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Housatonic River at Falls Village Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 2.32 ft at 5:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 5:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 6:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 6:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 6:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 6:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 7:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 7:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 7:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 7:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 8:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 8:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 8:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 8:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 9:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 9:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 9:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 9:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 10:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 10:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 10:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 10:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 11:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 11:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 12:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 12:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 12:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 12:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 1:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 1:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 1:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 1:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 2:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 2:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 2:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 3:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 3:15AM Aug 31, 2014Highest Observation: 2.43 ft at 3:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 3:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 4:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 4:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 4:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 4:45AM Aug 31, 2014Highest Observation: 2.43 ft at 5:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 5:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 5:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 5:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 6:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 6:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 6:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 7:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 8:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 8:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 8:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 9:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 9:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 9:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 10:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 10:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 10:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 11:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 11:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 11:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 11:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 12:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 12:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 12:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 12:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 1:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 1:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 1:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 2:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 2:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 2:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 2:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 3:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 3:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 3:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 3:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 4:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 4:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 4:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 4:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 5:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 5:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 5:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 5:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 6:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 6:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 6:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 6:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 7:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 7:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 7:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 7:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 8:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 8:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 8:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 9:00PM Aug 31, 2014Highest Observation: 2.43 ft at 9:15PM Aug 31, 2014Highest Observation: 2.43 ft at 9:30PM Aug 31, 2014Highest Observation: 2.43 ft at 9:45PM Aug 31, 2014Highest Observation: 2.43 ft at 10:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 10:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 10:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 11:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 11:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 11:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 11:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 12:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 12:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 1:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 1:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 1:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 2:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 2:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 2:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 3:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 3:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 4:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 5:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 5:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 6:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 6:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 6:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 6:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 7:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 7:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 7:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 8:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 8:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 9:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 9:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 9:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 9:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 10:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 10:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 10:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 10:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 11:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 11:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 11:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 12:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 12:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 12:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 12:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 1:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 1:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 1:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 2:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 2:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 2:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 2:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 3:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 3:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 3:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 3:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 4:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 4:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 4:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 4:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 5:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 5:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 5:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 5:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 6:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 6:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 6:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 6:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 7:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 7:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 8:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 8:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 8:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 9:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 9:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 9:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 9:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 10:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 10:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 10:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 11:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 11:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 11:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 11:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 12:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 12:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 12:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 1:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 1:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 2:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 2:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 2:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 2:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 3:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 3:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 3:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 3:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 4:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 4:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 4:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 4:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 5:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 5:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 5:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 5:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 6:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 6:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 6:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 6:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 7:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 8:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 8:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 8:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 8:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 9:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 9:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 9:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 9:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 10:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 10:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 10:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 10:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 11:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 11:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 11:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 11:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 12:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 12:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 12:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 12:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 1:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 1:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 1:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 1:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 2:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 2:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 2:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 3:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 3:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 4:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:15PM Sep 02, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFLVC3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:15PM Sep 2, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.29 ft at 4:15 PM EDT 2-Sep-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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(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 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
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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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