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Deschutes River near Rainier Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 9:00PM May 24, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 9:15PM May 24, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 9:30PM May 24, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 9:45PM May 24, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 10:00PM May 24, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 10:15PM May 24, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 10:30PM May 24, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 10:45PM May 24, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 11:00PM May 24, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 11:15PM May 24, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 11:30PM May 24, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 11:45PM May 24, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 12:00AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 12:15AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 12:30AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 12:45AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 1:00AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 1:15AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 1:30AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 1:45AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 2:00AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 2:15AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 2:30AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 2:45AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 3:00AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 3:15AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 3:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 3:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 4:00AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 4:15AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 4:30AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 4:45AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 5:00AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 5:15AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 5:30AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 5:45AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 6:00AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 6:15AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 6:30AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 6:45AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 7:00AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 7:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 7:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 7:45AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 8:00AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 8:15AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 8:30AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 8:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 9:00AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 9:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 9:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 9:45AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 10:00AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 10:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 10:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 10:45AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 11:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 11:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 11:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 11:45AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 12:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 12:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 12:30PM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 12:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 1:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 1:15PM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 3.37 ft at 1:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 1:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 2:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 2:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 2:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 2:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 3:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 3:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 3:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 3:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 4:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 4:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 4:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 4:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 5:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 5:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 5:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 5:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 6:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 6:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 6:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 6:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 7:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 7:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 7:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 7:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 8:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 8:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 8:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 8:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 9:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 9:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 9:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 9:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 10:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 10:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 10:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 10:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 11:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 11:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 11:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 11:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 12:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 12:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 12:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 12:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 1:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 1:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 1:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 1:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 2:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 2:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 2:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 2:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 3:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 3:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 3:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 3:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 4:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 4:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 4:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 4:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 5:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 5:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 5:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 5:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 6:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 6:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 6:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 6:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 7:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 7:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 7:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 7:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 8:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 8:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 8:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 8:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 9:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 9:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 9:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 9:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 10:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 10:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 10:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 10:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 11:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 11:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 11:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 11:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 12:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 12:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 12:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 12:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 1:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 1:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 1:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 1:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 2:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 2:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 2:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 2:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 3:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 3:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 3:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 3:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 4:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 4:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 4:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 4:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 5:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 5:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 5:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 5:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 6:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 6:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 6:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 6:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 7:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 7:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 7:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 7:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 8:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 8:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 8:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 8:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 9:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 9:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 9:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 9:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 10:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 10:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 10:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 10:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 11:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 11:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 11:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 11:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 12:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 12:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 12:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 12:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 1:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 1:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 1:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 1:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 2:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 2:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 2:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 2:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 3:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 3:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 3:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 3:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 4:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 4:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 4:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 4:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 5:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 5:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 5:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 5:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 6:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 6:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 6:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 6:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 7:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 7:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 7:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 7:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 8:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 8:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 8:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 8:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 9:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 9:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 9:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 9:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 10:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 10:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 10:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 10:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 11:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 11:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 11:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 11:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 12:00PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 12:15PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 12:30PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 12:45PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 1:00PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 1:15PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 1:30PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 1:45PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 2:00PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 2:15PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 2:30PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 2:45PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 3:00PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 3:15PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 3:30PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 3:45PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 4:00PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 4:15PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 4:30PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 4:45PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 5:00PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 5:15PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 5:30PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 5:45PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 6:00PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 6:15PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 6:30PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 6:45PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 7:00PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 7:15PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 7:30PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 7:45PM May 27, 2015Highest Forecast: 3.33 ft 11:00PM May 27, 2015Highest Forecast: 3.33 ft 5:00AM May 28, 2015Highest Forecast: 3.33 ft 11:00AM May 28, 2015Highest Forecast: 3.33 ft 5:00PM May 28, 2015Forecast: 3.32 ft 11:00PM May 28, 2015Forecast: 3.32 ft 5:00AM May 29, 2015Forecast: 3.32 ft 11:00AM May 29, 2015Forecast: 3.32 ft 5:00PM May 29, 2015Forecast: 3.32 ft 11:00PM May 29, 2015Forecast: 3.31 ft 5:00AM May 30, 2015Forecast: 3.31 ft 11:00AM May 30, 2015Forecast: 3.31 ft 5:00PM May 30, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesDSRW1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:47PM May 27, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 10:37AM May 27)Latest observed value: 3.34 ft at 7:45 PM PDT 27-May-2015. 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
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic 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.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.74 ft on 02/17/2014 (P)
(2) 11.88 ft on 11/20/2012
(3) 11.21 ft on 11/23/2011
(4) 14.10 ft on 01/08/2009
(5) 13.75 ft on 12/03/2007
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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 will be flooded with 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
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Elevation
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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
Other Not Available Not Available  

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