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Carbon River near Fairfax Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 6.47 ft at 3:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 3:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 3:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 3:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 4:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 4:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 4:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 4:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 5:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 5:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 5:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 5:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 6:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 6:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 6:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 7:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 7:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 7:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 7:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 8:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 8:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 8:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 8:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 9:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 9:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 9:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 9:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 10:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 10:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 10:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 10:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 11:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 11:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 11:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 11:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 12:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 12:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 12:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 12:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 1:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 1:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 1:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 1:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 2:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.41 ft at 2:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 2:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 2:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.41 ft at 3:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.4 ft at 3:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.41 ft at 3:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.41 ft at 3:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.41 ft at 4:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 4:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.41 ft at 4:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.4 ft at 4:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.4 ft at 5:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.4 ft at 5:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.41 ft at 5:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.4 ft at 5:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.41 ft at 6:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 6:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.41 ft at 6:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 6:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 7:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 7:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 7:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 7:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 8:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 8:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 8:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 8:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 9:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 9:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 9:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 9:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 10:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 10:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 10:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 10:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 11:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 11:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 11:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 11:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 12:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.5 ft at 12:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.51 ft at 12:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 12:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 1:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 1:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 1:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.6 ft at 1:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 2:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 2:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 2:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 2:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 3:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 3:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 3:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 3:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 4:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 4:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 4:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 4:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.86 ft at 5:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 5:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 5:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 5:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 6:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 6:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 6:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 7:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 7.08 ft at 7:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 7.1 ft at 7:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 7.14 ft at 7:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 7.16 ft at 8:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 7.19 ft at 8:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 7.22 ft at 8:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 7.27 ft at 8:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 7.31 ft at 9:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 9:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 7.42 ft at 9:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 7.47 ft at 9:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 7.55 ft at 10:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 7.64 ft at 10:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 7.75 ft at 10:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 7.86 ft at 10:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 11:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 11:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.2 ft at 11:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 11:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 8.35 ft at 12:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.47 ft at 12:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.57 ft at 12:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.69 ft at 12:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.81 ft at 1:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.91 ft at 1:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.96 ft at 1:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.07 ft at 1:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.1 ft at 2:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.25 ft at 2:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.36 ft at 2:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.41 ft at 2:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.44 ft at 3:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.52 ft at 3:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.57 ft at 3:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.64 ft at 3:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.65 ft at 4:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.74 ft at 4:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.78 ft at 4:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 4:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.91 ft at 5:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.91 ft at 5:15AM Dec 21, 2014Highest Observation: 9.92 ft at 5:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.86 ft at 5:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.82 ft at 6:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.79 ft at 6:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.83 ft at 6:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 6:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 7:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.65 ft at 7:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.65 ft at 7:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.63 ft at 7:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 8:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.66 ft at 8:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.63 ft at 8:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.63 ft at 8:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.63 ft at 9:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.57 ft at 9:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.58 ft at 9:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.59 ft at 9:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.55 ft at 10:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.56 ft at 10:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.52 ft at 10:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.55 ft at 10:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.56 ft at 11:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.54 ft at 11:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.54 ft at 11:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.49 ft at 11:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.46 ft at 12:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.43 ft at 12:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.44 ft at 12:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.39 ft at 12:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.39 ft at 1:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.32 ft at 1:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.3 ft at 1:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.32 ft at 1:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.27 ft at 2:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.24 ft at 2:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.25 ft at 2:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.25 ft at 2:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.22 ft at 3:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.2 ft at 3:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.2 ft at 3:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.16 ft at 3:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.14 ft at 4:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.1 ft at 4:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.08 ft at 4:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.08 ft at 4:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.04 ft at 5:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9.04 ft at 5:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9 ft at 5:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.98 ft at 5:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 9 ft at 6:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.98 ft at 6:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.95 ft at 6:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.95 ft at 6:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.91 ft at 7:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.92 ft at 7:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.93 ft at 7:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.92 ft at 7:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.91 ft at 8:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.89 ft at 8:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.86 ft at 8:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.86 ft at 8:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.82 ft at 9:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.81 ft at 9:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.77 ft at 9:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.79 ft at 9:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.75 ft at 10:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.73 ft at 10:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.72 ft at 10:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.73 ft at 10:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.7 ft at 11:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.71 ft at 11:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.7 ft at 11:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.68 ft at 11:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 8.64 ft at 12:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.64 ft at 12:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.61 ft at 12:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.61 ft at 12:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.6 ft at 1:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.59 ft at 1:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.57 ft at 1:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.56 ft at 1:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 2:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 2:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 2:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 2:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 3:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 3:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 3:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.51 ft at 3:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.49 ft at 4:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.46 ft at 4:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.45 ft at 4:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 4:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 5:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 5:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 5:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 5:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.37 ft at 6:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 6:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.37 ft at 6:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.36 ft at 6:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.33 ft at 7:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.33 ft at 7:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.31 ft at 7:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.31 ft at 7:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.29 ft at 8:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.29 ft at 8:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 8:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 8:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.24 ft at 9:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.25 ft at 9:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 9:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.22 ft at 9:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.21 ft at 10:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.18 ft at 10:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.18 ft at 10:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.18 ft at 10:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 11:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 11:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 11:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.15 ft at 11:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 12:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 12:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 12:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 12:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 1:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.07 ft at 1:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 1:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 1:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 2:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 8.11 ft 4:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 7.89 ft 10:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 7.73 ft 4:00AM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 7.63 ft 10:00AM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 7.61 ft 4:00PM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 7.6 ft 10:00PM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 7.81 ft 4:00AM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 8.14 ft 10:00AM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 8.43 ft 4:00PM Dec 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 8.74 ft 10:00PM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 8.66 ft 4:00AM Dec 25, 2014Forecast: 8.4 ft 10:00AM Dec 25, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFFXW1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:47PM Dec 22, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 7:54AM Dec 22)Latest observed value: 8.06 ft at 2:00 PM PST 22-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 13.5 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Carbon River near Fairfax are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 14.5
Flood Stage: 13.5
Action Stage: 0
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 16.93 ft on 11/06/2006
(2) 15.85 ft on 02/08/1996
(3) 15.82 ft on 11/12/2008
(4) 15.75 ft on 01/07/2009
(5) 15.00 ft on 11/28/1995
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.50 ft on 11/25/2014
(2) 13.57 ft on 01/16/2011
(3) 15.75 ft on 01/07/2009
(4) 15.82 ft on 11/12/2008
(5) 16.93 ft on 11/06/2006
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -15.00 ft on 11/24/1993
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15 the Carbon River will cause major flooding. Swift and deep flood waters will inundate roads...including Carbon River Rd...Pioneer Way...and SR 162...and residential areas near Crocker and Orting. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Carbon River Basin.
13.5 the Carbon River will flood the residential areas near Crocker and sections of the Carbon River Rd
12 the Carbon River will locally spill out of its banks into nearby fields and over the Carbon River Rd...including inside Rainier National Park
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Latitude: 47.028056° N, Longitude: 122.031389° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 13.5 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 1202.6 ft 1216.1 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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