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Housatonic River at Gaylordsville Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 4:00PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 5:00PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 6:00PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 7:00PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 8:00PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 9:00PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 10:00PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 11:00PM Sep 27, 2014Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 12:00AM Sep 28, 2014Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 1:00AM Sep 28, 2014Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 2:00AM Sep 28, 2014Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 3:00AM Sep 28, 2014Highest Observation: 1.75 ft at 4:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 8:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 9:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 10:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 11:00AM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 12:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 1:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 2:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 3:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 4:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 5:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 6:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 7:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 8:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 9:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 10:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 11:00PM Sep 28, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 12:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 1:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 2:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 3:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 4:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 5:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 6:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 7:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 8:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 9:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 10:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 11:00AM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 12:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 1:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 2:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 3:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 4:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 5:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 6:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 7:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 8:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 9:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 10:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 11:00PM Sep 29, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 12:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 1:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 2:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 3:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 4:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 5:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 6:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 7:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 8:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 9:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 10:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 11:00AM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 12:00PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 1:00PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 2:00PM Sep 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 3:00PM Sep 30, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.6 ft 8:00PM Sep 30, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.6 ft 2:00AM Oct 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.6 ft 8:00AM Oct 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.6 ft 2:00PM Oct 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.6 ft 8:00PM Oct 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.6 ft 2:00AM Oct 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.6 ft 8:00AM Oct 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.6 ft 2:00PM Oct 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.6 ft 8:00PM Oct 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.6 ft 2:00AM Oct 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.6 ft 8:00AM Oct 03, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGAYC3(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (3:45PM Sep 30, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:44AM Sep 30)Latest observed value: 1.68 ft at 3:00 PM EDT 30-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 8 ft
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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

Historical 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.

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 HYDRO 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)
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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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