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Esopus Creek at Ashokan Reservoir East Pool (ft)Observed: 585.03 ft at 7:50AM May 24, 2015Highest Observation: 585.04 ft at 8:25AM May 24, 2015Observed: 585.03 ft at 8:55AM May 24, 2015Observed: 585.02 ft at 9:25AM May 24, 2015Observed: 585.02 ft at 9:50AM May 24, 2015Observed: 585.02 ft at 10:25AM May 24, 2015Observed: 585.01 ft at 10:55AM May 24, 2015Observed: 585.02 ft at 11:25AM May 24, 2015Observed: 585.02 ft at 11:50AM May 24, 2015Observed: 585.02 ft at 12:25PM May 24, 2015Observed: 585.02 ft at 12:55PM May 24, 2015Observed: 585.02 ft at 1:25PM May 24, 2015Observed: 585.02 ft at 1:50PM May 24, 2015Observed: 585.01 ft at 2:25PM May 24, 2015Observed: 585.01 ft at 2:55PM May 24, 2015Observed: 585.01 ft at 3:25PM May 24, 2015Observed: 585.01 ft at 3:50PM May 24, 2015Observed: 585.01 ft at 4:25PM May 24, 2015Observed: 585.01 ft at 4:55PM May 24, 2015Observed: 585 ft at 5:25PM May 24, 2015Observed: 584.99 ft at 5:50PM May 24, 2015Observed: 584.99 ft at 6:25PM May 24, 2015Observed: 584.99 ft at 6:55PM May 24, 2015Observed: 584.99 ft at 7:25PM May 24, 2015Observed: 585 ft at 7:50PM May 24, 2015Observed: 584.99 ft at 8:25PM May 24, 2015Observed: 584.99 ft at 8:55PM May 24, 2015Observed: 584.99 ft at 9:25PM May 24, 2015Observed: 584.99 ft at 9:50PM May 24, 2015Observed: 584.99 ft at 10:25PM May 24, 2015Observed: 584.99 ft at 10:55PM May 24, 2015Observed: 584.99 ft at 11:25PM May 24, 2015Observed: 584.98 ft at 11:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 584.97 ft at 1:50AM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.98 ft at 2:25AM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.97 ft at 2:55AM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.97 ft at 3:25AM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.97 ft at 3:50AM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.97 ft at 4:25AM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.97 ft at 4:55AM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.97 ft at 5:25AM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.97 ft at 5:50AM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.97 ft at 6:25AM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.97 ft at 6:55AM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.97 ft at 7:25AM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.97 ft at 7:50AM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.97 ft at 8:25AM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.97 ft at 8:55AM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.97 ft at 9:25AM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.96 ft at 9:50AM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.96 ft at 10:25AM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.96 ft at 10:55AM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.95 ft at 11:25AM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.95 ft at 11:50AM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.94 ft at 12:25PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.93 ft at 12:55PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.92 ft at 1:25PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.93 ft at 1:50PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.94 ft at 2:20PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.92 ft at 2:55PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.92 ft at 3:25PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.93 ft at 3:50PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.92 ft at 4:25PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.92 ft at 4:55PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.93 ft at 5:25PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.91 ft at 5:50PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.91 ft at 6:25PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.91 ft at 6:55PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.91 ft at 7:25PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.9 ft at 8:25PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.89 ft at 8:55PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.89 ft at 9:25PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.89 ft at 9:50PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.89 ft at 10:25PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.89 ft at 10:55PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.88 ft at 11:25PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.89 ft at 11:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 584.88 ft at 1:50AM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.89 ft at 2:25AM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.88 ft at 2:55AM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.88 ft at 3:25AM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.86 ft at 3:50AM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.86 ft at 4:25AM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.85 ft at 4:55AM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.85 ft at 5:25AM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.85 ft at 5:50AM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.85 ft at 6:25AM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.85 ft at 6:55AM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.84 ft at 7:25AM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.86 ft at 7:50AM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.85 ft at 8:25AM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.85 ft at 8:55AM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.85 ft at 9:25AM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.84 ft at 9:50AM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.84 ft at 10:25AM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.84 ft at 10:55AM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.83 ft at 11:25AM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.82 ft at 11:50AM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.81 ft at 12:25PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.81 ft at 12:55PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.8 ft at 1:25PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.8 ft at 1:50PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.8 ft at 2:25PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.79 ft at 2:55PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.79 ft at 3:25PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.78 ft at 3:50PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.78 ft at 4:25PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.78 ft at 4:55PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.78 ft at 5:25PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.77 ft at 5:50PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.77 ft at 6:25PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.77 ft at 6:55PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.75 ft at 7:20PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.74 ft at 7:50PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.74 ft at 8:25PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.75 ft at 8:55PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.75 ft at 9:20PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.75 ft at 9:50PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.75 ft at 10:25PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.74 ft at 10:55PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.75 ft at 11:20PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.73 ft at 11:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 584.72 ft at 1:50AM May 27, 2015Observed: 584.71 ft at 2:25AM May 27, 2015Observed: 584.71 ft at 2:55AM May 27, 2015Observed: 584.71 ft at 3:20AM May 27, 2015Observed: 584.7 ft at 3:50AM May 27, 2015Observed: 584.7 ft at 4:25AM May 27, 2015Observed: 584.7 ft at 4:55AM May 27, 2015Observed: 584.7 ft at 5:20AM May 27, 2015Observed: 584.7 ft at 5:50AM May 27, 2015Observed: 584.7 ft at 6:25AM May 27, 2015Observed: 584.69 ft at 6:55AM May 27, 2015Highest Forecast: 584.7 ft 8:00AM May 27, 2015Highest Forecast: 584.7 ft 2:00PM May 27, 2015Highest Forecast: 584.7 ft 8:00PM May 27, 2015Highest Forecast: 584.7 ft 2:00AM May 28, 2015Highest Forecast: 584.7 ft 8:00AM May 28, 2015Highest Forecast: 584.7 ft 2:00PM May 28, 2015Highest Forecast: 584.7 ft 8:00PM May 28, 2015Highest Forecast: 584.7 ft 2:00AM May 29, 2015Highest Forecast: 584.7 ft 8:00AM May 29, 2015ASEN6(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (7:45AM May 27, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 10:53AM May 26)Latest observed value: 584.69 ft at 6:55 AM EDT 27-May-2015. Flood Stage is 589 ft
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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

NOTE: 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: 591
Moderate Flood Stage: 590
Flood Stage: 589
Action Stage: 587.1
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(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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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 589.56 ft on 09/08/2011
(2) 590.58 ft on 08/29/2011
(3) 589.39 ft on 03/23/2010
(4) 589.92 ft on 04/17/2007
(5) 591.38 ft on 04/03/2005
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(P): 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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587.1 Reservoir at spillway level and begins to overflow into the Esopus Creek downstream. Downstream flooding is reference to the Mount Marion gage MRNN6.
586.5 This basin is nearly full and only 0.25 inch runoff is needed to start spilling over into the Esopus Creek downstream.
585.79 This basin has capacity for only about 0.50 inch of runoff before it will overflow into the Esopus Creek downstream.
585.1 This basin has capacity for only about 0.75 inch of runoff. It is getting close to full.
584.4 This basin has capacity for only about 1.0 inch of runoff.
583.1 This basin has capacity for about 1.5 inches of runoff.
581.6 This basin has capacity for about 2.0 inches of runoff.
580.29 This basin has capacity for about 2.5 inches of runoff.
578.79 This basin has capacity for about 3.0 inches of runoff.
576 This basin has capacity for about 4.0 inches of runoff.
573 This basin has capacity for about 5.0 inches of runoff.
570 This basin has capacity for about 6.0 inches of runoff.
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Latitude: 41.950278° N, Longitude: 74.208333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 589 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 0 ft 589 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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