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Hudson River near Waterford Stage (ft)Observed: 20.8 ft at 11:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 20.76 ft at 11:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 20.74 ft at 11:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 20.72 ft at 11:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 20.71 ft at 12:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.7 ft at 12:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.7 ft at 12:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.7 ft at 12:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.71 ft at 1:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.72 ft at 1:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.73 ft at 1:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.73 ft at 1:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.74 ft at 2:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.75 ft at 2:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.75 ft at 2:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.76 ft at 2:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.76 ft at 3:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.75 ft at 3:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.75 ft at 3:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.74 ft at 3:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.74 ft at 4:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.74 ft at 4:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.74 ft at 4:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.74 ft at 4:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.74 ft at 5:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.74 ft at 5:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.74 ft at 5:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.75 ft at 5:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.76 ft at 6:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.77 ft at 6:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.78 ft at 6:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.8 ft at 6:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.81 ft at 7:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.82 ft at 7:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.83 ft at 7:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.87 ft at 7:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.95 ft at 8:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.03 ft at 8:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.11 ft at 8:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.16 ft at 8:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.22 ft at 9:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.24 ft at 9:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.25 ft at 9:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.24 ft at 9:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.23 ft at 10:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.21 ft at 10:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.19 ft at 10:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.19 ft at 10:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.19 ft at 11:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.2 ft at 11:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.21 ft at 11:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.21 ft at 11:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.2 ft at 12:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.16 ft at 12:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.12 ft at 12:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.11 ft at 12:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.07 ft at 1:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.05 ft at 1:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.03 ft at 1:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21.02 ft at 1:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 21 ft at 2:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.99 ft at 2:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.97 ft at 2:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.96 ft at 2:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.96 ft at 3:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.95 ft at 3:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.95 ft at 3:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.95 ft at 3:31PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.96 ft at 3:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.96 ft at 3:46PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.96 ft at 4:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.96 ft at 4:01PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.96 ft at 4:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.96 ft at 4:16PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.96 ft at 4:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.95 ft at 4:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.94 ft at 5:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.93 ft at 5:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.92 ft at 5:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.9 ft at 5:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.89 ft at 6:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.88 ft at 6:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.84 ft at 6:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.79 ft at 6:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.7 ft at 7:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.62 ft at 7:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.55 ft at 7:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.48 ft at 7:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.4 ft at 8:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.31 ft at 8:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.26 ft at 8:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.25 ft at 8:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.23 ft at 9:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.22 ft at 9:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.23 ft at 9:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.26 ft at 9:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.31 ft at 10:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.36 ft at 10:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.4 ft at 10:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.44 ft at 10:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.46 ft at 11:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.5 ft at 11:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.52 ft at 11:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.54 ft at 11:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 20.55 ft at 12:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.57 ft at 12:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.59 ft at 12:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.6 ft at 12:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.62 ft at 1:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.63 ft at 1:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.64 ft at 1:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.66 ft at 1:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.67 ft at 2:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.68 ft at 2:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.7 ft at 2:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.71 ft at 2:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.72 ft at 3:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.73 ft at 3:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.74 ft at 3:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.75 ft at 3:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.76 ft at 4:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.77 ft at 4:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.78 ft at 4:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.78 ft at 4:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.79 ft at 5:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.79 ft at 5:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.8 ft at 5:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.81 ft at 5:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.82 ft at 6:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.82 ft at 6:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.83 ft at 6:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.83 ft at 6:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.84 ft at 7:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.85 ft at 7:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.85 ft at 7:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.86 ft at 7:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.94 ft at 8:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.04 ft at 8:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.17 ft at 8:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.27 ft at 8:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.3 ft at 9:00AM Jan 29, 2015Highest Observation: 21.31 ft at 9:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.3 ft at 9:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.28 ft at 9:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.26 ft at 10:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.25 ft at 10:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.25 ft at 10:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.25 ft at 10:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.26 ft at 11:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.26 ft at 11:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.21 ft at 11:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.14 ft at 11:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 21.06 ft at 12:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.98 ft at 12:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.94 ft at 12:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.89 ft at 12:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.88 ft at 1:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.87 ft at 1:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.86 ft at 1:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.86 ft at 1:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.86 ft at 2:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.86 ft at 2:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.86 ft at 2:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.86 ft at 2:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.86 ft at 3:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.86 ft at 3:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.85 ft at 3:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.85 ft at 3:31PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.84 ft at 3:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.84 ft at 3:46PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.83 ft at 4:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.83 ft at 4:01PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.82 ft at 4:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.82 ft at 4:16PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.8 ft at 4:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.79 ft at 4:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.78 ft at 5:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.77 ft at 5:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.75 ft at 5:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.74 ft at 5:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.72 ft at 6:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.7 ft at 6:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.68 ft at 6:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.65 ft at 6:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.61 ft at 7:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.57 ft at 7:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.53 ft at 7:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.49 ft at 7:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.46 ft at 8:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.42 ft at 8:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.4 ft at 8:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.36 ft at 8:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.32 ft at 9:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.28 ft at 9:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.24 ft at 9:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.19 ft at 9:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.14 ft at 10:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.13 ft at 10:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.11 ft at 10:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.11 ft at 10:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.18 ft at 11:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.22 ft at 11:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.29 ft at 11:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.31 ft at 11:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 20.31 ft at 12:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.32 ft at 12:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.36 ft at 12:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.41 ft at 12:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.42 ft at 1:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.43 ft at 1:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.43 ft at 1:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.43 ft at 1:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.44 ft at 2:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.44 ft at 2:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.44 ft at 2:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.43 ft at 2:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.43 ft at 3:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.43 ft at 3:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.43 ft at 3:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.43 ft at 3:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.43 ft at 4:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.43 ft at 4:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.43 ft at 4:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.43 ft at 4:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.43 ft at 5:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.42 ft at 5:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.41 ft at 5:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.4 ft at 5:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.39 ft at 6:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.37 ft at 6:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.36 ft at 6:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.35 ft at 6:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.33 ft at 7:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.32 ft at 7:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.31 ft at 7:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.31 ft at 7:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.34 ft at 8:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.37 ft at 8:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.39 ft at 8:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.4 ft at 8:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.41 ft at 9:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.41 ft at 9:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.4 ft at 9:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.37 ft at 9:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.35 ft at 10:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.33 ft at 10:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.3 ft at 10:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.28 ft at 10:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.27 ft at 11:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.26 ft at 11:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.24 ft at 11:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.24 ft at 11:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.24 ft at 12:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.24 ft at 12:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.24 ft at 12:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.24 ft at 12:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.25 ft at 1:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.25 ft at 1:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.25 ft at 1:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.24 ft at 1:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.24 ft at 2:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.23 ft at 2:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.23 ft at 2:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.22 ft at 2:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.21 ft at 3:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.21 ft at 3:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.2 ft at 3:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.2 ft at 3:31PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.2 ft at 3:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.2 ft at 3:46PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.19 ft at 4:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.19 ft at 4:01PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.19 ft at 4:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.19 ft at 4:16PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.18 ft at 4:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.18 ft at 4:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.18 ft at 5:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.18 ft at 5:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.18 ft at 5:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.18 ft at 5:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.18 ft at 6:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.18 ft at 6:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.18 ft at 6:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.18 ft at 6:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.18 ft at 7:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.17 ft at 7:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.14 ft at 7:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 20.06 ft at 7:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 19.97 ft at 8:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 19.92 ft at 8:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 19.87 ft at 8:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 19.81 ft at 8:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 19.73 ft at 9:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 19.68 ft at 9:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 19.63 ft at 9:30PM Jan 30, 2015Forecast: 20 ft 1:00AM Jan 31, 2015Forecast: 20.1 ft 7:00AM Jan 31, 2015Forecast: 20.7 ft 1:00PM Jan 31, 2015Forecast: 20.7 ft 7:00PM Jan 31, 2015Forecast: 20.1 ft 1:00AM Feb 01, 2015Forecast: 20.1 ft 7:00AM Feb 01, 2015Forecast: 20.6 ft 1:00PM Feb 01, 2015Highest Forecast: 20.8 ft 7:00PM Feb 01, 2015Forecast: 20.6 ft 1:00AM Feb 02, 2015Forecast: 20.4 ft 7:00AM Feb 02, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWTFN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:46PM Jan 30, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 10:52AM Jan 30)Latest observed value: 19.63 ft at 9:30 PM EST 30-Jan-2015. Flood Stage is 34 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Hudson River near Waterford are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 37
Moderate Flood Stage: 35
Flood Stage: 34
Action Stage: 33
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 36.38 ft on 05/30/1984
(2) 35.59 ft on 05/04/1983
(3) 34.76 ft on 05/13/1996
(4) 34.60 ft on 08/29/2011
(5) 34.38 ft on 05/22/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 34.36 ft on 08/29/2011
(2) 34.60 ft on 08/29/2011
(3) 30.87 ft on 04/29/2011
(4) 27.45 ft on 01/25/1999
(5) 32.50 ft on 01/09/1998
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 19.00 ft on 12/10/1998
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37 The river is at major flood stage.
36 Widespread and significant flooding of riverfront properties.
35 The river is at moderate flood stage.
34 The river is at minor flood stage with widespread flooding in the area and the docks at Lock One Marina are under water.
33 The river is at action stage with nearby walkways and docks starting to overflow.
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Latitude: 42.829167° N, Longitude: 73.666667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 34 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 0 ft 34 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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Normal Navigation pool 31.0 feet. Normal winter pool 20.0 feet.
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