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Elwha River at Elwha R Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 10.47 ft at 5:00PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.47 ft at 5:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.47 ft at 5:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.47 ft at 5:45PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.49 ft at 6:00PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.5 ft at 6:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.51 ft at 6:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.51 ft at 6:45PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.52 ft at 7:00PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.53 ft at 7:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.54 ft at 7:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.53 ft at 7:45PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.55 ft at 8:00PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.56 ft at 8:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.57 ft at 8:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.57 ft at 8:45PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.59 ft at 9:00PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.62 ft at 9:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.64 ft at 9:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.63 ft at 9:45PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.64 ft at 10:00PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.65 ft at 10:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.66 ft at 10:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.64 ft at 10:45PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.67 ft at 11:00PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.69 ft at 11:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.69 ft at 11:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.69 ft at 11:45PM May 25, 2022Observed: 10.69 ft at 12:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.71 ft at 12:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.7 ft at 12:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.73 ft at 12:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.75 ft at 1:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.72 ft at 1:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.74 ft at 1:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.74 ft at 1:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.74 ft at 2:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.74 ft at 2:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.73 ft at 2:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.74 ft at 2:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.75 ft at 3:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.76 ft at 3:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.76 ft at 3:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.74 ft at 3:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.74 ft at 4:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.71 ft at 4:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.73 ft at 4:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.73 ft at 4:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.74 ft at 5:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.75 ft at 6:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.72 ft at 6:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.73 ft at 6:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.72 ft at 7:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.73 ft at 7:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.74 ft at 7:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.71 ft at 7:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.71 ft at 8:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.71 ft at 8:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.71 ft at 8:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.72 ft at 8:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.69 ft at 9:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.72 ft at 9:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.69 ft at 9:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.69 ft at 9:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.69 ft at 10:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.7 ft at 10:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.67 ft at 10:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.69 ft at 10:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.69 ft at 11:00AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.69 ft at 11:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.67 ft at 11:30AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.67 ft at 11:45AM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.67 ft at 12:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.66 ft at 12:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.66 ft at 12:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.65 ft at 12:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.66 ft at 1:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.65 ft at 1:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.66 ft at 1:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.67 ft at 1:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.65 ft at 2:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.64 ft at 2:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.63 ft at 2:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.63 ft at 2:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.62 ft at 3:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.63 ft at 3:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.62 ft at 3:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.64 ft at 3:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.63 ft at 4:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.62 ft at 4:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.61 ft at 4:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.62 ft at 4:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.62 ft at 5:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.61 ft at 5:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.62 ft at 5:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.6 ft at 5:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.61 ft at 6:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.61 ft at 6:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.62 ft at 6:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.6 ft at 6:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.62 ft at 7:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.61 ft at 7:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.63 ft at 7:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.61 ft at 7:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.63 ft at 8:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.63 ft at 8:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.63 ft at 8:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.64 ft at 8:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.65 ft at 9:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.66 ft at 9:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.65 ft at 9:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.64 ft at 9:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.66 ft at 10:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.68 ft at 10:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.69 ft at 10:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.68 ft at 10:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.71 ft at 11:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.7 ft at 11:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.72 ft at 11:30PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.76 ft at 11:45PM May 26, 2022Observed: 10.76 ft at 12:00AM May 27, 2022Observed: 10.79 ft at 12:15AM May 27, 2022Observed: 10.76 ft at 12:30AM May 27, 2022Observed: 10.79 ft at 12:45AM May 27, 2022Observed: 10.81 ft at 1:00AM May 27, 2022Observed: 10.85 ft at 1:15AM May 27, 2022Observed: 10.85 ft at 1:30AM May 27, 2022Observed: 10.88 ft at 1:45AM May 27, 2022Observed: 10.89 ft at 2:00AM May 27, 2022Observed: 10.9 ft at 2:15AM May 27, 2022Observed: 10.94 ft at 2:30AM May 27, 2022Observed: 10.99 ft at 2:45AM May 27, 2022Observed: 10.95 ft at 3:00AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11 ft at 3:15AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.01 ft at 3:30AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.02 ft at 3:45AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.05 ft at 4:00AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.06 ft at 4:15AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.12 ft at 4:30AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.1 ft at 4:45AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.13 ft at 5:00AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.14 ft at 5:15AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.16 ft at 5:30AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.18 ft at 5:45AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.19 ft at 6:00AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.18 ft at 6:15AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.22 ft at 6:30AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.26 ft at 6:45AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.25 ft at 7:00AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.29 ft at 7:15AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.29 ft at 7:30AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.3 ft at 7:45AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.33 ft at 8:00AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.33 ft at 8:15AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.36 ft at 8:30AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.36 ft at 8:45AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.33 ft at 9:00AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.33 ft at 9:15AM May 27, 2022Highest Observation: 11.41 ft at 9:30AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.37 ft at 9:45AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.38 ft at 10:00AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.37 ft at 10:15AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.39 ft at 10:30AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.36 ft at 10:45AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.37 ft at 11:00AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.35 ft at 11:15AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.36 ft at 11:30AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.35 ft at 11:45AM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.32 ft at 12:00PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.33 ft at 12:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.31 ft at 12:30PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.33 ft at 12:45PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.31 ft at 1:00PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.3 ft at 1:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.3 ft at 1:30PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.3 ft at 1:45PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.28 ft at 2:00PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.26 ft at 2:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.27 ft at 2:30PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.27 ft at 2:45PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.25 ft at 3:00PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.23 ft at 3:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.23 ft at 3:30PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.25 ft at 3:45PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.22 ft at 4:00PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.2 ft at 4:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.24 ft at 4:30PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.23 ft at 4:45PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.22 ft at 5:00PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.19 ft at 5:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.21 ft at 5:30PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.2 ft at 5:45PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.22 ft at 6:00PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.22 ft at 6:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.2 ft at 6:30PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.19 ft at 6:45PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.18 ft at 7:00PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.16 ft at 7:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.16 ft at 7:30PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.16 ft at 7:45PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.15 ft at 8:00PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.17 ft at 8:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.16 ft at 8:30PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.17 ft at 8:45PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.15 ft at 9:00PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.16 ft at 9:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.15 ft at 9:30PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.15 ft at 9:45PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.17 ft at 10:00PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.14 ft at 10:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.13 ft at 10:30PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.14 ft at 10:45PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.13 ft at 11:00PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.13 ft at 11:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.12 ft at 11:30PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.13 ft at 11:45PM May 27, 2022Observed: 11.13 ft at 12:00AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.14 ft at 12:15AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.11 ft at 12:30AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.13 ft at 12:45AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.14 ft at 1:00AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.13 ft at 1:15AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.11 ft at 1:30AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.12 ft at 1:45AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.09 ft at 2:00AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.09 ft at 2:15AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.1 ft at 2:30AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.11 ft at 2:45AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.11 ft at 3:00AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.07 ft at 3:15AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.08 ft at 3:30AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.08 ft at 3:45AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.07 ft at 4:00AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.07 ft at 4:15AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.07 ft at 4:30AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.06 ft at 4:45AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.05 ft at 5:00AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.03 ft at 5:15AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.06 ft at 5:30AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.06 ft at 5:45AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.01 ft at 6:00AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.02 ft at 6:15AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11 ft at 6:30AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11 ft at 6:45AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.02 ft at 7:00AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11 ft at 7:15AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11 ft at 7:30AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.02 ft at 7:45AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11 ft at 8:00AM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.99 ft at 8:15AM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.98 ft at 8:30AM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.99 ft at 8:45AM May 28, 2022Observed: 11.01 ft at 9:00AM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.96 ft at 9:15AM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.96 ft at 9:30AM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.94 ft at 9:45AM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.95 ft at 10:00AM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.95 ft at 10:15AM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.96 ft at 10:30AM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.95 ft at 10:45AM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.92 ft at 11:00AM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.93 ft at 11:15AM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.95 ft at 11:30AM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.93 ft at 11:45AM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.96 ft at 12:00PM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.93 ft at 12:15PM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.92 ft at 12:30PM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.94 ft at 12:45PM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.92 ft at 1:00PM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.92 ft at 1:15PM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.91 ft at 1:30PM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.91 ft at 1:45PM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.91 ft at 2:00PM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.93 ft at 2:15PM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.9 ft at 2:30PM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.9 ft at 2:45PM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.94 ft at 3:00PM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.92 ft at 3:15PM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.9 ft at 3:30PM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.9 ft at 3:45PM May 28, 2022Observed: 10.89 ft at 4:00PM May 28, 2022Forecast: 11.01 ft 5:00PM May 28, 2022Forecast: 11.05 ft 11:00PM May 28, 2022Forecast: 11.09 ft 5:00AM May 29, 2022Forecast: 11.06 ft 11:00AM May 29, 2022Forecast: 11.01 ft 5:00PM May 29, 2022Forecast: 10.96 ft 11:00PM May 29, 2022Forecast: 10.92 ft 5:00AM May 30, 2022Forecast: 10.88 ft 11:00AM May 30, 2022Forecast: 10.82 ft 5:00PM May 30, 2022Forecast: 10.78 ft 11:00PM May 30, 2022Forecast: 10.78 ft 5:00AM May 31, 2022Forecast: 10.78 ft 11:00AM May 31, 2022Forecast: 10.78 ft 5:00PM May 31, 2022Forecast: 10.81 ft 11:00PM May 31, 2022Forecast: 10.92 ft 5:00AM Jun 01, 2022Forecast: 11.01 ft 11:00AM Jun 01, 2022Forecast: 11.06 ft 5:00PM Jun 01, 2022Forecast: 11.13 ft 11:00PM Jun 01, 2022Forecast: 11.25 ft 5:00AM Jun 02, 2022Highest Forecast: 11.34 ft 11:00AM Jun 02, 2022USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesELWW1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:50PM May 28, 2022)ObservedForecast (issued 3:50PM May 28)Latest observed value: 10.89 ft at 4:00 PM PDT 28-May-2022. Flood Stage is 20 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past and future precipitation. The stages/flows that will occur may be different if future rainfall is different than forecast.

Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Elwha River at Elwha R are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 23
Moderate Flood Stage: 21.5
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 17.3
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 24.65 ft on 12/03/2007
(2) 24.20 ft on 11/26/1949
(3) 23.86 ft on 10/17/2003
(4) 23.85 ft on 10/20/2003
(5) 23.71 ft on 11/23/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 22.80 ft on 11/15/2021 (P)
(2) 21.22 ft on 11/23/2017 (P)
(3) 20.36 ft on 12/09/2015 (P)
(4) 21.04 ft on 11/13/2015 (P)
(5) 19.88 ft on 02/06/2015 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
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23 the Elwha River will cause major flooding. Deep and swift flood waters will inundate roads...farm lands...and residential areas. Erosion will likely damage river banks. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Elwha River Basin.
21.5 the Elwha River will flood roads...much of the pasture land along the river...and several residential areas. Erosion may damage river banks.
20 the Elwha River will flood roads and pasture lands along the river...with flood waters encroaching on some residential areas.
18 the Elwha River will locally spill over its banks.
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Latitude: 48.055000° N, Longitude: 123.581944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 20 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 200 ft 220 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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