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Connecticut River at Holyoke - Upper Pool (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.9 ft at 9:18AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 8:26AM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 3.6 ft at 8:28AM Nov 26, 2014HLUM3(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (11:15PM Nov 26, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.6 ft at 8:28 AM EST 26-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 9 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Connecticut River at Holyoke - Upper are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 16.80 ft on 03/19/1936
(2) 14.90 ft on 09/22/1938
(3) 14.75 ft on 11/05/1927
(4) 13.20 ft on 04/20/1933
(5) 12.70 ft on 10/05/1869
(6) 12.70 ft on 03/29/1913
(7) 12.50 ft on 04/20/1862
(8) 12.10 ft on 04/08/1901
(9) 12.01 ft on 05/31/1984
(10) 12.00 ft on 04/06/1960
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.40 ft on 08/30/2011
(2) 7.40 ft on 12/13/2008
(3) 8.90 ft on 04/17/2007
(4) 8.10 ft on 01/20/2006
(5) 9.80 ft on 10/09/2005
(6) 8.50 ft on 04/02/2004
(7) 8.66 ft on 10/30/2003
(8) 8.60 ft on 04/24/2001
(9) 8.25 ft on 04/01/1998
(10) 7.78 ft on 05/13/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -6.00 ft on 08/26/1880
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16 This is a serious flood situation. Widespread flooding along the Connecticut River from Hatfield and Hadley to Holyoke is likely. Action must be taken immediately to protect life and property. Follow the directions of your local emergency management officals. If you are asked to evacuate, do so immediately.
12 Flooding along portions of Route 5 mainly north of Holyoke is expected. Some roadways may be closed due to flooding.
9 Lowland flooding in portions of Easthampton and South Hadley is likely.
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Latitude: 42.213889° N, Longitude: 72.602778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 9 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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