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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northwest River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the McKenzie River near Vida are issued routinely year-round.
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Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 17.70 ft on 12/28/1945
(2) 17.20 ft on 01/01/1923
(3) 16.43 ft on 12/22/1964
(4) 15.03 ft on 01/18/1953
(5) 15.00 ft on 12/22/1955
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.83 ft on 04/08/2019
(2) 7.97 ft on 12/21/2014
(3) 7.76 ft on 01/25/2012
(4) 9.25 ft on 01/16/2011
(5) 8.05 ft on 12/31/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.36 ft on 11/07/1930
(2) 0.93 ft on 09/10/2015
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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16 major widespread flooding has historically occurred from the Thurston area downstream to the Willamette-McKenzie confluence. Flooding will be worse if flows on the Willamette are also high.
14 expect widespread flooding downstream from the Vida gauge in the Thurston area to the Willamette-McKenzie confluence.
11 expect flooding of lowland pasture and farmland from Vida downstream to the confluence with the Willamette.
(1) Upstream view
(2) Downstream view
(3) USGS gage house

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