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Samish River near Burlington River Discharge (cfs)Stage (ft)Observed: 235 cfs at 5:15AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 234 cfs at 5:30AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 234 cfs at 5:45AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 234 cfs at 6:00AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 234 cfs at 6:30AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 234 cfs at 6:45AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 234 cfs at 7:00AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 232 cfs at 7:15AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 232 cfs at 7:30AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 232 cfs at 7:45AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 8:00AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 8:15AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 8:30AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 8:45AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 9:00AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 9:15AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 9:30AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 232 cfs at 9:45AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 10:00AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 10:15AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 10:30AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 10:45AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 11:00AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 232 cfs at 11:30AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 234 cfs at 11:45AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 232 cfs at 12:00PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 234 cfs at 12:15PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 232 cfs at 12:30PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 234 cfs at 12:45PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 232 cfs at 1:00PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 234 cfs at 1:15PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 232 cfs at 1:30PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 232 cfs at 1:45PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 232 cfs at 2:00PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 232 cfs at 2:15PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 232 cfs at 2:30PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 2:45PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 232 cfs at 3:00PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 3:30PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 3:45PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 4:00PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 4:15PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 4:30PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 4:45PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 5:00PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 5:15PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 5:30PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 5:45PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 6:00PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 6:30PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 6:45PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 7:00PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 7:15PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 7:30PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 7:45PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 8:00PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 8:15PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 8:30PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 8:45PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 9:00PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 9:30PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 226 cfs at 9:45PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 10:00PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 10:15PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 10:30PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 10:45PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 11:00PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 11:30PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 11:45PM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 12:00AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 226 cfs at 12:15AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 226 cfs at 12:30AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 226 cfs at 12:45AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 226 cfs at 1:00AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 226 cfs at 1:15AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 226 cfs at 1:30AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 226 cfs at 1:45AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 226 cfs at 2:00AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 224 cfs at 2:15AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 224 cfs at 2:30AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 224 cfs at 2:45AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 224 cfs at 3:00AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 224 cfs at 3:15AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 224 cfs at 3:30AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 222 cfs at 3:45AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 224 cfs at 4:00AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 224 cfs at 4:15AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 224 cfs at 4:30AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 224 cfs at 4:45AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 224 cfs at 5:00AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 224 cfs at 5:15AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 224 cfs at 5:30AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 224 cfs at 5:45AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 226 cfs at 6:00AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 222 cfs at 6:15AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 222 cfs at 6:30AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 222 cfs at 6:45AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 222 cfs at 7:00AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 217 cfs at 7:15AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 221 cfs at 7:30AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 219 cfs at 7:45AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 221 cfs at 8:00AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 221 cfs at 8:15AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 222 cfs at 8:30AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 222 cfs at 8:45AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 224 cfs at 9:00AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 222 cfs at 9:15AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 222 cfs at 9:30AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 221 cfs at 9:45AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 222 cfs at 10:00AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 222 cfs at 10:15AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 224 cfs at 10:30AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 224 cfs at 10:45AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 224 cfs at 11:00AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 226 cfs at 11:15AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 11:30AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 11:45AM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 226 cfs at 12:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 228 cfs at 12:15PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 226 cfs at 12:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 12:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 1:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 1:15PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 1:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 1:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 2:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 2:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 2:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 230 cfs at 3:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 232 cfs at 3:15PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 232 cfs at 3:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 232 cfs at 3:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 232 cfs at 4:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 234 cfs at 4:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 235 cfs at 4:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 235 cfs at 5:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 235 cfs at 5:15PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 235 cfs at 5:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 237 cfs at 5:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 237 cfs at 6:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 239 cfs at 6:15PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 239 cfs at 6:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 241 cfs at 6:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 241 cfs at 7:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 243 cfs at 7:15PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 245 cfs at 7:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 247 cfs at 7:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 247 cfs at 8:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 249 cfs at 8:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 251 cfs at 8:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 251 cfs at 9:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 253 cfs at 9:15PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 253 cfs at 9:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 253 cfs at 9:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 253 cfs at 10:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 255 cfs at 10:15PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 255 cfs at 10:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 255 cfs at 10:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 255 cfs at 11:00PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 257 cfs at 11:15PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 257 cfs at 11:30PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 259 cfs at 11:45PM Jan 24, 2021Observed: 259 cfs at 12:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 259 cfs at 12:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 259 cfs at 12:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 260 cfs at 12:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 262 cfs at 1:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 264 cfs at 1:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 264 cfs at 1:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 264 cfs at 1:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 266 cfs at 2:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 266 cfs at 2:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 268 cfs at 2:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 268 cfs at 2:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 268 cfs at 3:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 271 cfs at 3:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 273 cfs at 3:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 273 cfs at 3:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 275 cfs at 4:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 279 cfs at 4:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 281 cfs at 4:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 283 cfs at 5:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 283 cfs at 5:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 285 cfs at 5:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 287 cfs at 5:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 289 cfs at 6:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 291 cfs at 6:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 295 cfs at 6:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 298 cfs at 6:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 302 cfs at 7:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 304 cfs at 7:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 308 cfs at 7:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 311 cfs at 7:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 315 cfs at 8:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 322 cfs at 8:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 324 cfs at 8:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 328 cfs at 9:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 331 cfs at 9:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 335 cfs at 9:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 337 cfs at 9:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 340 cfs at 10:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 344 cfs at 10:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 347 cfs at 10:30AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 349 cfs at 10:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 349 cfs at 11:00AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 351 cfs at 11:15AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 351 cfs at 11:30AM Jan 25, 2021Highest Observation: 354 cfs at 11:45AM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 351 cfs at 12:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 351 cfs at 12:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 351 cfs at 12:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 351 cfs at 12:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 349 cfs at 1:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 349 cfs at 1:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 349 cfs at 1:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 347 cfs at 1:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 347 cfs at 2:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 344 cfs at 2:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 344 cfs at 2:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 342 cfs at 2:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 342 cfs at 3:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 342 cfs at 3:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 337 cfs at 3:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 337 cfs at 3:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 337 cfs at 4:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 337 cfs at 4:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 335 cfs at 4:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 335 cfs at 4:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 333 cfs at 5:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 331 cfs at 5:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 331 cfs at 5:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 328 cfs at 5:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 328 cfs at 6:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 326 cfs at 6:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 326 cfs at 6:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 324 cfs at 6:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 322 cfs at 7:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 322 cfs at 7:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 319 cfs at 7:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 317 cfs at 7:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 317 cfs at 8:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 317 cfs at 8:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 315 cfs at 8:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 315 cfs at 8:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 313 cfs at 9:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 311 cfs at 9:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 311 cfs at 9:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 308 cfs at 9:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 308 cfs at 10:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 306 cfs at 10:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 306 cfs at 10:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 304 cfs at 10:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 304 cfs at 11:00PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 304 cfs at 11:15PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 302 cfs at 11:30PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 302 cfs at 11:45PM Jan 25, 2021Observed: 300 cfs at 12:00AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 300 cfs at 12:15AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 298 cfs at 12:30AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 298 cfs at 12:45AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 298 cfs at 1:00AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 295 cfs at 1:15AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 295 cfs at 1:30AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 293 cfs at 1:45AM Jan 26, 2021Observed: 293 cfs at 2:00AM Jan 26, 2021Highest Forecast: 317.91 cfs 10:00AM Jan 26, 2021Forecast: 299.54 cfs 4:00PM Jan 26, 2021Forecast: 283.04 cfs 10:00PM Jan 26, 2021Forecast: 269.37 cfs 4:00AM Jan 27, 2021Forecast: 258.69 cfs 10:00AM Jan 27, 2021Forecast: 251.33 cfs 4:00PM Jan 27, 2021Forecast: 247.61 cfs 10:00PM Jan 27, 2021Forecast: 242.15 cfs 4:00AM Jan 28, 2021Forecast: 235.01 cfs 10:00AM Jan 28, 2021Forecast: 229.52 cfs 4:00PM Jan 28, 2021Forecast: 228.47 cfs 10:00PM Jan 28, 2021Forecast: 225.42 cfs 4:00AM Jan 29, 2021Forecast: 220.47 cfs 10:00AM Jan 29, 2021Forecast: 214.66 cfs 4:00PM Jan 29, 2021Forecast: 209.02 cfs 10:00PM Jan 29, 2021Forecast: 204.28 cfs 4:00AM Jan 30, 2021Forecast: 202.41 cfs 10:00AM Jan 30, 2021Forecast: 203.55 cfs 4:00PM Jan 30, 2021Forecast: 205.88 cfs 10:00PM Jan 30, 2021Forecast: 209.86 cfs 4:00AM Jan 31, 2021Forecast: 214.16 cfs 10:00AM Jan 31, 2021Forecast: 217.33 cfs 4:00PM Jan 31, 2021Forecast: 220.6 cfs 10:00PM Jan 31, 2021Forecast: 225.4 cfs 4:00AM Feb 01, 2021Forecast: 228.21 cfs 10:00AM Feb 01, 2021Forecast: 224.64 cfs 4:00PM Feb 01, 2021Forecast: 217.57 cfs 10:00PM Feb 01, 2021Forecast: 209.58 cfs 4:00AM Feb 02, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSMRW1(plotting QRIRZ) Graph Created (5:04AM Jan 26, 2021)ObservedForecast (issued 2:13PM Jan 25)Latest observed value: 293 cfs at 2:00 AM PST 26-Jan-2021. 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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