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USGS Gage Name

Time, Date



Flow Change

South Fork Skykomish River at Skykomish 6:45 PM, 4/20/2024 18.73 1,060 +10
Skykomish River near Gold Bar 6:30 PM, 4/20/2024 6.34 n/a n/a

* Gage data currently unavailable.


This data was requested from USGS/Northwest River Forecast Center at 4/20/2024 7:05:09 PM.

The next request for USGS/Northwest River Forecast Center data is expected in approximately 1 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

Phase Phase Threshold
Flow at SF Skykomish River at Skykomish gage
cfs = cubic feet per second
Expected Flood Impacts
1 - No flooding typically occurs 6,000 cfs  
2 - Minor Flooding 10,000 cfs River bank erosion and flood debris problems are possible.
3 - Moderate Flooding 18,000 cfs Riverbank erosion and flood debris problems are likely. Flooding likely to occur in low-lying areas such as the Skylandia subdivision in Baring and the west end of Timberlane Village.
4 - Severe Flooding 27,000 cfs Widespread flooding may include areas typically protected by levees.
Skykomish River Gage Map
Recent High Flow Data
High Flow Event Flow at SF Skykomish River at Skykomish gage
February 1. 2020 20,400 cfs
November 23, 2017 19,100 cfs
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

*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