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Schoharie Creek at Prattsville Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 3.82 ft at 11:00AM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 11:15AM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 11:30AM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 11:45AM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 12:00PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 12:15PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 12:30PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 12:45PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.81 ft at 1:00PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 1:15PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 1:30PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.81 ft at 1:45PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.81 ft at 2:00PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.81 ft at 2:15PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.81 ft at 2:30PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.81 ft at 2:45PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.81 ft at 3:00PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.81 ft at 3:15PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 3:30PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 3:45PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 4:00PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 4:15PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 4:30PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 4:45PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 5:00PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 5:15PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 5:30PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 5:45PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.83 ft at 6:00PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.83 ft at 6:15PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.83 ft at 6:30PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.83 ft at 6:45PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.83 ft at 7:00PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.83 ft at 7:15PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.84 ft at 7:30PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.84 ft at 7:45PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.84 ft at 8:00PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.84 ft at 8:15PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.84 ft at 8:30PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.84 ft at 8:45PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.85 ft at 9:00PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.85 ft at 9:15PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.85 ft at 9:30PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.85 ft at 9:45PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.85 ft at 10:00PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.86 ft at 10:15PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.86 ft at 10:30PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.86 ft at 10:45PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.86 ft at 11:00PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.86 ft at 11:15PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.87 ft at 11:30PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.87 ft at 11:45PM Feb 25, 2020Observed: 3.87 ft at 12:00AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.87 ft at 12:15AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.88 ft at 12:30AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.88 ft at 12:45AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.88 ft at 1:00AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.89 ft at 1:15AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.89 ft at 1:30AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.89 ft at 1:45AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.89 ft at 2:00AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.89 ft at 2:15AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.9 ft at 2:30AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.9 ft at 2:45AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.9 ft at 3:00AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.9 ft at 3:15AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.91 ft at 3:30AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.91 ft at 3:45AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.91 ft at 4:00AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.91 ft at 4:15AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.91 ft at 4:30AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.92 ft at 4:45AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.92 ft at 5:00AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.92 ft at 5:15AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.92 ft at 5:30AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 5:45AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 6:00AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 6:15AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 6:30AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 6:45AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 7:00AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 7:15AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 7:30AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 7:45AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 8:00AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 8:15AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 8:30AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 8:45AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:00AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:15AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:30AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:45AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:00AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 10:15AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 10:30AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 10:45AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:00AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:15AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:30AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 11:45AM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 12:00PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 12:15PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.95 ft at 12:30PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 12:45PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 1:00PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 1:15PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 1:30PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 1:45PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 2:00PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 2:15PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 2:30PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 2:45PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.97 ft at 3:00PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.97 ft at 3:15PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.97 ft at 3:30PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.97 ft at 3:45PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.98 ft at 4:00PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.98 ft at 4:15PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.98 ft at 4:30PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.98 ft at 4:45PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.98 ft at 5:00PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.99 ft at 5:15PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.99 ft at 5:30PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 3.99 ft at 5:45PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4 ft at 6:00PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4 ft at 6:15PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4 ft at 6:30PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4 ft at 6:45PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4 ft at 7:00PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4.01 ft at 7:15PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4.01 ft at 7:30PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4.01 ft at 7:45PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4.01 ft at 8:00PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4.01 ft at 8:15PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4.02 ft at 8:30PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4.02 ft at 8:45PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4.03 ft at 9:00PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4.03 ft at 9:15PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4.03 ft at 9:30PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4.03 ft at 9:45PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4.04 ft at 10:00PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 10:15PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 10:30PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 10:45PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 11:00PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 11:15PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 11:30PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 11:45PM Feb 26, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 12:00AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.07 ft at 12:15AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.07 ft at 12:30AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.07 ft at 12:45AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 1:00AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 1:15AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 1:30AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 1:45AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 2:00AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 2:15AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 2:30AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.11 ft at 2:45AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.12 ft at 3:00AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.13 ft at 3:15AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:30AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:45AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 4:00AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 4:15AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 4:30AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:45AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.2 ft at 5:00AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:15AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.25 ft at 5:30AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:45AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:00AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.34 ft at 6:15AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.37 ft at 6:30AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.41 ft at 6:45AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.45 ft at 7:00AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.48 ft at 7:15AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.53 ft at 7:30AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.57 ft at 7:45AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.62 ft at 8:00AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.67 ft at 8:15AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.73 ft at 8:30AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.78 ft at 8:45AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.86 ft at 9:00AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 4.96 ft at 9:15AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.07 ft at 9:30AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:45AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.3 ft at 10:00AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.43 ft at 10:15AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.56 ft at 10:30AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.7 ft at 10:45AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.82 ft at 11:00AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 11:15AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 6 ft at 11:30AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 6.07 ft at 11:45AM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 6.1 ft at 12:00PM Feb 27, 2020Highest Observation: 6.11 ft at 12:15PM Feb 27, 2020Highest Observation: 6.11 ft at 12:30PM Feb 27, 2020Highest Observation: 6.11 ft at 12:45PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 6.1 ft at 1:00PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 6.07 ft at 1:15PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 6.06 ft at 1:30PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 6.03 ft at 1:45PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 6.02 ft at 2:00PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 6 ft at 2:15PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.96 ft at 2:30PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 2:45PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.92 ft at 3:00PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 3:15PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.85 ft at 3:30PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.83 ft at 3:45PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.79 ft at 4:00PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 4:15PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.75 ft at 4:30PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 4:45PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.7 ft at 5:00PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.67 ft at 5:15PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.64 ft at 5:30PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.62 ft at 5:45PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 6:00PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.56 ft at 6:15PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.53 ft at 6:30PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.51 ft at 6:45PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.48 ft at 7:00PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.46 ft at 7:15PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.43 ft at 7:30PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.42 ft at 7:45PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.39 ft at 8:00PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.37 ft at 8:15PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.34 ft at 8:30PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.33 ft at 8:45PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.3 ft at 9:00PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.29 ft at 9:15PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.26 ft at 9:30PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.25 ft at 9:45PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.22 ft at 10:00PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.19 ft at 10:15PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.18 ft at 10:30PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.15 ft at 10:45PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.13 ft at 11:00PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.11 ft at 11:15PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:30PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.08 ft at 11:45PM Feb 27, 2020Observed: 5.05 ft at 12:00AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 5.03 ft at 12:15AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 5.01 ft at 12:30AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 5 ft at 12:45AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.98 ft at 1:00AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.95 ft at 1:15AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.94 ft at 1:30AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.91 ft at 1:45AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.89 ft at 2:00AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.86 ft at 2:15AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.85 ft at 2:30AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.83 ft at 2:45AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.82 ft at 3:00AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.81 ft at 3:15AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.8 ft at 3:30AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.79 ft at 3:45AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.78 ft at 4:00AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.77 ft at 4:15AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.76 ft at 4:30AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.75 ft at 4:45AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.73 ft at 5:00AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.72 ft at 5:15AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.7 ft at 5:30AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.69 ft at 5:45AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.68 ft at 6:00AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.67 ft at 6:15AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.65 ft at 6:30AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.64 ft at 6:45AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.64 ft at 7:00AM Feb 28, 2020Observed: 4.62 ft at 7:15AM Feb 28, 2020Highest Forecast: 4.8 ft 1:00PM Feb 28, 2020Forecast: 4.6 ft 7:00PM Feb 28, 2020Forecast: 4.5 ft 1:00AM Feb 29, 2020Forecast: 4.4 ft 7:00AM Feb 29, 2020Forecast: 4.4 ft 1:00PM Feb 29, 2020Forecast: 4.3 ft 7:00PM Feb 29, 2020Forecast: 4.3 ft 1:00AM Mar 01, 2020Forecast: 4.2 ft 7:00AM Mar 01, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPTVN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:45AM Feb 28, 2020)ObservedForecast (issued 11:12AM Feb 27)Latest observed value: 4.62 ft at 7:15 AM EST 28-Feb-2020. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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NOTE: Gauge reading may be affected by ice. Forecast flows are unadjusted for ice.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Schoharie Creek at Prattsville are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 24.38 ft on 08/28/2011
(2) 19.57 ft on 03/05/1979
(3) 19.50 ft on 01/26/1978
(4) 19.39 ft on 01/19/1996
(5) 19.14 ft on 10/16/1955
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.55 ft on 10/30/2017
(2) 12.03 ft on 02/25/2016
(3) 13.71 ft on 09/07/2011
(4) 24.38 ft on 08/28/2011
(5) 13.83 ft on 03/11/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.64 ft on 09/06/1998

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24.38 Record level from Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011.
19 Lower portion of village inundated with three feet of water.
18 Substantial damage with two to three feet of water on properties in the village along the river.
16 Major flood stage. Water overflows onto County Route 7 north of Route 23.
14 Moderate flood stage. Water overflows onto Main Street or NY State Route 23.
13 Minor flooding of basements.
12 Minor flood stage. The river overflows into lowlands.
11 The river is close to bankfull.
9 Action stage. The river is about two thirds bankfull.
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Latitude: 42.319444° N, Longitude: 74.436944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12 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 1131.57 ft 1143.57 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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US Geological Survey inundation mapping is available in this location.
Visit http://wimcloud.usgs.gov/apps/FIM/FloodInundationMapper.html and click on the "Schoharie Creek at Prattsville" triangle.
The complete report is available at https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/sir20155190
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