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Housatonic River at Gaylordsville Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 3.54 ft at 5:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.53 ft at 5:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.53 ft at 6:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.53 ft at 6:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.55 ft at 8:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.52 ft at 9:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.5 ft at 9:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.5 ft at 9:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 9:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 10:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 10:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 10:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 10:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.42 ft at 11:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.42 ft at 11:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.42 ft at 11:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.42 ft at 11:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.42 ft at 12:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 12:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 12:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 12:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 1:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 1:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 1:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 1:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 2:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 4:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 4:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 4:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 4:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 5:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.51 ft at 5:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.56 ft at 6:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.57 ft at 6:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.55 ft at 7:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.55 ft at 8:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.55 ft at 8:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.53 ft at 9:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.53 ft at 10:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 10:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 10:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 10:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.53 ft at 11:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.53 ft at 11:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.53 ft at 11:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.53 ft at 11:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 3.53 ft at 12:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.52 ft at 12:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.51 ft at 12:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.51 ft at 12:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.51 ft at 1:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.51 ft at 1:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 1:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 1:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.5 ft at 2:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 2:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 3:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 3:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 3:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 3:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 4:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 4:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 5:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 5:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 6:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 6:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 6:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.41 ft at 6:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.42 ft at 7:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.39 ft at 7:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 7:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 7:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 8:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 8:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.34 ft at 8:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.33 ft at 8:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.32 ft at 9:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 9:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 9:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 9:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 10:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.3 ft at 10:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.3 ft at 10:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 10:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.3 ft at 11:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.3 ft at 11:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.3 ft at 11:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.29 ft at 11:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.26 ft at 12:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 12:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 1:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 1:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 2:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 2:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 2:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:46PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 4:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 4:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 4:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 4:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.32 ft at 6:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.38 ft at 6:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 7:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 7:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.5 ft at 7:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.52 ft at 7:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.59 ft at 8:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.6 ft at 8:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.58 ft at 9:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 10:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.52 ft at 10:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.51 ft at 10:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.5 ft at 10:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 11:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 11:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.41 ft at 11:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.39 ft at 11:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 3.39 ft at 12:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.28 ft at 12:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 12:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.07 ft at 12:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.07 ft at 1:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.07 ft at 1:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.07 ft at 1:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.08 ft at 2:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.08 ft at 2:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 2:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 2:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 3:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.27 ft at 3:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.28 ft at 3:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.37 ft at 3:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 4:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 4:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 4:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 4:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.5 ft at 5:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 5:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 5:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 5:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 6:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 6:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.39 ft at 6:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.32 ft at 7:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.32 ft at 7:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.3 ft at 7:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.3 ft at 7:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 8:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 8:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 8:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.37 ft at 8:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.38 ft at 9:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 9:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 9:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 10:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.48 ft at 10:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 10:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.46 ft at 10:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 11:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.44 ft at 11:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.41 ft at 11:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 11:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.32 ft at 12:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.29 ft at 12:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.27 ft at 12:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 12:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 1:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 1:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 1:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 1:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 2:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 2:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 2:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 2:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 3:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 3:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 3:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 3:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 4:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 4:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 4:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 4:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 6:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 6:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 7:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 7:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.33 ft at 7:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.36 ft at 8:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.37 ft at 8:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.39 ft at 8:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 8:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.45 ft at 9:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 9:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 9:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.5 ft at 9:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.52 ft at 10:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.53 ft at 10:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.53 ft at 10:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 10:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.55 ft at 11:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.55 ft at 11:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.58 ft at 1:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.59 ft at 2:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.59 ft at 2:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.6 ft at 2:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.61 ft at 2:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.61 ft at 3:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.62 ft at 3:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.63 ft at 3:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.63 ft at 3:45AM Jan 29, 2015Highest Observation: 3.64 ft at 4:00AM Jan 29, 2015Highest Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00AM Jan 29, 2015Highest Forecast: 3.3 ft 1:00PM Jan 29, 2015Highest Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00PM Jan 29, 2015Highest Forecast: 3.3 ft 1:00AM Jan 30, 2015Highest Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00AM Jan 30, 2015Highest Forecast: 3.3 ft 1:00PM Jan 30, 2015Highest Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00PM Jan 30, 2015Highest Forecast: 3.3 ft 1:00AM Jan 31, 2015Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00AM Jan 31, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGAYC3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:15AM Jan 29, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 11:09AM Jan 28)Latest observed value: 3.64 ft at 4:00 AM EST 29-Jan-2015. Flood Stage is 8 ft
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NOTE: Gauge reading affected by reservoir operations.

NOTE: Gauge reading may be affected by ice. Forecast flows are unadjusted for ice.

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
Reference Frame
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)
Elevation information source
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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