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Skagit River near Mt Vernon Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 13.76 ft at 7:15PM May 11, 2021Observed: 13.75 ft at 7:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 13.75 ft at 7:45PM May 11, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 8:00PM May 11, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 8:15PM May 11, 2021Observed: 13.75 ft at 8:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 8:45PM May 11, 2021Observed: 13.75 ft at 9:00PM May 11, 2021Observed: 13.77 ft at 9:15PM May 11, 2021Observed: 13.77 ft at 9:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 9:45PM May 11, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 10:00PM May 11, 2021Observed: 13.75 ft at 10:15PM May 11, 2021Observed: 13.75 ft at 10:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 10:45PM May 11, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 11:00PM May 11, 2021Observed: 13.75 ft at 11:15PM May 11, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 11:30PM May 11, 2021Observed: 13.75 ft at 11:45PM May 11, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 12:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 12:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.75 ft at 12:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 12:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 1:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 1:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 1:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 1:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 2:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 2:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.75 ft at 2:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 2:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 3:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 3:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 3:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.77 ft at 3:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 4:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 4:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 4:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 4:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.76 ft at 5:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.77 ft at 5:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.77 ft at 5:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.77 ft at 5:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.77 ft at 6:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.79 ft at 6:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.77 ft at 6:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.78 ft at 6:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.78 ft at 7:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.78 ft at 7:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.79 ft at 7:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.79 ft at 7:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.81 ft at 8:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.79 ft at 8:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.81 ft at 8:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.82 ft at 8:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.82 ft at 9:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.83 ft at 9:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.83 ft at 9:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.84 ft at 9:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.84 ft at 10:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.86 ft at 10:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.85 ft at 10:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.87 ft at 10:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.87 ft at 11:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.88 ft at 11:15AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.88 ft at 11:30AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.89 ft at 11:45AM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.9 ft at 12:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.91 ft at 12:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.92 ft at 12:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.92 ft at 12:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.94 ft at 1:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.94 ft at 1:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.95 ft at 1:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.97 ft at 1:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.95 ft at 2:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.97 ft at 2:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.98 ft at 2:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.99 ft at 2:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 13.99 ft at 3:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.01 ft at 3:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.02 ft at 3:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.02 ft at 3:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.02 ft at 4:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.03 ft at 4:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.05 ft at 4:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.04 ft at 4:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.05 ft at 5:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.06 ft at 5:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.06 ft at 5:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.05 ft at 5:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.06 ft at 6:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.08 ft at 6:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.09 ft at 6:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.09 ft at 6:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.09 ft at 7:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.11 ft at 7:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.11 ft at 7:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.11 ft at 7:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.1 ft at 8:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.11 ft at 8:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.13 ft at 8:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.13 ft at 8:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.12 ft at 9:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.13 ft at 9:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.14 ft at 9:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.14 ft at 9:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.13 ft at 10:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.15 ft at 10:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.14 ft at 10:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.15 ft at 10:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.16 ft at 11:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.16 ft at 11:15PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.16 ft at 11:30PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.15 ft at 11:45PM May 12, 2021Observed: 14.16 ft at 12:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.17 ft at 12:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.17 ft at 12:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.16 ft at 12:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.17 ft at 1:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.18 ft at 1:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.17 ft at 1:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.18 ft at 1:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.18 ft at 2:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.19 ft at 2:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.18 ft at 2:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.19 ft at 2:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.19 ft at 3:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.17 ft at 3:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.19 ft at 3:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.18 ft at 3:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.2 ft at 4:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.19 ft at 4:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.2 ft at 4:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.22 ft at 4:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.2 ft at 5:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.21 ft at 5:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.2 ft at 5:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.2 ft at 5:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.22 ft at 6:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.23 ft at 6:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.22 ft at 6:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.23 ft at 6:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.22 ft at 7:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.22 ft at 7:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.23 ft at 7:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.24 ft at 7:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.23 ft at 8:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.24 ft at 8:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.27 ft at 9:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.27 ft at 9:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.27 ft at 10:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.29 ft at 10:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.27 ft at 10:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.28 ft at 10:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.3 ft at 11:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.29 ft at 11:15AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.3 ft at 11:30AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.3 ft at 11:45AM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.32 ft at 12:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.32 ft at 12:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.32 ft at 12:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.33 ft at 12:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.33 ft at 1:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.34 ft at 1:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.35 ft at 1:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.35 ft at 1:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.36 ft at 2:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.36 ft at 2:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.37 ft at 2:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.37 ft at 2:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.38 ft at 3:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.39 ft at 3:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.4 ft at 3:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.39 ft at 3:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.41 ft at 4:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.4 ft at 4:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.41 ft at 4:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.41 ft at 4:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.42 ft at 5:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.42 ft at 5:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.44 ft at 5:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.44 ft at 5:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.44 ft at 6:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.43 ft at 6:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.45 ft at 6:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.45 ft at 6:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.44 ft at 7:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.44 ft at 7:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.46 ft at 7:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.47 ft at 7:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.46 ft at 8:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.48 ft at 8:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.48 ft at 8:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.48 ft at 8:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.48 ft at 9:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.49 ft at 9:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.49 ft at 9:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.5 ft at 9:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.5 ft at 10:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.51 ft at 10:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.52 ft at 10:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.5 ft at 10:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.52 ft at 11:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.51 ft at 11:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.52 ft at 11:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.52 ft at 11:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 14.52 ft at 12:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.53 ft at 12:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.53 ft at 12:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.52 ft at 12:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.53 ft at 1:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.54 ft at 1:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.54 ft at 1:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.54 ft at 1:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.55 ft at 2:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.56 ft at 2:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.56 ft at 2:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.57 ft at 2:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.57 ft at 3:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.57 ft at 3:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.56 ft at 3:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.58 ft at 3:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.58 ft at 4:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.58 ft at 4:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.58 ft at 4:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.6 ft at 4:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.6 ft at 5:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.62 ft at 5:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.62 ft at 5:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.62 ft at 5:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.64 ft at 6:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.64 ft at 6:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.64 ft at 6:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.66 ft at 6:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.67 ft at 7:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.69 ft at 7:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.71 ft at 7:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.71 ft at 7:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.72 ft at 8:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.73 ft at 8:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.75 ft at 8:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.77 ft at 8:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.78 ft at 9:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.8 ft at 9:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.81 ft at 9:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.83 ft at 9:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.85 ft at 10:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.86 ft at 10:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.87 ft at 10:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.9 ft at 10:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.91 ft at 11:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.93 ft at 11:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.95 ft at 11:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.97 ft at 11:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 14.99 ft at 12:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 15.01 ft at 12:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 15.03 ft at 12:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 15.04 ft at 12:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 15.06 ft at 1:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 15.08 ft at 1:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 15.11 ft at 1:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 15.12 ft at 1:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 15.12 ft at 2:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 15.15 ft at 2:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 15.21 ft at 3:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 15.24 ft at 3:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 15.25 ft at 4:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 15.26 ft at 4:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 15.27 ft at 4:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 15.28 ft at 4:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 15.29 ft at 5:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 15.3 ft at 5:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 15.31 ft at 5:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 15.32 ft at 5:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 15.32 ft at 6:00PM May 14, 2021Highest Observation: 15.33 ft at 6:15PM May 14, 2021Forecast: 15.62 ft 11:00PM May 14, 2021Forecast: 15.8 ft 5:00AM May 15, 2021Forecast: 15.74 ft 11:00AM May 15, 2021Forecast: 15.7 ft 5:00PM May 15, 2021Forecast: 15.85 ft 11:00PM May 15, 2021Forecast: 16.04 ft 5:00AM May 16, 2021Forecast: 16.08 ft 11:00AM May 16, 2021Forecast: 16.1 ft 5:00PM May 16, 2021Forecast: 16.27 ft 11:00PM May 16, 2021Forecast: 16.46 ft 5:00AM May 17, 2021Forecast: 16.51 ft 11:00AM May 17, 2021Forecast: 16.54 ft 5:00PM May 17, 2021Forecast: 16.71 ft 11:00PM May 17, 2021Highest Forecast: 16.87 ft 5:00AM May 18, 2021Forecast: 16.82 ft 11:00AM May 18, 2021Forecast: 16.65 ft 5:00PM May 18, 2021Forecast: 16.55 ft 11:00PM May 18, 2021Forecast: 16.5 ft 5:00AM May 19, 2021Forecast: 16.41 ft 11:00AM May 19, 2021Forecast: 16.28 ft 5:00PM May 19, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMVEW1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:05PM May 14, 2021)ObservedForecast (issued 2:53PM May 14)Latest observed value: 15.33 ft at 6:15 PM PDT 14-May-2021. Flood Stage is 28 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 Skagit River near Mt Vernon are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 32
Moderate Flood Stage: 30
Flood Stage: 28
Action Stage: 22.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 37.37 ft on 11/25/1990
(2) 37.34 ft on 11/30/1995
(3) 37.00 ft on 11/11/1906
(4) 36.85 ft on 02/11/1951
(5) 36.61 ft on 11/11/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 29.45 ft on 02/02/2020 (P)
(2) 33.15 ft on 11/24/2017 (P)
(3) 29.47 ft on 12/10/2015 (P)
(4) 30.97 ft on 11/18/2015 (P)
(5) 29.11 ft on 11/14/2015 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 7.37 ft on 10/26/1942
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36 the Skagit River will cause severe near record flooding from Sedro Woolley downstream through Mount Vernon to the mouth. Deep and swift flood waters will inundate and possibly damage many roads...farmlands and residential areas. Levees may be damaged. Flood areas will also include headwaters...tributaries...and other streams in the Skagit basin. This level for this location corresponds to a Phase 3 flood in the Skagit County flood system.
32 the Skagit River will cause major flooding from Sedro Woolley downstream through Mount Vernon to the mouth. Deep and swift flood waters will inundate many roads...farmlands and residential areas. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Skagit River Basin. This level for this location on the Skagit corresponds to a Phase 2 flood in the Skagit County flood system.
30 the Skagit River will flood from Sedro Woolley downstream through Mount Vernon to the mouth. Flood waters will inundate some low-lying roads...farmlands and residential areas. This level for this location on the Skagit corresponds to a phase 1 flood in the Skagit County flood system.
28 the Skagit River will cause minor flooding from Sedro Woolley downstream through Mount Vernon to the mouth...with shallow flooding in low pasture lands and over a few low-lying roads near the river. This level for this location on the Skagit corresponds to a Phase 1 flood in the Skagit County flood system.
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(1) Upstream view of Skagit River in Mount Vernon from gage.
(2) Downstream view of Skagit River in Mount Vernon from gage.
(3) Skagit River stream gage in Mount Vernon.
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Latitude: 48.445000° N, Longitude: 122.334167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 28 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 0 ft 28 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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