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Nooksack River at Ferndale Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 14.78 ft at 10:15AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.8 ft at 10:30AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.81 ft at 10:45AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.82 ft at 11:00AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.84 ft at 11:15AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.86 ft at 11:30AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.88 ft at 11:45AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.88 ft at 12:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.9 ft at 12:15PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.91 ft at 12:30PM Jan 19, 2017Highest Observation: 14.92 ft at 12:45PM Jan 19, 2017Highest Observation: 14.92 ft at 1:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.91 ft at 1:15PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.9 ft at 1:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.88 ft at 1:45PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.86 ft at 2:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.85 ft at 2:15PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.82 ft at 2:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.8 ft at 2:45PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.77 ft at 3:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.74 ft at 3:15PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.7 ft at 3:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.67 ft at 3:45PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.62 ft at 4:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.59 ft at 4:15PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.54 ft at 4:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.49 ft at 4:45PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.45 ft at 5:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.4 ft at 5:15PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.34 ft at 5:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.31 ft at 5:45PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.25 ft at 6:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.19 ft at 6:15PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.15 ft at 6:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.1 ft at 6:45PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14.05 ft at 7:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 14 ft at 7:15PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 13.96 ft at 7:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 13.91 ft at 7:45PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 13.86 ft at 8:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 13.81 ft at 8:15PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 13.77 ft at 8:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 13.71 ft at 8:45PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 13.67 ft at 9:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 13.63 ft at 9:15PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 13.58 ft at 9:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 13.53 ft at 9:45PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 13.47 ft at 10:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 13.44 ft at 10:15PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 13.39 ft at 10:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 13.35 ft at 10:45PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 13.31 ft at 11:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 13.27 ft at 11:15PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 13.23 ft at 11:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 13.2 ft at 11:45PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 13.16 ft at 12:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 13.12 ft at 12:15AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 13.08 ft at 12:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 13.06 ft at 12:45AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 13.03 ft at 1:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 13 ft at 1:15AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.97 ft at 1:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.93 ft at 1:45AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.91 ft at 2:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.89 ft at 2:15AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.87 ft at 2:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.84 ft at 2:45AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.82 ft at 3:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.81 ft at 3:15AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.78 ft at 3:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.77 ft at 3:45AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.75 ft at 4:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.74 ft at 4:15AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.72 ft at 4:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.71 ft at 4:45AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.71 ft at 5:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.7 ft at 5:15AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.69 ft at 5:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.68 ft at 5:45AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.68 ft at 6:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.68 ft at 6:15AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.67 ft at 6:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.66 ft at 6:45AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.65 ft at 7:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.66 ft at 7:15AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.64 ft at 7:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.63 ft at 7:45AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.62 ft at 8:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.61 ft at 8:15AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.59 ft at 8:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.57 ft at 8:45AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.54 ft at 9:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.52 ft at 9:15AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.5 ft at 9:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.47 ft at 9:45AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.46 ft at 10:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.44 ft at 10:15AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.4 ft at 10:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.37 ft at 10:45AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.35 ft at 11:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.32 ft at 11:15AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.3 ft at 11:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.27 ft at 11:45AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.22 ft at 12:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.19 ft at 12:15PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.14 ft at 12:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.11 ft at 12:45PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.07 ft at 1:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12.04 ft at 1:15PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 12 ft at 1:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.96 ft at 1:45PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.92 ft at 2:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.88 ft at 2:15PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.84 ft at 2:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.81 ft at 2:45PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.77 ft at 3:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.73 ft at 3:15PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.68 ft at 3:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.65 ft at 3:45PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.6 ft at 4:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.56 ft at 4:15PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.52 ft at 4:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.49 ft at 4:45PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.45 ft at 5:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.4 ft at 5:15PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.36 ft at 5:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.32 ft at 5:45PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.29 ft at 6:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.26 ft at 6:15PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.22 ft at 6:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.18 ft at 6:45PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.14 ft at 7:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.11 ft at 7:15PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.06 ft at 7:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 11.03 ft at 7:45PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.99 ft at 8:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.96 ft at 8:15PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.93 ft at 8:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.9 ft at 8:45PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.87 ft at 9:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.84 ft at 9:15PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.8 ft at 9:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.77 ft at 9:45PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.74 ft at 10:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.71 ft at 10:15PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.68 ft at 10:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.65 ft at 10:45PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.62 ft at 11:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.59 ft at 11:15PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.56 ft at 11:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.54 ft at 11:45PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.51 ft at 12:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.49 ft at 12:15AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.46 ft at 12:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.43 ft at 12:45AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.4 ft at 1:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.37 ft at 1:15AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.35 ft at 1:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.32 ft at 1:45AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.3 ft at 2:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.27 ft at 2:15AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.25 ft at 2:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.22 ft at 2:45AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.19 ft at 3:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.16 ft at 3:15AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.14 ft at 3:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.12 ft at 3:45AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.1 ft at 4:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.07 ft at 4:15AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.05 ft at 4:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.03 ft at 4:45AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.99 ft at 5:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.98 ft at 5:15AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.95 ft at 5:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.92 ft at 5:45AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.9 ft at 6:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.89 ft at 6:15AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.87 ft at 6:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.85 ft at 6:45AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.82 ft at 7:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.78 ft at 7:15AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.76 ft at 7:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.74 ft at 7:45AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.73 ft at 8:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.71 ft at 8:15AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.68 ft at 8:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.67 ft at 8:45AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.65 ft at 9:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.63 ft at 9:15AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.6 ft at 9:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.58 ft at 9:45AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.56 ft at 10:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.55 ft at 10:15AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.53 ft at 10:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.52 ft at 10:45AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.49 ft at 11:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.48 ft at 11:15AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.46 ft at 11:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.44 ft at 11:45AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.42 ft at 12:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.4 ft at 12:15PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.38 ft at 12:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.36 ft at 12:45PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.35 ft at 1:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.33 ft at 1:15PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.3 ft at 1:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.29 ft at 1:45PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.27 ft at 2:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.26 ft at 2:15PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.24 ft at 2:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.22 ft at 2:45PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.2 ft at 3:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.19 ft at 3:15PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.17 ft at 3:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.15 ft at 3:45PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.14 ft at 4:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.12 ft at 4:15PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.1 ft at 4:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.09 ft at 4:45PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.07 ft at 5:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.06 ft at 5:15PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.04 ft at 5:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.03 ft at 5:45PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 9.01 ft at 6:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.99 ft at 6:15PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.98 ft at 6:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.96 ft at 6:45PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.95 ft at 7:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.94 ft at 7:15PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.92 ft at 7:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.91 ft at 7:45PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.89 ft at 8:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.88 ft at 8:15PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.86 ft at 8:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.86 ft at 8:45PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.84 ft at 9:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.83 ft at 9:15PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.82 ft at 9:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.8 ft at 9:45PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.78 ft at 10:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.77 ft at 10:15PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.76 ft at 10:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.75 ft at 10:45PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.73 ft at 11:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.72 ft at 11:15PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.71 ft at 11:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.7 ft at 11:45PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 8.69 ft at 12:00AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.67 ft at 12:15AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.66 ft at 12:30AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.65 ft at 12:45AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.64 ft at 1:00AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.62 ft at 1:15AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.61 ft at 1:30AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.59 ft at 1:45AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.59 ft at 2:00AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.57 ft at 2:15AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.56 ft at 2:30AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.55 ft at 2:45AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.54 ft at 3:00AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.53 ft at 3:15AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.51 ft at 3:30AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.5 ft at 3:45AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.49 ft at 4:00AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.48 ft at 4:15AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.47 ft at 4:30AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.46 ft at 4:45AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.44 ft at 5:00AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.43 ft at 5:15AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.42 ft at 5:30AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.41 ft at 5:45AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.4 ft at 6:00AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.38 ft at 6:15AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.37 ft at 6:30AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.36 ft at 6:45AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.35 ft at 7:00AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.34 ft at 7:15AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.33 ft at 7:30AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.32 ft at 7:45AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.31 ft at 8:00AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.3 ft at 8:15AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.29 ft at 8:30AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.28 ft at 8:45AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.26 ft at 9:00AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.26 ft at 9:15AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 8.25 ft at 9:30AM Jan 22, 2017Highest Forecast: 7.94 ft 4:00PM Jan 22, 2017Forecast: 7.75 ft 10:00PM Jan 22, 2017Forecast: 7.61 ft 4:00AM Jan 23, 2017Forecast: 7.52 ft 10:00AM Jan 23, 2017Forecast: 7.43 ft 4:00PM Jan 23, 2017Forecast: 7.33 ft 10:00PM Jan 23, 2017Forecast: 7.2 ft 4:00AM Jan 24, 2017Forecast: 7.06 ft 10:00AM Jan 24, 2017Forecast: 6.93 ft 4:00PM Jan 24, 2017Forecast: 6.8 ft 10:00PM Jan 24, 2017Forecast: 6.68 ft 4:00AM Jan 25, 2017Forecast: 6.56 ft 10:00AM Jan 25, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesNKSW1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:04AM Jan 22, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 9:05AM Jan 22)Latest observed value: 8.25 ft at 9:30 AM PST 22-Jan-2017. 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) 18.02 ft on 11/29/2014
(2) 16.89 ft on 03/09/2014
(3) 16.56 ft on 10/31/2012
(4) 16.04 ft on 05/22/2012
(5) 20.13 ft on 01/18/2011
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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
Reference Frame
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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