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Cowlitz River at Packwood Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2 ft at 8:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 8:15PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 8:30PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:45PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 9:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 9:15PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 9:30PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:45PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 10:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 10:15PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 10:30PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 10:45PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 11:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 11:15PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 11:30PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 11:45PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 12:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 12:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 12:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 12:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 1:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 1:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 1:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 1:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 2:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 2:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 2:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 2:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 3:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 3:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 3:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 3:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 4:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 4:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 4:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 4:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 5:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 5:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 5:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 5:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 6:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 6:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 6:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 6:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 7:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 7:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 7:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 7:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 8:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 8:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 8:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 8:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 9:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 9:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 9:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 9:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 10:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 11:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 11:15AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 11:30AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 11:45AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 12:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 12:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 12:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 12:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 1:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 1:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 1:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 1:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 2:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 3:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 3:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 3:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 4:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 4:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 4:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 4:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 5:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 5:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 5:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 6:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 6:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 6:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 6:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 7:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 7:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 7:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 7:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 8:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 9:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 10:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 10:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 10:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 10:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 11:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 11:15PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 11:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 11:45PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 12:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 12:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 1:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 1:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 1:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 1:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 2:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 2:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 2:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 2:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 3:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 3:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 3:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 3:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 4:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 4:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 4:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 4:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 5:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 5:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 5:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 5:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 6:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 6:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 6:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 6:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 7:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 7:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 7:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 7:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 8:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 8:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 8:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 8:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 9:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 9:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 9:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 9:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 10:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 11:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 11:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 11:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 11:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 12:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 12:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 12:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 12:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 1:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 1:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 2:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 4:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 4:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 4:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 4:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 5:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 5:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 6:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 6:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 6:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 6:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 7:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 7:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 7:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 7:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 8:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 9:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 9:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 9:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 9:45PM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.05 ft at 10:00PM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.05 ft at 10:15PM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.05 ft at 10:30PM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.05 ft at 10:45PM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.05 ft at 11:00PM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.05 ft at 11:15PM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.05 ft at 11:30PM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.05 ft at 11:45PM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.05 ft at 12:00AM Sep 15, 2014Highest Observation: 2.05 ft at 12:15AM Sep 15, 2014Highest Observation: 2.05 ft at 12:30AM Sep 15, 2014Highest Observation: 2.05 ft at 12:45AM Sep 15, 2014Highest Observation: 2.05 ft at 1:00AM Sep 15, 2014Highest Observation: 2.05 ft at 1:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 1:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 1:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 2:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 2:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 2:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 2:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 3:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 3:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 3:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 3:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 4:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 4:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 4:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 4:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 5:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 5:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 5:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 5:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 6:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 6:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 6:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 6:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 7:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 7:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 7:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 7:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 8:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 8:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 8:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 8:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 9:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 9:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 9:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 9:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 10:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 10:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 10:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 10:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 11:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 11:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 11:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 11:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 12:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 12:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 12:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 12:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 1:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 1:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 1:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 1:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 2:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 2:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 2:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 2:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 3:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 3:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 3:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 4:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 4:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 4:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 4:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 5:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 5:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 5:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 5:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 6:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 6:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 6:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 6:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:00PM Sep 15, 2014Forecast: 2.01 ft 11:00PM Sep 15, 2014Forecast: 2.03 ft 5:00AM Sep 16, 2014Forecast: 2.05 ft 11:00AM Sep 16, 2014Forecast: 2.07 ft 5:00PM Sep 16, 2014Forecast: 2.09 ft 11:00PM Sep 16, 2014Forecast: 2.12 ft 5:00AM Sep 17, 2014Forecast: 2.12 ft 11:00AM Sep 17, 2014Forecast: 2.11 ft 5:00PM Sep 17, 2014Forecast: 2.14 ft 11:00PM Sep 17, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.16 ft 5:00AM Sep 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.16 ft 11:00AM Sep 18, 2014Forecast: 2.14 ft 5:00PM Sep 18, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPACW1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:48PM Sep 15, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 1:28PM Sep 15)Latest observed value: 2.03 ft at 7:00 PM PDT 15-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 10.5 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:12
Moderate Flood Stage:11
Flood Stage:10.5
Action Stage:0

Historical Crests
(1) 14.59 ft on 11/06/2006
(2) 13.73 ft on 12/02/1977
(3) 13.54 ft on 11/23/1959
(4) 13.23 ft on 11/20/1962
(5) 13.00 ft on 12/21/1933
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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13 the Cowlitz River will cause severe near record flooding from the upper reaches of the river downstream through Packwood...with dangerous inundation of residential and commercial areas...roads...and farms throughout the flood plain. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Cowlitz River Basin.
12 the Cowlitz River will cause major flooding from the upper reaches of the river downstream through Packwood...with dangerous flooding of roads including US Highway 12...pasture lands...and farms throughout the flood plain. Flood waters will inundate some residential and commercial areas. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Cowlitz River Basin.
11 the Cowlitz River will cause flooding from the upper reaches of the river downstream through Packwood...inundating roads...pasture lands...and some farms.
10.5 the Cowlitz River will cause minor flooding from the upper reaches of the river downstream through Packwood...covering several roads along the river and nearby pasture lands.
10 the Cowlitz River will spill over its banks into nearby low pasture lands from the upper reaches downstream through Packwood.
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Latitude: 46.613056° N, Longitude: 121.678056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 10.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 1048 ft 1058.5 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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