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Connecticut River at Montague Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 8.89 ft at 4:00AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 8.87 ft at 4:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 8.85 ft at 4:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 8.83 ft at 4:45AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 8.81 ft at 5:00AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 8.8 ft at 5:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 8.78 ft at 5:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 8.78 ft at 5:45AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 8.76 ft at 6:00AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 8.75 ft at 6:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 8.75 ft at 6:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 8.78 ft at 6:45AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 8.8 ft at 7:00AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 8.99 ft at 7:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.24 ft at 7:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.41 ft at 7:45AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.53 ft at 8:00AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.63 ft at 8:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.71 ft at 8:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.77 ft at 8:45AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.82 ft at 9:00AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.86 ft at 9:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.9 ft at 9:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.93 ft at 9:45AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.96 ft at 10:00AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.99 ft at 10:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10.01 ft at 10:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10.03 ft at 10:45AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10.05 ft at 11:00AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10.07 ft at 11:15AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10.09 ft at 11:30AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10.1 ft at 11:45AM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10.12 ft at 12:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10.13 ft at 12:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10.13 ft at 12:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10.14 ft at 12:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10.15 ft at 1:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10.16 ft at 1:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10.06 ft at 1:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.85 ft at 1:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.72 ft at 2:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.61 ft at 2:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.53 ft at 2:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.45 ft at 2:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.39 ft at 3:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.33 ft at 3:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.28 ft at 3:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.24 ft at 3:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.21 ft at 4:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.16 ft at 4:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.13 ft at 4:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.1 ft at 4:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.07 ft at 5:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.35 ft at 5:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 5:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.59 ft at 5:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.66 ft at 6:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.72 ft at 6:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.77 ft at 6:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.8 ft at 6:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.84 ft at 7:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.87 ft at 7:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.9 ft at 7:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.92 ft at 7:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.94 ft at 8:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.95 ft at 8:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.96 ft at 8:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.97 ft at 8:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.98 ft at 9:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.99 ft at 9:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.99 ft at 9:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10 ft at 9:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 9.99 ft at 10:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10 ft at 10:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10 ft at 10:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10.01 ft at 10:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10 ft at 11:00PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10 ft at 11:15PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10 ft at 11:30PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10 ft at 11:45PM Mar 03, 2015Observed: 10 ft at 12:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 10.01 ft at 12:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.99 ft at 12:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.99 ft at 12:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 10 ft at 1:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.9 ft at 1:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.67 ft at 1:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.54 ft at 1:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.44 ft at 2:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.34 ft at 2:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.26 ft at 2:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.19 ft at 2:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.13 ft at 3:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.08 ft at 3:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.03 ft at 3:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9 ft at 3:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.96 ft at 4:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.93 ft at 4:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.91 ft at 4:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.88 ft at 4:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.88 ft at 5:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.89 ft at 5:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.89 ft at 5:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.9 ft at 5:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.91 ft at 6:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.93 ft at 6:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.93 ft at 6:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.94 ft at 6:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.95 ft at 7:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.95 ft at 7:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.95 ft at 7:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.96 ft at 7:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.95 ft at 8:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.11 ft at 8:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.33 ft at 8:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 8:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.59 ft at 9:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.67 ft at 9:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.73 ft at 9:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.78 ft at 9:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.83 ft at 10:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.87 ft at 10:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.92 ft at 10:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.96 ft at 10:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.99 ft at 11:00AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 10.02 ft at 11:15AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 10.04 ft at 11:30AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 10.06 ft at 11:45AM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 10.07 ft at 12:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 10.07 ft at 12:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 10.09 ft at 12:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 10.08 ft at 12:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 10.08 ft at 1:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 10.08 ft at 1:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 10.08 ft at 1:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 10.08 ft at 1:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 10.08 ft at 2:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.86 ft at 2:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.66 ft at 2:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.52 ft at 2:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.41 ft at 3:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.3 ft at 3:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.22 ft at 3:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.14 ft at 3:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9.07 ft at 4:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 9 ft at 4:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.95 ft at 4:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.9 ft at 4:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.86 ft at 5:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.82 ft at 5:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 5:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.76 ft at 5:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.73 ft at 6:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.69 ft at 6:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.67 ft at 6:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.65 ft at 6:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.63 ft at 7:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.6 ft at 7:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.58 ft at 7:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.56 ft at 7:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.53 ft at 8:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.52 ft at 8:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.5 ft at 8:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.48 ft at 8:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.46 ft at 9:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.45 ft at 9:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.44 ft at 9:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.42 ft at 9:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.42 ft at 10:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.42 ft at 10:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.42 ft at 10:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.43 ft at 10:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.39 ft at 11:00PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.38 ft at 11:15PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.37 ft at 11:30PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.37 ft at 11:45PM Mar 04, 2015Observed: 8.37 ft at 12:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 8.36 ft at 12:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 8.37 ft at 12:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 8.36 ft at 12:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 8.36 ft at 1:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 8.34 ft at 1:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 8.34 ft at 1:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 8.34 ft at 1:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 8.33 ft at 2:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 8.33 ft at 2:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 8.32 ft at 2:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 8.31 ft at 2:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 8.3 ft at 3:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 8.29 ft at 3:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 8.29 ft at 3:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 8.27 ft at 3:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 8.27 ft at 4:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 8.26 ft at 4:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 8.25 ft at 4:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 8.54 ft at 4:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 8.8 ft at 5:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 8.96 ft at 5:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 9.29 ft at 5:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 9.6 ft at 5:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 9.82 ft at 6:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 9.99 ft at 6:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 10.13 ft at 6:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 10.25 ft at 6:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 10.37 ft at 7:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 10.47 ft at 7:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 10.54 ft at 7:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 10.61 ft at 7:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 10.67 ft at 8:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 10.72 ft at 8:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 10.76 ft at 8:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 10.81 ft at 8:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 10.85 ft at 9:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 10.89 ft at 9:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 10.92 ft at 9:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 10.94 ft at 9:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 10.96 ft at 10:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 10.99 ft at 10:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.01 ft at 10:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.04 ft at 10:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.06 ft at 11:00AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.08 ft at 11:15AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.11 ft at 11:30AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.13 ft at 11:45AM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.16 ft at 12:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.18 ft at 12:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.2 ft at 12:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.22 ft at 12:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.25 ft at 1:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.27 ft at 1:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.28 ft at 1:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.29 ft at 1:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.3 ft at 2:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.31 ft at 2:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.45 ft at 2:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.61 ft at 2:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.73 ft at 3:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.81 ft at 3:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.89 ft at 3:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.96 ft at 3:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 12.01 ft at 4:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 12.05 ft at 4:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 12.09 ft at 4:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 12.12 ft at 4:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 12.16 ft at 5:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 12.22 ft at 5:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 12.3 ft at 5:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 12.39 ft at 5:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 12.44 ft at 6:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 12.46 ft at 6:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 12.49 ft at 6:30PM Mar 05, 2015Highest Observation: 12.55 ft at 7:45PM Mar 05, 2015Highest Observation: 12.55 ft at 8:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 12.54 ft at 8:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 12.53 ft at 8:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 12.54 ft at 8:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 12.54 ft at 9:00PM Mar 05, 2015Highest Observation: 12.55 ft at 9:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 12.54 ft at 9:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 12.45 ft at 9:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 12.32 ft at 10:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 12.03 ft at 10:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.83 ft at 10:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.67 ft at 10:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.4 ft at 11:00PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 11.13 ft at 11:15PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 10.92 ft at 11:30PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 10.73 ft at 11:45PM Mar 05, 2015Observed: 10.56 ft at 12:00AM Mar 06, 2015Observed: 10.38 ft at 12:15AM Mar 06, 2015Observed: 10.22 ft at 12:30AM Mar 06, 2015Observed: 10.1 ft at 12:45AM Mar 06, 2015Observed: 9.98 ft at 1:00AM Mar 06, 2015Observed: 9.87 ft at 1:15AM Mar 06, 2015Observed: 9.78 ft at 1:30AM Mar 06, 2015Observed: 9.68 ft at 1:45AM Mar 06, 2015Observed: 9.59 ft at 2:00AM Mar 06, 2015Observed: 9.65 ft at 2:15AM Mar 06, 2015Observed: 9.79 ft at 2:30AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Forecast: 8.7 ft 7:00AM Mar 06, 2015Highest Forecast: 8.7 ft 1:00PM Mar 06, 2015Highest Forecast: 8.7 ft 7:00PM Mar 06, 2015Highest Forecast: 8.7 ft 1:00AM Mar 07, 2015Highest Forecast: 8.7 ft 7:00AM Mar 07, 2015Highest Forecast: 8.7 ft 1:00PM Mar 07, 2015Forecast: 8.6 ft 7:00PM Mar 07, 2015Forecast: 8.6 ft 1:00AM Mar 08, 2015Forecast: 8.6 ft 7:00AM Mar 08, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMNTM3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:45AM Mar 6, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 10:43AM Mar 5)Latest observed value: 9.79 ft at 2:30 AM EST 6-Mar-2015. Flood Stage is 28 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Connecticut River at Montague are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 40
Moderate Flood Stage: 32
Flood Stage: 28
Action Stage: 26
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 49.20 ft on 03/19/1936
(2) 44.74 ft on 09/22/1938
(3) 38.17 ft on 05/31/1984
(4) 38.13 ft on 04/06/1960
(5) 37.76 ft on 12/31/1948
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 28.32 ft on 04/17/2014
(2) 35.93 ft on 08/29/2011
(3) 29.43 ft on 04/13/2011
(4) 28.07 ft on 03/24/2010
(5) 28.64 ft on 04/14/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
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44 This is a dangerous flood situation. Areas along the reach of the Connecticut River from the Vermont border to Northampton should prepare for widespread flooding. If you are asked to evacuate, do so immediately.
40 Widespread river flooding is expected from Deerfield and Montague City south through Whately and Sunderland. Take action now to protect life and property. Follow the directions of your emergency management officials. If asked to evacuate, do so immediately.
37 Flooding will expand into portions of Montague and Greenfield downstream through Sunderland and Whately. Some residential areas may become inundated and localized road closures may be needed.
35 Flooding will expand into portions of Montague and Greenfield downstream through Sunderland and Whately. Some residential areas may become inundated and localized road closures may be needed.
33 Flooding of low lying areas outside of levee protection is likely from Greenfield and Montague downstream through Hatfield.
31 Flooding of low lying areas outside of levee protection is likely from Greenfield through Hatfield.
30 Flooding of low lying areas outside of levee protection is likely from Greenfield through Hatfield.
29 Flooding of low lying areas is expected primarily from Montague downstream through Sunderland and Whately.
28 Minor flooding is expected to overspread some of the farmland along the river from the Vermont border downstream through Hatfield and Hadley. Farming interests should take the necessary precautions to protect livestock and equipment.
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Latitude: 42.580278° N, Longitude: 72.574444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 28 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 98.80 126.80 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
Other NULL NULL  

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