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Forecasts for the Skookumchuck River near Bucoda are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Centralia
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 215
Moderate Flood Stage: 213
Flood Stage: 211.5
Action Stage: 209.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 216.02 ft on 02/08/1996
(2) 214.00 ft on 01/03/2021 (P)
(3) 213.23 ft on 01/13/2021 (P)
(4) 212.89 ft on 01/08/2020 (P)
(5) 211.97 ft on 02/23/2021 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 211.97 ft on 02/23/2021 (P)
(2) 213.23 ft on 01/13/2021 (P)
(3) 214.00 ft on 01/03/2021 (P)
(4) 212.89 ft on 01/08/2020 (P)
(5) 16.28 ft on 02/10/2017 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.85 ft on 08/20/1970
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215.8 the Skookumchuck River in Thurston County will cause severe near record flooding in the Bucoda area...with deep and swift flood waters inundating residential and business areas and numerous roads.Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Skookumchuck River Basin.
215 the Skookumchuck River in Thurston County will cause major flooding in the Bucoda area...with deep and swift flood waters inundating residential and business areas and numerous roads. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Skookumchuck River Basin.
213 the Skookumchuck River in Thurston County will flood several residential and business areas around Bucoda. Flood waters will cover many roads
211.5 the Skookumchuck River in Thurston County will flood a few roads and low pasture lands near Bucoda.

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Chehalis River Basin Flood Authority link to Chehalis River Basin Early Warning System: http://lewiscountywa.gov/chehalis-river-basin-flood-authority
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