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Current USGS Skagit River Levels

Flood Stage for the Skagit River at both the Mount Vernon and Concrete Gauges is 28 feet.

Skagit River Level Hotline: (360) 416-1404
This hotline is designed to keep the public informed during flood season; Skagit County Public Works staff update the hotline daily with information on USGS gauge readings and summaries from the National Weather Service and the Northwest River Forecast Center. Information can also be found directly at their home websites:

Skagit River - Concrete Station Report (USGS)
This website contains real-time instantaneous data for the Concrete gauge in both discharge (cubic feet per second or cfs) and gauge height (feet). Users can also query historical data for this gauge.

Skagit River - Mount Vernon Station Report (USGS)
This website contains real-time instantaneous data for the Mount Vernon gauge in both discharge (cubic feet per second or cfs) and gauge height (feet). Users can also query historical data for this gauge.

Samish River Station Report (USGS)
This website contains real-time instantaneous data for the Samish River gauge in both discharge (cubic feet per second or cfs) and gauge height (feet). Users can also query historical data for this gauge.

Skagit Basin - Real Time Data Map (USGS)
This website features an interactive map of all the real-time data collection sites for the Skagit River Basin.

Real-Time Data for Washington (USGS)
This website contains a list of all USGS stations in Washington that track real-time data. Skagit River Basin gauges include: Skagit River, Samish River, Cascade River, Sauk River, Baker River, amongst other locations.

Forecasting River Levels

Northwest River Forecast Center (NOAA)
This website contains an interactive map of all river stations in the region and information on the river's forecasted levels.

Northwest River Forecast Center - Concrete Gauge (NOAA)
This website graphically displays the 4-10 day trend forecast for the Concrete Gauge on the Skagit River. There is also a link to the numerical data used for their trend forecasts and historical data on the gauge.

Northwest River Forecast Center - Mount Vernon Gauge (NOAA)
This website graphically displays the 4-10 day trend forecast for the Mount Vernon Gauge on the Skagit River. There is also a link to the numerical data used for their trend forecasts and historical data on the gauge.

Northwest River Forecast Center - 10 Day Meteorological Forecasts (NOAA)
This website displays the 10 day meteorological data that's incorporated into NWRFC hydrologic models.