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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northwest River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Skagit River near Concrete are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Mt Vernon
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 32.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 30
Flood Stage: 28
Action Stage: 0
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 69.30 ft on 01/01/1815
(2) 42.21 ft on 10/21/2003
(3) 41.57 ft on 11/29/1995
(4) 40.80 ft on 11/27/1949
(5) 40.20 ft on 11/10/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 28.96 ft on 01/28/2016 (P)
(2) 30.14 ft on 12/09/2015 (P)
(3) 33.27 ft on 11/18/2015 (P)
(4) 30.02 ft on 11/13/2015 (P)
(5) 27.52 ft on 10/31/2015 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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40 the Skagit River will cause severe near record flooding from Rockport downstream through Sedro Woolley. Deep and swift flood waters will inundate and damage roads...farms and business and residential areas...especially Cape Horn...Hamilton...and Thunderbird. Cockreham Island...the Nookachamps and the Sterling areas will be inundated. Levees east of Sedro Woolley may be damaged. This level at this location on the Skagit corresponds to a Phase 3 flood in the Skagit County flood system.
37 the Skagit River will cause major flooding from Rockport downstream through Sedro Woolley. Deep and swift flood waters will inundate many roads...farms...and some business and residential areas especially Cape Horn...Hamilton...and Thunderbird. Cockreham Island...the Nookachamps area and the Sterling area will be inundated. Levees east of Sedro Woolley may be damaged. This level for this location on the Skagit corresponds to a Phase 3 flood in the Skagit County flood system.
32.5 the Skagit River will cause flooding from Rockport downstream through Sedro Woolley. Flood waters will inundate low areas near the river...roads...and several residential areas mainly Cape Horn...Hamilton and Thunderbird. Some water will flow onto Cockreham Island and into the Nookachamps and Sterling areas. Flooding will also occur in headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within the Skagit Basin. This level for this location corresponds to a Phase 2 flood in the Skagit County flood system.
28 the Skagit River will flood low areas and sections of roads along the river from Rockport downstream to Sedro Woolley. This level for this location on the Skagit corresponds to a Phase 1 flood in the Skagit County flood system.

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