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Cowlitz River at Randle Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.5 ft at 4:45AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.51 ft at 5:00AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.51 ft at 5:15AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.5 ft at 5:30AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.51 ft at 5:45AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.51 ft at 6:00AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.51 ft at 6:15AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.51 ft at 6:30AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.52 ft at 6:45AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.53 ft at 7:00AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.53 ft at 7:15AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.53 ft at 7:30AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.53 ft at 7:45AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.52 ft at 8:00AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.53 ft at 8:15AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.53 ft at 8:30AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.54 ft at 8:45AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.54 ft at 9:00AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.54 ft at 9:15AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.55 ft at 9:30AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.54 ft at 9:45AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.55 ft at 10:00AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.54 ft at 10:15AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.55 ft at 10:30AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.54 ft at 10:45AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.55 ft at 11:00AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.56 ft at 11:15AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.55 ft at 11:30AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.54 ft at 11:45AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.54 ft at 12:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.56 ft at 12:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.56 ft at 12:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.56 ft at 12:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.56 ft at 1:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.57 ft at 1:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.57 ft at 1:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.57 ft at 1:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.56 ft at 2:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.56 ft at 2:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.57 ft at 2:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.57 ft at 2:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.57 ft at 3:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.58 ft at 3:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.58 ft at 3:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.58 ft at 3:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.58 ft at 4:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.58 ft at 4:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.58 ft at 4:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.59 ft at 4:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.6 ft at 5:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.59 ft at 5:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.6 ft at 5:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.6 ft at 5:45PM Feb 27, 2015Highest Observation: 5.61 ft at 6:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.6 ft at 6:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.6 ft at 6:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.59 ft at 6:45PM Feb 27, 2015Highest Observation: 5.61 ft at 7:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.6 ft at 7:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.59 ft at 7:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.6 ft at 7:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.59 ft at 8:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.6 ft at 8:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.6 ft at 8:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.59 ft at 8:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.6 ft at 9:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.59 ft at 9:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.59 ft at 9:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.59 ft at 9:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.58 ft at 10:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.59 ft at 10:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.59 ft at 10:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.58 ft at 10:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.58 ft at 11:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.58 ft at 11:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.58 ft at 11:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.58 ft at 11:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.57 ft at 12:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.58 ft at 12:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.56 ft at 12:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.56 ft at 12:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.57 ft at 1:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.56 ft at 1:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.57 ft at 1:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.56 ft at 1:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.56 ft at 2:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.55 ft at 2:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.56 ft at 2:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.55 ft at 2:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.56 ft at 3:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.55 ft at 3:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.54 ft at 3:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.55 ft at 3:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.54 ft at 4:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.54 ft at 4:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.54 ft at 4:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.55 ft at 4:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.54 ft at 5:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.53 ft at 5:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.53 ft at 5:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.52 ft at 5:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.52 ft at 6:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.51 ft at 6:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.51 ft at 6:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.52 ft at 6:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.51 ft at 7:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.51 ft at 7:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.51 ft at 7:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.51 ft at 7:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.49 ft at 8:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.5 ft at 8:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.5 ft at 8:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.48 ft at 8:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.48 ft at 9:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.49 ft at 9:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.48 ft at 9:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.48 ft at 9:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.48 ft at 10:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.48 ft at 10:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.47 ft at 10:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.46 ft at 10:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.46 ft at 11:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.46 ft at 11:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.46 ft at 11:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.45 ft at 11:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.46 ft at 12:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.46 ft at 12:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.45 ft at 12:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.45 ft at 12:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.45 ft at 1:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.45 ft at 1:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.44 ft at 1:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.44 ft at 1:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.44 ft at 2:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 2:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 2:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 2:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 3:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 3:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 3:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 3:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 4:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.42 ft at 4:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.42 ft at 4:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.42 ft at 4:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.42 ft at 5:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.42 ft at 5:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.41 ft at 5:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.41 ft at 5:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.41 ft at 6:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.41 ft at 6:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.42 ft at 6:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.41 ft at 6:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.42 ft at 7:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.41 ft at 7:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.42 ft at 7:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.42 ft at 7:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.41 ft at 8:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 8:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 8:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 8:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 9:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 9:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 9:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 9:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 10:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 10:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 10:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 10:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 11:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 11:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 11:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 11:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 12:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 12:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 12:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 12:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 1:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 1:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 1:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 1:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 2:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 2:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 2:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 2:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 3:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 3:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 3:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 3:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 4:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 4:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 4:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 4:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 5:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 5:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 6:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 6:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 6:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 6:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 7:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 7:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 7:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 7:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 8:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.36 ft at 8:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.36 ft at 8:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.36 ft at 8:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.35 ft at 9:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.36 ft at 9:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.35 ft at 9:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.36 ft at 9:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.35 ft at 10:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.34 ft at 10:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.34 ft at 10:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.34 ft at 10:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 11:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.34 ft at 11:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 11:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.32 ft at 11:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.32 ft at 12:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.32 ft at 12:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.32 ft at 12:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.32 ft at 1:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 1:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.32 ft at 1:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 1:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.32 ft at 2:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 2:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.32 ft at 2:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.32 ft at 2:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.3 ft at 3:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.3 ft at 3:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.3 ft at 3:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 3:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 4:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 4:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 4:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.3 ft at 4:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.32 ft at 5:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.3 ft at 5:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.32 ft at 5:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 5:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.32 ft at 6:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 6:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.3 ft at 6:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.3 ft at 6:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 7:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 7:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.3 ft at 7:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.3 ft at 7:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.3 ft at 8:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 8:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.3 ft at 8:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.3 ft at 8:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.3 ft at 9:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 9:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 9:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 9:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 10:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.28 ft at 10:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 10:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 10:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.28 ft at 11:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 11:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 11:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 11:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 12:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 12:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 12:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 12:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 1:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 1:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.28 ft at 1:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 1:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 2:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 2:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 2:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 2:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 3:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.3 ft at 3:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 3:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.3 ft at 3:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.3 ft at 4:00AM Mar 02, 2015Highest Forecast: 5.22 ft 10:00AM Mar 02, 2015Forecast: 5.21 ft 4:00PM Mar 02, 2015Forecast: 5.2 ft 10:00PM Mar 02, 2015Forecast: 5.19 ft 4:00AM Mar 03, 2015Forecast: 5.16 ft 10:00AM Mar 03, 2015Forecast: 5.14 ft 4:00PM Mar 03, 2015Forecast: 5.11 ft 10:00PM Mar 03, 2015Forecast: 5.08 ft 4:00AM Mar 04, 2015Forecast: 5.05 ft 10:00AM Mar 04, 2015Forecast: 5.02 ft 4:00PM Mar 04, 2015Forecast: 4.99 ft 10:00PM Mar 04, 2015Forecast: 4.96 ft 4:00AM Mar 05, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesRAWW1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:33AM Mar 2, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 10:24AM Mar 1)Latest observed value: 5.3 ft at 4:00 AM PST 2-Mar-2015. Flood Stage is 18 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Cowlitz River at Randle are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 22
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 0
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 25.24 ft on 11/07/2006
(2) 24.90 ft on 02/09/1996
(3) 23.58 ft on 11/30/1995
(4) 22.85 ft on 01/08/2009
(5) 22.49 ft on 01/31/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 18.72 ft on 03/10/2014
(2) 17.52 ft on 02/22/2012
(3) 22.43 ft on 01/17/2011
(4) 22.85 ft on 01/08/2009
(5) 22.13 ft on 11/12/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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22 the Cowlitz River will cause major flooding from the vicinity of Randle downstream through Riffe Lake...with dangerous inundation of many roads including US Highway 12...residential and commercial areas...and farms. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Cowlitz River Basin.
20 the Cowlitz River will cause flooding from the vicinity of Randle downstream through Riffe Lake...inundating many roads including US Highway 12 and much of the farm lands.
18 the Cowlitz River will cause minor flooding from the vicinity of Randle downstream through Riffe Lake...covering nearby farm lands and several roads.
15 the Cowlitz River will spill into low fields along river from the vicinity of Randle downstream through Riffe Lake...with shallow water over a few roads.
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Latitude: 46.532500° N, Longitude: 121.955556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 18 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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 900 ft 918 ft  

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