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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northwest River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Wilson River near Tillamook are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 19
Moderate Flood Stage: 15.5
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 10.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 22.84 ft on 11/07/2006
(2) 20.60 ft on 12/09/2015
(3) 20.50 ft on 12/03/2007
(4) 20.26 ft on 12/22/1964
(5) 19.59 ft on 12/27/1998
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.05 ft on 10/22/2017
(2) 15.70 ft on 02/09/2017
(3) 12.45 ft on 11/25/2016
(4) 20.60 ft on 12/09/2015
(5) 17.71 ft on 11/18/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.96 ft on 08/12/2007
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22.5 Above 22.5 feet, expect flooding as widespread and devastating as the December 1998 and February 1996 events.
21.5 Above 21.5 ft, expect flooding as widespread and devastating as the February 1996 flood.
19 Above 19.0 ft, expect widespread flooding in Tillamook and surrounding areas, along with the Wilson River RV park east of Tillamook. Hwy 101 through the northern portion of Tillamook has historically been closed at this and higher stages. The worst of the flooding can be expected during high tides.
17 Above 17.0 feet, expect flooding of the Wilson River RV park east of Tillamook. Portions of Hwy 101 north of downtown Tillamook are likely flooded and some structures are threatened. The worst of the flooding can be expected during high tides.
16.5 Above 16.5 feet, expect flooding to start in the Wilson River RV park east of Tillamook. Expect flooding of low areas on Hwy 101 and Hwy 6 in and near Tillamook, along with flooding of numerous low areas on rural roads and property in the area.
16 Above 16 feet, flood waters threaten the Wilson River RV Park east of Tillamook along Hwy 6. Flooding will also begin to impact low sections of Hwy 101, Hwy 6, and Wilson River Loop Road, especially during high tide.
15.5 Above 15.5 ft, expect widespread flooding in the north part of Tillamook along Hwy 101 to the vicinity of the Tillamook Cheese Factory, especially during high tides. The most noticable flood impacts are to low-lying roads and some buildings near Dougherty Slough and the lower Wilson River. Widespread flooding of low lying dairy and pasture land and some rural access roads outside of Tillamook can be expected as well.
14 Above 14 ft, widespread lowland and dairy land flooding begins. Sloughs north of the city, mainly Dougherty, begin to overflow. Minor flooding begins in the business district north of Tillamook and along Hwy 101, particularly during high tide.
12 Above 12 ft, minor flooding of low lying dairy and pasture land north and east of Tillamook can be expected, particularly during high tides.

Other Real-time and/or Archive Data Sources:

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Archived/Historical Data at USACE DataQuery
10-day Forecast/Trend, Northwest River Forecast Center
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