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Puyallup River at Puyallup Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 11.94 ft at 4:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.95 ft at 5:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.96 ft at 5:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.97 ft at 5:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.97 ft at 5:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.98 ft at 6:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.98 ft at 6:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.98 ft at 6:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.98 ft at 6:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.98 ft at 7:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.98 ft at 7:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.98 ft at 7:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.97 ft at 7:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.97 ft at 8:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.96 ft at 8:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.96 ft at 8:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.95 ft at 8:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.94 ft at 9:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.93 ft at 9:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.93 ft at 9:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.92 ft at 9:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.91 ft at 10:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.9 ft at 10:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.89 ft at 10:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.88 ft at 10:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.87 ft at 11:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.87 ft at 11:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.86 ft at 11:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.86 ft at 11:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 11.85 ft at 12:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.84 ft at 12:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.83 ft at 12:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.83 ft at 12:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.82 ft at 1:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.82 ft at 1:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.81 ft at 1:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.8 ft at 1:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.8 ft at 2:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.79 ft at 2:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.78 ft at 2:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.78 ft at 2:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.77 ft at 3:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.76 ft at 3:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.75 ft at 3:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.74 ft at 3:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.73 ft at 4:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.72 ft at 4:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.7 ft at 4:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.69 ft at 4:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.69 ft at 5:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.67 ft at 5:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.67 ft at 5:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.66 ft at 5:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.65 ft at 6:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.64 ft at 6:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.64 ft at 6:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.63 ft at 6:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.62 ft at 7:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.62 ft at 7:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.62 ft at 7:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.61 ft at 7:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.61 ft at 8:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.61 ft at 8:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.6 ft at 8:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.6 ft at 8:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.6 ft at 9:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.59 ft at 9:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.6 ft at 9:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.59 ft at 9:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.59 ft at 10:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.58 ft at 10:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.58 ft at 10:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.57 ft at 10:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.57 ft at 11:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.57 ft at 11:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.57 ft at 11:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.56 ft at 11:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.55 ft at 12:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.55 ft at 12:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.54 ft at 12:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.54 ft at 12:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.53 ft at 1:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.52 ft at 1:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.5 ft at 1:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.5 ft at 1:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.49 ft at 2:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.49 ft at 2:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.48 ft at 2:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.47 ft at 2:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.46 ft at 3:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.46 ft at 3:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.45 ft at 3:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.44 ft at 3:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.44 ft at 4:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.43 ft at 4:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.43 ft at 4:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.42 ft at 4:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.42 ft at 5:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.42 ft at 5:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.42 ft at 5:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.42 ft at 5:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.43 ft at 6:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.44 ft at 6:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.44 ft at 6:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.44 ft at 6:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.45 ft at 7:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.45 ft at 7:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.45 ft at 7:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.46 ft at 7:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.46 ft at 8:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.48 ft at 8:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.49 ft at 8:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.51 ft at 8:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.53 ft at 9:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.55 ft at 9:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.58 ft at 9:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.6 ft at 9:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.64 ft at 10:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.67 ft at 10:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.71 ft at 10:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.75 ft at 10:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.79 ft at 11:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.83 ft at 11:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.88 ft at 11:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.92 ft at 11:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 11.95 ft at 12:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 11.98 ft at 12:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12 ft at 12:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.02 ft at 12:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 1:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.04 ft at 1:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.04 ft at 1:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.04 ft at 1:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.04 ft at 2:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.05 ft at 2:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.05 ft at 2:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.05 ft at 2:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.04 ft at 3:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.05 ft at 3:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.05 ft at 3:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.05 ft at 3:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.04 ft at 4:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.04 ft at 4:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.05 ft at 4:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.04 ft at 4:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.04 ft at 5:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.04 ft at 5:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.04 ft at 5:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.04 ft at 5:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.04 ft at 6:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 6:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.04 ft at 6:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 6:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.04 ft at 7:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 7:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.04 ft at 7:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.04 ft at 7:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 8:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 8:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 8:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 8:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 9:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.04 ft at 9:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 9:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 9:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 10:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.02 ft at 10:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 10:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 10:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 11:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.02 ft at 11:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 11:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 11:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 12:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.02 ft at 12:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 12:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.02 ft at 12:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.02 ft at 1:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.02 ft at 1:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.02 ft at 1:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.02 ft at 1:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 2:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 2:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.04 ft at 2:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.05 ft at 2:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.07 ft at 3:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.08 ft at 3:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.1 ft at 3:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.12 ft at 3:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.15 ft at 4:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.17 ft at 4:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.19 ft at 4:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.21 ft at 4:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.22 ft at 5:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.24 ft at 5:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.25 ft at 5:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.25 ft at 5:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.26 ft at 6:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.26 ft at 6:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.26 ft at 6:30PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 12.27 ft at 6:45PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 12.27 ft at 7:00PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 12.27 ft at 7:15PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 12.27 ft at 7:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.26 ft at 7:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.26 ft at 8:00PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 12.27 ft at 8:15PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 12.27 ft at 8:30PM Mar 01, 2015Highest Observation: 12.27 ft at 8:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.26 ft at 9:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.26 ft at 9:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.26 ft at 9:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.26 ft at 9:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.26 ft at 10:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.26 ft at 10:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.26 ft at 10:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.25 ft at 10:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.25 ft at 11:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.25 ft at 11:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.25 ft at 11:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.25 ft at 11:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 12.25 ft at 12:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.25 ft at 12:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.24 ft at 12:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.24 ft at 12:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.24 ft at 1:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.24 ft at 1:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.24 ft at 1:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.24 ft at 1:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.24 ft at 2:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.24 ft at 2:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.23 ft at 2:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.24 ft at 2:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.23 ft at 3:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.23 ft at 3:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.23 ft at 3:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.23 ft at 3:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.23 ft at 4:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.23 ft at 4:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.23 ft at 4:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.23 ft at 4:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.23 ft at 5:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.23 ft at 5:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.23 ft at 5:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.23 ft at 5:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.22 ft at 6:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.23 ft at 6:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.23 ft at 6:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.23 ft at 6:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.22 ft at 7:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.22 ft at 7:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.23 ft at 7:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.22 ft at 7:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.23 ft at 8:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.23 ft at 8:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.22 ft at 8:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.22 ft at 8:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.22 ft at 9:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.22 ft at 9:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.22 ft at 9:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.22 ft at 9:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.22 ft at 10:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.21 ft at 10:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.21 ft at 10:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.21 ft at 10:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.2 ft at 11:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.2 ft at 11:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.2 ft at 11:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.19 ft at 11:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.19 ft at 12:00PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.19 ft at 12:15PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.19 ft at 12:30PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.19 ft at 12:45PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.19 ft at 1:00PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.19 ft at 1:15PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.19 ft at 1:30PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.18 ft at 1:45PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.18 ft at 2:00PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.18 ft at 2:15PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.18 ft at 2:30PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.18 ft at 2:45PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.18 ft at 3:00PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.18 ft at 3:15PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.18 ft at 3:30PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 12.18 ft at 3:45PM Mar 02, 2015Highest Forecast: 12.17 ft 10:00PM Mar 02, 2015Forecast: 12.14 ft 4:00AM Mar 03, 2015Forecast: 12.07 ft 10:00AM Mar 03, 2015Forecast: 11.63 ft 4:00PM Mar 03, 2015Forecast: 11.31 ft 10:00PM Mar 03, 2015Forecast: 11.29 ft 4:00AM Mar 04, 2015Forecast: 11.26 ft 10:00AM Mar 04, 2015Forecast: 11.24 ft 4:00PM Mar 04, 2015Forecast: 11.22 ft 10:00PM Mar 04, 2015Forecast: 11.2 ft 4:00AM Mar 05, 2015Forecast: 11.18 ft 10:00AM Mar 05, 2015Forecast: 11.17 ft 4:00PM Mar 05, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPUYW1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:33PM Mar 2, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 9:16AM Mar 2)Latest observed value: 12.18 ft at 3:45 PM PST 2-Mar-2015. Flood Stage is 26.2 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 31
Moderate Flood Stage: 30
Flood Stage: 26.2
Action Stage: 0
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 34.15 ft on 12/18/1917
(2) 32.03 ft on 01/23/1919
(3) 31.84 ft on 12/22/1915
(4) 31.20 ft on 03/10/1916
(5) 29.93 ft on 12/30/1917
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 29.55 ft on 01/08/2009
(2) 26.87 ft on 11/12/2008
(3) 28.62 ft on 11/07/2006
(4) 22.18 ft on 11/25/1999
(5) 22.22 ft on 12/30/1998
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 8.23 ft on 09/25/1955
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31 the Puyallup will cause major flooding along the lower reaches of the river from Sumner downstream to the mouth. Swift waters will overtop levees and flood much of the Puyallup Valley. Erosion with the overtopping is likely to damage levees. The Sumner sewage treatment plant may be flooded. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Puyallup River Basin.
30 the Puyallup will flood the lower reaches of the river from Sumner downstream to the mouth...overtopping and possibly damaging some levees.
26.2 the Puyallup River will flood low-lying and flood prone areas along the river from just downstream and west of the Meridian bridge in Puyallup...upstream to the east end of Sumner.
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Latitude: 47.208611° N, Longitude: 122.325833° W, Horizontal Datum: Unknown

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 26.2 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 0 ft 26.2 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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The flood stage for this NWS river forecast and warning point was changed on December 17. The new flood stages are: Flood Stage (minor flood): 26.2 feet Moderate Flood: 30.0 feet Major Flood: 31.0 feet
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