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Thurston County, Washington

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Emergency Management

The National Weather Service issues a flood warning for the Skookumchuck River when their forecast model indicates the river will reach a stage of 211.65 feet at the gauge near Bucoda.

Minor flooding (low-lying roads and pasturelands) occurs at a gage height of about 211.65 feet at the gage near Bucoda. Moderate flooding (individual residences are threatened) occurs at about 213.65 feet, and major flooding (widespread threat to communities and major thoroughfares) at 215.15 feet.

View the river gauge for the Skookumchuck near Bucoda.

View the river gauge for the Skookumchuck River below Bloody Run Creek.