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Winooski River at Essex Junction Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.03 ft at 8:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.03 ft at 8:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.03 ft at 8:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.02 ft at 9:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.97 ft at 9:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.93 ft at 9:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.87 ft at 9:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.84 ft at 10:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 10:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 10:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 10:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.83 ft at 11:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 11:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.83 ft at 11:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.77 ft at 11:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.7 ft at 12:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.64 ft at 12:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.63 ft at 12:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 1:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.52 ft at 1:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.47 ft at 1:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.43 ft at 1:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.43 ft at 2:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 2:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 2:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 2:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.4 ft at 3:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.39 ft at 3:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.39 ft at 3:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.39 ft at 3:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.4 ft at 4:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 4:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 4:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.45 ft at 4:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.45 ft at 5:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 5:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.43 ft at 5:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 5:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 6:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 6:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 6:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.43 ft at 6:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.45 ft at 7:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.49 ft at 7:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 7:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.73 ft at 8:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.82 ft at 8:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 8:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 2.97 ft at 8:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.04 ft at 9:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.13 ft at 9:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 9:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 10:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 10:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 10:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 10:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 4:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 4:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 4:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 4:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 7:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 7:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 7:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 7:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.12 ft at 8:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.01 ft at 9:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.89 ft at 9:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 9:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.7 ft at 9:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.61 ft at 10:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.54 ft at 10:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.51 ft at 10:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.49 ft at 10:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.49 ft at 11:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.51 ft at 11:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.53 ft at 11:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.56 ft at 11:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 12:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 12:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.56 ft at 12:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.54 ft at 12:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.53 ft at 1:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.52 ft at 1:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.5 ft at 1:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.5 ft at 1:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.49 ft at 2:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.49 ft at 2:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.48 ft at 2:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.48 ft at 2:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.48 ft at 3:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.48 ft at 3:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.49 ft at 3:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.49 ft at 3:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.5 ft at 4:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.5 ft at 4:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.49 ft at 4:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.49 ft at 4:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.48 ft at 5:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.48 ft at 5:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.49 ft at 5:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.49 ft at 5:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.51 ft at 6:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.52 ft at 6:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.52 ft at 6:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.52 ft at 6:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.55 ft at 7:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.63 ft at 7:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.69 ft at 7:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.78 ft at 8:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.84 ft at 8:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.92 ft at 8:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 2.98 ft at 8:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.04 ft at 9:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.09 ft at 9:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.11 ft at 9:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.13 ft at 9:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.13 ft at 10:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:15PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:30PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:45PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:15AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:30AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:45AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:15AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 1:30AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.16 ft at 1:45AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:15AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:30AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:45AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:15AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:30AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:45AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 4:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 4:15AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 4:30AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 4:45AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 5:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 5:15AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.22 ft at 5:30AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:45AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:15AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:30AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 6:45AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 7:00AM Jan 31, 2015Highest Observation: 3.25 ft at 7:15AM Jan 31, 2015Highest Observation: 3.25 ft at 7:30AM Jan 31, 2015Highest Observation: 3.25 ft at 7:45AM Jan 31, 2015Highest Observation: 3.25 ft at 8:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 8:15AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3.1 ft at 8:30AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 3 ft at 8:45AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.91 ft at 9:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.84 ft at 9:15AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 9:30AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 9:45AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.79 ft at 10:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 10:15AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 10:30AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 10:45AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.86 ft at 11:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.84 ft at 11:15AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.81 ft at 11:30AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 11:45AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.7 ft at 12:00PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.64 ft at 12:15PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 12:30PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.53 ft at 12:45PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.5 ft at 1:00PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.47 ft at 1:15PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 1:30PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.45 ft at 1:45PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 2:00PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 2:15PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 2:30PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 2:45PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 3:00PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 3:15PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 3:30PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 3:45PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 4:00PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 4:15PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 4:30PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.4 ft at 4:45PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.4 ft at 5:00PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.4 ft at 5:15PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 5:30PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.43 ft at 5:45PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.45 ft at 6:00PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.47 ft at 6:15PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.5 ft at 6:30PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.51 ft at 6:45PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.51 ft at 7:00PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.51 ft at 7:15PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.5 ft at 7:30PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.5 ft at 7:45PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:00PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.51 ft at 8:15PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.52 ft at 8:30PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.53 ft at 8:45PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.52 ft at 9:00PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:15PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.47 ft at 9:30PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 9:45PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.45 ft at 10:00PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.45 ft at 10:15PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 10:30PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.48 ft at 10:45PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.5 ft at 11:00PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.53 ft at 11:15PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.54 ft at 11:30PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.53 ft at 11:45PM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 2.51 ft at 12:00AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 2.48 ft at 12:15AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 12:30AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 12:45AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 1:00AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 1:15AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 1:30AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 2.45 ft at 1:45AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 2.48 ft at 2:00AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 2.51 ft at 2:15AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 2.53 ft at 2:30AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 2.56 ft at 2:45AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:00AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 2.62 ft at 3:15AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 2.68 ft at 3:30AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 2.75 ft at 3:45AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 2.83 ft at 4:00AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 2.92 ft at 4:15AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 3.01 ft at 4:30AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 3.07 ft at 4:45AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:00AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 3.15 ft at 5:15AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:30AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 3.23 ft at 5:45AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 6:00AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 3.24 ft at 6:15AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 3.2 ft at 6:30AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 3.13 ft at 6:45AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 3.08 ft at 7:00AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 3.08 ft at 7:15AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 3.11 ft at 7:30AM Feb 01, 2015Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:45AM Feb 01, 2015Forecast: 2.4 ft 1:00PM Feb 01, 2015Forecast: 2.5 ft 7:00PM Feb 01, 2015Highest Forecast: 2.8 ft 1:00AM Feb 02, 2015Forecast: 2.7 ft 7:00AM Feb 02, 2015Forecast: 2.4 ft 1:00PM Feb 02, 2015Forecast: 2.2 ft 7:00PM Feb 02, 2015Forecast: 2.2 ft 1:00AM Feb 03, 2015Forecast: 2.2 ft 7:00AM Feb 03, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesESSV1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:00AM Feb 1, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 11:12AM Jan 31)Latest observed value: 3.14 ft at 7:45 AM EST 1-Feb-2015. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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NOTE: Gauge reading may be affected by ice. Forecast flows are unadjusted for ice.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Winooski River at Essex Junction are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 18
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 51.40 ft on 11/04/1927
(2) 24.54 ft on 03/19/1936
(3) 22.19 ft on 08/29/2011
(4) 22.17 ft on 02/21/1981
(5) 19.06 ft on 03/14/1977
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.54 ft on 04/16/2014
(2) 12.60 ft on 07/05/2013
(3) 22.19 ft on 08/29/2011
(4) 16.28 ft on 04/27/2011
(5) 17.27 ft on 04/12/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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20 Flooding will be widespread along the Winooski river from Jonesville to Lake Champlain. Water will cover Route 2 from Bolton to Williston, and Route 117 from Richmond to Essex. Bridge Street in Richmond, North Williston Road in Williston and Essex, Poor Farm Road in South Burlington and Williston floods. The Burlington Intervale will be inundated.
18 Flooding will be widespread along the Winooski River from Jonesville to the rivers mouth at Lake Champlain. Water will cover Bridge Street in Richmond, North Williston Road in Williston and Essex, Poor Farm Road in South Burlington and Williston. The Burlington Intervale will be inundated.
16 Low lying roads along the Winooski will flood, including Bridge Street in Richmond, North Williston Road in Essex, Poor Farm Road near the South Burlington and Essex town line, and Pine Island Road in Colchester. The Burlington Intervale will be inundated, and there will be widespread field flooding from Jonesville to Lake Champlain.
15 Flooding will occur on North Williston Road in Essex, Bridge Street and Volunteer Green in Richmond, and low lying roads in Jonesville. Water will inundate low lying fields along the Winooski from Jonesville to Burlington.
12.5 North Williston Road in Essex will begin to flood, and motorists should seek an alternate route. Farms in the Burlington Intervale will flood.
12 Farms in the Burlington Intervale begin to flood. Water will flood fields adjacent to North Williston Road in Essex and will approach North Williston Road.
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Latitude: 44.478889° N, Longitude: 73.139167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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 29 185 ft 200 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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