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Housatonic River at Great Barrington Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 2.62 ft at 5:30PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.62 ft at 5:45PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:00PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:15PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:30PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.61 ft at 6:45PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:00PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.62 ft at 7:15PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:30PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:45PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:00PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:15PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:30PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:45PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.61 ft at 9:00PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.61 ft at 9:15PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:30PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:45PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:00PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.63 ft at 10:15PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.64 ft at 10:30PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 10:45PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.66 ft at 11:00PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.66 ft at 11:15PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.66 ft at 11:30PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 11:45PM Jun 27, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 12:00AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 12:15AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 12:30AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.64 ft at 12:45AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.64 ft at 1:00AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.64 ft at 1:15AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 1:30AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 1:45AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.66 ft at 2:00AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.66 ft at 2:15AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.66 ft at 2:30AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.66 ft at 2:45AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.66 ft at 3:00AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.67 ft at 3:15AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.68 ft at 3:30AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.69 ft at 3:45AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.7 ft at 4:00AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.7 ft at 4:15AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.71 ft at 4:30AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.72 ft at 4:45AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.73 ft at 5:00AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.73 ft at 5:15AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.74 ft at 5:30AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.74 ft at 5:45AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.75 ft at 6:00AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 6:15AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 6:30AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 6:45AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 7:00AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 7:15AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 7:30AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 7:45AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 8:00AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 8:15AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.83 ft at 8:30AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.84 ft at 8:45AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.85 ft at 9:00AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 9:15AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 9:30AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 9:45AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.88 ft at 10:00AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 10:15AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 10:30AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 10:45AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 11:00AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.92 ft at 11:15AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.93 ft at 11:30AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.94 ft at 11:45AM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.94 ft at 12:00PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.95 ft at 12:15PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.96 ft at 12:30PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.96 ft at 12:45PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.97 ft at 1:00PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.98 ft at 1:15PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.98 ft at 1:30PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 2.99 ft at 1:45PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3 ft at 2:00PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3 ft at 2:15PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.04 ft at 2:30PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.07 ft at 2:45PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.1 ft at 3:00PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.11 ft at 3:15PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.11 ft at 3:30PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.1 ft at 3:45PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.1 ft at 4:00PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.1 ft at 4:15PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.1 ft at 4:30PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 4:45PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 5:00PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 5:15PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 5:30PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.08 ft at 5:45PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 6:00PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.08 ft at 6:15PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.08 ft at 6:30PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.08 ft at 6:45PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 7:00PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 7:15PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 7:30PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 7:45PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 8:00PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 8:15PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 8:30PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 8:45PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 9:00PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.1 ft at 9:15PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.1 ft at 9:30PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.1 ft at 9:45PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.1 ft at 10:00PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.1 ft at 10:15PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.11 ft at 10:30PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.11 ft at 10:45PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.11 ft at 11:00PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.12 ft at 11:15PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.12 ft at 11:30PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.12 ft at 11:45PM Jun 28, 2015Observed: 3.12 ft at 12:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.12 ft at 12:15AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.13 ft at 12:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:45AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.13 ft at 1:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.13 ft at 1:15AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:45AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 2:15AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 2:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 2:45AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 3:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 3:15AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:45AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:15AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:45AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:15AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:45AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:15AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 6:45AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 7:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 7:15AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 7:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 7:45AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 8:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 8:15AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 8:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 8:45AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 9:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 9:15AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 9:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 9:45AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:15AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 10:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:45AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:00AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:15AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:30AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:45AM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:15PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 1:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 1:15PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 1:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 1:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 2:00PM Jun 29, 2015Highest Observation: 3.24 ft at 2:15PM Jun 29, 2015Highest Observation: 3.24 ft at 2:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 2:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 3:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 3:15PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 3:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 3:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 4:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 4:15PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 4:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 4:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 5:15PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:00PM Jun 29, 2015Highest Observation: 3.24 ft at 6:15PM Jun 29, 2015Highest Observation: 3.24 ft at 6:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 7:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 7:15PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 7:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 7:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 8:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 8:15PM Jun 29, 2015Highest Observation: 3.24 ft at 8:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 8:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:15PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 9:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 9:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 10:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 10:15PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 10:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 10:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:00PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:15PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:30PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:45PM Jun 29, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 1:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 1:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 1:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 1:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 2:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 2:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 2:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 2:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 3:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 3:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 3:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 3:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 4:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.14 ft at 9:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.14 ft at 9:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.13 ft at 10:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.13 ft at 11:00AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.12 ft at 11:15AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.13 ft at 11:30AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.12 ft at 11:45AM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.12 ft at 12:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.12 ft at 12:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.11 ft at 12:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.11 ft at 12:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.11 ft at 1:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.11 ft at 1:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.1 ft at 1:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.1 ft at 1:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.1 ft at 2:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 2:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 2:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 2:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 3:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:30PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:45PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.07 ft at 4:00PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.07 ft at 4:15PM Jun 30, 2015Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:30PM Jun 30, 2015Highest Forecast: 3 ft 8:00PM Jun 30, 2015Forecast: 2.9 ft 2:00AM Jul 01, 2015Forecast: 2.9 ft 8:00AM Jul 01, 2015Forecast: 2.8 ft 2:00PM Jul 01, 2015Forecast: 2.8 ft 8:00PM Jul 01, 2015Forecast: 2.8 ft 2:00AM Jul 02, 2015Forecast: 2.8 ft 8:00AM Jul 02, 2015Forecast: 2.8 ft 2:00PM Jul 02, 2015Forecast: 2.8 ft 8:00PM Jul 02, 2015Forecast: 2.8 ft 2:00AM Jul 03, 2015Forecast: 2.8 ft 8:00AM Jul 03, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGTBM3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:15PM Jun 30, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 10:55AM Jun 30)Latest observed value: 3.06 ft at 4:30 PM EDT 30-Jun-2015. Flood Stage is 9 ft
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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
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic 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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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.18 ft on 09/09/2011
(2) 9.62 ft on 08/29/2011
(3) 9.01 ft on 03/08/2011
(4) 10.34 ft on 10/09/2005
(5) 9.84 ft on 07/13/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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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. Water reaches 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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