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Skagit River near Mt Vernon Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 11.53 ft at 5:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 11.51 ft at 5:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 11.54 ft at 6:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 11.55 ft at 6:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 11.56 ft at 6:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 11.58 ft at 6:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 7:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 11.63 ft at 7:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 11.65 ft at 7:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 11.78 ft at 7:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 11.86 ft at 8:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 11.93 ft at 8:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 12.06 ft at 8:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 12.16 ft at 8:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 12.29 ft at 9:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 12.37 ft at 9:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 12.5 ft at 9:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 12.63 ft at 9:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 12.68 ft at 10:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 12.74 ft at 10:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 12.84 ft at 10:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 12.95 ft at 10:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 12.97 ft at 11:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 13.04 ft at 11:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 13.11 ft at 11:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 13.16 ft at 11:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 13.18 ft at 12:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.22 ft at 12:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.27 ft at 12:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.29 ft at 12:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.35 ft at 1:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.36 ft at 1:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.38 ft at 1:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.45 ft at 1:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.46 ft at 2:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.46 ft at 2:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.47 ft at 2:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.46 ft at 2:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.52 ft at 3:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.53 ft at 3:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.53 ft at 3:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.54 ft at 3:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.55 ft at 4:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.56 ft at 4:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.56 ft at 4:30AM Aug 27, 2014Highest Observation: 13.59 ft at 4:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.58 ft at 5:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.56 ft at 5:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.56 ft at 5:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.56 ft at 5:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.55 ft at 6:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.49 ft at 6:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.5 ft at 6:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.46 ft at 6:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.41 ft at 7:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.39 ft at 7:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.35 ft at 7:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.28 ft at 7:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.24 ft at 8:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.16 ft at 8:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.09 ft at 8:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.07 ft at 8:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.99 ft at 9:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.91 ft at 9:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.85 ft at 9:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.75 ft at 9:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.73 ft at 10:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.62 ft at 10:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.59 ft at 10:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.46 ft at 10:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.44 ft at 11:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.36 ft at 11:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.33 ft at 11:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.23 ft at 11:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.16 ft at 12:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.16 ft at 12:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.15 ft at 12:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.06 ft at 12:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.04 ft at 1:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.02 ft at 1:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.97 ft at 1:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.91 ft at 1:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.91 ft at 2:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.89 ft at 2:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.86 ft at 2:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.82 ft at 2:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.82 ft at 3:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.81 ft at 3:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.8 ft at 3:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.79 ft at 3:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.73 ft at 4:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.71 ft at 4:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.74 ft at 4:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.71 ft at 4:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.71 ft at 5:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.68 ft at 5:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.7 ft at 5:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.66 ft at 5:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.68 ft at 6:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.67 ft at 6:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.68 ft at 6:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.66 ft at 6:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.65 ft at 7:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.66 ft at 7:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.69 ft at 7:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.73 ft at 7:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.79 ft at 8:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.82 ft at 8:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 11.91 ft at 8:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.01 ft at 8:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.14 ft at 9:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.26 ft at 9:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.37 ft at 9:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.47 ft at 9:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.55 ft at 10:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.66 ft at 10:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.76 ft at 10:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.87 ft at 10:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.94 ft at 11:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 12.99 ft at 11:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.09 ft at 11:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.14 ft at 11:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 13.18 ft at 12:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13.25 ft at 12:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13.31 ft at 12:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13.31 ft at 12:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13.38 ft at 1:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13.37 ft at 1:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13.42 ft at 1:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13.43 ft at 1:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13.44 ft at 2:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13.46 ft at 2:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13.47 ft at 2:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13.45 ft at 2:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13.44 ft at 3:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13.42 ft at 3:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13.4 ft at 3:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13.35 ft at 3:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13.35 ft at 4:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13.27 ft at 4:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13.24 ft at 4:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13.16 ft at 4:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13.12 ft at 5:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13.07 ft at 5:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 13 ft at 5:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.93 ft at 5:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.83 ft at 6:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.77 ft at 6:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.71 ft at 6:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.66 ft at 6:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.55 ft at 7:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.49 ft at 7:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.45 ft at 7:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.39 ft at 7:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.33 ft at 8:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.25 ft at 8:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.2 ft at 8:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.17 ft at 8:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.17 ft at 9:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.12 ft at 9:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.09 ft at 9:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.07 ft at 9:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.03 ft at 10:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.02 ft at 10:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.99 ft at 10:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.98 ft at 10:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.9 ft at 11:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.94 ft at 11:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.89 ft at 11:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.87 ft at 11:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.87 ft at 12:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.88 ft at 12:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.85 ft at 12:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.79 ft at 12:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.79 ft at 1:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.8 ft at 1:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.84 ft at 1:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.83 ft at 1:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.82 ft at 2:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.84 ft at 2:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.83 ft at 2:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.84 ft at 2:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.85 ft at 3:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.8 ft at 3:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.83 ft at 3:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.82 ft at 3:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.82 ft at 4:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.82 ft at 4:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.83 ft at 4:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.85 ft at 4:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.78 ft at 5:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.85 ft at 5:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.84 ft at 5:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.82 ft at 5:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.84 ft at 6:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.84 ft at 6:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.82 ft at 6:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.92 ft at 6:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 11.9 ft at 7:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.01 ft at 7:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.03 ft at 7:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.07 ft at 7:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.19 ft at 8:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.24 ft at 8:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.29 ft at 8:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.34 ft at 8:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.34 ft at 9:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.39 ft at 9:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.45 ft at 9:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.47 ft at 9:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.48 ft at 10:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.48 ft at 10:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.43 ft at 10:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.39 ft at 10:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.42 ft at 11:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.36 ft at 11:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.33 ft at 11:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.29 ft at 11:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 12.27 ft at 12:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 12.25 ft at 12:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 12.2 ft at 12:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 12.18 ft at 12:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 12.12 ft at 1:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 12.07 ft at 1:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 12.09 ft at 1:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 12.01 ft at 1:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 12.04 ft at 2:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.97 ft at 2:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.99 ft at 2:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.97 ft at 2:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.95 ft at 3:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.92 ft at 3:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.87 ft at 3:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.89 ft at 3:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.91 ft at 4:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.88 ft at 4:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.84 ft at 4:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.82 ft at 4:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.8 ft at 5:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.83 ft at 5:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.84 ft at 5:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.83 ft at 5:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.84 ft at 6:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.81 ft at 6:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.83 ft at 6:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.8 ft at 6:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.83 ft at 7:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.82 ft at 7:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.8 ft at 7:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.79 ft at 7:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.79 ft at 8:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.81 ft at 8:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.79 ft at 8:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.79 ft at 8:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.78 ft at 9:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.77 ft at 9:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.79 ft at 9:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.78 ft at 9:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.78 ft at 10:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.75 ft at 10:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.76 ft at 10:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.77 ft at 10:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.76 ft at 11:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.79 ft at 11:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.71 ft at 11:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.79 ft at 11:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.79 ft at 12:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.75 ft at 12:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.77 ft at 12:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.78 ft at 12:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.76 ft at 1:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.72 ft at 1:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.72 ft at 1:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.79 ft at 1:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.71 ft at 2:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.71 ft at 2:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.74 ft at 2:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.79 ft at 2:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.76 ft at 3:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.75 ft at 3:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.73 ft at 3:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.76 ft at 3:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.78 ft at 4:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 11.72 ft at 4:15PM Aug 29, 2014Forecast: 12.24 ft 11:00PM Aug 29, 2014Highest Forecast: 12.86 ft 5:00AM Aug 30, 2014Forecast: 11.79 ft 11:00AM Aug 30, 2014Forecast: 11.61 ft 5:00PM Aug 30, 2014Forecast: 11.65 ft 11:00PM Aug 30, 2014Forecast: 11.61 ft 5:00AM Aug 31, 2014Forecast: 11.57 ft 11:00AM Aug 31, 2014Forecast: 11.59 ft 5:00PM Aug 31, 2014Forecast: 11.6 ft 11:00PM Aug 31, 2014Forecast: 11.55 ft 5:00AM Sep 01, 2014Forecast: 11.44 ft 11:00AM Sep 01, 2014Forecast: 11.45 ft 5:00PM Sep 01, 2014Forecast: 11.58 ft 11:00PM Sep 01, 2014Forecast: 11.68 ft 5:00AM Sep 02, 2014Forecast: 11.63 ft 11:00AM Sep 02, 2014Forecast: 11.49 ft 5:00PM Sep 02, 2014Forecast: 11.34 ft 11:00PM Sep 02, 2014Forecast: 11.21 ft 5:00AM Sep 03, 2014Forecast: 11.15 ft 11:00AM Sep 03, 2014Forecast: 11.18 ft 5:00PM Sep 03, 2014MVEW1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:17PM Aug 29, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:20AM Aug 29)Latest observed value: 11.72 ft at 4:15 PM PDT 29-Aug-2014. Flood Stage is 28 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:32
Moderate Flood Stage:30
Flood Stage:28
Action Stage:0

Historical Crests
(1) 37.37 ft on 11/25/1990
(2) 37.34 ft on 11/30/1995
(3) 37.00 ft on 11/11/1906
(4) 36.85 ft on 02/11/1951
(5) 36.61 ft on 11/11/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 7.37 ft on 10/26/1942
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36 the Skagit River will cause severe near record flooding from Sedro Woolley downstream through Mount Vernon to the mouth. Deep and swift flood waters will inundate and possibly damage many roads...farmlands and residential areas. Levees may be damaged. Major sandbagging will be needed to protect Mount Vernon. Flood areas will also include headwaters...tributaries...and other streams in the Skagit basin. This level for this location corresponds to a Phase 3 flood in the Skagit County flood system.
32 the Skagit River will cause major flooding from Sedro Woolley downstream through Mount Vernon to the mouth. Deep and swift flood waters will inundate many roads...farmlands and residential areas. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Skagit River Basin. This level for this location on the Skagit corresponds to a Phase 2 flood in the Skagit County flood system.
30 the Skagit River will flood from Sedro Woolley downstream through Mount Vernon to the mouth. Flood waters will inundate some low-lying roads...farmlands and residential areas. This level for this location on the Skagit corresponds to a phase 1 flood in the Skagit County flood system.
28 the Skagit River will cause minor flooding from Sedro Woolley downstream through Mount Vernon to the mouth...with shallow flooding in low pasture lands and over a few low-lying roads near the river. This level for this location on the Skagit corresponds to a Phase 1 flood in the Skagit County flood system.
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Latitude: 48.445000° N, Longitude: 122.334167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 28 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 0 ft 28 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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