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Esopus Creek at Cold Brook Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 4.69 ft at 11:15AM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.69 ft at 11:30AM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.69 ft at 11:45AM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.69 ft at 12:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.68 ft at 12:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.69 ft at 12:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.69 ft at 12:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.69 ft at 1:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.69 ft at 1:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.69 ft at 1:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.69 ft at 1:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.69 ft at 2:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.69 ft at 2:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.69 ft at 2:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.69 ft at 2:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.68 ft at 3:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.68 ft at 3:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.68 ft at 3:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.68 ft at 3:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.68 ft at 4:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.68 ft at 4:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.68 ft at 4:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.68 ft at 4:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.68 ft at 5:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.68 ft at 5:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.68 ft at 5:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.68 ft at 5:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.68 ft at 6:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.69 ft at 6:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.7 ft at 6:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.73 ft at 6:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.76 ft at 7:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.81 ft at 7:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.84 ft at 7:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.87 ft at 7:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.89 ft at 8:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.91 ft at 8:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.92 ft at 8:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.92 ft at 8:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.93 ft at 9:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.93 ft at 9:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 9:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 9:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 10:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 10:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 10:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 10:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:16PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:31PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:46PM May 13, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 12:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 12:01AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 12:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 12:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 12:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 1:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 1:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 1:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 1:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 2:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 2:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 2:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 2:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 3:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 3:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 3:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 3:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 4:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 4:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 4:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 4:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 5:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 6:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 6:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 6:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 7:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 7:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 7:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 7:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 8:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 8:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 8:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 8:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 9:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 9:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 9:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 9:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 10:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 10:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 10:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 10:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 11:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 11:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 11:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 11:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 12:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 12:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 12:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 12:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 1:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 1:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 1:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 1:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 2:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 2:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 2:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 2:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 3:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 4:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 4:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 4:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 5:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 5:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 5:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 5:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 6:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 6:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 6:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 6:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 7:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 7:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 7:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 7:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 8:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 8:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 8:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 8:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 9:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 9:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 9:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 9:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 10:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 10:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 10:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 10:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:16PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:31PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:46PM May 14, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 12:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 12:01AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 12:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 12:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 12:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 1:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 2:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 2:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 2:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 3:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 3:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 3:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 3:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 4:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 4:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 4:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 4:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 5:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 5:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 5:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 5:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 6:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 6:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 6:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 6:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 7:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 7:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 7:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 7:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 8:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 8:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 8:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 8:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 9:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 9:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 9:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 9:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 10:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 10:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 10:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 10:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 11:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 11:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 11:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 11:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 12:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 12:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 12:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 12:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 1:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 1:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 1:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 1:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 2:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 2:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 2:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 2:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 3:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 3:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 3:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 3:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 4:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 4:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 4:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 4:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 5:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 5:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 5:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.95 ft at 5:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 6:00PM May 15, 2022Highest Observation: 5.18 ft at 6:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 5 ft at 6:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.99 ft at 6:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.98 ft at 7:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.98 ft at 7:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.98 ft at 7:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.98 ft at 7:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.99 ft at 8:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.99 ft at 8:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.99 ft at 8:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.99 ft at 8:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.99 ft at 9:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.99 ft at 9:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 4.99 ft at 9:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 5 ft at 9:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 5 ft at 10:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 5.01 ft at 10:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 5.01 ft at 10:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 5.01 ft at 10:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 5.01 ft at 11:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 5.01 ft at 11:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 5.01 ft at 11:16PM May 15, 2022Observed: 5.01 ft at 11:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 5.01 ft at 11:31PM May 15, 2022Observed: 5 ft at 11:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 5 ft at 11:46PM May 15, 2022Observed: 5 ft at 12:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5 ft at 12:01AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5 ft at 12:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5 ft at 12:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5 ft at 12:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5 ft at 1:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5 ft at 1:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.99 ft at 1:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.99 ft at 1:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.99 ft at 2:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.99 ft at 2:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.99 ft at 2:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.98 ft at 2:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.98 ft at 3:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.98 ft at 3:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.98 ft at 3:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.98 ft at 3:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.98 ft at 4:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.98 ft at 4:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.98 ft at 4:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.97 ft at 4:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.97 ft at 5:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.97 ft at 5:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.97 ft at 5:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.97 ft at 5:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.97 ft at 6:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.97 ft at 6:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.97 ft at 6:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 6:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 7:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 7:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 7:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 7:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 8:00AM May 16, 2022USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMTRN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:15AM May 16, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.96 ft at 8:00 AM EDT 16-May-2022. Flood Stage is 11 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Esopus Creek at Cold Brook are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Ashokan Reservoir East
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 18
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 23.34 ft on 08/28/2011
(2) 21.94 ft on 03/21/1980
(3) 20.70 ft on 03/30/1951
(4) 20.58 ft on 04/03/2005
(5) 20.40 ft on 08/24/1933
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.89 ft on 04/08/2022 (P)
(2) 12.48 ft on 10/26/2021 (P)
(3) 18.12 ft on 12/25/2020 (P)
(4) 11.02 ft on 05/01/2020 (P)
(5) 11.21 ft on 04/14/2020 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.82 ft on 09/25/1998
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22 Boiceville business district underwater.
21 Water reaches Route 28.
18 Water reaches trailer park in Phoenicia. Roads and bridges washed out.
16 Water reaches roads.
11 Flood stage. Water begins to overflow banks above Ashokan Reservoir with little damage.
10 The river is about a foot below bankfull.
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Latitude: 42.014167° N, Longitude: 74.270833° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 11 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 621.54 ft 632.54 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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