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Feb 2014: Many gages are impacted by ice, please read the notes under each hydrograph for specific details.

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Mohawk River at Delta Dam Pool (ft)Highest Observation: 551.4 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 551.4 ft at 8:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 551 ft at 6:25AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 550.9 ft at 6:30AM Apr 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 550.8 ft 8:00AM Apr 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 550.8 ft 2:00PM Apr 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 550.8 ft 8:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 550.7 ft 2:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 550.7 ft 8:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 550.6 ft 2:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 550.6 ft 8:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 550.6 ft 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 550.6 ft 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 550.6 ft 2:00PM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 550.5 ft 8:00PM Apr 22, 2014DDMN6(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (2:00AM Apr 20, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:41PM Apr 19)Latest observed value: 550.9 ft at 6:30 AM EDT 19-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 551.5 ft
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NOTE: Automated gauge readings are unavailable, readings taken manually.

NOTE: Gauge reading affected by reservoir operations.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Mohawk River at Delta Dam are issued routinely year-round.

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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Utica
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:554
Moderate Flood Stage:553
Flood Stage:551.5
Action Stage:549

Historical Crests
(1) 553.25 ft on 05/24/2004
(2) 552.90 ft on 04/28/2011
(3) 552.80 ft on 06/22/1972
(4) 552.80 ft on 01/09/1998
(5) 552.80 ft on 04/17/1994
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Low Water Records
(1) 492.00 ft on 03/02/1959
(2) 520.60 ft on 04/02/1971
(3) 522.20 ft on 03/15/1978
(4) 523.00 ft on 11/27/1980
(5) 523.30 ft on 02/24/1980
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554 MAJOR FLOOD STAGE.
553 MODERATE FLOOD STAGE. THERE IS FLOODING DOWNSTREAM BETWEEN THE DAM AND ROME.
552.5 TWO AND A HALF FEET OF WATER ARE SPILLING OVER AND THE RIVER BEGINS TO OVERFLOW ITS BANKS DOWNSTREAM.
552 TWO FEET OF WATER ARE SPILLING OVER AND THERE IS MINOR FLOODING OF LOWLANDS BELOW LAKE DELTA.
551.5 MINOR FLOOD STAGE. DURING THE NAVIGATION SEASON THE ERIE CANAL MAY CLOSE DUE TO HIGH WATER.
551 A FOOT OF WATER IS SPILLING OVER THE DELTA DAM SPILLWAY.
550.5 SIX INCHES OF WATER ARE SPILLING OVER.
550 WATER IS LEVEL WITH THE SPILLWAY. WHEN THE LAKE RISES ABOVE THIS LEVEL THE GATES ARE USUALLY CLOSED.
549 ACTION STAGE.
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Latitude: 43.278611° N, Longitude: 75.426667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 551.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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