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Housatonic River at Falls Village Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 4.04 ft at 8:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 8:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 8:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 8:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 9:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 9:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 9:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 9:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 10:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 10:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 10:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 10:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 11:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 11:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 11:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 11:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 12:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 12:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 12:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 12:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 1:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 1:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 1:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 1:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 2:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 2:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 2:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 2:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 3:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 3:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 3:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 3:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 4:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 4:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 4:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 4:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 5:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 5:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 5:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 5:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 6:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 6:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 6:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 6:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 7:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 7:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 7:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 8:00PM Dec 17, 2014Highest Observation: 4.78 ft at 8:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 8:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 8:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 9:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 9:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 9:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 10:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 10:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 10:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 10:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 11:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 11:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 11:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 11:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 12:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 12:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 12:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 1:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 1:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 1:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 1:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 2:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 2:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 2:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 3:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 3:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 3:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 4:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 4:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 4:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 5:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 5:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 6:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 6:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 6:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 6:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 7:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 7:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 7:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 7:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 8:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 8:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 8:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 8:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 9:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 9:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 9:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 9:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 10:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 10:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 10:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 11:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 11:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 11:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 11:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 12:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 12:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 12:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 12:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 1:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 1:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 2:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 2:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 2:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 2:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 3:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 3:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 3:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 3:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 4:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 4:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 4:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 5:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 5:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 5:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 5:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 6:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 6:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 6:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 6:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 7:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 7:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 7:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 7:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 8:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 8:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 8:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 9:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 9:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 9:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 9:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 10:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 10:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 10:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 10:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 11:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 11:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 11:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 12:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 12:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 12:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 1:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 2:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 2:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 2:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 2:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 3:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 3:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 3:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 3:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 4:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 4:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 4:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 4:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 5:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 5:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 5:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 5:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 6:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 6:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 6:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 6:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 7:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 7:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 7:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 7:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 8:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 8:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 8:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 8:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 9:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 9:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 9:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 9:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 10:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 10:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 10:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 11:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 11:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 11:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 11:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 12:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 12:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 12:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 12:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 1:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 1:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 1:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 1:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 2:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 2:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 2:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 3:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 3:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 3:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 3:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 4:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 4:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 5:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 5:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 5:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 5:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 6:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 6:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 7:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 7:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 7:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 7:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 8:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 8:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 10:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 10:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 11:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 11:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 12:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 12:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 12:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 12:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 1:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 1:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 1:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 1:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 2:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 2:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 2:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 2:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 3:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 3:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 3:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 3:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 4:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 4:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 4:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 4:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 5:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 5:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 5:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 6:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 6:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 6:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 7:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:15AM Dec 20, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFLVC3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:45AM Dec 20, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.13 ft at 7:15 AM EST 20-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 7 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Housatonic River at Falls Village are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 7
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 19.00 ft on 01/01/1949
(2) 18.90 ft on 08/19/1955
(3) 16.80 ft on 09/23/1938
(4) 13.47 ft on 09/09/2011
(5) 13.00 ft on 03/20/1936
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.84 ft on 04/01/2014 (P)
(2) 8.75 ft on 06/15/2013
(3) 7.02 ft on 09/30/2011
(4) 13.47 ft on 09/09/2011
(5) 11.74 ft on 08/30/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.23 ft on 09/13/2002
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19 Flood of record on January 1, 1949.
15 Major flood stage.
10 Moderate flood stage. The river reaches the edge of several sections of Route 7 north of Cornwall Bridge.
9 Water floods Riverside Road at Kent School and begins to approach buildings. Water gets close to Route 7.
8 The water reaches Riverside Road at Kent School and floods the picnic area along Route 7 near Housatonic Meadows.
7 Flood stage. The park above Falls Village Dam begins to flood, and water reaches the fields of White Hollow Farms near Limerock Road, and is at the edge of the Housatonic Valley Regional High School fields.
5 The river is about half bankfull.
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Latitude: 41.957222° N, Longitude: 73.369722° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 7 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 29 529.06 ft 536.06 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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