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Chicopee River at Indian Orchard Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.52 ft at 7:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 4.54 ft at 8:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 4.56 ft at 8:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 4.58 ft at 8:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 4.61 ft at 8:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 4.65 ft at 9:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 4.69 ft at 9:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 4.72 ft at 9:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.27 ft at 9:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.52 ft at 10:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.55 ft at 10:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.54 ft at 10:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.51 ft at 10:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.46 ft at 11:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 5.07 ft at 11:15PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 4.65 ft at 11:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 4.6 ft at 11:45PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 4.6 ft at 12:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.6 ft at 12:01AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.62 ft at 12:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.64 ft at 12:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.66 ft at 12:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.68 ft at 1:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.69 ft at 1:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.71 ft at 1:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.75 ft at 1:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.78 ft at 2:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.83 ft at 2:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.87 ft at 2:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.46 ft at 2:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.69 ft at 3:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.71 ft at 3:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.69 ft at 3:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.69 ft at 3:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.67 ft at 4:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.63 ft at 4:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.14 ft at 4:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.83 ft at 4:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.78 ft at 5:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.79 ft at 5:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.81 ft at 5:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.83 ft at 5:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.83 ft at 5:46AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.85 ft at 6:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.87 ft at 6:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.89 ft at 6:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.91 ft at 6:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.93 ft at 7:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.95 ft at 7:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 7:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.99 ft at 7:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.02 ft at 8:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.05 ft at 8:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.07 ft at 8:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.69 ft at 8:45AM Feb 28, 2015Highest Observation: 5.84 ft at 9:00AM Feb 28, 2015Highest Observation: 5.84 ft at 9:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.77 ft at 9:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.69 ft at 9:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 10:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.78 ft at 10:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.57 ft at 10:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.49 ft at 10:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.45 ft at 11:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:15AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 11:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 11:45AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 12:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 12:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 12:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 12:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 1:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 1:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.45 ft at 1:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.47 ft at 1:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.49 ft at 2:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.56 ft at 2:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.17 ft at 2:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.25 ft at 2:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.25 ft at 3:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.25 ft at 3:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.23 ft at 3:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.18 ft at 3:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.55 ft at 4:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 4:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 4:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 5:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 5:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 5:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 5:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 6:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 6:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 6:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.46 ft at 6:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.49 ft at 7:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.52 ft at 7:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.95 ft at 7:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 7:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 8:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 8:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.32 ft at 8:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 8:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.93 ft at 9:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.52 ft at 9:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.48 ft at 9:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.48 ft at 9:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.49 ft at 10:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.51 ft at 10:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.53 ft at 10:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.55 ft at 10:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.58 ft at 11:00PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.6 ft at 11:15PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.62 ft at 11:30PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.65 ft at 11:45PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.65 ft at 11:46PM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 4.69 ft at 12:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.73 ft at 12:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.78 ft at 12:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 12:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.6 ft at 1:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.62 ft at 1:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.6 ft at 1:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.57 ft at 1:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.16 ft at 2:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.76 ft at 2:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.7 ft at 2:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.71 ft at 2:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.71 ft at 3:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.74 ft at 3:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.75 ft at 3:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.77 ft at 3:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.79 ft at 4:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.81 ft at 4:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.83 ft at 4:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.84 ft at 4:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.85 ft at 5:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.89 ft at 5:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.92 ft at 5:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.96 ft at 5:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.96 ft at 5:46AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.11 ft at 6:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.71 ft at 6:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.79 ft at 6:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.79 ft at 6:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.77 ft at 7:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.73 ft at 7:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 7:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.91 ft at 7:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.82 ft at 8:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.79 ft at 8:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.77 ft at 8:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.75 ft at 8:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.72 ft at 9:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.68 ft at 9:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.64 ft at 9:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.6 ft at 9:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.57 ft at 10:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.55 ft at 10:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.52 ft at 10:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.5 ft at 10:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.48 ft at 11:00AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.47 ft at 11:15AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.47 ft at 11:30AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.49 ft at 11:45AM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.51 ft at 12:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.68 ft at 12:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.23 ft at 12:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 12:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 1:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.27 ft at 1:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.25 ft at 1:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.99 ft at 1:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.51 ft at 2:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.46 ft at 2:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.45 ft at 2:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.45 ft at 2:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.45 ft at 3:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.45 ft at 3:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.45 ft at 5:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.47 ft at 5:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.47 ft at 5:46PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.49 ft at 6:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.51 ft at 6:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.07 ft at 6:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.27 ft at 6:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.28 ft at 7:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.28 ft at 7:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.27 ft at 7:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.23 ft at 7:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.78 ft at 8:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.47 ft at 8:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.45 ft at 8:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.47 ft at 11:00PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.49 ft at 11:15PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.51 ft at 11:30PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 4.99 ft at 11:45PM Mar 01, 2015Observed: 5.26 ft at 12:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.28 ft at 12:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.27 ft at 12:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.25 ft at 12:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.22 ft at 1:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.62 ft at 1:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.45 ft at 1:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 2:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 2:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 2:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 2:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 3:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 3:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 3:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 3:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.45 ft at 4:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.47 ft at 4:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.5 ft at 4:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.59 ft at 4:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.19 ft at 5:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.27 ft at 5:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.27 ft at 5:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.27 ft at 5:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.27 ft at 5:46AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.25 ft at 6:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.98 ft at 6:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.5 ft at 6:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.46 ft at 10:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.48 ft at 10:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.51 ft at 10:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.74 ft at 11:00AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.23 ft at 11:15AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 11:30AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 11:45AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 11:46AM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.27 ft at 12:00PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.18 ft at 12:15PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.57 ft at 12:30PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.47 ft at 12:45PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.47 ft at 1:00PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.47 ft at 1:15PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.47 ft at 1:30PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.46 ft at 1:45PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.46 ft at 2:00PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.46 ft at 2:15PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.46 ft at 2:30PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.46 ft at 2:45PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.47 ft at 3:00PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.47 ft at 3:15PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.47 ft at 3:30PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.47 ft at 3:45PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.5 ft at 4:00PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.52 ft at 4:15PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.61 ft at 4:30PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.21 ft at 4:45PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 5:00PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 5:15PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.28 ft at 5:30PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 5.25 ft at 5:45PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.93 ft at 6:00PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.51 ft at 6:15PM Mar 02, 2015Observed: 4.47 ft at 6:30PM Mar 02, 2015Highest Forecast: 4.7 ft 1:00AM Mar 03, 2015Highest Forecast: 4.7 ft 7:00AM Mar 03, 2015Highest Forecast: 4.7 ft 1:00PM Mar 03, 2015Highest Forecast: 4.7 ft 7:00PM Mar 03, 2015Highest Forecast: 4.7 ft 1:00AM Mar 04, 2015Highest Forecast: 4.7 ft 7:00AM Mar 04, 2015Highest Forecast: 4.7 ft 1:00PM Mar 04, 2015Highest Forecast: 4.7 ft 7:00PM Mar 04, 2015Highest Forecast: 4.7 ft 1:00AM Mar 05, 2015Highest Forecast: 4.7 ft 7:00AM Mar 05, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesINDM3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:30PM Mar 2, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 10:47AM Mar 2)Latest observed value: 4.47 ft at 6:30 PM EST 2-Mar-2015. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Gauge reading may be affected by ice. Forecast flows are unadjusted for ice.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Chicopee River at Indian Orchard are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 18
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 23.43 ft on 09/21/1938
(2) 22.14 ft on 08/19/1955
(3) 16.20 ft on 03/19/1936
(4) 13.96 ft on 05/31/1984
(5) 12.92 ft on 10/15/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.92 ft on 10/15/2005
(2) 10.74 ft on 04/17/1996
(3) 7.66 ft on 03/09/1995
(4) 13.96 ft on 05/31/1984
(5) 12.20 ft on 03/07/1979
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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20 This is a life threatening flood situation. People along the Chicopee River should seek a safe shelter, inland of the river. Know the alternate routes of travel to avoid driving into flooded areas. Act quickly and follow the directions of your local emergency management officals.
16 Significant flooding will occur along the Chicopee River. If you are in a flood prone location, act immediately to protect life and property. Follow the directions of your local emergency management officials. If you are asked to evacuate, do so immediately.
12 Minor lowland flooding is likely. Some roadways along the river may become impassable. Do not venture into these areas. Be especially careful near flooded roadways. Never try to cross a flooded road, the road could be damaged or washed out.
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Latitude: 42.160556° N, Longitude: 72.514444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12 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 29 125 137 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other NULL NULL  

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