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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northwest River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the White River at Mud Mtn. Dam - Outflow are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in KCFS)
Major Flood Flow: 14
Moderate Flood Flow: 12
Flood Flow: 9
Action Flow: 4.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 15,200 cfs on 11/24/1986
(2) 14,800 cfs on 12/02/1977
(3) 14,700 cfs on 12/02/1995
(4) 14,100 cfs on 01/09/1990
(5) 14,000 cfs on 02/24/1986

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14,700 cfs on 12/02/1995
(2) 14,100 cfs on 01/09/1990
(3) 15,200 cfs on 11/24/1986
(4) 14,000 cfs on 02/24/1986
(5) 14,800 cfs on 12/02/1977

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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14000 the White River will cause major flooding above and below Mud Mountain Dam downstream to near Auburn. Deep and swift flood waters will inundate roads and residential areas. Damage due to erosion is likely. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the White River Basin. 14000 cfs on the White River corresponds to above phase 4 flood in the King County flood system.
12000 the White River will cause flooding above and below Mud Mountain Dam downstream to near Auburn. Deep and swift flood waters will inundate roads and residential areas. Damage due to erosion is likely. 12000 cfs on the White River corresponds to a phase 4 flood in the King County flood system.
10000 the White River will flood areas above and below Mud Mountain Dam downstream to near Auburn. Deep and swift flood waters will inundate roads and surround and cut off access to some homes in the Red Creek area. Flood damages occur at the fish hatchery near the City of Enumclaw. 10000 cfs on the White river corresponds to a phase 4 flood in the King County flood system.
8000 the White River will spill over its banks below Mud Mountain Dam producing high water that will encroach on roads and residences, particularly in the Red Creek area. 8000 cfs on the White River is within phase 3 flood in the King County flood system.
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Primary data comes from USACE. Crest history through 2003 comes from the downstream gage White River near Buckley.
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