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Saranac River at Plattsburgh Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.32 ft at 10:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 10:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 11:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 11:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 11:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 11:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 12:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 12:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 12:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 12:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 1:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 1:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 1:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 1:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 2:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 2:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 2:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 2:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.5 ft at 3:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 3:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 3:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 3:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 4:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 4:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.48 ft at 4:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 4:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 5:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 5:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 5:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 5:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 6:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 6:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 6:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 6:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 7:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 7:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 7:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 7:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 8:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 8:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 8:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 8:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 9:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 9:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 9:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 9:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 10:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 10:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 10:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 10:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 11:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 11:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 11:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 11:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 12:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 12:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 12:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 12:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 1:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 1:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 1:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 1:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 2:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 2:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 2:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 3:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 3:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 3:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 3:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 4:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 4:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 4:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 4:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 5:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 5:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 5:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 5:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 6:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 6:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 6:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 6:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 7:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 7:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 7:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 7:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 8:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 8:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 8:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 9:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 9:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 9:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 9:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 10:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 10:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 10:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 10:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 11:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 11:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 11:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 11:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 12:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 12:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 12:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 12:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 1:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 1:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 1:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 1:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 2:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 2:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.61 ft at 2:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 2:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 3:00PM Apr 22, 2014Highest Observation: 6 ft at 3:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 3:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.82 ft at 4:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 4:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 4:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 4:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 5:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.6 ft at 5:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.57 ft at 5:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 5:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 6:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.51 ft at 6:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.5 ft at 6:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.48 ft at 6:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 7:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 7:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 7:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 7:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 8:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 8:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 8:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 8:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 9:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 9:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 9:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 9:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 10:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 10:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 10:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 10:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 11:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 11:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 11:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 11:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 12:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 12:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 12:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 12:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 1:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 1:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 1:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 1:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 2:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 2:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 2:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 2:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 3:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 3:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 3:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 3:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 4:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 4:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 4:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 4:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 5:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 5:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 5:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 5:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 6:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 6:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 6:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 6:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 7:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 7:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 7:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 7:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 8:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 8:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 8:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 8:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 9:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 9:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 9:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 9:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 10:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 10:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 10:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 10:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 11:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 11:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 11:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 11:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 12:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 12:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 12:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 12:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 1:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 1:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 1:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 1:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 2:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 2:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 2:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 2:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 3:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 3:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 3:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 3:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 4:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 4:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 4:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 4:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 5:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 5:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 5:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 5:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 6:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 6:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 6:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 6:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 7:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 7:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 7:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 7:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 8:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 8:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 8:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 8:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 9:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 9:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 9:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 9:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 10:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 10:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 10:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 10:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 11:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 11:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 11:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 11:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 12:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 12:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 12:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 12:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 1:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 1:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 1:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 1:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 2:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 2:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 2:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 2:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 3:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 3:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 3:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 3:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 4:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 4:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 4:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 4:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 5:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 6:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 6:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 6:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 6:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 7:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 7:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 7:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 7:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 8:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 8:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 8:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 8:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 9:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 9:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 9:30AM Apr 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.3 ft 2:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 5.2 ft 8:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 5.1 ft 2:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 5.1 ft 8:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 5.1 ft 2:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 5 ft 8:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 5 ft 2:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 5 ft 8:00AM Apr 26, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPBGN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:16AM Apr 24, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 11:51AM Apr 23)Latest observed value: 5.33 ft at 9:30 AM EDT 24-Apr-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

Historical 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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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 RIVER ENTERING TRAILER PARK.
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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)
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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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