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Deschutes River near Rainier Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 4:45AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 5:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 5:15AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 5:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 5:45AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 6:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 6:15AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 6:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 6:45AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 7:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 7:15AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 7:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 7:45AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 8:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 8:15AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 8:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 8:45AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 9:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 9:15AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 9:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 9:45AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 10:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 10:15AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 10:45AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 11:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 11:15AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 11:30AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 11:45AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 12:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 12:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 12:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 12:45PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:45PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 2:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 2:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 2:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 2:45PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 3:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 3:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 3:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 3:45PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 4:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 4:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 4:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 4:45PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 5:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 5:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 5:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 5:45PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 6:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 6:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 6:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 6:45PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 7:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 7:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 7:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 7:45PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 8:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 8:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 8:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 8:45PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 9:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 9:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 9:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 9:45PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 10:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 10:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 10:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 10:45PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 11:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 11:15PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 11:30PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 11:45PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 12:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 1:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 1:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 1:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 1:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 2:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 2:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 2:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 2:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 3:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 3:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 3:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 3:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 4:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 4:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 4:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 4:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 5:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 5:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 5:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 5:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 6:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 6:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 6:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 6:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 7:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 7:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 7:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 7:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 8:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 8:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 8:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 8:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 9:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 9:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 9:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 10:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 10:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 10:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 10:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 11:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 11:15AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 11:30AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 11:45AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.47 ft at 12:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 12:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 12:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 12:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 1:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 1:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 1:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 1:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 2:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 2:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 2:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 2:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 3:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 3:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 3:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 3:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 4:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 4:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 5:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 5:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 6:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 6:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 7:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 7:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:45PM Oct 18, 2014Highest Observation: 3.6 ft at 10:00PM Oct 18, 2014Highest Observation: 3.6 ft at 10:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 10:30PM Oct 18, 2014Highest Observation: 3.6 ft at 10:45PM Oct 18, 2014Highest Observation: 3.6 ft at 11:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 1:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 1:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 1:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 1:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 2:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 2:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 2:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 2:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 3:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 3:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 4:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 4:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 6:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 7:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 7:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 7:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 7:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 8:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 9:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 9:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 9:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 10:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 10:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 10:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 10:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 11:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 11:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 11:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 11:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 12:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 12:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 12:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 12:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 1:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 1:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 1:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 1:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 2:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 2:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 2:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 2:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 3:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 3:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 3:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 4:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 4:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 4:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 4:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.47 ft at 6:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.47 ft at 6:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.47 ft at 6:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.47 ft at 6:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.47 ft at 7:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 7:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 7:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 7:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 8:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 8:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 8:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 8:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 9:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 9:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 9:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 9:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 10:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 10:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 10:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 10:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 11:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 11:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 11:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 11:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 12:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 12:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 12:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 12:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 1:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 1:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 1:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 1:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 2:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 2:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 2:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 2:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 3:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 3:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 3:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 3:45AM Oct 20, 2014Forecast: 3.41 ft 5:00AM Oct 20, 2014Forecast: 3.48 ft 11:00AM Oct 20, 2014Forecast: 3.52 ft 5:00PM Oct 20, 2014Forecast: 3.59 ft 11:00PM Oct 20, 2014Forecast: 3.57 ft 5:00AM Oct 21, 2014Forecast: 3.52 ft 11:00AM Oct 21, 2014Forecast: 3.47 ft 5:00PM Oct 21, 2014Forecast: 3.44 ft 11:00PM Oct 21, 2014Forecast: 3.47 ft 5:00AM Oct 22, 2014Forecast: 3.49 ft 11:00AM Oct 22, 2014Forecast: 3.66 ft 5:00PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.93 ft 11:00PM Oct 22, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesDSRW1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:17AM Oct 20, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:15AM Oct 19)Latest observed value: 3.42 ft at 3:45 AM PDT 20-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 11 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:15
Moderate Flood Stage:13.5
Flood Stage:11
Action Stage:0

Historical Crests
(1) 17.01 ft on 01/09/1990
(2) 15.74 ft on 02/08/1996
(3) 15.68 ft on 01/15/1974
(4) 15.28 ft on 01/21/1972
(5) 14.29 ft on 12/29/1996 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.60 ft on 09/07/1963
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16.5 the Deschutes River will cause SEVERE, NEAR RECORD FLOODING. RESIDENCES FLOODED. TUMWATER VALLEY DEEPLY FLOODED. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Deschutes River Basin.
15 the Deschutes River will cause major flooding...with swift and deep water flooding roads...farm lands...and the residential areas of Cougar Mountain...Driftwood Valley...Falling Horseshoe and areas downstream in the Tumwater Valley. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Deschutes River Basin.
13.5 the Deschutes River will flood residential areas...especially Cougar Mountain...Driftwood Valley...and Falling Horseshoe. Downstream flooding will occur in areas of Tumwater Valley including the golf course. Many roads and farm lands will also be flooded.
11 the Deschutes River will flood downstream in Tumwater Valley including the golf course. Minor flooding will also occur in several residential areas...mainly Cougar Mountain and Driftwood Valley. Many roads and farm lands will also be flooded.
9 the Deschutes RIVER LOCALLY SPILLS OVER ITS BANKS INTO LOW FIELDS AND FORESTED LANDS, MAINLY ALONG VAIL CUTOFF ROAD AND REICHEL ROAD (EAST OF THE TOWN OF VAIL).
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Latitude: 46.852222° N, Longitude: 122.667500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 11 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 348.77 ft 359.77 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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