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Cowlitz River at Packwood Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.93 ft at 1:00PM Apr 22, 2015Highest Observation: 2.94 ft at 1:15PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.93 ft at 1:30PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.93 ft at 1:45PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.92 ft at 2:00PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.93 ft at 2:15PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.92 ft at 2:30PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.92 ft at 2:45PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.92 ft at 3:00PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 3:15PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 3:30PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 3:45PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 4:00PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 4:15PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 4:30PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 4:45PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 5:00PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 5:15PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 5:30PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 5:45PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 6:00PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 6:15PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 6:30PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 6:45PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 7:00PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 7:15PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 7:30PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 7:45PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 8:00PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 8:15PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 8:30PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 8:45PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 9:00PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 9:15PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 9:30PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 9:45PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 10:00PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 10:15PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 10:30PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 10:45PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 11:00PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 11:15PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 11:30PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 11:45PM Apr 22, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 12:00AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 12:15AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 12:30AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 12:45AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 1:00AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 1:15AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 1:30AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 1:45AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 2:00AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 2:15AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 2:30AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 2:45AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 3:00AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 3:15AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 3:30AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 3:45AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 4:00AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 4:15AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 4:30AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 4:45AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 5:00AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 5:15AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 5:30AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 5:45AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 6:00AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 6:15AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 6:30AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 6:45AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 7:00AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 7:15AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 7:30AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 7:45AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.85 ft at 8:00AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.85 ft at 8:15AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.85 ft at 8:30AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.85 ft at 8:45AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.85 ft at 9:00AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.84 ft at 9:15AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.84 ft at 9:30AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.83 ft at 9:45AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.84 ft at 10:00AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.83 ft at 10:15AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.83 ft at 10:30AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 10:45AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.83 ft at 11:00AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.83 ft at 11:15AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 11:30AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.83 ft at 11:45AM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 12:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 12:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 12:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 12:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 1:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 1:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 1:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 1:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 2:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 2:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 2:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 2:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 3:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 3:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 3:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 3:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 4:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 5:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 5:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 5:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 5:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 6:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 6:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 6:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 6:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 7:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 7:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 7:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 7:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 8:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 8:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 8:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 8:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 9:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 9:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 9:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 9:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 10:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 10:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 10:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 10:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 11:00PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 11:15PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 11:30PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.83 ft at 11:45PM Apr 23, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 12:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 12:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 12:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 12:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.83 ft at 1:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 1:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 1:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 1:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 2:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 2:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 2:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 2:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 3:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 3:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 3:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 3:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 4:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 4:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 5:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 6:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 6:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 6:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 6:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 7:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 7:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 7:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 7:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 8:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 8:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 8:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 8:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 9:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 9:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 9:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 9:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 10:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 10:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 10:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 10:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 11:00AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 11:15AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 11:30AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 11:45AM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 12:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 12:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 12:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 12:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 1:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 1:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 1:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 1:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 2:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 2:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 2:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.75 ft at 2:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.75 ft at 3:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 3:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 3:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.75 ft at 3:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 4:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 4:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 4:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 4:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 5:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 5:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.75 ft at 5:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.75 ft at 5:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 6:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 6:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 6:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 6:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 7:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 7:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 7:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 7:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 8:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 8:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 8:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 8:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 9:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 9:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 9:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 9:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 10:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 10:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 10:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 10:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 11:00PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 11:15PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 11:30PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 11:45PM Apr 24, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 12:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 12:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 12:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 12:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 1:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 1:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 1:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 1:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 2:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 2:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 2:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 2:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 3:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 3:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 3:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 3:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 4:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.75 ft at 4:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.75 ft at 4:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.75 ft at 4:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.75 ft at 5:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.75 ft at 5:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.75 ft at 5:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.74 ft at 5:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.75 ft at 6:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.74 ft at 6:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.74 ft at 6:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.74 ft at 6:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.74 ft at 7:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.74 ft at 7:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.73 ft at 7:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.74 ft at 7:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.74 ft at 8:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.73 ft at 8:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.74 ft at 8:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.73 ft at 8:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.73 ft at 9:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.72 ft at 9:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.72 ft at 9:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.72 ft at 9:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.72 ft at 10:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.71 ft at 10:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.72 ft at 10:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.71 ft at 10:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.71 ft at 11:00AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.71 ft at 11:15AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.72 ft at 11:30AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.71 ft at 11:45AM Apr 25, 2015Observed: 2.7 ft at 12:00PM Apr 25, 2015Highest Forecast: 2.71 ft 5:00PM Apr 25, 2015Forecast: 2.69 ft 11:00PM Apr 25, 2015Forecast: 2.66 ft 5:00AM Apr 26, 2015Forecast: 2.64 ft 11:00AM Apr 26, 2015Forecast: 2.63 ft 5:00PM Apr 26, 2015Forecast: 2.61 ft 11:00PM Apr 26, 2015Forecast: 2.59 ft 5:00AM Apr 27, 2015Forecast: 2.57 ft 11:00AM Apr 27, 2015Forecast: 2.57 ft 5:00PM Apr 27, 2015Forecast: 2.6 ft 11:00PM Apr 27, 2015Forecast: 2.62 ft 5:00AM Apr 28, 2015Forecast: 2.67 ft 11:00AM Apr 28, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPACW1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:48PM Apr 25, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 8:47AM Apr 25)Latest observed value: 2.7 ft at 12:00 PM PDT 25-Apr-2015. Flood Stage is 10.5 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Cowlitz River at Packwood are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 11
Flood Stage: 10.5
Action Stage: 0
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic 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.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.75 ft on 01/16/2011
(2) 10.82 ft on 11/12/2008
(3) 14.59 ft on 11/06/2006
(4) 10.23 ft on 01/18/2005
(5) 11.93 ft on 01/31/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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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
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 10.5 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 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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