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Black River at Watertown Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.51 ft at 3:45AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 4:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 4:15AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 4:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 4:45AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 5:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 5:15AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 5:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 5:45AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 6:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 6:01AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 6:15AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 6:16AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 6:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 6:31AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 6:45AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 6:46AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 7:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 7:15AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 7:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 7:45AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 8:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 8:15AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 8:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 8:45AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 9:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 9:15AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 9:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 9:45AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 10:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 10:15AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 10:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 10:45AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 11:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 11:15AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 11:30AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 11:45AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 12:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 12:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 12:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 12:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 1:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 1:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 1:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 1:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 2:00PM Oct 28, 2014Highest Observation: 4.97 ft at 2:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 2:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 2:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 3:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 3:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 3:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 3:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 4:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 4:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 4:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 4:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 5:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 5:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 5:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 5:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 6:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 6:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 6:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 6:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 7:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 7:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 7:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 7:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 8:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 8:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 8:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 8:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 9:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 9:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 9:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 9:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 10:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 10:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 10:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 10:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 11:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 11:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 11:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 11:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 12:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 12:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 12:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 12:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 1:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 1:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 1:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 1:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 2:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 2:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 2:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 2:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 3:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 3:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 3:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 3:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 4:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 4:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 4:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 4:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 5:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 5:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 5:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 5:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 6:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 6:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 6:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 6:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 7:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 7:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 7:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 7:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 8:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 8:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 8:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 8:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 9:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 9:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 9:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 9:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 10:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 10:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 10:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 10:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 11:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 11:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 11:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 11:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 12:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 12:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 12:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 12:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 1:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 1:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 1:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 1:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 2:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 2:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 2:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 3:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 3:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 3:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 3:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 4:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 4:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 4:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 4:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 5:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 5:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 5:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 5:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 6:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 6:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 6:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 6:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 7:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 7:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 7:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 7:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 8:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 9:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 9:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 9:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 9:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 10:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 10:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 10:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 10:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 11:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 11:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 11:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 11:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 12:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 12:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 12:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 12:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 1:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 1:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 1:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 1:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 2:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 2:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 2:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 3:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 3:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 3:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 3:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 4:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 4:01AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 4:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 4:16AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 4:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 4:31AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 4:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 4:46AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 5:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 5:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 5:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 5:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 6:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 6:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 6:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 6:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 7:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 7:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 7:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 7:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 8:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 8:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 8:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 8:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 9:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 9:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 9:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 9:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 10:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 10:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 10:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 10:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 11:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 11:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 11:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 11:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 12:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 12:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 12:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 12:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 1:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 1:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 1:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 1:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 2:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 2:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 2:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 2:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 3:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 3:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 3:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 3:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 4:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 4:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 4:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 4:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 5:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 5:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 5:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 5:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 6:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 6:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 6:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 6:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 7:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 7:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 7:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 7:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 8:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 8:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 8:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 8:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 9:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 9:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 9:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 9:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 10:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 10:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 10:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 10:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 11:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 11:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 11:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 11:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 12:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 12:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 12:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 12:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 1:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 1:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 1:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 1:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 2:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 2:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 2:30AM Oct 31, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.8 ft 8:00AM Oct 31, 2014Forecast: 4.7 ft 2:00PM Oct 31, 2014Forecast: 4.7 ft 8:00PM Oct 31, 2014Forecast: 4.6 ft 2:00AM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 4.6 ft 8:00AM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 4.5 ft 2:00PM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 4.5 ft 8:00PM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 4.4 ft 1:00AM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 4.4 ft 7:00AM Nov 02, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesARTN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:30AM Oct 31, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:39AM Oct 30)Latest observed value: 4.79 ft at 2:30 AM EDT 31-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 10 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:14
Moderate Flood Stage:12
Flood Stage:10
Action Stage:8

Historical Crests
(1) 16.02 ft on 01/10/1998
(2) 14.20 ft on 04/12/1993
(3) 13.81 ft on 04/17/2014
(4) 13.15 ft on 01/01/1985
(5) 13.01 ft on 12/31/1984
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.80 ft on 09/02/1934
(2) 0.90 ft on 07/11/1971
(3) 1.50 ft on 08/15/1996
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14 Major flood, heavy commercial, industrial, and residential damages in Watertown, Carthage, and Dexter. Flooding on Huntington Street and River Street in Watertown.
12 Moderate flood, widespread farmland flooding in the Flats. Numerous road closures in Castorland, Denmark, Lowville, and Carthage. Some residential properties flooded in the Flats.
10 Flood stage, farmland flooding begins in the Flats with some roads flooded. Minor damages to riverfront commercial properties in Dexter.
8 Action stage, minor agricultural flooding in the Flats area near Castorland and Croghan.
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Latitude: 43.985556° N, Longitude: 75.925000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 10 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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 373.880004882812 ft 383.880004882812 ft  

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