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Housatonic River at Stevenson Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 6.7 ft at 4:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 4:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 4:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 5:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 5:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 5:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 5:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 6:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 6:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 6:16PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 6:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 6:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 7:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 7:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 7:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 7:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 8:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 8:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 9:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 9:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 10:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 10:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 10:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 5:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 5:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 5:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 6:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:16AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 9:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 9:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 9:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 10:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 10:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 12:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 12:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 12:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 1:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 1:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 1:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 1:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 2:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 2:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 2:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 2:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 3:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 3:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 3:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 3:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 4:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 4:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 4:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 4:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 5:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.57 ft at 5:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 5:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 5:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 6:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 6:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 6:16PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 6:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 6:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 7:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 7:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 7:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 7:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 8:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 8:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 8:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 9:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 9:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 9:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 9:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 10:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 10:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 10:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 10:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.71 ft at 11:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 11:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 11:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 11:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 12:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 12:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 12:16AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 12:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 12:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 1:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 1:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 1:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 1:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 2:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 2:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 2:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 2:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 3:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 3:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 3:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 3:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 4:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 4:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 4:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 4:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 5:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 5:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 5:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 5:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 6:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 6:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 6:16AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 6:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 6:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 7:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 7:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 7:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 7:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 8:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 8:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 8:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 8:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 9:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 9:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 9:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 9:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 10:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 10:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 10:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 10:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 11:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 11:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 11:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 11:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 12:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 12:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 12:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 12:31PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 12:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 1:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 1:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 1:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 6.52 ft at 1:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 2:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 2:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 2:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 2:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 3:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 3:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 3:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 3:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 4:00PM Aug 20, 2014Highest Observation: 6.72 ft at 4:15PM Aug 20, 2014Highest Observation: 6.72 ft at 4:30PM Aug 20, 2014Highest Observation: 6.72 ft at 4:45PM Aug 20, 2014Highest Observation: 6.72 ft at 5:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 5:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 5:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 5:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 6:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 6:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 6:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 6:31PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 6:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 7:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 7:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 7:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 7:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 8:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 8:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 8:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 8:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 9:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 9:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 9:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 9:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 10:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 10:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 10:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 10:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 11:00PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 11:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 11:30PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 11:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 12:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 12:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 12:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 12:31AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 12:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 1:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 1:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 1:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 1:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 2:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 2:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 2:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 2:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 3:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 3:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 3:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 3:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 4:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 4:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 4:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 4:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 5:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 5:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 5:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 5:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 6:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 6:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 6:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 6:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 7:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 7:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 7:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 7:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 8:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 8:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 8:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 8:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 9:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 9:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 9:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 9:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 10:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 10:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 10:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 10:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 11:00AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 11:15AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 11:30AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 11:45AM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 12:00PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:15PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 5.57 ft at 12:30PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 6.51 ft at 12:45PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 1:00PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 1:15PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 1:30PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 1:45PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 2:00PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 2:15PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 2:30PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 2:45PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 3:00PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 3:15PM Aug 21, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 3:30PM Aug 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 6.6 ft 8:00PM Aug 21, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 2:00AM Aug 22, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 8:00AM Aug 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 6.6 ft 2:00PM Aug 22, 2014Forecast: 6.5 ft 8:00PM Aug 22, 2014Forecast: 2 ft 2:00AM Aug 23, 2014Forecast: 2 ft 8:00AM Aug 23, 2014Forecast: 2 ft 2:00PM Aug 23, 2014Forecast: 2 ft 8:00PM Aug 23, 2014Forecast: 2 ft 2:00AM Aug 24, 2014Forecast: 2 ft 8:00AM Aug 24, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSTVC3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:00PM Aug 21, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 11:11AM Aug 21)Latest observed value: 6.67 ft at 3:30 PM EDT 21-Aug-2014. Flood Stage is 11 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Housatonic River at Stevenson are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:20
Moderate Flood Stage:15
Flood Stage:11
Action Stage:8

Historical Crests
(1) 24.50 ft on 10/16/1955
(2) 24.50 ft on 08/19/1955
(3) 23.50 ft on 03/12/1936
(4) 22.36 ft on 05/30/1984
(5) 21.68 ft on 03/07/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.75 ft on 11/09/2002
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20 MAJOR FLOOD STAGE WITH WIDESPREAD INUNDATION OF LOW LYING PROPERTIES FROM STEVENSON SOUTH TO BRIDGEPORT.
15 MODERATE FLOOD STAGE WITH NUMEROUS HOMES IN THE MAPLES AREA OF SHELTON AFFECTED.
11.5 WATER REACHES THE MAPLES AREA OF SHELTON.
11 FLOOD STAGE.
9.5 WATER REACHES LOW LYING AREAS IN THE RIVERSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD OF OXFORD.
8 THE RIVER IS ABOUT A FOOT ABOVE THE TOP END OF NORMAL GENERATION LEVELS.
7 THE RIVER IS AT THE TOP END OF NORMAL GENERATION LEVELS.
2 THE RIVER IS AT THE LOW END OF NORMAL GENERATION LEVELS.
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Latitude: 41.383889° N, Longitude: 73.168056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 11 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 24.98 ft 35.98 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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