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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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Housatonic River at Falls Village Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 4.69 ft at 6:15AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 6:30AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 6:45AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 7:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 7:15AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 7:30AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 7:45AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 8:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 8:15AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 8:30AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 8:45AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 9:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 9:15AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 9:30AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 9:45AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 10:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 10:15AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 10:30AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 10:45AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 11:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 11:15AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 11:30AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 11:45AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 12:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 12:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 12:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 12:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 1:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 1:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 1:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 1:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 2:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 2:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 2:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 2:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 3:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 3:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 3:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 3:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 4:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 4:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 4:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 4:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 5:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 5:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 5:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 5:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 6:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 6:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 6:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 6:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 7:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 7:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 7:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 7:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 8:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 8:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 8:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 8:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 9:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 9:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 9:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 9:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 10:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 10:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 10:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 10:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 11:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 11:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 11:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 11:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 12:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 12:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 12:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 12:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 1:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 1:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 1:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 1:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 2:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 3:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 3:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 3:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 3:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 4:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 4:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 4:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 4:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 5:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 5:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 5:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 5:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 6:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 6:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 6:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 6:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 7:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 7:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 7:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 7:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 8:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 8:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 8:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 8:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 9:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 9:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 9:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 9:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 10:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 10:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 10:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 10:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 11:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 11:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 11:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 11:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 12:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 12:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 1:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 1:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 1:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 1:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 2:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 2:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 2:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 2:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 3:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 3:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 3:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 4:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 4:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 4:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 5:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 5:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 5:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 5:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 6:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 6:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 6:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 6:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 7:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 7:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 7:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 8:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 8:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 9:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 9:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 9:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 9:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 10:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 10:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 10:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 10:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 11:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 11:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 11:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 11:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 12:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 1:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 1:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 1:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 2:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 2:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 2:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 3:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 3:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 3:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 3:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 4:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 4:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 4:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 5:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 5:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 5:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 6:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 6:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 6:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 6:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 7:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 7:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 7:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 7:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 8:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 8:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 8:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 8:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 9:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 9:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 9:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 9:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 10:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 10:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 10:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 11:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 11:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 11:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 11:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 12:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 12:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 12:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 12:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 1:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 1:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 1:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 2:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 3:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 3:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 3:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 3:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 4:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 4:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 5:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 5:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 5:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 5:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 6:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 6:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 6:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 7:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 7:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 7:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 8:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 8:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 8:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 9:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 9:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 9:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 4.98 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 10:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 10:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 11:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 11:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 11:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 11:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 12:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 12:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 12:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 1:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.5 ft at 1:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.5 ft at 1:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 1:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.51 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 2:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 2:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 2:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.61 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.57 ft at 3:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.6 ft at 3:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.64 ft at 3:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.64 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 4:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 4:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.64 ft at 4:45AM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 5.69 ft at 5:00AM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 5.69 ft at 5:15AM Apr 16, 2014Forecast: 5.86 ft 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Forecast: 5.92 ft 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Forecast: 5.98 ft 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Forecast: 6.02 ft 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Forecast: 6.05 ft 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Forecast: 6.07 ft 2:00PM Apr 17, 2014Highest Forecast: 6.1 ft 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Forecast: 6.08 ft 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 6.03 ft 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFLVC3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:00AM Apr 16, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 11:43AM Apr 15)Latest observed value: 5.69 ft at 5:15 AM EDT 16-Apr-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

Historical 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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Low Water Records
(1) 1.23 ft on 09/13/2002
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19 FLOOD OF RECORD ON 1/1/1949.
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 THE HOUSATONIC RIVER BEGINS TO FLOOD THE PARK ABOVE FALLS VILLAGE DAM...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.
4 THE RIVER IS WITHIN NORMAL GENERATION LEVELS.
3 THE RIVER IS AT ITS NORMAL SUMMERTIME LEVEL.
2 NORMAL LOW WATER LEVEL WHEN GENERATORS ARE OFF.
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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
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