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Saranac River at Plattsburgh Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.49 ft at 6:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 6:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 6:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 7:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 7:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 7:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 7:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 8:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 8:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 8:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 9:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 9:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 9:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 9:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 10:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 10:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 10:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 10:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 11:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 11:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 11:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 11:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 12:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 12:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 12:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 12:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 1:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 1:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 1:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 1:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 2:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 2:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 2:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 2:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 3:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 3:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 3:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 3:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 4:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 4:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 5:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 5:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 5:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 5:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 6:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 8:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 8:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 9:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 9:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 10:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 11:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 11:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 11:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 11:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 12:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 12:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 12:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 1:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 1:15PM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 3.75 ft at 1:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 1:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 2:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 2:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 2:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 3:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 3:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 3:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 4:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 4:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 4:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 4:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 5:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 5:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 5:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 6:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 6:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 6:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 6:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 7:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 7:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 7:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 8:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 8:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 8:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 8:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 9:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 9:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 9:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 9:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 10:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 10:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.47 ft at 10:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 10:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 11:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 11:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 12:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 12:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 12:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 12:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 1:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 1:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 1:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 2:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 2:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 2:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 3:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 3:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 3:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 3:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 4:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 4:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 5:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 5:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 6:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 6:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 6:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 6:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 7:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 7:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 7:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 7:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 8:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 8:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 9:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 9:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 9:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 10:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 10:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 11:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 11:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 12:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 12:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 12:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 1:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 1:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 1:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 2:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 2:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 3:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 3:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 3:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 4:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 4:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 5:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 6:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 6:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 6:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 7:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 7:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 7:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 7:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 8:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 8:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 9:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 9:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 9:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 10:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 10:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 11:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 11:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 11:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 11:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 12:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 12:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 1:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 1:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 2:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 2:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 2:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 2:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 3:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 3:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 3:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 3:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 4:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 4:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 4:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 4:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 5:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 5:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 5:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 5:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 6:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 6:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 6:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 6:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 7:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 7:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 7:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 7:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 8:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 8:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 8:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 8:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 9:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 9:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 9:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 9:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 10:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 10:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 10:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 10:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 11:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 11:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 11:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 11:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 12:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 12:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 1:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 1:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 1:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 2:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 2:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 2:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 2:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 3:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 3:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 3:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 3:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 4:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 4:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 4:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 5:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 5:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 5:30PM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 7:00PM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 1:00AM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 7:00AM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 1:00PM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 7:00PM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 1:00AM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 7:00AM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 1:00PM Dec 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00PM Dec 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.2 ft 1:00AM Dec 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00AM Dec 23, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPBGN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:01PM Dec 20, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:37AM Dec 20)Latest observed value: 3.03 ft at 5:30 PM EST 20-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 9 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Saranac River at Plattsburgh are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 12.40 ft on 04/08/1928
(2) 12.11 ft on 11/09/1996
(3) 10.90 ft on 05/12/1943
(4) 10.73 ft on 04/01/1998
(5) 10.08 ft on 12/30/1984
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.89 ft on 04/16/2014
(2) 9.49 ft on 06/12/2013
(3) 9.53 ft on 04/28/2011
(4) 9.25 ft on 04/27/2011
(5) 9.25 ft on 04/12/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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12 Water levels equal the November 1996 flooding. Underwood Trailer Park is protected by the levee, but it should be monitored for weakening. Flooding of lowlands occurs in Morrisonville east of Mason Street.
9 Underwood Trailer Park protected by levee if drain plugs are in. Levee should be monitored for weakening.
8 The Saranac River is at bankfull. The river is near the drainage holes in the levee at Underwood Trailer Park. No damage at this stage, but plugs should be placed in levee at Underwood Trailer Park to prevent water from entering.
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(1) View upstream from PBGN6
(2) View downstream from PBGN6
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Latitude: 44.681667° N, Longitude: 73.471667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 9 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 29 155.74 ft 164.74 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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