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Nisqually River at McKenna Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 1.33 ft at 6:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 6:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 7:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 7:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 7:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 7:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 8:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 8:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 8:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 8:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 9:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 9:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.36 ft at 9:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 9:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.36 ft at 10:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 10:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 10:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 10:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 11:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 11:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 11:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 11:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 12:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 12:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 12:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 12:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 1:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 1:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 1:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 1:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 2:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 2:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 2:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 2:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 3:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 3:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 3:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 3:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 4:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 4:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 4:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 4:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 5:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 5:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 5:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 5:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 6:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 6:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 6:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 7:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 7:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 7:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 7:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.36 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.37 ft at 8:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.39 ft at 8:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.39 ft at 8:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.41 ft at 9:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.43 ft at 9:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.45 ft at 9:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 9:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 10:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.5 ft at 10:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 10:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 10:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 11:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 11:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 11:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 11:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 12:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 12:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 12:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 1:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 1:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 1:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 1:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 2:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 2:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 2:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 2:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 3:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 3:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 3:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 3:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 4:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 4:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 6:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 6:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 7:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 7:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 7:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 8:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 8:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 8:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 8:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 9:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 9:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 9:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 10:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 10:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 10:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 10:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 11:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 11:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 11:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 11:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 12:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 12:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 12:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 12:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 1:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 1:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 1:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 1:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 2:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 2:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 2:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 2:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 3:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 3:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 4:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 4:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 4:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 4:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 5:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 5:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 5:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 6:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 6:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 6:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 6:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 7:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 7:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 7:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 7:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 8:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 8:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 8:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 8:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 9:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 9:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 9:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 9:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 10:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 10:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 10:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 10:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 11:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 11:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 11:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 11:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 12:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 12:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 12:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 12:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 1:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 1:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 1:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 1:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 2:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 2:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 2:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 2:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 3:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 3:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 3:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 3:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 4:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 4:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 4:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 4:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 5:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 5:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 5:30AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 2.01 ft at 5:45AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 2.01 ft at 6:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 6:15AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 2.01 ft at 6:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 6:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 7:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 7:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 7:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 7:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 8:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 8:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 8:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 8:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 9:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 9:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 9:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 10:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 10:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 10:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 10:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 11:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 11:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 12:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 12:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 12:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 12:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 1:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 1:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 1:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 2:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 2:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 3:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 3:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 3:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 3:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 4:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 4:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 4:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 4:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 5:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 5:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 5:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 5:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 6:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 6:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 6:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 6:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 7:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 7:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 7:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 7:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 8:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 8:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 8:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 8:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 9:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 9:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 9:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 9:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 10:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 10:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 10:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 10:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 11:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 11:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 11:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 11:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 12:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 12:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 1:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 1:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 1:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 1:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 2:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 2:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 3:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 3:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 3:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 3:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 4:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 4:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 4:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 4:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 5:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 5:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 5:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 5:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 6:00AM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 1.66 ft 11:00AM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 1.68 ft 5:00PM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 1.72 ft 11:00PM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 1.75 ft 5:00AM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 1.75 ft 11:00AM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 1.76 ft 5:00PM Oct 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.77 ft 11:00PM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 1.73 ft 5:00AM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 1.65 ft 11:00AM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 1.55 ft 5:00PM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 1.46 ft 11:00PM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 1.48 ft 5:00AM Oct 28, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMKNW1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:17AM Oct 25, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 4:14PM Oct 24)Latest observed value: 1.58 ft at 6:00 AM PDT 25-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 10 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:14
Moderate Flood Stage:13
Flood Stage:10
Action Stage:0

Historical Crests
(1) 17.13 ft on 02/08/1996
(2) 13.00 ft on 01/29/1965
(3) 12.48 ft on 11/30/1995
(4) 12.39 ft on 12/26/1980
(5) 12.38 ft on 12/12/1955
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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16 the Nisqually River will cause severe near record flooding from La Grande downstream through McKenna to the mouth. Deep and swift flood waters will inundate roads...farms...and residential areas...including the nursing home in McKenna. Erosion will likely cause severe damage. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Nisqually River Basin.
14 the Nisqually River will cause major flooding from La Grande downstream through McKenna to the mouth. Deep and swift waters will flood roads...farms...and residential areas...including the nursing home in McKenna. Erosion may cause severe damage. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Nisqually River Basin.
13 the Nisqually River will flood from La Grande downstream through McKenna to the mouth. Swift waters will flood roads...farms...and some residential areas including the nursing home in McKenna. Erosion will likely damage properties along river banks.
12 the Nisqually River will flood from La Grande downstream through McKenna to the mouth. Flood waters will flow over some roads and through farms and residential areas. Erosion may damage some properties. High tidal levels on Puget Sound will cause flooding along the lower reaches...threatening homes along Riverside Drive...Cononie Street and Conine Avenue.
10 the Nisqually River will flood at the lower end near the mouth. High tide levels on Puget Sound may increase the amount of flooding. The Nisqually River will also spill over its banks between La Grande and McKenna.
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Latitude: 46.933611° N, Longitude: 122.559722° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 10 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 29 285.47 ft 297.47 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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