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Housatonic River at Great Barrington Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 3.42 ft at 1:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 1:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 1:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 1:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 2:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 2:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 2:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 2:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 3:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 3:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 3:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 3:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 4:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 4:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 4:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 4:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 5:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 5:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 5:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 5:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 6:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 6:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 6:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 6:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 7:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 7:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 7:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 7:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 8:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 8:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 8:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 8:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 9:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 9:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 9:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 9:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 10:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 10:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 10:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 10:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 11:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 11:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 11:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 11:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 12:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 12:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 12:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 12:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 1:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 1:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 1:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 2:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 2:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 2:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 2:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 3:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 3:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 3:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 3:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 4:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 4:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 4:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 4:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 5:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 5:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 5:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 5:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 6:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 6:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 6:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 6:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 7:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 7:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 7:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 7:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 8:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 8:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 8:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 8:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 9:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 9:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 9:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 9:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 10:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 10:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 10:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 10:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 11:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 11:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 11:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 11:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 12:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 12:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 12:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 12:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 1:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 1:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 1:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 1:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 2:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 2:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 2:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 2:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 3:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 3:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 3:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 3:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 4:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 4:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 4:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 4:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 5:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 5:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 5:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 5:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 6:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 6:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 6:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 6:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 8:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 8:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 8:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 8:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 9:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 9:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 9:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 9:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 10:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 10:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 10:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 10:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 11:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 11:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 11:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 11:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 12:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 12:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 12:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 12:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 1:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 1:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 1:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 1:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 2:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 2:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 2:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 2:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 3:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 3:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 3:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 3:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 4:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 4:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 4:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 4:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 5:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 5:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 5:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 5:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 6:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 6:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 6:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 6:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 7:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 7:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 7:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 7:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 8:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 8:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 8:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 8:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 9:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 9:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 9:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 9:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 10:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 10:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 11:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 11:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 12:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 12:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 12:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 1:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 1:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 2:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 2:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 3:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 3:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 3:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 3:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 4:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 4:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 4:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 4:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 5:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 5:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 5:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 5:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 6:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 6:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 6:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 6:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 7:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 7:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 7:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 7:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 8:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 8:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 8:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 8:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 9:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 9:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 9:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 9:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 10:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 10:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 10:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 10:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 11:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 11:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 11:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 12:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 12:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 12:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 12:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 1:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 1:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 1:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 1:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 2:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 2:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 2:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 2:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 3:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 3:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 4:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 4:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 4:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 4:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 5:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 5:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 5:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 5:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 6:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 6:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 6:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 6:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 7:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 7:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 7:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 7:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 8:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 8:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 8:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 8:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 9:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 9:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 9:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 9:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 10:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 10:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 10:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 10:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 11:00PM Dec 17, 2014Highest Observation: 3.44 ft at 11:15PM Dec 17, 2014Highest Observation: 3.44 ft at 11:30PM Dec 17, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 1:00AM Dec 18, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 7:00AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.7 ft 1:00PM Dec 18, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 7:00PM Dec 18, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 1:00AM Dec 19, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 7:00AM Dec 19, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 1:00PM Dec 19, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 7:00PM Dec 19, 2014Forecast: 3.4 ft 1:00AM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 3.4 ft 7:00AM Dec 20, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGTBM3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:45AM Dec 18, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:47AM Dec 17)Latest observed value: 3.44 ft at 11:30 PM EST 17-Dec-2014. 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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