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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northwest River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Carbon River near Fairfax are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 14.5
Flood Stage: 13.5
Action Stage: 11.6
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 16.93 ft on 11/06/2006
(2) 15.85 ft on 02/08/1996
(3) 15.82 ft on 11/12/2008
(4) 15.75 ft on 01/07/2009
(5) 15.00 ft on 11/28/1995
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.51 ft on 11/04/2022 (P)
(2) 13.59 ft on 10/22/2017 (P)
(3) 14.84 ft on 12/09/2015 (P)
(4) 14.57 ft on 10/31/2015 (P)
(5) 12.90 ft on 01/05/2015 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -15.00 ft on 11/24/1993
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15 the Carbon River will cause major flooding. Swift and deep flood waters will inundate roads...including Carbon River Rd...Pioneer Way...and SR 162...and residential areas near Crocker and Orting. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Carbon River Basin.
13.5 the Carbon River will flood the residential areas near Crocker and sections of the Carbon River Rd
12 the Carbon River will locally spill out of its banks into nearby fields and over the Carbon River Rd...including inside Rainier National Park

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