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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 Great Barrington Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Highest Observation: 3.44 ft at 2:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 2:15PM Apr 20, 2014Highest Observation: 3.44 ft at 2:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 2:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 3:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 3:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 3:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 3:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 4:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 4:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 4:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 4:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 5:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 5:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 5:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 5:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 6:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 6:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 6:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 6:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 7:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 7:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 7:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 7:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 8:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 8:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 8:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 8:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 9:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 9:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 9:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 10:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 10:30PM Apr 20, 2014Highest Observation: 3.44 ft at 10:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 11:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 11:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 11:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 11:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 1:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 1:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 1:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 1:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 2:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 2:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 2:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 2:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 3:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 3:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 3:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 3:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 4:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 4:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 4:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 4:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 5:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 5:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 5:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 5:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 6:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 6:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 6:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 7:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 7:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 7:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 7:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 8:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 8:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 8:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 8:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 9:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 9:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 9:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 9:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 10:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 10:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 10:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 10:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 11:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 11:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 11:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 11:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 12:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 12:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 12:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 1:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 2:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 2:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 2:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 3:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 3:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 3:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 4:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 4:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 4:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 4:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 5:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 5:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 5:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 5:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 6:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 6:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 6:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 6:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 7:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 8:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 8:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 9:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 9:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 9:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 9:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 10:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 11:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 11:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 11:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 1:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 1:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 1:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 1:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 2:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 2:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 2:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 3:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 3:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 3:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 3:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 4:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 4:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 4:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 4:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 5:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 5:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 5:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 6:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 6:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 6:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 6:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 7:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 7:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 7:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 7:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 8:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 8:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 8:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 9:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 9:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 9:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 9:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 10:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 10:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 10:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 10:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 11:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 11:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 11:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 11:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 12:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 12:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 1:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 1:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 1:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 2:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 2:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 2:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 2:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 3:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 4:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 7:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 7:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 7:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 9:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 9:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 9:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 9:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 10:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 10:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 10:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 11:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 12:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 1:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 2:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 2:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 2:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 2:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 3:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 3:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 3:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 3:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 4:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 4:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 4:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 4:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 5:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 5:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 5:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 6:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 6:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 6:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 6:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 7:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 7:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 7:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 7:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 8:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 8:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 8:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 8:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 9:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 9:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 9:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 9:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 10:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 10:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 10:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 10:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 11:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 11:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 11:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 11:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 12:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:30PM Apr 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.1 ft 2:00PM Apr 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.1 ft 8:00PM Apr 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.1 ft 2:00AM Apr 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.1 ft 8:00AM Apr 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.1 ft 2:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 8:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 2:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 8:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 2:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 8:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 2:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 8:00AM Apr 26, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGTBM3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:45PM Apr 23, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 11:04AM Apr 23)Latest observed value: 3.19 ft at 12:30 PM EDT 23-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 9 ft
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NOTE: Gauge reading may be affected by ice. Forecast flows are unadjusted for ice.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Housatonic River at Great Barrington are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:12
Moderate Flood Stage:10
Flood Stage:9
Action Stage:7

Historical Crests
(1) 12.08 ft on 01/01/1949
(2) 11.72 ft on 09/22/1938
(3) 10.96 ft on 05/31/1984
(4) 10.60 ft on 03/19/1936
(5) 10.34 ft on 10/09/2005
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
 
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12 MAJOR FLOOD STAGE. WATER FLOODS MAIN STREET IN GREAT BARRINGTON.
10 MODERATE FLOOD STAGE. WATER FLOODS RIVER STREET AND REACHES SEARLES MIDDLE SCHOOL.
9 FLOOD STAGE WHERE WATER FLOODS THE FAIR GROUNDS.
7 LOW LYING FIELDS BETWEEN GREAT BARRINGTON AND ASHLEY FALLS ARE FLOODED WITH ONE TO TWO FEET OF WATER.
5 WATER STARTS TO FLOOD FIELDS BETWEEN GREAT BARRINGTON AND ASHLEY FALLS.
4 THE RIVER LEVEL IS NORMAL FOR SPRING.
3 THE RIVER LEVEL IS NORMAL FOR FALL, WINTER AND SUMMER.
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Latitude: 42.231944° N, Longitude: 73.355278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 9 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 29 683.04 ft 692.04 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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