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White River at Mud Mtn. Dam - Outflow River Discharge (cfs)Observed: 1130 cfs at 6:00PM Sep 26, 2020Observed: 1130 cfs at 7:00PM Sep 26, 2020Observed: 1130 cfs at 8:00PM Sep 26, 2020Observed: 1120 cfs at 10:00PM Sep 26, 2020Observed: 1130 cfs at 11:00PM Sep 26, 2020Observed: 1130 cfs at 1:00AM Sep 27, 2020Highest Observation: 1140 cfs at 2:00AM Sep 27, 2020Observed: 1130 cfs at 3:00AM Sep 27, 2020Highest Observation: 1140 cfs at 4:00AM Sep 27, 2020Highest Observation: 1140 cfs at 5:00AM Sep 27, 2020Observed: 1130 cfs at 6:00AM Sep 27, 2020Observed: 1130 cfs at 7:00AM Sep 27, 2020Observed: 1120 cfs at 8:00AM Sep 27, 2020Observed: 1100 cfs at 9:00AM Sep 27, 2020Observed: 1100 cfs at 10:00AM Sep 27, 2020Observed: 1100 cfs at 11:00AM Sep 27, 2020Observed: 1090 cfs at 12:00PM Sep 27, 2020Observed: 1090 cfs at 1:00PM Sep 27, 2020Observed: 1090 cfs at 2:00PM Sep 27, 2020Observed: 1090 cfs at 4:00PM Sep 27, 2020Observed: 1080 cfs at 5:00PM Sep 27, 2020Observed: 1100 cfs at 6:00PM Sep 27, 2020Observed: 1080 cfs at 7:00PM Sep 27, 2020Observed: 1070 cfs at 8:00PM Sep 27, 2020Observed: 1080 cfs at 9:00PM Sep 27, 2020Observed: 1070 cfs at 10:00PM Sep 27, 2020Observed: 1060 cfs at 11:00PM Sep 27, 2020Observed: 1060 cfs at 1:00AM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1050 cfs at 2:00AM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1050 cfs at 3:00AM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1050 cfs at 4:00AM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1040 cfs at 5:00AM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1050 cfs at 6:00AM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1040 cfs at 7:00AM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1030 cfs at 9:00AM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1040 cfs at 10:00AM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1040 cfs at 11:00AM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1040 cfs at 12:00PM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1040 cfs at 1:00PM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1040 cfs at 2:00PM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1050 cfs at 3:00PM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1070 cfs at 4:00PM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1040 cfs at 5:00PM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1060 cfs at 6:00PM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1060 cfs at 7:00PM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1040 cfs at 8:00PM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1040 cfs at 9:00PM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1040 cfs at 10:00PM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1050 cfs at 11:00PM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1050 cfs at 1:00AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1050 cfs at 3:00AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1040 cfs at 4:00AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1040 cfs at 5:00AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1040 cfs at 6:00AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1050 cfs at 7:00AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1030 cfs at 8:00AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1040 cfs at 9:00AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1030 cfs at 10:00AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1030 cfs at 11:00AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1030 cfs at 12:00PM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1040 cfs at 1:00PM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1020 cfs at 2:00PM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1000 cfs at 3:00PM Sep 29, 2020Highest Forecast: 1012.77 cfs 11:00PM Sep 29, 2020Forecast: 1004.52 cfs 5:00AM Sep 30, 2020Forecast: 995.31 cfs 11:00AM Sep 30, 2020Forecast: 983.76 cfs 5:00PM Sep 30, 2020Forecast: 969.98 cfs 11:00PM Sep 30, 2020Forecast: 955.62 cfs 5:00AM Oct 01, 2020Forecast: 941.59 cfs 11:00AM Oct 01, 2020Forecast: 927.22 cfs 5:00PM Oct 01, 2020Forecast: 911.47 cfs 11:00PM Oct 01, 2020Forecast: 895.2 cfs 5:00AM Oct 02, 2020Forecast: 890.53 cfs 11:00AM Oct 02, 2020Forecast: 885.34 cfs 5:00PM Oct 02, 2020Forecast: 879.15 cfs 11:00PM Oct 02, 2020Forecast: 873.11 cfs 5:00AM Oct 03, 2020Forecast: 867.91 cfs 11:00AM Oct 03, 2020Forecast: 861.93 cfs 5:00PM Oct 03, 2020Forecast: 854.09 cfs 11:00PM Oct 03, 2020Forecast: 845.35 cfs 5:00AM Oct 04, 2020Forecast: 836.06 cfs 11:00AM Oct 04, 2020Forecast: 825.3 cfs 5:00PM Oct 04, 2020USACE - Seattle DistrictMMRW1(plotting QRIRZ) Graph Created (5:35PM Sep 29, 2020)ObservedForecast (issued 2:56PM Sep 29)Latest observed value: 1000 cfs at 3:00 PM PDT 29-Sep-2020. Flood Flow is 9 kcfs
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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.

NOTE: Forecast river flows on the White River below Mud Mountain Dam take into account forecast dam operations and are subject to change.

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

NOTE: Forecasts for the White River at Mud Mtn. Dam - Outflow are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in KCFS)
Major Flood Flow: 14
Moderate Flood Flow: 12
Flood Flow: 9
Action Flow: 4.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 15,200 cfs on 11/24/1986
(2) 14,800 cfs on 12/02/1977
(3) 14,700 cfs on 12/02/1995
(4) 14,100 cfs on 01/09/1990
(5) 14,000 cfs on 02/24/1986

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14,700 cfs on 12/02/1995
(2) 14,100 cfs on 01/09/1990
(3) 15,200 cfs on 11/24/1986
(4) 14,000 cfs on 02/24/1986
(5) 14,800 cfs on 12/02/1977

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
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14000 the White River will cause major flooding above and below Mud Mountain Dam downstream to near Auburn. Deep and swift flood waters will inundate roads and residential areas. Damage due to erosion is likely. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the White River Basin. 14000 cfs on the White River corresponds to above phase 4 flood in the King County flood system.
12000 the White River will cause flooding above and below Mud Mountain Dam downstream to near Auburn. Deep and swift flood waters will inundate roads and residential areas. Damage due to erosion is likely. 12000 cfs on the White River corresponds to a phase 4 flood in the King County flood system.
10000 the White River will flood areas above and below Mud Mountain Dam downstream to near Auburn. Deep and swift flood waters will inundate roads and surround and cut off access to some homes in the Red Creek area. Flood damages occur at the fish hatchery near the City of Enumclaw. 10000 cfs on the White river corresponds to a phase 4 flood in the King County flood system.
8000 the White River will spill over its banks below Mud Mountain Dam producing high water that will encroach on roads and residences, particularly in the Red Creek area. 8000 cfs on the White River is within phase 3 flood in the King County flood system.
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Latitude: 47.140833° N, Longitude: 121.930000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS flow Not Available Not Available Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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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
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Primary data comes from USACE. Crest history through 2003 comes from the downstream gage White River near Buckley.
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