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Housatonic River at Gaylordsville Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.59 ft at 2:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.59 ft at 2:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.59 ft at 6:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 7:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 7:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 7:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 8:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 8:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 8:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 8:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 9:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 9:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 9:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.59 ft at 9:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 10:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 10:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 10:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 10:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 11:00AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 11:15AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 11:30AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 11:45AM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 12:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 12:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 12:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 12:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 1:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 1:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 1:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 1:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 2:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 2:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 3:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 4:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 5:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 5:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 6:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 6:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 7:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 7:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 8:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.56 ft at 8:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.56 ft at 8:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.56 ft at 8:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 9:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 10:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 10:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 10:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.56 ft at 10:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 11:15PM May 24, 2015Highest Observation: 2.66 ft at 11:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 11:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 12:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 12:15AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 2.66 ft at 12:30AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 2.66 ft at 12:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 1:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 1:15AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 2.66 ft at 1:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 1:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 2:00AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 2.66 ft at 2:15AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 2.66 ft at 2:30AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 2.66 ft at 2:45AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 2.66 ft at 3:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 3:15AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 2.66 ft at 3:30AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 2.66 ft at 3:45AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 2.66 ft at 4:00AM May 25, 2015Highest Observation: 2.66 ft at 4:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 4:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 4:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 5:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 5:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 5:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 5:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 6:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 6:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 6:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 6:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 7:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.64 ft at 7:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 7:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.64 ft at 7:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.56 ft at 8:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.53 ft at 8:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.52 ft at 8:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.47 ft at 9:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 9:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 9:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.27 ft at 10:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.25 ft at 10:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.23 ft at 10:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.22 ft at 11:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.23 ft at 12:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.34 ft at 12:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.37 ft at 12:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.38 ft at 12:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.37 ft at 1:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.39 ft at 1:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 2:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.43 ft at 2:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 2:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 2:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 3:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 3:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 3:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 3:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.43 ft at 4:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 4:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 4:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 4:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 5:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 5:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 5:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 5:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 6:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 6:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 6:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 6:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 7:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 7:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 7:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 7:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 8:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 8:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.43 ft at 8:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.43 ft at 8:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 9:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 9:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 9:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 9:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 10:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 10:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 10:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 10:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 11:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 11:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 11:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.45 ft at 11:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 12:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.45 ft at 12:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.45 ft at 12:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 12:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.45 ft at 1:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.45 ft at 1:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.45 ft at 1:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.45 ft at 1:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 2:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.45 ft at 2:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.45 ft at 2:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.45 ft at 2:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.45 ft at 3:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 3:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.45 ft at 3:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 3:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 4:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 4:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 4:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 4:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 5:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 5:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.47 ft at 5:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.47 ft at 5:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 6:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.48 ft at 6:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.51 ft at 6:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.53 ft at 6:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.51 ft at 7:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.51 ft at 7:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.51 ft at 7:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.51 ft at 7:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.49 ft at 8:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.47 ft at 8:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 8:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.39 ft at 9:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.38 ft at 9:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.37 ft at 9:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.36 ft at 9:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.37 ft at 10:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.36 ft at 10:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.36 ft at 10:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.36 ft at 10:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.36 ft at 11:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.37 ft at 11:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.37 ft at 11:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.36 ft at 11:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.37 ft at 12:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.37 ft at 12:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.37 ft at 12:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.37 ft at 12:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.37 ft at 1:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.38 ft at 2:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.38 ft at 2:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.38 ft at 2:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.38 ft at 2:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.38 ft at 3:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.38 ft at 3:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.38 ft at 3:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.39 ft at 3:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.39 ft at 4:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.4 ft at 4:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.39 ft at 4:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.4 ft at 4:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.4 ft at 5:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.4 ft at 5:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 5:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.4 ft at 5:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 6:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 6:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 6:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 7:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 7:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 7:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 7:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 8:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 8:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 8:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 9:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 9:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 10:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 10:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.39 ft at 11:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 2.39 ft at 12:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 2.39 ft at 12:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 2.39 ft at 12:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 2.38 ft at 12:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:00AM May 27, 2015Highest Forecast: 2.5 ft 2:00AM May 27, 2015Forecast: 2.4 ft 8:00AM May 27, 2015Forecast: 2.4 ft 2:00PM May 27, 2015Forecast: 2.4 ft 8:00PM May 27, 2015Forecast: 2.4 ft 2:00AM May 28, 2015Forecast: 2.4 ft 8:00AM May 28, 2015Forecast: 2.4 ft 2:00PM May 28, 2015Forecast: 2.4 ft 8:00PM May 28, 2015Forecast: 2.4 ft 2:00AM May 29, 2015Forecast: 2.4 ft 8:00AM May 29, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGAYC3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:45AM May 27, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 10:53AM May 26)Latest observed value: 2.38 ft at 1:00 AM EDT 27-May-2015. Flood Stage is 8 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Housatonic River at Gaylordsville are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 18.58 ft on 08/19/1955
(2) 15.22 ft on 05/31/1984
(3) 14.85 ft on 01/01/1949
(4) 14.50 ft on 09/22/1938
(5) 13.75 ft on 03/07/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.64 ft on 04/01/2014 (P)
(2) 9.96 ft on 06/15/2013
(3) 8.14 ft on 12/08/2011
(4) 12.90 ft on 09/08/2011
(5) 12.50 ft on 08/29/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.19 ft on 09/12/2002

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15 Major flood stage. Water reaches Route 7 at Boardman Bridge.
14 Water reaches the Fedco parking lot and the lower New Milford Foundry.
12 Water reaches the generator floor at Bulls Bridge hydroelectric plant.
10 Moderate flood stage where water reaches Spring Street.
9.5 The water reaches businesses on the low side of Spring Street.
8 Flood stage. Water reaches New Milford Foundry and Youngfield Street.
7 The river is close to bankfull.
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Latitude: 41.653056° N, Longitude: 73.490278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 8 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 236.779998779297 ft 244.779998779297 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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