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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northwest River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Nooksack River at North Cedarvillle are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 150
Moderate Flood Stage: 148
Flood Stage: 146.5
Action Stage: 144.8
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 150.35 ft on 11/16/2021 (P)
(2) 149.61 ft on 10/17/2003
(3) 149.61 ft on 11/06/2006
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 146.86 ft on 12/05/2023 (P)
(2) 146.62 ft on 11/05/2022 (P)
(3) 150.35 ft on 11/16/2021 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 138.22 ft on 01/06/2004
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150 the Nooksack River will cause major near record flooding downstream through Lynden. Deep and swift flood waters will inundate farm lands...roads...and residential areas. The flood may overtop levees. In addition...flood waters could overflow and flood the Sumas drainage. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Nooksack River Basin.
148 the Nooksack River will cause widespread flooding downstream through Lynden...with swift waters covering some farm lands and roads. Erosion may affect some river banks.
147.3 the Nooksack River cause widespread flooding of low farm lands along the river downstream through Lynden...with swift water moving over several roads.
146.5 the Nooksack River will cause shallow flooding of low pasture lands along the river downstream through Lynden.

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