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Housatonic River at Great Barrington Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 2.91 ft at 11:45AM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 12:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 12:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 12:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 12:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 1:00PM Nov 19, 2014Highest Observation: 2.93 ft at 1:15PM Nov 19, 2014Highest Observation: 2.93 ft at 1:30PM Nov 19, 2014Highest Observation: 2.93 ft at 1:45PM Nov 19, 2014Highest Observation: 2.93 ft at 2:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 2:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 2:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 2:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 3:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 3:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 3:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 3:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 4:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 4:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 4:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 4:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 5:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 5:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 5:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 5:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 6:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 6:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 6:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 6:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 7:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 7:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 7:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 7:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 8:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 8:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 8:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 8:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 9:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 9:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 9:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 9:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 10:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 10:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 10:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 10:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 11:00PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 11:15PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 11:30PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 11:45PM Nov 19, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 12:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 12:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 12:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 12:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 1:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 1:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 1:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 1:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 2:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 2:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 2:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 2:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 3:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 3:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 3:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 3:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 4:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 4:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 4:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 4:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 5:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 5:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 5:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 5:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 6:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 6:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 6:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 6:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 7:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 7:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 7:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 7:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 8:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 8:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 8:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 8:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 9:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 9:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 9:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 9:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 10:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 10:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 10:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 10:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 11:00AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 11:15AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 11:30AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 11:45AM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 12:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 12:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 12:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 12:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 1:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 1:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 1:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 1:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 2:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 2:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 2:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 2:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 3:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 3:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 3:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 3:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 4:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 4:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 4:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 4:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 5:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 5:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 5:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 5:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 6:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 6:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 6:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 6:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 7:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 7:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 7:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 7:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 8:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 8:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 8:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 8:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 9:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 9:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 9:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 9:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 10:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 10:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 10:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 10:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 11:00PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 11:15PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 11:30PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 11:45PM Nov 20, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 12:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 12:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 12:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 12:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 1:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 1:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 1:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 1:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 2:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 2:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 2:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 2:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 3:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 3:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 3:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 3:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 4:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 4:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 4:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 4:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 5:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 5:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 5:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 5:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 6:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 6:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 6:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 6:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 7:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 7:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 7:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 7:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 8:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 8:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 8:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 8:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 9:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 9:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 9:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 9:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 10:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:15AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:30AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:45AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 2:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 2:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 2:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 2:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 7:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 7:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 7:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 7:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 8:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 8:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 8:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 8:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 9:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 10:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 10:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 10:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 10:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 11:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 11:15PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 11:30PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 11:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 12:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 12:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 12:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 12:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 1:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 1:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 1:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 1:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 2:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 2:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 2:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 3:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 3:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 3:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 3:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 4:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 4:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 4:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 4:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 5:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 5:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 5:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 5:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 6:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 6:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 6:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 6:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 7:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 7:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 7:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 7:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 8:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 8:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 8:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 8:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 9:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 9:30AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 9:45AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 10:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 10:15AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 10:30AM Nov 22, 2014Forecast: 2.6 ft 1:00PM Nov 22, 2014Forecast: 2.5 ft 7:00PM Nov 22, 2014Forecast: 2.5 ft 1:00AM Nov 23, 2014Forecast: 2.5 ft 7:00AM Nov 23, 2014Forecast: 2.5 ft 1:00PM Nov 23, 2014Forecast: 2.5 ft 7:00PM Nov 23, 2014Forecast: 2.6 ft 1:00AM Nov 24, 2014Forecast: 2.7 ft 7:00AM Nov 24, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 1:00PM Nov 24, 2014Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00PM Nov 24, 2014Forecast: 3.3 ft 1:00AM Nov 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.4 ft 7:00AM Nov 25, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGTBM3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:30AM Nov 22, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 11:06AM Nov 22)Latest observed value: 2.51 ft at 10:30 AM EST 22-Nov-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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Upstream Gauge - at E Br at Coltsville Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Falls Village
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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