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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northwest River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Cedar River (WA) at Renton are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - near Landsburg Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 14.5
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 10.4
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 17.13 ft on 11/24/1990
(2) 16.27 ft on 01/08/2009
(3) 16.04 ft on 11/30/1995
(4) 16.00 ft on 02/09/1996
(5) 14.14 ft on 12/04/1975
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.40 ft on 12/09/2015 (P)
(2) 11.67 ft on 01/05/2015
(3) 12.49 ft on 03/11/2014
(4) 10.92 ft on 04/07/2013
(5) 11.36 ft on 01/30/2012
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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16 the Cedar River will cause major flooding in Renton, especially at the Renton Airport. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters, tributaries, and other streams within and near the Cedar River Basin.
14.5 the Cedar River will flood areas of Renton including the Renton Airport.
13 the Cedar River will cause minor flooding along the river in Renton.
11.3 the Cedar River will locally overflow its banks, causing some areas of standing water, especially upstream of Maple Valley in the Dorre Don area.

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