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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: 4.57 ft at 2:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:15PM Apr 20, 2014Highest Observation: 4.6 ft at 2:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 2:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 3:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 3:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 3:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 3:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 4:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 4:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 4:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 4:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 5:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 5:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 5:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 5:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 6:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 6:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 6:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 6:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 7:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 7:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 7:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 7:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 8:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 8:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 8:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 8:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 9:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 9:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 9:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 9:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 10:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 10:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 10:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 10:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 11:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 11:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 11:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 11:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 12:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 12:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 12:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 1:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 1:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 1:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 1:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 2:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 2:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 2:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 3:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 3:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 4:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 4:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 4:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 4:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 5:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 6:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 6:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 6:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 6:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 7:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 7:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 7:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 7:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 8:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 8:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 8:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 8:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 9:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 9:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 9:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 9:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 10:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 10:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 10:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 10:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 11:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 11:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 11:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 11:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 12:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 1:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 1:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 2:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 2:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 2:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 3:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 3:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 3:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 3:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 4:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 4:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 4:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 5:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 5:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 6:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 6:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 6:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 6:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 7:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 7:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 7:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 7:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 8:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 8:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 8:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 8:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 9:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 9:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 9:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 9:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 10:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 10:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 10:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 10:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 11:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 11:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 12:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 12:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 12:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 12:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 1:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 1:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 1:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 1:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 2:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 2:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 2:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 3:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 3:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 3:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 3:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 4:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 4:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 4:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 5:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 5:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 5:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 5:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 7:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 7:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 7:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 8:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 8:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 8:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 9:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 10:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 10:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 10:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 11:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 11:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 11:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 11:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 12:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 12:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 12:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 12:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 1:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 1:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 1:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 1:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 2:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 2:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 2:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 2:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 3:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 3:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 3:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 3:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 4:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 4:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 4:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 4:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 5:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 5:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 5:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 5:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 6:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 6:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 6:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 7:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 7:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 7:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 7:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 8:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 8:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 8:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 9:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 9:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 9:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 9:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 10:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 10:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 10:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 10:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 11:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 11:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 11:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 11:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 12:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 12:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 12:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 12:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 1:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 1:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 1:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 1:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 2:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 2:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 2:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 2:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 3:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 3:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 3:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 3:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 4:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 4:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 4:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 4:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 5:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 5:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 5:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 5:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 6:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 6:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 6:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 6:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 7:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 7:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 7:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 7:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 8:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 8:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 8:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 9:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 9:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 9:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 10:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 10:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 10:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 10:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 11:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 11:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 12:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 12:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 12:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 12:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 1:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 1:15PM Apr 23, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFLVC3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:45PM Apr 23, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.95 ft at 1:15 PM EDT 23-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
Other Not Available Not Available  

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