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Schoharie Creek at Gilboa Dam Pool (ft)Highest Observation: 1123.78 ft at 5:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.77 ft at 6:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.77 ft at 6:15PM May 24, 2015Highest Observation: 1123.78 ft at 6:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.77 ft at 6:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.75 ft at 7:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.76 ft at 7:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.74 ft at 7:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.75 ft at 7:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.73 ft at 8:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.73 ft at 8:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.72 ft at 8:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.75 ft at 8:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.68 ft at 9:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.73 ft at 9:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.72 ft at 9:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.69 ft at 9:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.71 ft at 10:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.71 ft at 10:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.69 ft at 10:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.75 ft at 10:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.71 ft at 11:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.69 ft at 11:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.68 ft at 11:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.69 ft at 11:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 1123.69 ft at 12:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.68 ft at 12:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.64 ft at 12:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.68 ft at 12:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.68 ft at 1:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.68 ft at 1:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.67 ft at 1:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.67 ft at 1:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.67 ft at 2:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.68 ft at 2:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.65 ft at 2:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.64 ft at 2:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.65 ft at 3:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.65 ft at 3:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.67 ft at 3:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.67 ft at 3:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.63 ft at 4:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.62 ft at 4:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.63 ft at 4:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.64 ft at 4:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.63 ft at 5:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.62 ft at 5:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.62 ft at 5:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.62 ft at 5:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.62 ft at 6:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.61 ft at 6:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.61 ft at 6:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.62 ft at 6:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.62 ft at 7:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.61 ft at 7:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.6 ft at 7:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.61 ft at 7:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.6 ft at 8:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.6 ft at 8:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.59 ft at 8:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.59 ft at 8:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.59 ft at 9:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.59 ft at 9:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.59 ft at 9:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.57 ft at 9:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.56 ft at 10:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.58 ft at 10:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.58 ft at 10:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.56 ft at 10:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.56 ft at 11:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.57 ft at 11:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.56 ft at 11:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.56 ft at 11:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.51 ft at 12:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.51 ft at 12:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.58 ft at 12:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.6 ft at 12:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.51 ft at 1:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.48 ft at 1:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.47 ft at 1:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.55 ft at 1:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.49 ft at 2:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.53 ft at 2:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.52 ft at 2:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.46 ft at 2:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.5 ft at 3:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.52 ft at 3:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.47 ft at 3:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.47 ft at 3:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.52 ft at 4:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.52 ft at 4:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.52 ft at 4:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.53 ft at 4:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.47 ft at 5:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.45 ft at 5:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.52 ft at 5:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.5 ft at 5:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.38 ft at 6:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.53 ft at 6:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.5 ft at 6:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.48 ft at 6:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.45 ft at 7:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.48 ft at 7:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.44 ft at 7:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.45 ft at 7:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.48 ft at 8:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.4 ft at 8:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.43 ft at 8:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.49 ft at 8:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.43 ft at 9:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.45 ft at 9:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.45 ft at 9:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.43 ft at 9:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.43 ft at 10:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.44 ft at 10:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.38 ft at 10:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.44 ft at 10:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.44 ft at 11:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.38 ft at 11:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.39 ft at 11:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.44 ft at 11:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 1123.44 ft at 12:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.46 ft at 12:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.42 ft at 12:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.46 ft at 12:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.37 ft at 1:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.31 ft at 1:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.35 ft at 1:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.35 ft at 1:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.45 ft at 2:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.34 ft at 2:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.4 ft at 2:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.39 ft at 2:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.33 ft at 3:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.34 ft at 3:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.39 ft at 3:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.34 ft at 3:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.36 ft at 4:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.34 ft at 4:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.27 ft at 4:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.31 ft at 4:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.28 ft at 5:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.34 ft at 5:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.28 ft at 5:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.36 ft at 5:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.33 ft at 6:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.3 ft at 6:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.37 ft at 6:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.26 ft at 6:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.32 ft at 7:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.34 ft at 7:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.3 ft at 7:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.3 ft at 7:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.32 ft at 8:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.32 ft at 8:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.33 ft at 8:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.32 ft at 8:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.3 ft at 9:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.3 ft at 9:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.29 ft at 9:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.29 ft at 9:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.21 ft at 10:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.29 ft at 10:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.3 ft at 10:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.27 ft at 10:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.27 ft at 11:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.3 ft at 11:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.25 ft at 11:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.31 ft at 11:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.23 ft at 12:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.27 ft at 12:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.27 ft at 12:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.25 ft at 12:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.25 ft at 1:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.2 ft at 1:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.26 ft at 1:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.26 ft at 1:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.25 ft at 2:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.26 ft at 2:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.22 ft at 2:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.26 ft at 2:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.22 ft at 3:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.25 ft at 3:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.22 ft at 3:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.28 ft at 3:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.19 ft at 4:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.22 ft at 4:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.24 ft at 4:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.2 ft at 4:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.28 ft at 5:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.21 ft at 5:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.2 ft at 5:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.21 ft at 5:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.21 ft at 6:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.23 ft at 6:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.17 ft at 6:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.22 ft at 6:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.19 ft at 7:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.25 ft at 7:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.18 ft at 7:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.19 ft at 7:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.18 ft at 8:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.17 ft at 8:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.17 ft at 8:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.16 ft at 8:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.17 ft at 9:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.16 ft at 9:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.16 ft at 9:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.15 ft at 9:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.16 ft at 10:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.17 ft at 10:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.14 ft at 10:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.16 ft at 10:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.13 ft at 11:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.13 ft at 11:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.13 ft at 11:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.12 ft at 11:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 1123.13 ft at 12:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.14 ft at 12:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.13 ft at 12:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.15 ft at 12:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.13 ft at 1:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.12 ft at 1:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.13 ft at 1:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.11 ft at 1:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.13 ft at 2:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.16 ft at 2:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.12 ft at 2:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.12 ft at 2:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.12 ft at 3:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.11 ft at 3:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.08 ft at 3:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.09 ft at 3:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.08 ft at 4:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.08 ft at 4:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.08 ft at 4:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.09 ft at 4:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.02 ft at 5:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.05 ft at 5:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.06 ft at 5:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.06 ft at 5:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.04 ft at 6:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.04 ft at 6:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.06 ft at 6:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.02 ft at 6:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.02 ft at 7:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.04 ft at 7:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.03 ft at 7:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.04 ft at 7:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.03 ft at 8:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.02 ft at 8:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.02 ft at 8:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.03 ft at 8:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.95 ft at 9:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.98 ft at 9:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123.02 ft at 9:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.92 ft at 10:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.98 ft at 10:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123 ft at 10:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.95 ft at 10:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123 ft at 11:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.99 ft at 11:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.95 ft at 11:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.94 ft at 11:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.96 ft at 12:00PM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.93 ft at 12:15PM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.98 ft at 12:30PM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.94 ft at 12:45PM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.92 ft at 1:00PM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.99 ft at 1:15PM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.99 ft at 1:30PM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.99 ft at 1:45PM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.95 ft at 2:00PM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.9 ft at 2:15PM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.92 ft at 2:30PM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.99 ft at 2:45PM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.9 ft at 3:00PM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.99 ft at 3:15PM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.94 ft at 3:30PM May 27, 2015Observed: 1123 ft at 3:45PM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.96 ft at 4:00PM May 27, 2015Observed: 1122.99 ft at 4:15PM May 27, 2015Highest Forecast: 1122.9 ft 8:00PM May 27, 2015Forecast: 1122.8 ft 2:00AM May 28, 2015Forecast: 1122.7 ft 8:00AM May 28, 2015Forecast: 1122.7 ft 2:00PM May 28, 2015Forecast: 1122.6 ft 8:00PM May 28, 2015Forecast: 1122.5 ft 2:00AM May 29, 2015Forecast: 1122.5 ft 8:00AM May 29, 2015Forecast: 1122.4 ft 2:00PM May 29, 2015Forecast: 1122.3 ft 8:00PM May 29, 2015Forecast: 1122.3 ft 2:00AM May 30, 2015Forecast: 1122.2 ft 8:00AM May 30, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGILN6(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (5:30PM May 27, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 10:49AM May 27)Latest observed value: 1122.99 ft at 4:15 PM EDT 27-May-2015. Flood Stage is 1130.5 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Schoharie Creek at Gilboa Dam are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 1133.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 1131.5
Flood Stage: 1130.5
Action Stage: 1125.07
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 1,137.73 ft on 08/28/2011
(2) 1,136.60 ft on 01/19/1996
(3) 1,136.26 ft on 10/16/1955
(4) 1,135.69 ft on 04/04/1987
(5) 1,135.25 ft on 04/03/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,130.71 ft on 04/21/2015 (P)
(2) 1,130.92 ft on 04/11/2015 (P)
(3) 1,131.85 ft on 09/07/2011
(4) 1,137.73 ft on 08/28/2011
(5) 1,132.28 ft on 03/11/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1,062.00 ft on 08/20/1970
(2) 1,063.00 ft on 10/18/1980
(3) 1,071.21 ft on 11/03/1984
(4) 1,071.65 ft on 10/21/1993
(5) 1,074.44 ft on 11/10/1983
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1137.73 Record flooding with Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011.
1133.5 Major flood stage. Severe flooding downstream of dam.
1131.5 Moderate flood stage. Moderate flooding downstream of dam.
1130.5 Minor flood stage. Temporary flood elevation. The river is bankfull downstream.
1125.07 Action stage and water reaches gated notch. When gates are down, reservoir begins spilling at this elevation.
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Latitude: 42.355833° N, Longitude: 74.445000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 1130.5 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 Not Available 1130.5 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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Flood stage based on NYCDEP spillway curve with notch. Notch elevation raised from 1124.5 to 1124.82 on 17 NOV 2010 and raised from 1124.82 to 1125.07 August 2011.
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