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Weather Forecast Office Albany, NY
Northeast River Forecast Center
River at a Glance
Weekly Chance of Exceeding Levels
Chance of Exceeding Levels During Entire Period
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Tabular Data (UTC)
Tabular Data (EDT)
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NOTE: The data are from automated sensors and are courtesy of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection. They are provisional and subject to change.
Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions
Forecasts for the Esopus Creek at Ashokan Reservoir East are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:
Moderate Flood Stage:
(1) 592.23 ft on 03/31/1951
(2) 591.38 ft on 04/03/2005
(3) 590.90 ft on 04/05/1987
(4) 590.58 ft on 08/29/2011
(5) 589.92 ft on 04/17/2007
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: Preliminary values subject to further review.
Low Water Records
(1) 525.91 ft on 10/24/1926
(2) 532.64 ft on 02/20/1981
(3) 536.86 ft on 10/09/1985
(4) 539.28 ft on 04/12/1989
(5) 540.91 ft on 12/21/1993
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
Flood Impacts & Photos
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Reservoir at spillway level and begins to overflow into the EsopusCreek downstream. Downstream flooding is referenced to the Mount Marion gage MRNN6.
This basin is nearly full and only 0.25 inch runoff is needed to start spilling over into the Esopus Creek downstream.
This basin has capacity for only about 0.50 inch of runoff before it will overflow into the Esopus Creek downstream.
This basin has capacity for only about 0.75 inch of runoff. It isgetting close to full.
This basin has capacity for only about 1.0 inch of runoff.
This basin has capacity for about 1.5 inches of runoff.
This basin has capacity for about 2.0 inches of runoff.
This basin has capacity for about 2.5 inches of runoff.
This basin has capacity for about 3.0 inches of runoff.
This basin has capacity for about 4.0 inches of runoff.
This basin has capacity for about 5.0 inches of runoff.
This basin has capacity for about 6.0 inches of runoff.
About This Location
Latitude: 41.950278° N, Longitude: 74.208333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84
Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
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Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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NWS Precipitation and River Forecasting
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Northeast River Forecast Center
Ensemble River Forecasts
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Albany Weather Forecast Office
251 Fuller Road Suite B300
Albany, NY 12203-3650
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