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Esopus Creek at Ashokan Reservoir East Pool (ft)Highest Observation: 580.73 ft at 2:20AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 2:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 3:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 3:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 4:20AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 4:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 5:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 5:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 6:20AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 6:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 7:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 7:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 8:20AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 8:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 9:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 9:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 10:20AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 10:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 11:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 11:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 12:20PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 12:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 1:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 1:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 2:20PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 2:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 3:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 3:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 4:20PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 4:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 5:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 5:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 6:20PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 6:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 7:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 7:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 8:20PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 8:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 9:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 9:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 10:20PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 10:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 11:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 11:40PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 1:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 2:20AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 2:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 3:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 3:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 4:20AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 4:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 5:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 5:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 6:20AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 6:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 7:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 7:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 8:20AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 8:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 9:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 9:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 10:20AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 10:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 11:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 11:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 12:20PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 12:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 1:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 1:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 2:20PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 2:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 3:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 3:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 4:20PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 4:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 5:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 5:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 6:20PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 6:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 7:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 7:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 8:20PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 8:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 9:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.72 ft at 9:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 10:20PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 10:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 11:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 11:40PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 1:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.7 ft at 2:20AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.71 ft at 2:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.7 ft at 3:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.7 ft at 3:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.7 ft at 4:20AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.7 ft at 4:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.7 ft at 5:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.7 ft at 5:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.7 ft at 6:20AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.7 ft at 6:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.7 ft at 7:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.69 ft at 7:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.69 ft at 8:20AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.69 ft at 8:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.69 ft at 9:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.69 ft at 9:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.68 ft at 10:20AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.68 ft at 10:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.67 ft at 11:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.67 ft at 11:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.67 ft at 12:20PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.67 ft at 12:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.67 ft at 1:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.67 ft at 1:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.67 ft at 2:20PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.67 ft at 2:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.66 ft at 3:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.66 ft at 3:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.66 ft at 4:20PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.66 ft at 4:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.66 ft at 5:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.66 ft at 5:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.66 ft at 6:20PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.66 ft at 6:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.66 ft at 7:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.65 ft at 7:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.65 ft at 8:20PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.65 ft at 8:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.65 ft at 9:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.65 ft at 9:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.65 ft at 10:20PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.65 ft at 10:45PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.64 ft at 11:15PM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 580.64 ft at 11:40PM Aug 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 580.7 ft 8:00AM Aug 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 580.7 ft 2:00PM Aug 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 580.7 ft 8:00PM Aug 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 580.7 ft 2:00AM Aug 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 580.7 ft 8:00AM Aug 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 580.7 ft 2:00PM Aug 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 580.7 ft 8:00PM Aug 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 580.7 ft 2:00AM Aug 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 580.7 ft 8:00AM Aug 23, 2014ASEN6(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (2:15AM Aug 21, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 11:41AM Aug 20)Latest observed value: 580.64 ft at 11:40 PM EDT 20-Aug-2014. 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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Upstream Gauge - at Cold Brook Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Mount Marion
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:591
Moderate Flood Stage:590
Flood Stage:589
Action Stage:587.1

Historical 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.

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 EsopusCreek downstream. Downstream flooding is referenced 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 isgetting 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

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 589 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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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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