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Forecasts for the Pilchuck River near Snohomish are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 22
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 20.39 ft on 01/08/2009
(2) 19.50 ft on 01/05/2015
(3) 19.20 ft on 02/22/2012
(4) 19.16 ft on 12/16/1999
(5) 19.14 ft on 11/06/2006
(6) 18.18 ft on 02/08/1996
(7) 17.90 ft on 11/07/2008
(8) 17.78 ft on 10/22/2019 (P)
(9) 17.71 ft on 01/25/1993
(10) 17.69 ft on 12/20/1994
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.78 ft on 10/22/2019 (P)
(2) 19.50 ft on 01/05/2015
(3) 16.85 ft on 12/23/2013
(4) 16.62 ft on 01/09/2013
(5) 19.20 ft on 02/22/2012
(6) 17.17 ft on 03/31/2011
(7) 16.38 ft on 01/21/2011
(8) 17.05 ft on 12/12/2010
(9) 20.39 ft on 01/08/2009
(10) 17.90 ft on 11/07/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 8.50 ft on 06/09/2003
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22 the Pilchuck River will cause record major flooding and will likely overtop levees. Flood waters will inundate residences and roads along the river from Menzel Lake Rd. upstream of Granite Falls down through the Lake Stevens area and Snohomish. This includes areas around Sexton Rd. and Orchard Ave in Snohomish...and 28th Place NE near Lake Stevens.
20 the Pilchuck River will cause flooding of residences and roads along the river from menzel Lake Rd. upstream of Granite Falls down through the Lake Stevens area and Snohomish. This includes areas around Sexton Rd. and Orchard Ave in Snohomish...and 28th Place NE near Lake Stevens.
18 the Pilchuck River spills out of its banks...flooding residences and roads in low lying areas along the river from Granite Falls downstream through the Lake Stevens area and Snohomish. This includes areas around Sexton Rd. and Orchard Ave in Snohomish.

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