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Samish River near Burlington River Discharge (cfs)Stage (ft)Observed: 535 cfs at 2:30PM Feb 16, 2020Highest Observation: 538 cfs at 2:45PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 526 cfs at 3:00PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 535 cfs at 3:15PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 529 cfs at 3:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 529 cfs at 3:45PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 532 cfs at 4:00PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 529 cfs at 4:15PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 529 cfs at 4:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 529 cfs at 4:45PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 526 cfs at 5:00PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 529 cfs at 5:15PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 529 cfs at 5:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 529 cfs at 5:45PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 524 cfs at 6:00PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 529 cfs at 6:15PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 526 cfs at 6:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 532 cfs at 6:45PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 529 cfs at 7:00PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 532 cfs at 7:15PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 529 cfs at 7:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 526 cfs at 7:45PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 529 cfs at 8:00PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 529 cfs at 9:15PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 529 cfs at 9:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 526 cfs at 9:45PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 529 cfs at 10:00PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 526 cfs at 10:15PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 521 cfs at 10:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 524 cfs at 10:45PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 524 cfs at 11:00PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 526 cfs at 11:15PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 524 cfs at 11:30PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 524 cfs at 11:45PM Feb 16, 2020Observed: 521 cfs at 12:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 526 cfs at 12:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 524 cfs at 12:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 521 cfs at 12:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 521 cfs at 1:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 524 cfs at 1:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 524 cfs at 1:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 524 cfs at 1:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 518 cfs at 2:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 521 cfs at 2:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 518 cfs at 2:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 518 cfs at 2:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 518 cfs at 3:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 524 cfs at 3:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 521 cfs at 3:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 518 cfs at 3:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 518 cfs at 4:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 515 cfs at 4:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 515 cfs at 4:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 515 cfs at 4:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 518 cfs at 5:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 521 cfs at 5:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 515 cfs at 5:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 515 cfs at 5:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 509 cfs at 6:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 515 cfs at 6:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 509 cfs at 6:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 512 cfs at 6:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 509 cfs at 7:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 507 cfs at 7:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 504 cfs at 7:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 507 cfs at 7:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 507 cfs at 8:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 509 cfs at 8:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 509 cfs at 8:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 509 cfs at 8:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 504 cfs at 9:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 504 cfs at 9:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 501 cfs at 9:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 501 cfs at 9:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 501 cfs at 10:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 501 cfs at 10:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 504 cfs at 10:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 498 cfs at 10:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 501 cfs at 11:00AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 498 cfs at 11:15AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 498 cfs at 11:30AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 495 cfs at 11:45AM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 493 cfs at 12:00PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 498 cfs at 12:15PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 498 cfs at 12:30PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 498 cfs at 12:45PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 493 cfs at 1:00PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 493 cfs at 1:15PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 495 cfs at 1:30PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 493 cfs at 1:45PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 498 cfs at 2:00PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 493 cfs at 2:15PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 490 cfs at 2:30PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 495 cfs at 2:45PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 490 cfs at 3:00PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 487 cfs at 3:15PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 485 cfs at 3:30PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 487 cfs at 3:45PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 485 cfs at 4:00PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 485 cfs at 4:15PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 490 cfs at 4:30PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 487 cfs at 4:45PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 482 cfs at 5:00PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 487 cfs at 5:15PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 482 cfs at 5:30PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 482 cfs at 5:45PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 482 cfs at 6:00PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 479 cfs at 6:15PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 482 cfs at 6:30PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 482 cfs at 6:45PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 485 cfs at 7:00PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 479 cfs at 7:15PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 479 cfs at 7:30PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 479 cfs at 7:45PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 479 cfs at 8:00PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 476 cfs at 9:15PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 479 cfs at 9:30PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 479 cfs at 9:45PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 474 cfs at 10:00PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 479 cfs at 10:15PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 476 cfs at 10:30PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 474 cfs at 10:45PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 476 cfs at 11:00PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 471 cfs at 11:15PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 474 cfs at 11:30PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 471 cfs at 11:45PM Feb 17, 2020Observed: 468 cfs at 12:00AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 471 cfs at 12:15AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 471 cfs at 12:30AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 471 cfs at 12:45AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 471 cfs at 1:00AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 471 cfs at 1:15AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 474 cfs at 1:30AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 468 cfs at 1:45AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 466 cfs at 2:00AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 466 cfs at 2:15AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 466 cfs at 2:30AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 466 cfs at 2:45AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 463 cfs at 3:00AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 463 cfs at 3:15AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 463 cfs at 3:30AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 466 cfs at 3:45AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 466 cfs at 4:00AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 463 cfs at 4:15AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 463 cfs at 4:30AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 463 cfs at 4:45AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 463 cfs at 5:00AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 460 cfs at 5:15AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 460 cfs at 5:30AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 460 cfs at 5:45AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 460 cfs at 6:00AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 458 cfs at 6:15AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 458 cfs at 6:30AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 460 cfs at 6:45AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 455 cfs at 7:00AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 455 cfs at 7:15AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 455 cfs at 7:30AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 458 cfs at 7:45AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 455 cfs at 8:00AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 455 cfs at 8:15AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 455 cfs at 8:30AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 452 cfs at 8:45AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 455 cfs at 9:00AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 452 cfs at 9:15AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 455 cfs at 9:30AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 452 cfs at 9:45AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 452 cfs at 10:00AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 450 cfs at 10:15AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 452 cfs at 10:30AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 450 cfs at 10:45AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 452 cfs at 11:00AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 447 cfs at 11:15AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 450 cfs at 11:30AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 452 cfs at 11:45AM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 450 cfs at 12:00PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 447 cfs at 12:15PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 447 cfs at 12:30PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 447 cfs at 12:45PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 447 cfs at 1:00PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 447 cfs at 1:15PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 447 cfs at 1:30PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 447 cfs at 1:45PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 445 cfs at 2:00PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 447 cfs at 2:15PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 445 cfs at 2:30PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 445 cfs at 2:45PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 445 cfs at 3:00PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 439 cfs at 3:15PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 445 cfs at 3:30PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 439 cfs at 3:45PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 442 cfs at 4:00PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 445 cfs at 4:15PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 442 cfs at 4:30PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 439 cfs at 4:45PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 442 cfs at 5:00PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 439 cfs at 5:15PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 439 cfs at 5:30PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 439 cfs at 5:45PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 439 cfs at 6:00PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 439 cfs at 6:15PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 434 cfs at 6:30PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 437 cfs at 6:45PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 437 cfs at 7:00PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 434 cfs at 7:15PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 434 cfs at 7:30PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 434 cfs at 7:45PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 434 cfs at 8:00PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 434 cfs at 9:15PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 432 cfs at 9:30PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 432 cfs at 9:45PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 432 cfs at 10:00PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 434 cfs at 10:15PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 434 cfs at 10:30PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 429 cfs at 10:45PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 432 cfs at 11:00PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 429 cfs at 11:15PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 429 cfs at 11:30PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 429 cfs at 11:45PM Feb 18, 2020Observed: 432 cfs at 12:00AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 429 cfs at 12:15AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 429 cfs at 12:30AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 429 cfs at 12:45AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 429 cfs at 1:00AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 427 cfs at 1:15AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 429 cfs at 1:30AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 427 cfs at 1:45AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 427 cfs at 2:00AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 429 cfs at 2:15AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 424 cfs at 2:30AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 429 cfs at 2:45AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 422 cfs at 3:00AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 422 cfs at 3:15AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 427 cfs at 3:30AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 424 cfs at 3:45AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 424 cfs at 4:00AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 422 cfs at 4:15AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 424 cfs at 4:30AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 424 cfs at 4:45AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 422 cfs at 5:00AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 419 cfs at 5:15AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 419 cfs at 5:30AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 422 cfs at 5:45AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 422 cfs at 6:00AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 422 cfs at 6:15AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 419 cfs at 6:30AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 417 cfs at 6:45AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 419 cfs at 7:00AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 417 cfs at 7:15AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 419 cfs at 7:30AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 414 cfs at 7:45AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 417 cfs at 8:00AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 417 cfs at 8:15AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 417 cfs at 8:30AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 414 cfs at 8:45AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 417 cfs at 9:00AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 414 cfs at 9:15AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 417 cfs at 9:30AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 417 cfs at 9:45AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 412 cfs at 10:00AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 412 cfs at 10:15AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 414 cfs at 10:30AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 414 cfs at 10:45AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 414 cfs at 11:00AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 414 cfs at 11:15AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 412 cfs at 11:30AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 409 cfs at 11:45AM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 422 cfs at 12:00PM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 419 cfs at 12:15PM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 417 cfs at 12:30PM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 419 cfs at 12:45PM Feb 19, 2020Observed: 417 cfs at 1:00PM Feb 19, 2020Forecast: 395.27 cfs 4:00PM Feb 19, 2020Forecast: 382.45 cfs 10:00PM Feb 19, 2020Forecast: 370.56 cfs 4:00AM Feb 20, 2020Forecast: 359.4 cfs 10:00AM Feb 20, 2020Forecast: 348.88 cfs 4:00PM Feb 20, 2020Forecast: 338.97 cfs 10:00PM Feb 20, 2020Forecast: 329.57 cfs 4:00AM Feb 21, 2020Forecast: 320.52 cfs 10:00AM Feb 21, 2020Forecast: 311.88 cfs 4:00PM Feb 21, 2020Forecast: 303.66 cfs 10:00PM Feb 21, 2020Forecast: 295.7 cfs 4:00AM Feb 22, 2020Forecast: 288.29 cfs 10:00AM Feb 22, 2020Forecast: 281.21 cfs 4:00PM Feb 22, 2020Forecast: 274.22 cfs 10:00PM Feb 22, 2020Forecast: 275.93 cfs 4:00AM Feb 23, 2020Forecast: 306.75 cfs 10:00AM Feb 23, 2020Forecast: 366.42 cfs 4:00PM Feb 23, 2020Forecast: 415.25 cfs 10:00PM Feb 23, 2020Highest Forecast: 428.62 cfs 4:00AM Feb 24, 2020Forecast: 416.67 cfs 10:00AM Feb 24, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSMRW1(plotting QRIRV) Graph Created (2:20PM Feb 19, 2020)ObservedForecast (issued 8:37AM Feb 19)Latest observed value: 417 cfs at 1:00 PM PST 19-Feb-2020. Flood Flow is 3 kcfs
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past and future precipitation. Forecast stages may be different if forecast future rainfall does not occur.

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: 0
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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