Red River levels
- East Grand Forks - Red River observations at East Grand Forks, Minn.
- Halstad - Red River Observations at Halstad, Minn.
- Red River observations at Fargo
- Hickson - Red River observations at Hickson, N.D.
- Wahpeton - Red River observations at Wahpeton, N.D.
- Major flood stage: 46 feet
- Moderate flood stage: 40 feet
- Flood stage: 28 feet
- Action stage: 27 feet
(Road and bridge closure guidelines are listed. Actual closings and openings may depend on circumstances and other conditions.)
- 63 feet - Top of Grand Forks flood walls.
- 60 feet - Top of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks levees constructed by Army Corps of Engineers.
- 57 feet - Mallory Bridge east of East Grand Forks closes.
- 55 feet - East Grand Forks' Business Highway 2 closed with earthen fill.
- 54 feet - Kennedy Bridge closed in East Grand Forks with earthen fill.
- 53.5 feet - Minnesota Highway 22 in East Grand Forks closed with earthen fill.
- 53 feet - Top of rails on Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Bridge over the Red River.
- 52.6 feet - Water on Gateway Drive approach to Kennedy Bridge in East Grand Forks.
- 52 feet - Railroad bridge at U.S. Highway 2 in East Grand Forks closed with earthen fill.
- 48.5 feet - Louis Murray Bridge closed in East Grand Forks.
- 47 feet - Begin railroad closure if water is expected to rise to more than 50 feet.
- 46.2 feet - Water on DeMers Avenue at downtown Sorlie Bridge.
- 45 feet - Sorlie Bridge on DeMers Avenue downtown is closed. Water reaches top of the elevation of the low-level levee protecting Riverside Park.
- 44.9 feet - Water on East Grand Forks approach to the Point Bridge, which is closed.
- 43.5 feet - Downtown East Grand Forks "invisible" floodwall construction begins; River Street closes.
- 42 feet - Road entering Riverside Park is closed.
- 41.5 feet - Flood gates on English Coulee are closed; pump station and diversion gates are activated.
- 40 feet - Extensive flooding along Greenway for Grand Forks and East Grand Forks.
- 38 feet - Flood gates are closed in Grand Forks and storm water pumping stations are activated.
- 34 feet - East Grand Forks water encroaching Fourth Street underpass of U.S. Highway 2.
- 33 feet - Agricultural flooding between Oslo and Grand Forks.
- Agricultural damage begins between river miles 271 - 296.
- 28 feet - Minor flood warning stage. Riverbank full stage.
- 27 feet - Forecast Service stage.
Top 10 historical crests for Red River at East Grand Forks
Source: National Weather Service
- 54.35 feet - April 22, 1997
- 50.20 feet - April 10, 1897
- 49.34 feet - April 1, 2009
- 48.81 feet - April 26, 1979
- 48.00 feet - April 18, 1882
- 47.93 feet - April 6, 2006
- 47.41 feet - April 16, 2006
- 45.93 feet - April 21, 1996
- 45.73 feet - April 11, 1978
- 45.69 feet - April 16, 1969
External links to additional flood information