MISSOURI RIVER MAIN STEM

                                   06329650   MISSOURI RIVER STAGE GAGE NO. 6 NEAR BUFORD, ND

LOCATION.--Lat 4757'18", long 10354'36", in SE1/4 sec.30, T.152 N., R.103 W., McKenzie County, Hydrologic Unit 10110101, on
   right bank 5 mi southeast of Buford, and at mile 1,576.0.

DRAINAGE AREA.--164,000 mi2, approximately.

                                                      GAGE-HEIGHT RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--December 1959 to current year (seasonal).

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,840.00 ft above sea level. Prior to Apr. 17, 1962, at datum 40.00 ft lower.

REMARKS.--Stage regulated by upstream reservoirs.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum daily gage height recorded, 27.39 ft, June 24, 1997; minimum daily recorded, 8.23 ft,
   Aug. 15, 22, 1963.

                                 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     14.91      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.18    15.28    21.40    18.47    15.03    14.33
          2     14.78      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.26    15.52    22.17    18.09    14.91    14.52
          3     14.73      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.22    15.71    21.89    17.99    14.92    14.53
          4     14.87      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.16    16.26    21.53    18.08    15.03    14.66
          5     15.01      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.05    16.49    21.07    18.26    15.13    14.73

          6     15.08      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.07    16.21    20.62    18.62    15.03    14.71
          7     15.08      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.10    16.63    20.69    18.62    15.00    14.72
          8     15.03      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.17    17.24    20.95    18.23    14.91    14.70
          9     15.02      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.20    17.78    21.16    18.23    14.88    14.72
         10     15.00      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.20    17.74    21.48    18.23    14.83    14.72

         11     14.97      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.24    17.42    21.81    18.24    14.83    14.77
         12     14.96      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.22    17.09    21.97    18.88    14.82    14.72
         13     15.02      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.19    16.82    21.87    18.36    14.74    14.24
         14     15.00      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.28    16.67    21.38    17.69    14.59    13.86
         15     14.94      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.30    16.64    20.79    17.26    14.48    13.70

         16     14.94      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.25    16.42    20.46    17.01    14.43    13.64
         17     14.98      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.32    16.20    20.64    16.81    14.37    13.57
         18     14.97      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.40    15.92    20.49    16.71    14.34    13.56
         19     14.91      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.47    15.63    20.11    16.56    14.33    13.51
         20     14.86      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.61    15.45    20.20    16.38    14.30    13.62

         21     14.87      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.73    15.57    19.75    16.18    14.29    13.69
         22     14.87      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.76    17.01    19.24    16.11    14.29    13.75
         23     14.84      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.34    14.77    17.34    19.14    16.11    14.23    13.79
         24     14.83      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.31    14.85    17.65    19.56    16.05    14.19    13.87
         25     14.81      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.29    14.80    17.69    19.27    15.93    14.24    13.95

         26     14.78      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.25    14.79    18.10    18.90    15.77    14.23    14.07
         27       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.23    15.07    19.09    18.98    15.59    14.21    14.22
         28       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.17    15.42    19.86    19.05    15.45    14.27    14.31
         29       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.15    15.58    20.29    19.17    15.27    14.25    14.37
         30       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.16    15.37    20.88    18.99    15.19    14.22    14.41
         31       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.20      ---    20.96      ---    15.14    14.24      ---

        MEAN      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.50    17.21    20.49    17.08    14.57    14.20
        MAX       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    15.58    20.96    22.17    18.88    15.13    14.77
        MIN       ---      ---      ---      ---      ---      ---    14.05    15.28    18.90    15.14    14.19    13.51

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