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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northwest River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Spokane River at Spokane are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 29
Flood Stage: 27
Action Stage: 26
Low Stage (in feet): 16

Historic Crests
(1) 29.75 ft on 12/26/1933
(2) 29.09 ft on 05/19/1997
(3) 28.94 ft on 01/20/1974
(4) 28.73 ft on 03/22/2017
(5) 28.41 ft on 05/23/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 22.89 ft on 05/05/2021 (P)
(2) 24.31 ft on 05/23/2020
(3) 24.75 ft on 04/14/2019
(4) 26.12 ft on 05/12/2018
(5) 27.01 ft on 04/04/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 15.40 ft on 08/26/1991
(2) 17.18 ft on 08/20/2021
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30 Significant flooding to homes and roads in Peaceful Valley is likely. Access to Upriver Drive and the Riverpoint area will be disrupted.
29 Flooding of Peaceful Valley, Riverfront Park, and the Harbor Island area is likely. Sections of Centennial Trail will be inundated.
28 Flooding in sections of Peaceful Valley is likely. Minor flooding along Upriver Drive is also possible.
28 Flooding in sections of Peaceful Valley is likely. Minor flooding along Upriver Drive and in the Riverpoint Industrial area is also possible.
27.5 Water will be over one lane of Upriver Drive between Stone and Regal Streets and encroach onto the shoulder of the road in other sections of Upriver Drive between Stone and Granite Streets.
27 Significant stretches of the Centennial Trail between Mission Avenue and Greene Street will be inundated. Minor flooding will occur along the river's edge in Peaceful Valley Park and in the yards of homes at the east end of Water Street. The River may back up through storm drains onto Main Street near its intersection with Elm Street in Peaceful Valley. Minor flooding of low lying areas along the Spokane River Valley will occur.
25.4 Sections of the Centennial Trail along Upriver Drive, between Mission Avenue and Greene Street, will be covered in water. Water will be at the trail's edge in several locations along this same stretch.

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2601 N. Rambo Rd.
Spokane, WA 99224
(509) 244-0110
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