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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northwest River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Snoqualmie River at Snoqualmie Falls are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in KCFS)
Major Flood Flow: 41
Moderate Flood Flow: 31
Flood Flow: 20
Action Flow: 15
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 78,800 cfs on 11/24/1990
(2) 61,000 cfs on 11/23/1959
(3) 60,700 cfs on 01/07/2009
(4) 58,100 cfs on 11/24/1986
(5) 54,900 cfs on 11/07/2006 (P)
(6) 53,800 cfs on 12/02/1977
(7) 51,800 cfs on 12/03/1975
(8) 51,700 cfs on 02/09/1996
(9) 50,200 cfs on 11/29/1995 (P)
(10) 50,100 cfs on 01/05/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19,700 cfs on 12/30/2018 (P)
(2) 28,100 cfs on 11/23/2017 (P)
(3) 23,580 cfs on 11/22/2017 (P)
(4) 33,880 cfs on 10/22/2017 (P)
(5) 21,900 cfs on 10/20/2016 (P)
(6) 24,800 cfs on 02/15/2016 (P)
(7) 21,800 cfs on 01/28/2016 (P)
(8) 49,500 cfs on 12/09/2015 (P)
(9) 48,000 cfs on 11/17/2015 (P)
(10) 32,200 cfs on 11/13/2015 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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70000 the Snoqualmie River will cause severe near record flooding from the town of Snoqualmie downstream through Fall City. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Snoqualmie River Basin. This river level on the Snoqualmie corresponds to a phase 4 flood in the King County flood system.
55000 the Snoqualmie River will cause major flooding from the town of Snoqualmie downstream through Fall City...inundating most of the farm land in the flood plain...some residential areas...and many roads. Flood waters will be deep and swift in some areas. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Snoqualmie River Basin. This river level on the Snoqualmie corresponds roughly to a phase 4 flood in the King County flood system.
41000 the Snoqualmie River will cause major flooding from the town of Snoqualmie downstream through Fall City...inundating most of the farm land in the flood plain...some residential areas...and many roads. Flood waters will be deep and swift in some areas. Flooding will occur all along the river including headwaters...tributaries...and other streams within and near the Snoqualmie River Basin. This river level on the Snoqualmie corresponds roughly to a phase 4 flood in the King County flood system.
30000 the Snoqualmie River will cause widespread flooding of pasture lands and roads along the river from the town of Snoqualmie downstream through Fall City. Roads that may become flooded include Fall City-Carnation...Tolt Hill...and Novelty Flats Roads. This river level on the Snoqualmie corresponds roughly to a phase 3 flood in the King County flood system.
20000 the Snoqualmie River will cause widespread flooding of pasture lands and roads along the river from the town of Snoqualmie downstream through Fall City. Roads that may become flooded include Fall City-Carnation...Tolt Hill...and Novelty Flats Roads. This river level on the Snoqualmie corresponds roughly to a phase 3 flood in the King County flood system.
12000 the Snoqualmie River will spill over its banks between the town of Snoqualmie and Fall City...covering pasture lands and several roads along the river. This river level on the Snoqualmie corresponds roughly to a phase 2 flood in the King County flood system.

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