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USGS Gage Name

Time, Date



Flow Change

South Fork Skykomish River at Skykomish 9:15 PM, 3/24/2023 18.13 599 +6
Skykomish River near Gold Bar 8:30 PM, 3/24/2023 5.96 1,840 0

* Gage data currently unavailable.


This data was requested from USGS/Northwest River Forecast Center at 3/24/2023 9:35:12 PM.

The next request for USGS/Northwest River Forecast Center data is expected in approximately 6 minutes from when this page was loaded.

cfs = cubic feet per second.
King County provides funding to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to support the operation and maintenance of river and stream gages and related systems. South Fork Skykomish River at Skykomish gage data courtesy of Snohomish County. The term "gage" is defined as an instrument for measuring or testing. USGS uses the term "streamgage" to describe their equipment that obtains estimates of the amount of water flowing in streams and rivers. More information about USGS streamgages

Flood Phase Information
Phase Flow at SF Skykomish River gage in Skykomish Description Condition
1 6,000 cfs Internal Alert  
2 10,000 cfs Minor Flooding River bank erosion and flood debris problems are possible.
3 18,000 cfs Moderate Flooding Riverbank erosion and flood debris problems are likely. Flooding likely to occur in low-lying areas such as Skylandia and the west end of Timberlane Village.
4 27,000 cfs Severe Flooding Widespread flooding expected including areas typically protected by levees.
Skykomish River Gage Map
Recent High Flow Data
High Flow Event Skykomish River near Gold Bar
November 17, 2015 95,900 cfs
January 8, 2009 74,000 cfs
November 6-7, 2006 129,000 cfs
January 18, 2005 74,600 cfs
October 30, 2003 86,500 cfs
November, 1990 102,000 cfs

*provisional data

Snohomish County Flood Warning Information (external link)

Other Flood-related Information

» Snoqualmie River Flooding Information
» Return to the The Flood Warning System Page
» Visit King County Flooding Services