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Housatonic River at Stevenson Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 2.83 ft at 1:15AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 1:30AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 1:45AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 2:00AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 2:15AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 2:30AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 2:45AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 3:00AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 3:15AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 3:30AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 3:45AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:00AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:01AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:15AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 4:30AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 4:45AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 5:00AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 4.9 ft at 5:15AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 5.88 ft at 5:30AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.49 ft at 5:45AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.58 ft at 6:00AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.61 ft at 6:15AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.61 ft at 6:30AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 6:45AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 7:00AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.63 ft at 7:15AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 7:30AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 7:45AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 8:00AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 8:15AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 8:30AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 8:45AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 9:00AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.63 ft at 9:15AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 9:30AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 9:45AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 10:00AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 10:01AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.63 ft at 10:15AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 10:30AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 10:45AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 11:00AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 11:15AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 11:30AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 11:45AM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.19 ft at 12:00PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 5.52 ft at 12:15PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 4.6 ft at 12:30PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 3.76 ft at 12:45PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 1:00PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.99 ft at 1:15PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 1:30PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.85 ft at 1:45PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.84 ft at 2:00PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.83 ft at 2:15PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.83 ft at 2:30PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 2:45PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 3:00PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 3:15PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.39 ft at 3:30PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 3:45PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.7 ft at 4:00PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 4:15PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 4:30PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.93 ft at 4:45PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.95 ft at 5:00PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.93 ft at 5:15PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 5:30PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.93 ft at 5:45PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 2.94 ft at 6:00PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 3.7 ft at 6:15PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 6:30PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.56 ft at 6:45PM Mar 24, 2015Highest Observation: 7.02 ft at 7:00PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.8 ft at 7:15PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.78 ft at 7:30PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.78 ft at 7:45PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 8:00PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.61 ft at 8:15PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.6 ft at 8:30PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.6 ft at 8:45PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.6 ft at 9:00PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 9:15PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.61 ft at 9:30PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.6 ft at 9:45PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.6 ft at 10:00PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.6 ft at 10:15PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.6 ft at 10:30PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.6 ft at 10:45PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.6 ft at 11:00PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.6 ft at 11:15PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.6 ft at 11:30PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.6 ft at 11:45PM Mar 24, 2015Observed: 6.6 ft at 12:00AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 5.78 ft at 12:15AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 4.82 ft at 12:30AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 3.8 ft at 12:45AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 1:00AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:15AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 3.1 ft at 1:30AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 3.07 ft at 1:45AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 3.05 ft at 2:00AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 3.05 ft at 2:15AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 3.04 ft at 2:30AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 3.04 ft at 2:45AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 3.04 ft at 3:00AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 3.04 ft at 3:15AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 3.04 ft at 3:30AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 3.04 ft at 3:45AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 3.04 ft at 4:00AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 3.04 ft at 4:15AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 3.04 ft at 4:16AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 3.03 ft at 4:30AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 3.03 ft at 4:45AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 3.8 ft at 5:00AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 5.27 ft at 5:15AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 5.95 ft at 5:30AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.52 ft at 5:45AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.6 ft at 6:00AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 6:15AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 6:30AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.63 ft at 6:45AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.63 ft at 7:00AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.63 ft at 7:15AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.63 ft at 7:30AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.63 ft at 7:45AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 8:00AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.63 ft at 8:15AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.63 ft at 8:30AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.63 ft at 8:45AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 9:00AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 9:15AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 9:30AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 9:45AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 10:00AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 10:15AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 10:16AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 10:30AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 10:45AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 11:00AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 11:15AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 11:30AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 11:45AM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 12:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 12:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 12:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 12:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 1:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 1:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 1:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 1:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 2:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 2:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 2:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 2:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 3:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 3:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 3:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.63 ft at 3:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 4:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 4:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 4:16PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 4:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 4:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 5:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 5:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 5:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 5:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 6:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 6:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 6:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 6:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 7:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 7:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 7:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 7:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 8:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 8:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 8:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 8:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 9:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.68 ft at 9:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 9:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 9:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 10:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.69 ft at 10:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.69 ft at 10:16PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.68 ft at 10:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.68 ft at 10:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.68 ft at 11:00PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.68 ft at 11:15PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.69 ft at 11:30PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.69 ft at 11:45PM Mar 25, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 12:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.68 ft at 12:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 12:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.68 ft at 12:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.12 ft at 1:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 5.41 ft at 1:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 4.56 ft at 1:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 3.58 ft at 1:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 3.25 ft at 2:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 3.12 ft at 2:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 3.06 ft at 2:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 3.03 ft at 2:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 3.02 ft at 3:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 3.02 ft at 3:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 3.02 ft at 3:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 3.01 ft at 3:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 3.01 ft at 4:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 3.01 ft at 4:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 3.01 ft at 4:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 3.01 ft at 4:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 3.14 ft at 5:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 4.72 ft at 5:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 5.41 ft at 5:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 5:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.47 ft at 6:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.59 ft at 6:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.61 ft at 6:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 6:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.61 ft at 7:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.63 ft at 7:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 7:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.63 ft at 7:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.62 ft at 8:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 8:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 8:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 8:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 9:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 9:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 9:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 9:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 10:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 10:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 10:16AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 10:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 10:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 11:00AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 11:15AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 11:30AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 11:45AM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 12:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 12:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 12:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 12:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 1:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 1:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 1:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 1:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 2:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 2:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 2:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 2:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 3:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.64 ft at 3:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.77 ft at 3:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.8 ft at 3:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.8 ft at 4:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.88 ft at 4:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.88 ft at 4:16PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.83 ft at 4:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.68 ft at 4:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.84 ft at 5:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.8 ft at 5:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 5:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.61 ft at 5:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.74 ft at 6:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.89 ft at 6:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.74 ft at 6:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 6:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 7:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.65 ft at 7:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 7:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 7:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 8:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 8:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 8:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 8:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 9:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 9:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 9:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 9:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 10:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 10:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.68 ft at 10:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 10:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 11:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 11:15PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 11:30PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 11:45PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 12:00AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.67 ft at 12:15AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 6.66 ft at 12:30AM Mar 27, 2015Highest Forecast: 7.8 ft 2:00AM Mar 27, 2015Highest Forecast: 7.8 ft 8:00AM Mar 27, 2015Highest Forecast: 7.8 ft 2:00PM Mar 27, 2015Highest Forecast: 7.8 ft 8:00PM Mar 27, 2015Highest Forecast: 7.8 ft 2:00AM Mar 28, 2015Highest Forecast: 7.8 ft 8:00AM Mar 28, 2015Highest Forecast: 7.8 ft 2:00PM Mar 28, 2015Highest Forecast: 7.8 ft 8:00PM Mar 28, 2015Highest Forecast: 7.8 ft 2:00AM Mar 29, 2015Highest Forecast: 7.8 ft 8:00AM Mar 29, 2015Highest Forecast: 7.8 ft 2:00PM Mar 29, 2015Highest Forecast: 7.8 ft 8:00PM Mar 29, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSTVC3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:00AM Mar 27, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 9:57PM Mar 26)Latest observed value: 6.66 ft at 12:30 AM EDT 27-Mar-2015. Flood Stage is 11 ft
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NOTE: Gauge reading may be affected by ice. Forecast flows are unadjusted for ice.

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
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 24.50 ft on 08/19/1955
(2) 24.50 ft on 10/16/1955
(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.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.12 ft on 05/01/2014
(2) 11.90 ft on 03/31/2014 (P)
(3) 12.31 ft on 03/30/2014 (P)
(4) 13.48 ft on 06/14/2013
(5) 12.39 ft on 06/12/2013
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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
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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
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Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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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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