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Nooksack River at North Cedarvillle Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 140.85 ft at 8:30AM Jul 21, 2014Highest Observation: 140.85 ft at 8:45AM Jul 21, 2014Highest Observation: 140.85 ft at 9:00AM Jul 21, 2014Highest Observation: 140.85 ft at 9:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 140.65 ft at 11:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 140.66 ft at 11:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 140.66 ft at 12:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 140.65 ft at 12:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 140.65 ft at 5:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 140.63 ft at 5:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 140.62 ft at 6:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 140.63 ft at 6:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 140.63 ft at 8:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 140.61 ft at 8:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 140.6 ft at 9:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 140.6 ft at 9:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 140.58 ft at 7:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 140.58 ft at 7:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 140.56 ft at 8:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 140.57 ft at 8:15AM Jul 23, 2014Forecast: 142.21 ft 5:00AM Jul 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 142.38 ft 11:00AM Jul 24, 2014Forecast: 142.29 ft 5:00PM Jul 24, 2014Forecast: 142.15 ft 11:00PM Jul 24, 2014Forecast: 141.93 ft 5:00AM Jul 25, 2014Forecast: 141.7 ft 11:00AM Jul 25, 2014Forecast: 141.49 ft 5:00PM Jul 25, 2014Forecast: 141.31 ft 11:00PM Jul 25, 2014Forecast: 141.17 ft 5:00AM Jul 26, 2014Forecast: 141.06 ft 11:00AM Jul 26, 2014Forecast: 140.97 ft 5:00PM Jul 26, 2014Forecast: 140.89 ft 11:00PM Jul 26, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesNRKW1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:18PM Jul 23, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 2:54PM Jul 23)Latest observed value: 140.57 ft at 8:15 AM PDT 23-Jul-2014. Flood Stage is 146.5 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Nooksack River at North Cedarvillle are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:150
Moderate Flood Stage:148
Flood Stage:146.5
Action Stage:0

Historical Crests
(1) 149.61 ft on 11/06/2006
(2) 149.61 ft on 10/17/2003
(3) 149.18 ft on 11/25/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 138.22 ft on 01/06/2004
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150 the Nooksack River will cause major near record flooding downstream through Lynden. Deep and swift flood waters will inundate farm lands...roads...and residential areas. The flood may overtop levees. 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.
148 the Nooksack River will cause widespread flooding downstream through Lynden...with swift waters covering some farm lands and roads. Erosion may affect some river banks.
147.3 the Nooksack River cause widespread flooding of low farm lands along the river downstream through Lynden...with swift water moving over several roads.
146.5 the Nooksack River will cause shallow flooding of low pasture lands along the river downstream through Lynden.
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Latitude: 48.841944° N, Longitude: 122.293056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 146.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
(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 146.5 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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