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Floodzilla says high water is coming to the Snoqualmie Valley

Floodzilla, the Lower Valley-based flood watch website, has been issuing warnings on rising river flows, fed by days of rain.

The latest Snoqualmie River readings show the river volume at 11,533 cubic feet per second (CFS) at Snoqualmie Falls, at about 10 and a half feet in height, rising about 500 CFS an hour.

The river reading of the sum of the three forks of the Snoqualmie River, near North Bend, was rising rapidly, up 1,472 feet per hour

River readings show the river cresting at 4 a.m. Friday, March 7, at Snoqualmie, less than a foot below flood stage, at 12.07 feet, at 16,600 CFS.

At Carnation, the river is at 51.68 feet and 13,752 CFS, and rising by 300 CFS an hour.

It is expected to crest just above flood stage at 10 a.m. Friday, March 7, at 21,500 CFS and 54.82 feet. Flood stage is 54 feet.

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