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Winooski River at Waterbury Stage (ft)Observed: 409.64 ft at 3:45PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.64 ft at 4:00PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.62 ft at 4:15PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.62 ft at 4:30PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.61 ft at 4:45PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.54 ft at 5:15PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.51 ft at 5:30PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.51 ft at 5:45PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.5 ft at 6:00PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.5 ft at 6:15PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.51 ft at 6:30PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.51 ft at 6:45PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.51 ft at 7:00PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.51 ft at 7:15PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.51 ft at 7:30PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.51 ft at 7:45PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.5 ft at 8:00PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.5 ft at 8:15PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.51 ft at 8:30PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.51 ft at 8:45PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.51 ft at 9:00PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.52 ft at 9:15PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.54 ft at 9:30PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.53 ft at 9:45PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.54 ft at 10:00PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.56 ft at 10:15PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.56 ft at 10:30PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.56 ft at 10:45PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.56 ft at 11:00PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.57 ft at 11:15PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.56 ft at 11:30PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.55 ft at 11:45PM May 21, 2017Observed: 409.54 ft at 12:00AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.53 ft at 12:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.54 ft at 12:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.54 ft at 12:45AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.55 ft at 1:00AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.54 ft at 1:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.51 ft at 1:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.52 ft at 1:45AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.5 ft at 2:00AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.5 ft at 2:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.52 ft at 2:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.53 ft at 2:45AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.51 ft at 3:00AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.49 ft at 3:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.49 ft at 3:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.49 ft at 3:45AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.48 ft at 4:00AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.49 ft at 4:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.49 ft at 4:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.49 ft at 4:45AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.5 ft at 5:00AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.49 ft at 5:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.48 ft at 5:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.49 ft at 5:45AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.51 ft at 6:00AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.51 ft at 6:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.53 ft at 6:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.53 ft at 6:45AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.56 ft at 7:00AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.55 ft at 7:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.58 ft at 7:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.58 ft at 7:45AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.59 ft at 8:00AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.61 ft at 8:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.62 ft at 8:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.63 ft at 8:45AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.63 ft at 9:00AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.67 ft at 9:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.66 ft at 9:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.68 ft at 9:45AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.68 ft at 10:00AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.71 ft at 10:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.72 ft at 10:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.71 ft at 10:45AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.73 ft at 11:00AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.73 ft at 11:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.72 ft at 11:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.61 ft at 11:45AM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.6 ft at 12:00PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.66 ft at 12:15PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.8 ft at 12:30PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.9 ft at 12:45PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.92 ft at 1:00PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.9 ft at 1:15PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.89 ft at 1:30PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.84 ft at 1:45PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.79 ft at 2:00PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.76 ft at 2:15PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.76 ft at 2:30PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.77 ft at 2:45PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.76 ft at 3:00PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.77 ft at 3:15PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.77 ft at 3:30PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.8 ft at 3:45PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.8 ft at 4:00PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.81 ft at 4:15PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.83 ft at 4:30PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.87 ft at 4:45PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.87 ft at 5:00PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.89 ft at 5:15PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.92 ft at 5:30PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.95 ft at 5:45PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.92 ft at 6:00PM May 22, 2017Observed: 409.99 ft at 6:15PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410 ft at 6:30PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.03 ft at 6:45PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.05 ft at 7:00PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.06 ft at 7:15PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.08 ft at 7:30PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.1 ft at 7:45PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.12 ft at 8:00PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.15 ft at 8:15PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.17 ft at 8:30PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.17 ft at 8:45PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.19 ft at 9:00PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.21 ft at 9:15PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.23 ft at 9:30PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.22 ft at 9:45PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.25 ft at 10:00PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.26 ft at 10:15PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.28 ft at 10:30PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.28 ft at 10:45PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.29 ft at 11:00PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.34 ft at 11:15PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.33 ft at 11:30PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.36 ft at 11:45PM May 22, 2017Observed: 410.35 ft at 12:00AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.37 ft at 12:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.37 ft at 12:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.39 ft at 12:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.38 ft at 1:00AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.4 ft at 1:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.4 ft at 1:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.42 ft at 1:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.42 ft at 2:00AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.41 ft at 2:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.45 ft at 2:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.45 ft at 2:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.45 ft at 3:00AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.45 ft at 3:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.47 ft at 3:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.46 ft at 3:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.47 ft at 4:00AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.48 ft at 4:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.49 ft at 4:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.5 ft at 4:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.51 ft at 5:00AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.52 ft at 5:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.53 ft at 5:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.52 ft at 5:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.53 ft at 6:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.52 ft at 6:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.53 ft at 6:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.52 ft at 7:00AM May 23, 2017Highest Observation: 410.54 ft at 7:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.53 ft at 7:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.53 ft at 7:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.52 ft at 8:00AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.51 ft at 8:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.5 ft at 8:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.46 ft at 8:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.42 ft at 9:00AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.27 ft at 9:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.28 ft at 9:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.42 ft at 9:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.5 ft at 10:00AM May 23, 2017Highest Observation: 410.54 ft at 10:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.48 ft at 10:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.44 ft at 10:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.41 ft at 11:00AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.37 ft at 11:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.32 ft at 11:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.27 ft at 11:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.21 ft at 12:00PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.23 ft at 12:15PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.24 ft at 12:30PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.24 ft at 12:45PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.25 ft at 1:00PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.24 ft at 1:15PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.22 ft at 1:30PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.24 ft at 1:45PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.25 ft at 2:00PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.26 ft at 2:15PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.28 ft at 2:30PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.3 ft at 2:45PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.27 ft at 3:00PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.27 ft at 3:15PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.23 ft at 3:30PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.21 ft at 3:45PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.18 ft at 4:00PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.15 ft at 4:15PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.17 ft at 4:30PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.18 ft at 4:45PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.19 ft at 5:00PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.15 ft at 5:15PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.15 ft at 5:30PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.16 ft at 5:45PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.14 ft at 6:00PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.12 ft at 6:15PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.11 ft at 6:30PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.14 ft at 6:45PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.14 ft at 7:00PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.13 ft at 7:15PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.15 ft at 7:30PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.12 ft at 7:45PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.11 ft at 8:00PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.12 ft at 8:15PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.12 ft at 8:30PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.09 ft at 8:45PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.11 ft at 9:00PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.1 ft at 9:15PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.08 ft at 9:30PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.08 ft at 9:45PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.08 ft at 10:00PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.08 ft at 10:15PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.05 ft at 10:30PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.07 ft at 10:45PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.07 ft at 11:00PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.04 ft at 11:15PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.04 ft at 11:30PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.05 ft at 11:45PM May 23, 2017Observed: 410.03 ft at 12:00AM May 24, 2017Observed: 410.02 ft at 12:15AM May 24, 2017Observed: 410.02 ft at 12:30AM May 24, 2017Observed: 410.02 ft at 12:45AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.99 ft at 1:00AM May 24, 2017Observed: 410 ft at 1:15AM May 24, 2017Observed: 410 ft at 1:30AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.98 ft at 1:45AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.99 ft at 2:00AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.97 ft at 2:15AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.96 ft at 2:30AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.93 ft at 2:45AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.92 ft at 3:00AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.92 ft at 3:15AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.95 ft at 3:30AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.97 ft at 3:45AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.95 ft at 4:00AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.95 ft at 4:15AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.93 ft at 4:30AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.93 ft at 4:45AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.93 ft at 5:00AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.91 ft at 5:15AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.9 ft at 5:30AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.92 ft at 5:45AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.91 ft at 6:00AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.91 ft at 6:15AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.91 ft at 6:30AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.91 ft at 6:45AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.91 ft at 7:00AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.91 ft at 7:15AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.91 ft at 7:30AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.9 ft at 7:45AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.91 ft at 8:00AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.91 ft at 8:15AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.9 ft at 8:30AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.9 ft at 8:45AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.9 ft at 9:00AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.89 ft at 9:15AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.9 ft at 9:30AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.9 ft at 9:45AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.9 ft at 10:00AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.88 ft at 10:15AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.89 ft at 10:30AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.89 ft at 10:45AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.9 ft at 11:00AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.9 ft at 11:15AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.84 ft at 11:30AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.83 ft at 11:45AM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.86 ft at 12:00PM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.87 ft at 12:15PM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.85 ft at 12:30PM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.84 ft at 12:45PM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.85 ft at 1:00PM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.83 ft at 1:15PM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.83 ft at 1:30PM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.84 ft at 1:45PM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.81 ft at 2:00PM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.8 ft at 2:15PM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.81 ft at 2:30PM May 24, 2017Observed: 409.81 ft at 2:45PM May 24, 2017Forecast: 409.7 ft 8:00PM May 24, 2017Forecast: 409.6 ft 2:00AM May 25, 2017Forecast: 409.5 ft 8:00AM May 25, 2017Forecast: 409.5 ft 2:00PM May 25, 2017Forecast: 409.5 ft 8:00PM May 25, 2017Forecast: 409.6 ft 2:00AM May 26, 2017Forecast: 410.1 ft 8:00AM May 26, 2017Forecast: 411.1 ft 2:00PM May 26, 2017Forecast: 412.3 ft 8:00PM May 26, 2017Highest Forecast: 412.4 ft 2:00AM May 27, 2017Forecast: 411.9 ft 8:00AM May 27, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWATV1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:30PM May 24, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 10:59AM May 24)Latest observed value: 409.81 ft at 2:45 PM EDT 24-May-2017. Flood Stage is 419 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 428
Moderate Flood Stage: 421
Flood Stage: 419
Action Stage: 417
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 430.00 ft on 08/29/2011 (P)
(2) 423.30 ft on 05/27/2011
(3) 421.90 ft on 01/19/2006
(4) 421.80 ft on 10/01/2010
(5) 421.00 ft on 04/11/2011
(6) 420.41 ft on 02/25/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 414.95 ft on 08/17/2016
(2) 415.34 ft on 03/11/2016
(3) 420.41 ft on 02/25/2016
(4) 417.86 ft on 06/01/2015
(5) 416.51 ft on 04/14/2014
(6) 417.06 ft on 06/12/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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428 There will be widespread devastating flooding in and around Waterbury. Homes and businesses on lower elevations of Main Street will flood, along with Elm Street, Parker Court, Park Row, and Randall Streets. Areas along Graves Brook will flood as it approaches Rowe Park. Water will approach lower level parking of the State Office complex. There will be extensive flooding downstream in Richmond. This stage is equivalent to the FEMA 1 Percent Annual Chance Flood.
421 Water will approach low lying parking lots at the Waterbury State Office complex, and Rowe Field in Waterbury will flood. Downstream in Richmond, Bridge Street at the Winooski bridge near the Round Church will be inundated, and the Richmond public park will flood. The river will be out of its banks from Waterbury downstream through Richmond, with considerable field flooding.
419 Water will flood fields behind the Vermont State Office Complex in Waterbury. Field flooding will occur from Waterbury downstream through Richmond.
417 The Winooski from Waterbury downstream through Richmond will be at bankful. Some minor flooding of low lying fields will occur.
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Latitude: 44.328333° N, Longitude: 72.746111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 419 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 0 ft 421 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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River stage data courtesy of Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, Department of Environmental Conservation.
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