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Housatonic River at Great Barrington Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 2.06 ft at 4:30PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.06 ft at 4:45PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:00PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:15PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:30PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:45PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.06 ft at 6:00PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.07 ft at 6:15PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.07 ft at 6:30PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.07 ft at 6:45PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:00PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:15PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:30PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:45PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 8:00PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 8:15PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 8:30PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 8:45PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 9:00PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 9:15PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 9:30PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 9:45PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.11 ft at 10:00PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 10:15PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 10:30PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 10:45PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.09 ft at 11:00PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.09 ft at 11:15PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.09 ft at 11:30PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.09 ft at 11:45PM Jul 17, 2017Observed: 2.09 ft at 12:00AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.09 ft at 12:15AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.09 ft at 12:30AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.09 ft at 12:45AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 1:00AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 1:15AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 1:30AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 1:45AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 2:00AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 2:15AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 2:30AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 2:45AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 3:00AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 3:15AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 3:30AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 3:45AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 4:00AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 4:15AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 4:30AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 4:45AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:00AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:15AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:30AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:45AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:00AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:15AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:30AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:45AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:00AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:15AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:30AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.09 ft at 7:45AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.09 ft at 8:00AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.09 ft at 8:15AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.09 ft at 8:30AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.09 ft at 8:45AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.09 ft at 9:00AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.09 ft at 9:15AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.09 ft at 9:30AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 9:45AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 10:00AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 10:15AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 10:30AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 10:45AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 11:00AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 11:15AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 11:30AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 11:45AM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 12:00PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 12:15PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 12:30PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 12:45PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:00PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:15PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:30PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.11 ft at 1:45PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.11 ft at 2:00PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.11 ft at 2:15PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.11 ft at 2:30PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.11 ft at 2:45PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.11 ft at 3:00PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.11 ft at 3:15PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.12 ft at 3:30PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.12 ft at 3:45PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.12 ft at 4:00PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.13 ft at 4:15PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.13 ft at 4:30PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 4:45PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.17 ft at 5:00PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.17 ft at 5:15PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.17 ft at 5:30PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.17 ft at 5:45PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.17 ft at 6:00PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.17 ft at 6:15PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.17 ft at 6:30PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.17 ft at 6:45PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.17 ft at 7:00PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.17 ft at 7:15PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.17 ft at 7:30PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.17 ft at 7:45PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.17 ft at 8:00PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 8:15PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 8:30PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 8:45PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 9:00PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 9:15PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.19 ft at 9:30PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.23 ft at 9:45PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.23 ft at 10:00PM Jul 18, 2017Highest Observation: 2.25 ft at 10:15PM Jul 18, 2017Highest Observation: 2.25 ft at 10:30PM Jul 18, 2017Highest Observation: 2.25 ft at 10:45PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.24 ft at 11:00PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:15PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.22 ft at 11:30PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.22 ft at 11:45PM Jul 18, 2017Observed: 2.22 ft at 12:00AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.22 ft at 12:15AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.21 ft at 12:30AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.21 ft at 12:45AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.21 ft at 1:00AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.21 ft at 1:15AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.2 ft at 1:30AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.2 ft at 1:45AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.2 ft at 2:00AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.2 ft at 2:15AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.2 ft at 2:30AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.2 ft at 2:45AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.2 ft at 3:00AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.2 ft at 3:15AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.2 ft at 3:30AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.2 ft at 3:45AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.2 ft at 4:00AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.2 ft at 4:15AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.2 ft at 4:30AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.2 ft at 4:45AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.2 ft at 5:00AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.2 ft at 5:15AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.2 ft at 5:30AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.2 ft at 5:45AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.19 ft at 6:00AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.19 ft at 6:15AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.19 ft at 6:30AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.19 ft at 6:45AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.19 ft at 7:00AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.19 ft at 7:15AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.19 ft at 7:30AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.19 ft at 7:45AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 8:00AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 8:15AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 8:30AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 8:45AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 9:00AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 9:15AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 9:30AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 9:45AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 10:00AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 10:15AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 10:30AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 10:45AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 11:00AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 11:15AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 11:30AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 11:45AM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 12:00PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 12:15PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.18 ft at 12:30PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.17 ft at 12:45PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.17 ft at 1:00PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.17 ft at 1:15PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.17 ft at 1:30PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.17 ft at 1:45PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:00PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:15PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.16 ft at 2:30PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.16 ft at 2:45PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.16 ft at 3:00PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.16 ft at 3:15PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.16 ft at 3:30PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.16 ft at 3:45PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.16 ft at 4:00PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.16 ft at 4:15PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.16 ft at 4:30PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.16 ft at 4:45PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.16 ft at 5:00PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.16 ft at 5:15PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.16 ft at 5:30PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.16 ft at 5:45PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.15 ft at 6:00PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.15 ft at 6:15PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.15 ft at 6:30PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.15 ft at 6:45PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.15 ft at 7:00PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.15 ft at 7:15PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.15 ft at 7:30PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.15 ft at 7:45PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.15 ft at 8:00PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.15 ft at 8:15PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.15 ft at 8:30PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.15 ft at 8:45PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 9:00PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 9:15PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 9:30PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 9:45PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 10:00PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 10:15PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 10:30PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 10:45PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 11:00PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 11:15PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 11:30PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 11:45PM Jul 19, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 12:00AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 12:15AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 12:30AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 12:45AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 1:00AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 1:15AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 1:30AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 1:45AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 2:00AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 2:15AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.14 ft at 2:30AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.13 ft at 2:45AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.13 ft at 3:00AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.13 ft at 3:15AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.13 ft at 3:30AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.13 ft at 3:45AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.13 ft at 4:00AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.13 ft at 4:15AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.13 ft at 4:30AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.13 ft at 4:45AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.12 ft at 5:00AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.12 ft at 5:15AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.12 ft at 5:30AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.12 ft at 5:45AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.12 ft at 6:00AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.12 ft at 6:15AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.12 ft at 6:30AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.12 ft at 6:45AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.12 ft at 7:00AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.12 ft at 7:15AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.12 ft at 7:30AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.11 ft at 7:45AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.11 ft at 8:00AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.11 ft at 8:15AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.11 ft at 8:30AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.11 ft at 8:45AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.11 ft at 9:00AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.11 ft at 9:15AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.11 ft at 9:30AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.11 ft at 9:45AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.11 ft at 10:00AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.11 ft at 10:15AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.11 ft at 10:30AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 10:45AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 11:00AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 11:15AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 11:30AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 11:45AM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 12:00PM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 12:15PM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 12:30PM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 12:45PM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:00PM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:15PM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:30PM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:45PM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 2:00PM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 2:15PM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 2:30PM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 2:45PM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 3:00PM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 3:15PM Jul 20, 2017Observed: 2.1 ft at 3:30PM Jul 20, 2017Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 8:00PM Jul 20, 2017Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 2:00AM Jul 21, 2017Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 8:00AM Jul 21, 2017Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 2:00PM Jul 21, 2017Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 8:00PM Jul 21, 2017Forecast: 2 ft 2:00AM Jul 22, 2017Forecast: 2 ft 8:00AM Jul 22, 2017Forecast: 2 ft 2:00PM Jul 22, 2017Forecast: 2 ft 8:00PM Jul 22, 2017Forecast: 2 ft 2:00AM Jul 23, 2017Forecast: 2 ft 8:00AM Jul 23, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGTBM3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:15PM Jul 20, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 11:12AM Jul 20)Latest observed value: 2.1 ft at 3:30 PM EDT 20-Jul-2017. 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): -9999

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  

Current/Historical Observations:

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