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Nooksack River at Ferndale Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 7.86 ft at 8:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.85 ft at 8:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.83 ft at 8:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.82 ft at 8:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.8 ft at 9:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.78 ft at 9:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.77 ft at 9:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.75 ft at 9:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 10:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.72 ft at 10:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.7 ft at 10:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.69 ft at 10:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.67 ft at 11:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.65 ft at 11:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.64 ft at 11:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.62 ft at 11:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.6 ft at 12:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.59 ft at 12:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.57 ft at 12:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.56 ft at 12:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.54 ft at 1:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.53 ft at 1:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.52 ft at 1:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.51 ft at 1:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.49 ft at 2:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.48 ft at 2:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.47 ft at 2:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.46 ft at 2:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.45 ft at 3:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.44 ft at 3:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.43 ft at 3:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.42 ft at 3:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.41 ft at 4:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.4 ft at 4:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.39 ft at 4:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.38 ft at 4:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.38 ft at 5:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.36 ft at 5:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 5:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 5:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.34 ft at 6:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.33 ft at 6:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.32 ft at 6:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.32 ft at 6:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.31 ft at 7:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.31 ft at 7:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.3 ft at 7:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.3 ft at 7:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.29 ft at 8:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.29 ft at 8:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.28 ft at 8:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.28 ft at 8:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.27 ft at 9:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.27 ft at 9:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.26 ft at 9:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.26 ft at 9:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.26 ft at 10:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.25 ft at 10:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.25 ft at 10:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.25 ft at 10:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.26 ft at 11:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.26 ft at 11:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.27 ft at 11:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.27 ft at 11:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 7.28 ft at 12:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.28 ft at 12:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.29 ft at 12:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.29 ft at 12:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.3 ft at 1:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.31 ft at 1:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.32 ft at 1:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.33 ft at 1:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 2:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.36 ft at 2:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.38 ft at 2:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.4 ft at 2:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.42 ft at 3:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.44 ft at 3:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.46 ft at 3:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.49 ft at 3:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.52 ft at 4:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.55 ft at 4:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.58 ft at 4:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.62 ft at 4:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.66 ft at 5:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.71 ft at 5:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 5:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.79 ft at 5:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.84 ft at 6:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.88 ft at 6:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.93 ft at 6:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 6:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 7:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 7:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 7:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 8.2 ft at 7:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 8:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 8.33 ft at 8:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 8:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 8.48 ft at 8:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 9:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 8.63 ft at 9:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 8.7 ft at 9:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 8.78 ft at 9:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 8.87 ft at 10:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 8.95 ft at 10:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 9.03 ft at 10:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 9.12 ft at 10:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 9.2 ft at 11:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 9.28 ft at 11:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 9.36 ft at 11:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 9.45 ft at 11:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 9.53 ft at 12:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 9.61 ft at 12:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 9.69 ft at 12:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 9.76 ft at 12:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 1:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 9.91 ft at 1:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 1:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.04 ft at 1:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.11 ft at 2:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.16 ft at 2:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.22 ft at 2:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.28 ft at 2:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.33 ft at 3:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.38 ft at 3:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.42 ft at 3:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.46 ft at 3:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.5 ft at 4:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.53 ft at 4:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.56 ft at 4:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.58 ft at 4:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.61 ft at 5:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.64 ft at 5:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.66 ft at 5:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.68 ft at 5:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.7 ft at 6:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.71 ft at 6:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.73 ft at 6:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.74 ft at 6:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.75 ft at 7:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.75 ft at 7:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.76 ft at 7:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.77 ft at 7:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.78 ft at 8:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.79 ft at 8:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.8 ft at 8:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.81 ft at 8:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.82 ft at 9:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.83 ft at 9:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.84 ft at 9:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.86 ft at 9:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.88 ft at 10:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.91 ft at 10:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.94 ft at 10:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 10.97 ft at 10:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 11 ft at 11:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 11.04 ft at 11:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 11.07 ft at 11:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 11:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 11.16 ft at 12:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 11.22 ft at 12:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 11.27 ft at 12:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 11.34 ft at 12:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 11.4 ft at 1:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 11.46 ft at 1:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 11.52 ft at 1:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 11.6 ft at 1:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 11.68 ft at 2:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 11.76 ft at 2:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 11.85 ft at 2:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 11.94 ft at 2:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 12.04 ft at 3:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 12.13 ft at 3:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 12.23 ft at 3:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 12.34 ft at 3:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 12.45 ft at 4:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 12.57 ft at 4:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 12.69 ft at 4:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 12.81 ft at 4:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 12.94 ft at 5:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 13.08 ft at 5:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 13.22 ft at 5:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 13.37 ft at 5:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 13.51 ft at 6:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 13.66 ft at 6:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 13.81 ft at 6:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 13.96 ft at 6:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 14.1 ft at 7:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 14.25 ft at 7:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 14.38 ft at 7:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 14.52 ft at 7:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 14.65 ft at 8:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 14.79 ft at 8:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 14.92 ft at 8:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.05 ft at 8:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.16 ft at 9:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.28 ft at 9:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.39 ft at 9:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.49 ft at 9:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.59 ft at 10:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.68 ft at 10:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.76 ft at 10:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.85 ft at 10:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.92 ft at 11:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.98 ft at 11:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.05 ft at 11:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.11 ft at 11:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.16 ft at 12:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.21 ft at 12:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.26 ft at 12:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.31 ft at 12:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.35 ft at 1:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.39 ft at 1:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.43 ft at 1:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.46 ft at 1:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.5 ft at 2:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.52 ft at 2:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.55 ft at 2:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.57 ft at 2:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.59 ft at 3:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.61 ft at 3:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.62 ft at 3:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.64 ft at 3:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.65 ft at 4:00PM Nov 26, 2014Highest Observation: 16.66 ft at 4:15PM Nov 26, 2014Highest Observation: 16.66 ft at 4:30PM Nov 26, 2014Highest Observation: 16.66 ft at 4:45PM Nov 26, 2014Highest Observation: 16.66 ft at 5:00PM Nov 26, 2014Highest Observation: 16.66 ft at 5:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.65 ft at 5:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.64 ft at 5:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.63 ft at 6:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.61 ft at 6:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.58 ft at 6:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.55 ft at 6:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.52 ft at 7:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.48 ft at 7:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.43 ft at 7:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.38 ft at 7:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.33 ft at 8:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.28 ft at 8:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.22 ft at 8:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.16 ft at 8:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.09 ft at 9:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 16.03 ft at 9:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.96 ft at 9:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.88 ft at 9:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.8 ft at 10:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.72 ft at 10:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.64 ft at 10:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.55 ft at 10:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.46 ft at 11:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.38 ft at 11:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.3 ft at 11:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.21 ft at 11:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 15.13 ft at 12:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 15.06 ft at 12:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 14.98 ft at 12:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 14.91 ft at 12:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 14.84 ft at 1:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 14.77 ft at 1:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 14.7 ft at 1:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 14.64 ft at 1:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 14.58 ft at 2:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 14.52 ft at 2:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 14.47 ft at 2:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 14.41 ft at 2:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 14.36 ft at 3:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 14.31 ft at 3:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 14.26 ft at 3:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 14.21 ft at 3:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 14.17 ft at 4:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 14.13 ft at 4:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 14.09 ft at 4:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 14.05 ft at 4:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 14.02 ft at 5:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 14 ft at 5:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 13.98 ft at 5:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 13.97 ft at 5:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 13.96 ft at 6:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 13.95 ft at 6:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 13.95 ft at 6:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 13.95 ft at 6:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 13.96 ft at 7:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 13.97 ft at 7:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 14 ft at 7:30AM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 15.09 ft 10:00AM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 16.24 ft 4:00PM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 17.27 ft 10:00PM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 17.9 ft 4:00AM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 18.46 ft 10:00AM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 18.78 ft 4:00PM Nov 28, 2014Highest Forecast: 18.87 ft 10:00PM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 18.69 ft 4:00AM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 17.88 ft 10:00AM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 14.71 ft 4:00PM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 12.77 ft 10:00PM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 11.64 ft 4:00AM Nov 30, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesNKSW1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:48AM Nov 27, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 7:53PM Nov 26)Latest observed value: 14 ft at 7:30 AM PST 27-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 19 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Nooksack River at Ferndale are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 23
Moderate Flood Stage: 21
Flood Stage: 19
Action Stage: 0
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 31.23 ft on 02/10/1951
(2) 30.60 ft on 12/30/1917
(3) 30.40 ft on 02/27/1932
(4) 30.20 ft on 01/25/1935
(5) 28.60 ft on 10/26/1945
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.13 ft on 01/18/2011
(2) 20.50 ft on 12/13/2010
(3) 16.16 ft on 12/04/2007
(4) 17.76 ft on 03/25/2007
(5) 18.35 ft on 03/12/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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23 the Nooksack River will cause major near record flooding from near Ferndale downstream to the mouth. Deep and swift flood waters will inundate residential areas...farm lands...and roads. The flood may overtop levees and failures are possible. In addition...flood waters could overflow and flood the Sumas drainage. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Nooksack River Basin.
21 the Nooksack River will cause widespread flooding from near Ferndale downstream to the mouth...with swift waters in residential areas and over farm lands and roads. Erosion may damage some river banks.
19 the Nooksack River will cause shallow flooding of low pasture lands along the river from near Ferndale downstream to the mouth.
17 feet...the RIVER BEGINS SPILLING OVER ITS BANKS INTO LOW PASTURE LANDS.
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Latitude: 48.845000° N, Longitude: 122.588056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 19 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 4.61 ft 23.61 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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