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Housatonic River at Stevenson Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 6.63 ft at 1:45PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 2:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 2:15PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 2:30PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 2:45PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 3:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 3:15PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 3:30PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 3:45PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 4:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 4:15PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 4:30PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 4:45PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 5:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 5:15PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 5:30PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 5:45PM Oct 27, 2014Highest Observation: 6.67 ft at 6:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 6:15PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 6:30PM Oct 27, 2014Highest Observation: 6.67 ft at 6:45PM Oct 27, 2014Highest Observation: 6.67 ft at 7:00PM Oct 27, 2014Highest Observation: 6.67 ft at 7:30PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 7:45PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 8:00PM Oct 27, 2014Highest Observation: 6.67 ft at 8:15PM Oct 27, 2014Highest Observation: 6.67 ft at 8:30PM Oct 27, 2014Highest Observation: 6.67 ft at 8:45PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 6.57 ft at 9:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 9:15PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 9:30PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:45PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 10:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 10:15PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 10:30PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 10:45PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 11:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 11:15PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:30PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:45PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:15AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 12:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 12:45AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 1:15AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:45AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:15AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:45AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:15AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:45AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:15AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:45AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 5:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 5:15AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 5:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 5:45AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:15AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 6:45AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:15AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:16AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:45AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:15AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:45AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 9:15AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 9:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.38 ft at 9:45AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 10:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.57 ft at 10:15AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 10:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 10:45AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 11:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 11:15AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.59 ft at 11:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.59 ft at 11:45AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 12:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 12:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 12:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 12:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 1:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 1:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 1:16PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 1:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 1:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 5:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 5:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 5.5 ft at 5:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 5:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 6:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.6 ft at 6:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 6:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 6:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 7:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 7:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 7:16PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 7:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 7:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 8:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 8:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 8:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 8:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 9:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 9:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 9:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 9:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 10:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 10:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 10:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 10:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 11:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 11:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 12:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 12:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 12:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 1:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 1:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 1:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 2:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 2:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 5:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 5:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 6:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 6:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 6:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:16AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 8:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 8:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 8:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 8:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 9:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 9:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 9:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 9:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.57 ft at 10:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.59 ft at 10:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.59 ft at 10:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.59 ft at 10:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.6 ft at 11:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.6 ft at 11:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.6 ft at 11:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.6 ft at 11:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.6 ft at 12:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.6 ft at 12:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.6 ft at 12:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.6 ft at 12:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.57 ft at 1:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 1:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 1:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 1:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 2:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 2:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 2:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 2:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 3:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 3:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 3:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 3:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.71 ft at 4:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.71 ft at 4:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.71 ft at 4:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.71 ft at 4:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 5:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 5:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 5:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 5:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 6:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.6 ft at 6:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 6:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 6:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 7:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 7:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 7:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 7:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 8:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 8:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 8:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 8:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 9:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 9:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 9:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 9:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 10:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 10:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 10:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 10:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 11:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 5:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 6:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:16AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:30AM Oct 30, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSTVC3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:30PM Oct 30, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.6 ft at 7:30 AM EDT 30-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 11 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Housatonic River at Stevenson are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:20
Moderate Flood Stage:15
Flood Stage:11
Action Stage:8

Historical Crests
(1) 24.50 ft on 10/16/1955
(2) 24.50 ft on 08/19/1955
(3) 23.50 ft on 03/12/1936
(4) 22.36 ft on 05/30/1984
(5) 21.68 ft on 03/07/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.75 ft on 11/09/2002
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20 MAJOR FLOOD STAGE WITH WIDESPREAD INUNDATION OF LOW LYING PROPERTIES FROM STEVENSON SOUTH TO BRIDGEPORT.
15 MODERATE FLOOD STAGE WITH NUMEROUS HOMES IN THE MAPLES AREA OF SHELTON AFFECTED.
11.5 WATER REACHES THE MAPLES AREA OF SHELTON.
11 FLOOD STAGE.
9.5 WATER REACHES LOW LYING AREAS IN THE RIVERSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD OF OXFORD.
8 THE RIVER IS ABOUT A FOOT ABOVE THE TOP END OF NORMAL GENERATION LEVELS.
7 THE RIVER IS AT THE TOP END OF NORMAL GENERATION LEVELS.
2 THE RIVER IS AT THE LOW END OF NORMAL GENERATION LEVELS.
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Latitude: 41.383889° N, Longitude: 73.168056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 11 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 24.98 ft 35.98 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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