff of Thief and Mud Lakes in Thief River basin.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 18,000 ft3/s (approximately), gage-height 35.92 ft, Mar. 31, 1999.


                          DISCHARGE, CUBIC FEET PER SECOND, WATER YEAR OCTOBER 1999 TO SEPTEMBER 2000
                                                       DAILY MEAN VALUES

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

          1      3400     1720    e1600    e1200    e1000    e2600     1970     2040     1280     4170     1150      750
          2      3110     1740    e1850    e1200    e1000    e2600     1900     2060     1270     3730     1130      747
          3      2810     1720    e1840    e1180    e1000    e2600     1950     2010     1240     3250     1070      769
          4      2670     1750    e1800    e1180    e1000    e2600     2120     2000     1160     2700     1070      876
          5      2540     1800    e1600    e1150    e1000    e2550     2400     1930     1170     2350     1020      947

          6      2440     1820    e1400    e1150     e980    e2500     2440     1860     1160     2290     1010      964
          7      2260     1840    e1300    e1150     e980    e2450     2510     1870     1150     2260     1030      980
          8      2280     1820    e1350    e1150     e980    e2450     2580     1660     1100     3270     1050     1000
          9      2410     1850    e1350    e1150     e970    e2400     2580     1570     1100     5500     1050     1040
         10      2540     2110    e1400    e1150     e970    e2400     2520     1540     1070     5870     1010     1070

         11      2550     2070    e1500    e1130     e960    e2400     2470     1550     1020     5130      986      975
         12      2550     1850    e1400    e1130     e960    e2350     2390     1540     1050     4040      939      906
         13      2500     1880    e1320    e1130     e950    e2300     2370     1500      831     3110      910      795
         14      2440     1950    e1300    e1100     e950    e2250     2350     1550      871     2520      948      745
         15      2400     1970    e1250    e1100     e940    e2200     2330     1540     1010     2230      951      723

         16      2340     1990    e1200    e1050     e940    e2200     2370     1530     1430     2110     1040      668
         17      2280     2020    e1160    e1050     e940    e2150     2370     1540     1580     2000     1080      625
         18      2200     2020    e1130    e1050     e940    e2150     2470     1480     1600     1900     1180      622
         19      2180     2030    e1100    e1050     e940    e2100     2420     1430     1400     1850     1150      606
         20      2080     2050    e1050    e1050     e940    e2100     2280     1410     1580     1860     1140      602

         21      1940     2020    e1050    e1030     e940    e2050     2260     1390     3320     1740     1110      589
         22      1950     2070    e1050    e1030     e960    e2000     2230     1340     6120     1670     1050      600
         23      1910     2100    e1150    e1030     e980    e1950     2160     1320     7350     1600     1030      645
         24      1940     2040    e1200    e1030    e1000    e1900     2080     1320     7550     1530     1040      851
         25      1850     2130    e1250    e1020    e1050     1940     2130     1330     7180     1430     1030      952

         26      1870     2040    e1250    e1020    e1200     2270     2080     1310     6600     1390      943     1160
         27      1770     2070    e1250    e1020    e1600     2500     2030     1310     5950     1400      852     1200
         28      1710     2080    e1250    e1010    e2400     2360     2010     1350     5410     1360      847     1150
         29      1690     1980    e1250    e1010    e2500     2210     2020     1310     4980     1330      824     1120
         30      1730     1790    e1230    e1010      ---     2090     2010     1330     4580     1260      787     1050
         31      1760      ---    e1200    e1000      ---     2050      ---     1300      ---     1220      761      ---

        TOTAL   70100    58320    41030    33710    31970    70670    67800    48220    83112    78070    31188    25727
        MEAN     2261     1944     1324     1087     1102     2280     2260     1555     2770     2518     1006      858
        MAX      3400     2130     1850     1200     2500     2600     2580     2060     7550     5870     1180     1200
        MIN      1690     1720     1050     1000      940     1900     1900     1300      831     1220      761      589
        AC-FT  139000   115700    81380    66860    63410   140200   134500    95640   164900   154900    61860    51030

        STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 2000 - 2000, BY WATER YEAR (WY)

        MEAN     2261     1944     1324     1087     1102     2280     2260     1555     2770     2518     1006      858
        MAX      2261     1944     1324     1087     1102     2280     2260     1555     2770     2518     1006      858
        (WY)     2000     2000     2000     2000     2000     2000     2000     2000     2000     2000     2000     2000
        MIN      2261     1944     1324     1087     1102     2280     2260     1555     2770     2518     1006      858
        (WY)     2000     2000     2000     2000     2000     2000     2000     2000     2000     2000     2000     2000

        SUMMARY STATISTICS                            FOR 2000 WATER YEAR

        ANNUAL TOTAL                                   639917
        ANNUAL MEAN                                      1748
        HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                               7550      Jun 24
        LOWEST DAILY MEAN                                 589      Sep 21
        ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM                          613      Sep 17
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                          7600      Jun 24
        INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                           26.05   Jun 24
        ANNUAL RUNOFF (AC-FT)                         1269000
        10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                               2520
        50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                               1520
        90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                                949

        e Estimated

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