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Skookumchuck River at Centralia Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 74.81 ft at 7:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 74.81 ft at 8:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 74.81 ft at 8:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 74.81 ft at 9:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 74.81 ft at 9:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 74.81 ft at 10:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 74.81 ft at 10:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 74.81 ft at 11:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 74.8 ft at 11:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 74.8 ft at 12:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.8 ft at 12:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.8 ft at 1:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.79 ft at 1:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.79 ft at 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.79 ft at 2:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.79 ft at 3:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.79 ft at 3:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.79 ft at 4:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.79 ft at 4:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.79 ft at 5:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.79 ft at 5:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.79 ft at 6:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.79 ft at 6:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.8 ft at 7:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.8 ft at 7:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.8 ft at 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.8 ft at 8:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.8 ft at 9:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.81 ft at 9:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.81 ft at 10:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.81 ft at 10:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.81 ft at 11:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.83 ft at 11:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.82 ft at 12:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.82 ft at 12:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.82 ft at 1:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.82 ft at 1:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.82 ft at 2:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.82 ft at 2:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.83 ft at 3:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.84 ft at 3:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.83 ft at 4:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.83 ft at 4:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.83 ft at 5:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.81 ft at 5:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.79 ft at 6:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.77 ft at 6:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.75 ft at 7:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.75 ft at 7:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.75 ft at 8:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.75 ft at 8:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.75 ft at 9:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.75 ft at 9:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.77 ft at 10:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.78 ft at 10:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.79 ft at 11:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.81 ft at 11:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 74.81 ft at 12:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 74.82 ft at 12:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 74.85 ft at 1:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 74.86 ft at 1:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 74.87 ft at 2:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 74.93 ft at 2:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 74.95 ft at 3:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 74.98 ft at 3:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.02 ft at 4:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.04 ft at 4:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.06 ft at 5:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.08 ft at 5:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.1 ft at 6:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.12 ft at 6:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.14 ft at 7:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.15 ft at 7:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.23 ft at 8:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.27 ft at 8:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.3 ft at 9:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.35 ft at 9:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.36 ft at 10:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.39 ft at 10:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.42 ft at 11:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.43 ft at 11:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.51 ft at 12:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.53 ft at 12:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.54 ft at 1:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.55 ft at 1:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.63 ft at 2:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.65 ft at 2:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 3:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.65 ft at 3:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.65 ft at 4:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.64 ft at 4:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.63 ft at 5:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.62 ft at 5:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.62 ft at 6:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.63 ft at 6:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.66 ft at 7:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.71 ft at 7:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.73 ft at 8:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.76 ft at 8:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.81 ft at 9:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.85 ft at 9:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.87 ft at 10:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.89 ft at 10:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.91 ft at 11:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.91 ft at 11:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 75.91 ft at 12:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 75.93 ft at 12:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 75.95 ft at 1:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 75.96 ft at 1:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 75.97 ft at 2:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.01 ft at 2:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.08 ft at 3:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.09 ft at 3:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.11 ft at 4:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.12 ft at 4:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.15 ft at 5:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.15 ft at 5:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.19 ft at 6:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.21 ft at 6:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.23 ft at 7:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.24 ft at 7:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.25 ft at 8:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.29 ft at 8:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.37 ft at 9:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.4 ft at 9:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.47 ft at 10:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.5 ft at 10:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.53 ft at 11:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.57 ft at 11:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.71 ft at 12:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.75 ft at 12:30PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.76 ft at 1:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.87 ft at 1:30PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.9 ft at 2:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.92 ft at 2:30PM Apr 24, 2014Highest Observation: 76.95 ft at 3:00PM Apr 24, 2014Highest Observation: 76.95 ft at 3:30PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.94 ft at 4:00PM Apr 24, 2014Highest Observation: 76.95 ft at 4:30PM Apr 24, 2014Highest Observation: 76.95 ft at 5:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.94 ft at 5:30PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.92 ft at 6:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 76.91 ft at 6:30PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 77.64 ft 11:00PM Apr 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 77.88 ft 5:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 77.83 ft 11:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 77.66 ft 5:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 77.37 ft 11:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 77.09 ft 5:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 76.83 ft 11:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 76.63 ft 5:00PM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 76.52 ft 11:00PM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 76.51 ft 5:00AM Apr 27, 2014Forecast: 76.57 ft 11:00AM Apr 27, 2014Forecast: 76.61 ft 5:00PM Apr 27, 2014CTAW1(plotting HGIRP) Graph Created (7:17PM Apr 24, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 2:03PM Apr 24)Latest observed value: 76.91 ft at 6:30 PM PDT 24-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 85 ft
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Upstream Gauge - near Bucoda Upstream Gauge
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:86.9
Moderate Flood Stage:86
Flood Stage:85
Action Stage:0

Historical Crests
(1) 87.27 ft on 02/08/1996
(2) 87.10 ft on 01/10/1990
(3) 86.68 ft on 04/05/1991
(4) 86.60 ft on 01/21/1972
(5) 86.58 ft on 01/08/2009
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87.4 the Skookumchuck River will cause severe...record flooding in Centralia and the surrounding area. The river will flood most residential areas and roads and cover most of the farmland in the Skookumchuck River valley. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Skookumchuck River Basin. A stage of 87.4 feet corresponds to a Phase IV flood in the Lewis County flood warning system.
86.9 the Skookumchuck River will cause major flooding in Centralia and the surrounding area. The river will flood many roads and residential areas and cover much of the farmland in the Skookumchuck River valley. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Skookumchuck River Basin. A stage of 86.9 feet corresponds to a Phase III flood in the Lewis County flood warning system.
85 the Skookumchuck River in Lewis County will flood several roads and farm lands near Centralia. A stage of 85.2 feet corresponds to a Phase II flood in the Lewis County flood system.
83.2 the Skookumchuck River in Lewis county will spill into low areas along the river near Centralia. This river level on the Skookumchuck corresponds to a Phase I flood in the Lewis County flood system.
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Latitude: 46.730278° N, Longitude: 122.953889° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 85 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 100 ft 185 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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Chehalis River Basin Flood Authority link to Chehalis River Basin Early Warning System: http://lewiscountywa.gov/chehalis-river-basin-flood-authority
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