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Chicopee River at Indian Orchard Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.38 ft at 10:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 10:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 10:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 10:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.87 ft at 11:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 11:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 11:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 11:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 12:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 12:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 12:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 12:32AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 12:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 1:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 1:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 1:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 1:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 2:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 2:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 2:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 2:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 3:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 3:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 3:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 3:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 4:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 4:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 4:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 4:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 5:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 5:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 5:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 5:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 6:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 6:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 6:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 6:33AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 6:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 7:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 7:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 7:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 8:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 8:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 8:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 8:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 9:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 9:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 9:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 9:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 10:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 10:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 10:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 10:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 11:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 11:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 11:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 12:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 12:33PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 12:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 1:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 1:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 1:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 1:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 2:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 2:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 2:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 3:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 3:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 3:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 3:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 4:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 4:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 4:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 4:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 5:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 5:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 5:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 5:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 6:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 6:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 6:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 6:33PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 6:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 7:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 7:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 7:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 7:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 8:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 8:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 8:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 8:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 9:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 9:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 9:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 9:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 10:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 10:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 10:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 10:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 11:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 11:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 11:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 11:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 12:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 12:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 12:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 12:33AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 12:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 1:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 1:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 1:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 2:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 2:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 2:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 2:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 3:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 3:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 3:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 3:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 4:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 4:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 4:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 5:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 5:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 5:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 5:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 6:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 6:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 6:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 6:33AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 6:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 7:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 7:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 7:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 7:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 8:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 8:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 8:30AM Oct 30, 2014Highest Observation: 5.41 ft at 8:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 9:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 9:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 9:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 9:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 10:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 10:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 10:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 10:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 11:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 11:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 11:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 12:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 12:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 12:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 12:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 1:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 1:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 1:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 2:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 2:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 2:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 2:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 3:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 3:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 3:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 3:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 4:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 4:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 4:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 5:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 5:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 5:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 6:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:34PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 7:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 7:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 7:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 7:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 8:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 8:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 8:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 8:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 9:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 9:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 9:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 9:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 10:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 10:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 10:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 11:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 11:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 11:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 11:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 12:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 12:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:33AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 1:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 1:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 1:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 2:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 2:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 2:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 2:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 3:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 3:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 3:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 3:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 4:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 4:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 4:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 4:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 5:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 5:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 5:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 5:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 6:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 6:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 6:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 6:34AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 6:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 7:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 7:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 7:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 7:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 8:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 8:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 8:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 8:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 9:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 9:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 9:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 9:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 10:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 10:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 10:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 10:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 11:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 11:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 11:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 11:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:15PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:30PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:33PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:45PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 1:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 1:15PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 1:30PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:45PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 2:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 2:15PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 2:30PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 2:45PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 3:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 3:15PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 3:30PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 3:45PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 4:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 4:15PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 4:30PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 4:45PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 5:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 5:15PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 5:30PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 5:45PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 6:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 6:15PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 6:30PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 6:34PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 6:45PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 7:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 7:15PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 7:30PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 7:45PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 8:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 8:15PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 8:30PM Oct 31, 2014Forecast: 4.7 ft 2:00AM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 4.7 ft 8:00AM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 4.7 ft 2:00PM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 4.7 ft 8:00PM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 4.7 ft 2:00AM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 4.7 ft 8:00AM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 4.8 ft 2:00PM Nov 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.9 ft 8:00PM Nov 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.9 ft 2:00AM Nov 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.9 ft 8:00AM Nov 03, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesINDM3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:45PM Oct 31, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 11:00AM Oct 31)Latest observed value: 5.17 ft at 8:30 PM EDT 31-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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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

Historical 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.

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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: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 12 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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