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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 R St. Auburn are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in KCFS)
Major Flood Flow: 10
Moderate Flood Flow: 8
Flood Flow: 6.5
Action Flow: 0
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 8,100 cfs on 12/08/2015 (P)
(2) 7,750 cfs on 01/17/2011 (P)
(3) 7,650 cfs on 01/16/2011 (P)
(4) 7,380 cfs on 11/25/2014 (P)
(5) 7,320 cfs on 12/10/2015 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 5,260 cfs on 12/30/2018 (P)
(2) 6,610 cfs on 12/30/2017 (P)
(3) 6,750 cfs on 11/27/2017 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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10000 Major flooding will occur on the lower White River with dangerously fast flowing flood waters in many places from Auburn to Sumner, but especially in the Cities of Auburn and Pacific. Portions of the temporary flood protection barriers may overtop. This level roughly corresponds to the King County Flood Phase 4.
8000 River levels will be high up against the temporary flood protection barriers in the City of Pacific. Flood waters will occur at Government Canal and Butte Avenue in the Pacific and upstream of the A Street Bridge in the City of Auburn. This level roughly corresponds to the King County Flood Phase 3.
6000 River flooding is likely to occur upstream of the A Street Bridge in the City of Auburn. Flooding is likely to occur in the City of Pacific near Government Canal and Butte Avenue as well as high water along the temporary flood protection barriers. This level roughly corresponds to the King County Flood Phase 2.
5500 river flooding is likely to occur near low bank areas around and downstream of the Stewart Street Bridge in the City of Sumner.

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Link to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Flood Inundation Maps here.
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