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Water Resources of Minnesota

Welcome to the USGS Minnesota Water Science Center. These pages are your source for water-resource information collected and interpreted by the U.S. Geological Survey in Minnesota.

Current streamflow conditions in Minnesota; click to go to a live map.

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Minnesota Water Science Center activities include:

  • Presentation of real-time streamflow, water-quality, ground-water levels data.
  • Operation and oversight of an extensive network of water-resource monitoring sites.
  • Archive of water-resource information collected for more than 100 years.
  • Data collection and investigative studies related to issues of concern to water-management entities and citizens.
  • Publishing data and topical reports.

Quick Link to Real-Time Data:

View site list: SW | GW | WQ

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Minnesota Monitoring Networks

The USGS Minnesota Water Science Center continuously monitors surface water, ground water, and water quality parameters across the state. Monitoring sites are operated in cooperation with various local, State, or Federal agencies.

Find out about the Minnesota surface-water monitoring network.

Surface Water

Minnesota provides real-time water-stage, streamflow and precipitation data at 149 sites across the state.

Find out about the Minnesota ground-water monitoring network.

Ground Water

33 ground-water wells are monitored by the USGS in Minnesota. These wells record data on hourly intervals.

Find out about the Minnesota water-quality monitoring network.

Water Quality

Water-quality conditions are continuously monitored by the USGS at 11 sites across the state of Minnesota

View the interactive map Google Map with Surface-Water sites, Groundwater Sites, and more.

National Water Information System (NWIS) Mapper

View the Google Map developed by the NWIS team that displays all Minnesota Surface-Water sites, Groundwater sites, and more.

Featured Publication

Floods of June 2012 in Northeastern Minnesota

This report documents the magnitude and extent of flooding in northeastern Minnesota following heavy rainfall during June 19-20, 2012. Widespread flash and river flooding caused evacuations of residents, and damages to residences, businesses, and infrastructure. Peak-of-record streamflows were recorded at 13 of 35 U.S. Geological Survey streamgages in the nine counties in northeastern Minnesota with disaster declarations due to the flooding. Flood-peak streamflows in June 2012 had annual exceedance probabilities estimated to be less than 0.002 (0.2 percent; recurrence interval greater than 500 years) for five streamgages, and between 0.002 and 0.01 (1 percent; recurrence interval greater than 100 years) for four streamgages. High-water marks were collected to represent the flood-peak water-surface profile within the most severely affected communities of Barnum (Moose Horn River), Carlton (Otter Creek), Duluth Heights neighborhood of Duluth (Miller Creek), Fond du Lac neighborhood of Duluth (St. Louis River), Moose Lake (Moose Horn River and Moosehead Lake), and Thomson (Thomson Reservoir outflow near the St. Louis River). Flood-peak inundation maps were constructed in a geographic information system by combining high-water-mark data with high-resolution digital elevation model data. The flood maps and profiles show the extent and depth of flooding through the communities and can be used for flood response and recovery efforts by local, county, State, and Federal agencies.
Full Report

Data via GoogleMaps

New Maps Deliver Current Streamflow Conditions

Example of Google Map showing current streamflow conditions.We added a Google-Map based Web page to deliver map-based current surface-water resources conditions in Minnesota.

The maps utilize zoom and pan to allow you to focus in on the water-monitoring sites that interest you. The maps show current streamflow as compared to historical records. By hovering your mouse over a site, a popup box shows the most recent stage and streamflow.

News from the MN WSC

Summer 2017 Newsletter Released

The Summer 2017 newsletter highlights numerous local and national publications, welcomes some new employees, and thanks our NAGT summer interns for their invaluable help during the busy Minnesota field season.

MN Water Science Center Awarded Best Groundwater Report of 2016

Perry Jones and co-authors were recognized for the Best Groundwater Report of 2016, for the report Statistical analysis of lake levels and field study of groundwater and surface-water exchanges in the northeast Twin Cities Metropolitan Area, Minnesota, 2002 through 2015. The award, given annually within USGS to one of the hundreds of groundwater reports published each year, recognizes excellence in scientists and authors in Water Science Centers who produce the highest-quality groundwater reports.
This award-winning report is the second in a series of three USGS reports documenting groundwater and surface-water interactions in and around White Bear Lake, Minnesota. The study used a combination of innovative and novel field and statistical methods to identify and describe critical groundwater/surface water interactions in the northeast Metro region and in White Bear Lake. The results of this body of work are being used by stakeholders for important water resources decision-making. The Metropolitan Council and Minnesota Department of Health were cooperators on this project.

New USGS Report published

The physical setting of lakes, which includes underlying geology, elevation and surrounding land use, is the most significant driver of lake-level changes in the Twin Cities, according to a new study published by the U.S. Geological Survey.

Scientists with the USGS analyzed 96 lakes in the northeast metropolitan area of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota, to determine why water levels recently declined in some, including White Bear Lake, yet increased in others. They found that not all lakes in the area respond similarly to weather and groundwater pumping, and White Bear Lake is especially sensitive to lake-level changes because of its unique deep-water seepage to lower aquifers.

"Water-level changes in White Bear Lake have been the largest of the northeast metro lakes monitored since 1925," said Perry Jones, a USGS scientist and lead author of the report. "Our study showed that water is flowing out of the lake at deeper depths, and this may be contributing to larger water-level changes."

The scientists studied lake levels during short-term (2002-2010) and long-term (1925-2014) periods, and compared them to landscape and geologic characteristics, climatic factors and local groundwater withdrawals. The study found that:

  • Closed-basin lakes, or those lacking an outlet like White Bear Lake, had more significant lake-level declines than flow-through lakes with an outlet;
  • When closed-basin lake levels increased or decreased, groundwater levels reflected those changes; Water levels in flow-through lakes varied more when annual precipitation fluctuated;
  • Lake-level declines were larger in higher-elevation areas; and
  • The installation of water-flow control structures, such as culverts and weirs, helped moderate multiyear lake-level changes.

The study also showed that groundwater enters White Bear Lake from shallow sites near the shore, and leaves from deep-water sites at the bottom of the lake. When water flows out from these deep sites, it flows into aquifers beneath White Bear Lake. These deep-water outflows are uncommon in Minnesota lakes, and make the lake uniquely sensitive to water-level declines.

The USGS partnered with the Metropolitan Council and the Minnesota Department of Health on the new study.

James R. Stark, Director

Arsenic Project in the News

Minnesota Public Radio went in-depth reporting on an ongoing study investigating arsenic in wells. The study is a collaboration between the Minnesota Department of Health and the U.S. Geological Survey.

Full Story and Audio

New USGS Report on Mercury in the Nation�s Streams�Levels, Trends, and Implications

A new USGS report summarizes findings from studies focused on the sources, occurrence, trends and bioaccumulation of mercury in stream ecosystems across the United States. It highlights the importance of environmental processes, monitoring, and control strategies for understanding and reducing stream mercury levels.

Mercury is a pervasive contaminant of streams and lakes, and has resulted in fish consumption advisories in all 50 States. Mercury can travel long distances in the atmosphere and be deposited in watersheds, thus contaminating fish even in areas with no obvious source of mercury pollution. Understanding the source of mercury, and how mercury is transported and transformed within stream ecosystems, can help water resource managers identify which watersheds are most vulnerable to mercury contamination.
Full Report | Technical Announcement
Please contact Mark Brigham,, (763) 783-3274, if you have questions regarding this report.

New Journal Article Published

The USGS is pleased to announce the release of a new article in the Journal of Environmental Quality documenting the effects of agricultural land retirement on stream-sediment sources. Documenting these effects is important for identifying management practices that improve water quality and aquatic habitat. Many conservation easements are discontinuous along channelized streams and ditches throughout the agricultural Midwestern United States-these areas of discontinuous conservation easements were a focus of this article. Channel-bed and suspended sediment were sampled at nine locations and compared with local source samples by using linear discriminant analysis and a four-source mixing model that evaluated seven tracers: In, P, total C, Be, Tl, Th, and Ti. Isotopic and elemental concentrations in the sources and stream varied with land retirement distribution along tributaries of West Fork Beaver Creek in Minnesota. The proportion of sediment sources differed significantly between suspended and channel-bed sediment. Retired land contributed to channel-bed sediment but was not discernible as a source of suspended sediment, suggesting that retired-land material was not mobilized during high-flow conditions. Stream banks were a large contributor to suspended sediment, but this was less evident in basins with more continuous retired land along the riparian corridor. Along stream reaches with retired land, there was a lower proportion of cropland material in suspended sediment relative to sites that had almost no land retirement, indicating less movement of nutrients and sediment from cropland to the channel as a result of land retirement. For more information contact Tanja Williamson, or Victoria Christensen,
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New Paper on Mercury Trends in Northern Minnesota

The U.S. Geological Survey and collaborators are pleased to announce publication of a new paper on mercury trends in northern Minnesota. Key findings from this study: Wet deposition of mercury decreased considerably in northern Minnesota from 1998-2012. Wet deposition of sulfate and hydrogen ion-also important in the aquatic mercury cycle-also decreased during the same period. Consistent with decreases in these atmospheric pollutants, two of four study lakes in Voyageurs National Park also showed considerable decreases in methylmercury in water and year-old perch. However, in a third lake, methylmercury levels increased in water and fish; a fourth lake showed no consistent trend.

Full Report
Selected News Coverage:
Duluth News Tribune | MinnPost Article | USGS Newsroom

Longtime USGS Bemidji Oil Spill Research Site Featured on Minnesota Public Radio

Minnesota Public Radio aired a story featuring USGS research that has been conducted over the past 35 years at the location of the Bemidji oil spill.
At an old Minnesota oil spill site, scientists discover oil-eating microbes

"Where is the water in White Bear Lake?" - The story and history of White Bear Lake

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CLOUD, MN 05267000: Flow=8500cfs,Stage=11.14ft,2017-10-19 09:15,>90,MISSISSIPPI RIVER NEAR ROYALTON, MN 05245100: Flow=465cfs,Stage=5.06ft,Floodstage=7ft,2017-10-19 09:15,>90,LONG PRAIRIE RIVER AT LONG PRAIRIE, MN 05054000: Flow=1690cfs,Stage=15.81ft,Floodstage=18ft,2017-10-19 09:15,>90,RED RIVER OF THE NORTH AT FARGO, ND 05051522: Flow=1670cfs,Stage=13.35ft,Floodstage=30ft,2017-10-19 09:45,>90,RED RIVER OF THE NORTH AT HICKSON, ND 05046000: Flow=839cfs,Stage=3.56ft,2017-10-19 09:30,>90,OTTER TAIL RIVER BL ORWELL D NR FERGUS FALLS, MN 05457000: Flow=305cfs,Stage=3.42ft,2017-10-19 10:00,76-90,CEDAR RIVER NEAR AUSTIN, MN 05388250: Flow=727cfs,Stage=7.92ft,Floodstage=14ft,2017-10-19 09:00,76-90,Upper Iowa River near Dorchester, IA 05372995: Flow=181cfs,Stage=3.05ft,Floodstage=14ft,2017-10-19 09:15,76-90,SOUTH FORK ZUMBRO RIVER AT ROCHESTER, MN 05355200: Flow=1040cfs,Stage=4.91ft,2017-10-19 09:15,76-90,CANNON RIVER AT WELCH, MN 05340500: Flow=5120cfs,Stage=4.17ft,2017-10-19 09:00,76-90,ST. CROIX RIVER AT ST. CROIX FALLS, WI 05333500: Flow=1850cfs,Stage=2.10ft,2017-10-19 08:30,76-90,ST. CROIX RIVER NEAR DANBURY, WI 05320500: Flow=526cfs,Stage=3.20ft,2017-10-19 10:00,76-90,LE SUEUR RIVER NEAR RAPIDAN, MN 05320000: Flow=1310cfs,Stage=3.45ft,2017-10-19 09:45,76-90,BLUE EARTH RIVER NEAR RAPIDAN, MN 05319500: Flow=656cfs,Stage=2.69ft,2017-10-19 09:30,76-90,WATONWAN RIVER NEAR GARDEN CITY, MN 05290000: Flow=7.02cfs,Stage=10.03ft,Floodstage=17ft,2017-10-19 09:45,76-90,LITTLE MINNESOTA RIVER NEAR PEEVER, SD 05287890: Flow=43.9cfs,Stage=5.27ft,2017-10-19 08:45,76-90,ELM CREEK NR CHAMPLIN, MN 05247500: Flow=2460cfs,Stage=4.90ft,2017-10-19 09:45,76-90,CROW WING RIVER NEAR PILLAGER, MN 05227500: Flow=3800cfs,Stage=8.23ft,Floodstage=13ft,2017-10-19 09:30,76-90,MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT AITKIN, MN 05212700: Flow=169cfs,Stage=3.52ft,Floodstage=10ft,2017-10-19 09:45,76-90,PRAIRIE RIVER NEAR TACONITE, MN 05129290: Flow=419cfs,Stage=16.95ft,2017-10-19 09:30,76-90,GOLD PORTAGE OUTLET FROM KABETOGAMA LK NR RAY,MN 05127500: Flow=2400cfs,Stage=4.47ft,2017-10-19 09:30,76-90,BASSWOOD RIVER NEAR WINTON, MN 05124480: Flow=268cfs,Stage=4.02ft,2017-10-19 09:15,76-90,KAWISHIWI RIVER NEAR ELY, MN 05107500: Flow=165cfs,Stage=3.76ft,2017-10-19 09:30,76-90,ROSEAU RIVER AT ROSS, MN 05106000: Flow=53.7cfs,Stage=3.46ft,2017-10-19 09:30,76-90,SPRAGUE CREEK NEAR SPRAGUE, MANITOBA, CANADA 05082500: Flow=3170cfs,2017-10-19 09:45,76-90,RED RIVER OF THE NORTH AT GRAND FORKS, ND 05064500: Flow=2590cfs,Stage=7.88ft,Floodstage=26ft,2017-10-19 09:30,76-90,RED RIVER OF THE NORTH AT HALSTAD, MN 05062000: Flow=204cfs,Stage=5.27ft,Floodstage=13ft,2017-10-19 09:45,76-90,BUFFALO RIVER NEAR DILWORTH, MN 05061500: Flow=88.1cfs,Stage=6.88ft,Floodstage=13ft,2017-10-19 09:45,76-90,SOUTH BRANCH BUFFALO RIVER AT SABIN, MN 05053000: Flow=89.7cfs,Stage=1.02ft,Floodstage=10ft,2017-10-19 09:15,76-90,WILD RICE RIVER NR ABERCROMBIE, ND 04024430: Flow=512cfs,Stage=7.22ft,2017-10-19 09:15,76-90,NEMADJI RIVER NEAR SOUTH SUPERIOR, WI 04024000: Flow=4000cfs,Stage=5.21ft,Floodstage=10.5ft,2017-10-19 09:30,76-90,ST. LOUIS RIVER AT SCANLON, MN 05244000: Flow=248cfs,Stage=3.07ft,2017-10-19 10:00,10-24,CROW WING RIVER AT NIMROD, MN 05075000: Flow=97.7cfs,Stage=2.05ft,Floodstage=12ft,2017-10-19 10:00,10-24,RED LAKE RIVER AT HIGH LANDING NR GOODRIDGE, MN 05074500: Flow=93.3cfs,Stage=69.46ft,2017-10-19 09:30,10-24,RED LAKE RIVER NEAR RED LAKE, MN 05353800: Flow=283cfs,Stage=4.60ft,2017-10-19 09:15,25-75,STRAIGHT RIVER NEAR FARIBAULT, MN 05345000: Flow=79.6cfs,Stage=3.20ft,2017-10-19 09:15,25-75,VERMILLION RIVER NEAR EMPIRE, MN 05336700: Flow=862cfs,Stage=5.67ft,2017-10-19 09:45,25-75,KETTLE RIVER BELOW SANDSTONE, MN 05243725: Flow=59.1cfs,Stage=1.41ft,2017-10-19 09:30,25-75,STRAIGHT RIVER NEAR PARK RAPIDS, MN 05211000: Flow=996cfs,Stage=4.32ft,2017-10-19 10:00,25-75,MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT GRAND RAPIDS, MN 05134200: Flow=254cfs,Stage=3.74ft,2017-10-19 09:15,25-75,RAPID RIVER NEAR BAUDETTE, MN 05133500: Flow=12900cfs,Stage=6.39ft,2017-10-19 09:30,25-75,RAINY RIVER AT MANITOU RAPIDS, MN 05132000: Flow=284cfs,Stage=3.34ft,2017-10-19 09:30,25-75,BIG FORK RIVER AT BIG FALLS, MN 05131500: Flow=597cfs,Stage=3.46ft,2017-10-19 09:30,25-75,LITTLE FORK RIVER AT LITTLEFORK, MN 05129115: Flow=635cfs,Stage=7.55ft,2017-10-19 08:30,25-75,VERMILION RIVER NR CRANE LAKE, MN 05112000: Flow=222cfs,Stage=3.13ft,2017-10-19 09:30,25-75,ROSEAU RIVER BELOW STATE DITCH 51 NR CARIBOU, MN 05104500: Flow=23.1cfs,Stage=4.63ft,2017-10-19 09:30,25-75,ROSEAU RIVER BELOW SOUTH FORK NEAR MALUNG, MN 05094000: Flow=11.2cfs,Stage=3.51ft,2017-10-19 09:30,25-75,SOUTH BRANCH TWO RIVERS AT LAKE BRONSON, MN 05092000: Flow=3130cfs,Stage=13.15ft,Floodstage=32ft,2017-10-19 09:45,25-75,RED RIVER OF THE NORTH AT DRAYTON, ND 05087500: Flow=8.79cfs,Stage=4.37ft,2017-10-19 10:00,25-75,MIDDLE RIVER AT ARGYLE, MN 05079000: Flow=392cfs,Stage=4.60ft,Floodstage=15ft,2017-10-19 09:45,25-75,RED LAKE RIVER AT CROOKSTON, MN 05078500: Flow=86.8cfs,Stage=2.16ft,2017-10-19 09:45,25-75,CLEARWATER RIVER AT RED LAKE FALLS, MN 05078230: Flow=30.4cfs,Stage=4.56ft,2017-10-19 09:30,25-75,LOST RIVER AT OKLEE, MN 05078000: Flow=46.3cfs,Stage=2.81ft,2017-10-19 09:15,25-75,CLEARWATER RIVER AT PLUMMER, MN 05076000: Flow=138cfs,Stage=5.40ft,2017-10-19 09:45,25-75,THIEF RIVER NEAR THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN 05069000: Flow=27.3cfs,Stage=4.30ft,Floodstage=20ft,2017-10-19 09:45,25-75,SAND HILL RIVER AT CLIMAX, MN 05064000: Flow=85.2cfs,Stage=4.12ft,Floodstage=20ft,2017-10-19 09:30,25-75,WILD RICE RIVER AT HENDRUM, MN 05062500: Flow=36.0cfs,Stage=2.08ft,Floodstage=10ft,2017-10-19 09:45,25-75,WILD RICE RIVER AT TWIN VALLEY, MN 05061000: Flow=63.9cfs,Stage=3.70ft,Floodstage=8ft,2017-10-19 09:45,25-75,BUFFALO RIVER NEAR HAWLEY, MN 04015330: Flow=43.1cfs,Stage=26.28ft,2017-10-19 09:15,25-75,KNIFE RIVER NEAR TWO HARBORS, MN 04010500: Flow=329cfs,Stage=3.51ft,2017-10-19 09:30,25-75,PIGEON RIVER AT MIDDLE FALLS NR GRAND PORTAGE MN 464646092052900: Flow=6020cfs,Stage=602.80ft,2017-10-19 08:55,Not ranked,SUPERIOR BAY DULUTH SHIP CANAL AT DULUTH, MN 06604000: Stage=14.51ft,Floodstage=17ft,2017-10-19 09:15,Not ranked,Spirit Lake near Orleans, IA 06483290: Flow=897cfs,Stage=9.50ft,Floodstage=13ft,2017-10-19 09:15,Not ranked,Rock River below Tom Creek at Rock Rapids, IA 05475350: Stage=17.33ft,Floodstage=19ft,2017-10-19 09:00,Not ranked,DES MOINES RIVER ABOVE WINDOM, MN 05387030: Flow=36.6cfs,Stage=6.99ft,2017-10-19 09:00,Not ranked,CROOKED CREEK AT FREEBURG MN 05386400: Stage=32.58ft,2017-10-19 09:45,Not ranked,MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT BROWNSVILLE, MN 05385500: Flow=263cfs,Stage=2.47ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,SOUTH FORK ROOT RIVER NEAR HOUSTON, MN 05384350: Stage=9.31ft,Floodstage=21ft,2017-10-19 09:00,Not ranked,ROOT RIVER ABOVE RUSHFORD, MN 05383950: Flow=394cfs,Stage=8.34ft,Floodstage=19ft,2017-10-19 10:00,Not ranked,ROOT RIVER NEAR PILOT MOUND, MN 05383075: Flow=358cfs,Stage=2.58ft,2017-10-19 09:15,Not ranked,LA CROSSE RIVER NEAR LA CROSSE, WI 05378490: Stage=10.89ft,2017-10-19 09:15,Not ranked,MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT LOCK AND DAM 5A NR WINONA, MN 05374900: Flow=1120cfs,2017-10-19 09:00,Not ranked,ZUMBRO RIVER AT KELLOGG, MN 05374000: Stage=6.40ft,Floodstage=18ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,ZUMBRO RIVER AT ZUMBRO FALLS, MN 05355341: Stage=22.40ft,2017-10-19 09:00,Not ranked,MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LAKE PEPIN) ABOVE READS LANDING 05355250: Flow=60200cfs,2017-10-19 09:45,Stage=9.16ft,2017-10-19 09:15:00,Floodstage=14ft,Not ranked,MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT RED WING, MN 05355235: Stage=10.20ft,2017-10-19 09:00,Not ranked,MISSISSIPPI RIVER ABV RED WING BLW DIAMOND ISL, MN 05355092: Flow=894cfs,Stage=8.83ft,2017-10-19 09:15,Not ranked,CANNON RIVER AT 9TH ST. BRIDGE IN CANNON FALLS, MN 05355080: Stage=12.26ft,2017-10-19 09:15,Not ranked,PRAIRIE CREEK NEAR CANNON FALLS, MN 05355038: Stage=5.42ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,CHUB CREEK AT CO. HWY. 47 ABOVE RANDOLPH, MN 05355024: Flow=700cfs,Stage=891.12ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,CANNON RIVER AT NORTHFIELD MN 05354500: Flow=608cfs,Stage=11.03ft,2017-10-19 09:15,Not ranked,CANNON RIVER AT CO. HWY. 29 BELOW FARIBAULT, MN 05344490: Flow=8520cfs,Stage=31.50ft,2017-10-19 09:15,Not ranked,ST. CROIX RIVER AT PRESCOTT, WI 05342000: Flow=130cfs,Stage=10.45ft,2017-10-19 09:00,Not ranked,KINNICKINNIC RIVER NEAR RIVER FALLS, WI 05341550: Flow=8410cfs,Stage=681.92ft,Floodstage=687ft,2017-10-19 09:15,Not ranked,ST. CROIX RIVER AT STILLWATER, MN 05331580: Flow=45000cfs,2017-10-19 09:30,Stage=13.83ft,2017-10-19 09:45:00,Not ranked,MISSISSIPPI RIVER BELOW L&D #2 AT HASTINGS, MN 05330920: Flow=21600cfs,Stage=695.48ft,2017-10-19 09:15,Not ranked,MINNESOTA RIVER AT FORT SNELLING STATE PARK, MN 05316770: Flow=9980cfs,Stage=796.21ft,2017-10-19 09:45,Not ranked,MINNESOTA RIVER AT NEW ULM, MN 05316580: Flow=8650cfs,Stage=21.01ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,MINNESOTA RIVER AT MORTON, MN 05311150: Flow=6010cfs,Stage=884.79ft,Floodstage=888.5ft,2017-10-19 09:15,Not ranked,MINNESOTA RIVER AT HWY 212 IN GRANITE FALLS, MN 05305000: Flow=784cfs,Stage=40.24ft,2017-10-19 09:00,Not ranked,CHIPPEWA RIVER (TW) NEAR WATSON, MN 05304995: Stage=41.10ft,2017-10-19 09:00,Not ranked,CHIPPEWA R. (HW) ABOVE COUNTY RD 13 NR WATSON, MN 05289800: Flow=187cfs,Stage=14.44ft,2017-10-19 09:00,Not ranked,MINNEHAHA CREEK AT HIAWATHA AVE. IN MINNEAPOLIS,MN 05289000: Stage=928.97ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,LAKE MINNETONKA ABV GRAYS BAY OTLT IN MINNETONKA 05288705: Flow=18.3cfs,Stage=9.71ft,2017-10-19 10:00,Not ranked,SHINGLE CREEK AT QUEEN AVE IN MINNEAPOLIS, MN 05288670: Stage=92.81ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,MISSISSIPPI RIVER ABV 37TH AVE. NE IN FRIDLEY, MN 05288580: Flow=103cfs,Stage=8.66ft,2017-10-19 09:45,Not ranked,RICE CREEK BLW OLD HWY. 8 IN MOUNDS VIEW, MN 05284000: Stage=11.47ft,2017-10-19 10:00,Not ranked,MILLE LACS LAKE AT COVE BAY NEAR ONAMIA, MN 05283500: Stage=7.07ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT US HWY 169 AT CHAMPLIN, MN 05270700: Flow=10900cfs,Stage=6.29ft,Floodstage=9ft,2017-10-19 09:15,Not ranked,MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT ST. CLOUD, MN 05242300: Flow=4350cfs,Stage=7.84ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT BRAINERD, MN 05227530: Flow=749cfs,Stage=6.19ft,2017-10-19 10:00,Not ranked,MISSISSIPPI RIVER DIVERSION NEAR AITKIN, MN 05210000: Stage=73.34ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,MISSISSIPPI R. AT DAYS HIGH LANDING NR DEER RIVER 05207600: Flow=527cfs,Stage=5.30ft,2017-10-19 09:15,Not ranked,MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT WILLOW BEACH AT BALL CLUB, MN 05205900: Stage=94.31ft,2017-10-19 09:00,Not ranked,LEECH LAKE AT SUGAR POINT NEAR FEDERAL DAM, MN 05200510: Flow=258cfs,Stage=3.38ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,MISSISSIPPI RIVER NEAR BEMIDJI, MN 05140521: Stage=59.62ft,2017-10-19 09:00,Not ranked,LK OF THE WOODS @ SPRINGSTEEL IS NR. WARROAD, MN 05140520: Stage=59.60ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,LAKE OF THE WOODS AT WARROAD, MN 05137500: Stage=5.37ft,2017-10-19 10:00:00,Not ranked,Rating being developed or revised,RAINY RIVER NEAR BOAT LANDING AT WHEELERS POINT,MN 05129515: Flow=11600cfs,2017-10-19 09:15,Stage=18.20ft,2017-10-19 09:30:00,Not ranked,RAINY R AT BOAT LANDING BLW INTERNATIONAL FALLS,MN 05126210: Flow=881cfs,Stage=5.21ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,SOUTH KAWISHIWI R ABV WHITE IRON LAKE NR ELY, MN 05125000: Flow=619cfs,Stage=3.58ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,SOUTH KAWISHIWI RIVER NEAR ELY, MN 05102490: Stage=14.13ft,Floodstage=39ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,RED RIVER OF THE NORTH AT PEMBINA, ND 05085450: Flow=1.90cfs,Stage=60.64ft,Floodstage=67ft,2017-10-19 09:45,Not ranked,SNAKE RIVER ABOVE WARREN, MN 05083500: Stage=8.81ft,Floodstage=26ft,2017-10-19 09:15,Not ranked,RED RIVER OF THE NORTH AT OSLO, MN 05080000: Flow=388cfs,Stage=10.59ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,RED LAKE RIVER AT FISHER, MN 05074000: Stage=73.24ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,LOWER RED LAKE NR RED LAKE, MN 05073500: Stage=73.36ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,UPPER RED LAKE AT WASKISH, MN 05070000: Flow=2520cfs,Stage=19.66ft,2017-10-19 09:15,Not ranked,RED RIVER OF THE NORTH NEAR THOMPSON, ND 05067500: Not ranked,Seasonal site,MARSH RIVER NEAR SHELLY, MN 05063398: Flow=9.57cfs,Stage=4.56ft,2017-10-19 09:45,Not ranked,S. BR. WILD RICE RIVER AT CO. RD. 27 NR FELTON, MN 05060400: Stage=70.46ft,Floodstage=884ft,2017-10-19 09:15,Not ranked,SHEYENNE RIVER AT HARWOOD, ND 05052500: Not ranked,Seasonal site,ANTELOPE CREEK AT DWIGHT, ND 05051500: Flow=1840cfs,Stage=8.06ft,Floodstage=11ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,RED RIVER OF THE NORTH AT WAHPETON, ND 05051300: Not ranked,Equipment malfunction,BOIS DE SIOUX RIVER NEAR DORAN, MN 05049995: Stage=72.65ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,MUD LAKE ABOVE WHITE ROCK DAM NEAR WHITE ROCK, SD 05049710: Stage=73.76ft,2017-10-19 09:00,Not ranked,LAKE TRAVERSE OTLT AT RESERVATION DAM NR WHEATON 05049700: Stage=77.47ft,2017-10-19 09:00,Not ranked,LAKE TRAVERSE AT RESERVATION DAM NEAR WHEATON, MN 05049000: Stage=80.09ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,MUSTINKA RIVER ABOVE WHEATON, MN 05046475: Flow=0.00cfs,Stage=4.19ft,2017-10-19 10:00,Not ranked,OTTER TAIL RIVER DIVERSION AT BRECKENRIDGE, MN 05030500: Flow=349cfs,Stage=5.88ft,2017-10-19 09:30,Not ranked,OTTER TAIL RIVER NEAR ELIZABETH, MN 04021520: Flow=94.3cfs,Stage=3.88ft,2017-10-19 10:00,Not ranked,STONEY BROOK AT PINE DRIVE NEAR BROOKSTON, MN 04015438: Flow=184cfs,Stage=18.67ft,2017-10-19 09:45,Not ranked,ST. LOUIS RIVER NEAR SKIBO, MN Go to WaterWatch (offsite) for a larger map with additional options