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Samish River near Burlington River Discharge (cfs)Stage (ft)Observed: 254 cfs at 4:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 254 cfs at 4:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 254 cfs at 4:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 254 cfs at 4:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 254 cfs at 5:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 254 cfs at 5:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 251 cfs at 5:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 251 cfs at 5:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 249 cfs at 6:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 251 cfs at 6:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 249 cfs at 6:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 249 cfs at 6:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 249 cfs at 7:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 249 cfs at 7:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 249 cfs at 7:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 247 cfs at 7:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 247 cfs at 8:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 247 cfs at 8:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 247 cfs at 8:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 247 cfs at 8:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 246 cfs at 9:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 247 cfs at 9:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 247 cfs at 9:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 246 cfs at 9:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 246 cfs at 10:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 246 cfs at 10:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 246 cfs at 10:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 247 cfs at 10:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 244 cfs at 11:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 244 cfs at 11:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 244 cfs at 11:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 244 cfs at 11:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 246 cfs at 12:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 244 cfs at 12:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 242 cfs at 12:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 242 cfs at 12:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 244 cfs at 1:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 240 cfs at 1:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 242 cfs at 1:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 240 cfs at 1:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 240 cfs at 2:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 242 cfs at 2:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 242 cfs at 2:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 240 cfs at 2:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 242 cfs at 3:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 244 cfs at 3:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 242 cfs at 3:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 244 cfs at 3:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 244 cfs at 4:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 244 cfs at 4:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 246 cfs at 4:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 246 cfs at 4:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 247 cfs at 5:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 249 cfs at 5:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 251 cfs at 5:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 254 cfs at 5:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 254 cfs at 6:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 258 cfs at 6:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 260 cfs at 6:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 262 cfs at 6:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 266 cfs at 7:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 264 cfs at 7:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 270 cfs at 7:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 272 cfs at 7:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 276 cfs at 8:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 278 cfs at 9:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 276 cfs at 9:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 281 cfs at 9:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 281 cfs at 10:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 278 cfs at 10:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 281 cfs at 10:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 283 cfs at 10:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 285 cfs at 11:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 287 cfs at 11:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 287 cfs at 11:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 285 cfs at 11:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 287 cfs at 12:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 285 cfs at 12:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 285 cfs at 12:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 287 cfs at 12:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 287 cfs at 1:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 287 cfs at 1:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 291 cfs at 1:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 287 cfs at 1:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 287 cfs at 2:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 289 cfs at 2:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 289 cfs at 2:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 291 cfs at 2:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 289 cfs at 3:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 291 cfs at 3:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 287 cfs at 3:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 289 cfs at 3:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 289 cfs at 4:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 291 cfs at 4:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 293 cfs at 4:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 291 cfs at 4:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 291 cfs at 5:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 293 cfs at 5:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 296 cfs at 5:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 293 cfs at 5:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 296 cfs at 6:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 293 cfs at 6:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 298 cfs at 6:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 298 cfs at 6:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 300 cfs at 7:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 300 cfs at 7:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 302 cfs at 7:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 302 cfs at 7:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 302 cfs at 8:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 302 cfs at 8:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 302 cfs at 8:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 305 cfs at 8:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 309 cfs at 9:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 309 cfs at 9:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 309 cfs at 9:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 311 cfs at 9:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 311 cfs at 10:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 314 cfs at 10:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 316 cfs at 10:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 316 cfs at 10:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 316 cfs at 11:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 318 cfs at 11:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 318 cfs at 11:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 318 cfs at 11:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 316 cfs at 12:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 318 cfs at 12:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 318 cfs at 12:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 318 cfs at 12:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 318 cfs at 1:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 318 cfs at 1:15PM Nov 25, 2020Highest Observation: 320 cfs at 1:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 318 cfs at 1:45PM Nov 25, 2020Highest Observation: 320 cfs at 2:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 318 cfs at 2:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 318 cfs at 2:30PM Nov 25, 2020Highest Observation: 320 cfs at 2:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 318 cfs at 3:00PM Nov 25, 2020Highest Observation: 320 cfs at 3:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 318 cfs at 3:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 318 cfs at 3:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 316 cfs at 4:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 318 cfs at 4:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 318 cfs at 4:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 316 cfs at 4:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 316 cfs at 5:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 318 cfs at 5:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 314 cfs at 5:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 316 cfs at 5:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 316 cfs at 6:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 316 cfs at 6:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 318 cfs at 6:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 316 cfs at 6:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 316 cfs at 7:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 316 cfs at 7:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 316 cfs at 7:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 316 cfs at 7:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 314 cfs at 8:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 314 cfs at 9:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 314 cfs at 9:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 311 cfs at 9:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 314 cfs at 10:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 311 cfs at 10:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 314 cfs at 10:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 314 cfs at 10:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 314 cfs at 11:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 309 cfs at 11:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 309 cfs at 11:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 311 cfs at 11:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 309 cfs at 12:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 311 cfs at 12:15AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 309 cfs at 12:30AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 309 cfs at 12:45AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 309 cfs at 1:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 307 cfs at 1:15AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 309 cfs at 1:30AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 309 cfs at 1:45AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 309 cfs at 2:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 309 cfs at 2:15AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 307 cfs at 2:30AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 307 cfs at 2:45AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 307 cfs at 3:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 305 cfs at 3:15AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 307 cfs at 3:30AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 305 cfs at 3:45AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 302 cfs at 4:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 305 cfs at 4:15AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 305 cfs at 4:30AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 302 cfs at 4:45AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 302 cfs at 5:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 305 cfs at 5:15AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 305 cfs at 5:30AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 305 cfs at 5:45AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 302 cfs at 6:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 300 cfs at 6:15AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 302 cfs at 6:30AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 300 cfs at 6:45AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 302 cfs at 7:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 302 cfs at 7:15AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 302 cfs at 7:30AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 302 cfs at 7:45AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 302 cfs at 8:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 300 cfs at 8:15AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 305 cfs at 8:30AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 300 cfs at 8:45AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 300 cfs at 9:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 300 cfs at 9:15AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 298 cfs at 9:30AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 296 cfs at 9:45AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 300 cfs at 10:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 298 cfs at 10:15AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 302 cfs at 10:30AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 298 cfs at 10:45AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 298 cfs at 11:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 289 cfs at 9:15PM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 289 cfs at 9:30PM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 287 cfs at 9:45PM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 289 cfs at 10:00PM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 289 cfs at 10:15PM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 287 cfs at 10:30PM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 287 cfs at 10:45PM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 289 cfs at 11:00PM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 287 cfs at 11:15PM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 287 cfs at 11:30PM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 287 cfs at 11:45PM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 285 cfs at 12:00AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 287 cfs at 12:15AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 285 cfs at 12:30AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 285 cfs at 12:45AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 287 cfs at 1:00AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 285 cfs at 1:15AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 285 cfs at 1:30AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 285 cfs at 1:45AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 285 cfs at 2:00AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 285 cfs at 2:15AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 287 cfs at 2:30AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 285 cfs at 2:45AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 283 cfs at 3:00AM Nov 27, 2020Forecast: 267.18 cfs 4:00AM Nov 27, 2020Forecast: 258.45 cfs 10:00AM Nov 27, 2020Forecast: 249.36 cfs 4:00PM Nov 27, 2020Forecast: 263.43 cfs 10:00PM Nov 27, 2020Forecast: 305.8 cfs 4:00AM Nov 28, 2020Highest Forecast: 325.4 cfs 10:00AM Nov 28, 2020Forecast: 318.19 cfs 4:00PM Nov 28, 2020Forecast: 301.53 cfs 10:00PM Nov 28, 2020Forecast: 283.42 cfs 4:00AM Nov 29, 2020Forecast: 266.35 cfs 10:00AM Nov 29, 2020Forecast: 251.98 cfs 4:00PM Nov 29, 2020Forecast: 241.19 cfs 10:00PM Nov 29, 2020Forecast: 235.51 cfs 4:00AM Nov 30, 2020Forecast: 236.23 cfs 10:00AM Nov 30, 2020Forecast: 240.71 cfs 4:00PM Nov 30, 2020Forecast: 242.63 cfs 10:00PM Nov 30, 2020Forecast: 238.6 cfs 4:00AM Dec 01, 2020Forecast: 231.44 cfs 10:00AM Dec 01, 2020Forecast: 223.46 cfs 4:00PM Dec 01, 2020Forecast: 215.79 cfs 10:00PM Dec 01, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSMRW1(plotting QRIRV) Graph Created (3:49AM Nov 27, 2020)ObservedForecast (issued 3:43PM Nov 26)Latest observed value: 283 cfs at 3:00 AM PST 27-Nov-2020. Flood Flow is 3 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.

Reliability of the Forecast: Forecast data shown here are guidance values only. Please refer to your local NWS office.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Samish River near Burlington are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in KCFS)
Major Flood Flow: 11
Moderate Flood Flow: 7
Flood Flow: 3
Action Flow: 2.1
Low Stage (in feet): 0

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11000 the Samish River will experience major flooding from Old Hwy 99 down to Samish Bay, with flooding of most areas of farm land along the river and further away, including Old Hwy 99. Samish Island Road will flood, cutting off Samish Island. There will also be flooding of residences, businesses, and the following roads: Sam Bell, Farm To Market, Allen, Thomas, Green, and Steelhead Lane. Levees will overtop and could breech.
9000 the Samish River will cause moderate flooding from Old Hwy 99 down to Samish Bay, flooding many areas of farm land along the river and further away. Samish Island Road will flood, cutting off Samish Island. There will also be flooding of residences, businesses, and the following roads: Sam Bell, Farm To Market, Allen, Thomas, Green, and Steelhead Lane. Levees could breech as well.
7000 the Samish River will cause moderate flooding from Old Hwy 99 down to Samish Bay, flooding many areas of farm land along the river and further away. There will also be flooding of residences, businesses, and the following roads: Sam Bell, Farm To Market, Allen, Thomas, Green, and Steelhead Lane. Levees could breech as well.
4500 the Samish River will spill over its banks causing flood waters from west of Interstate 5 down to Samish Bay, flooding Sam Bell Rd., Farm To Market Rd., Allen Rd. near the town of Allen, and also Thomas Rd. and Green Rd.. Some residences, businesses, and farmland along the river will also be flooded.
3000 the Samish River will spill over its banks causing flood waters over Sam Bell Rd., Farm To Market Rd., and Allen Rd. near the town of Allen. Some residences, businesses, and low-lying farm land along the river will also be flooded.
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Latitude: 48.546111° N, Longitude: 122.336944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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