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Connecticut River at Middle Haddam Stage (ft)Observed: 0.83 ft at 5:45AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.76 ft at 6:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 6:15AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 6:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 6:45AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 7:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.68 ft at 7:15AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.74 ft at 7:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.84 ft at 7:45AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.96 ft at 8:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.13 ft at 8:15AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.3 ft at 8:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.46 ft at 8:45AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.62 ft at 9:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.76 ft at 9:15AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.91 ft at 9:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.02 ft at 9:45AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.16 ft at 10:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 10:15AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.38 ft at 10:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.47 ft at 10:45AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.52 ft at 11:00AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:15AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.65 ft at 11:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.68 ft at 11:45AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.72 ft at 12:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.76 ft at 12:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.67 ft at 12:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.55 ft at 1:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.41 ft at 1:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.15 ft at 1:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.04 ft at 2:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.92 ft at 2:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.81 ft at 2:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.75 ft at 2:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.65 ft at 3:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.58 ft at 3:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.47 ft at 3:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.39 ft at 3:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.25 ft at 4:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.21 ft at 4:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.06 ft at 4:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.06 ft at 4:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.97 ft at 5:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.87 ft at 5:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.8 ft at 5:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 5:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 6:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.64 ft at 6:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 6:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 6:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 7:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.73 ft at 7:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.83 ft at 7:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.99 ft at 7:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.19 ft at 8:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.37 ft at 8:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.57 ft at 8:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.75 ft at 8:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 1.92 ft at 9:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 9:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.22 ft at 9:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.36 ft at 9:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.5 ft at 10:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.63 ft at 10:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.74 ft at 10:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.84 ft at 10:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 2.95 ft at 11:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.04 ft at 11:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.12 ft at 11:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.26 ft at 12:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.26 ft at 12:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.07 ft at 1:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.95 ft at 1:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.8 ft at 1:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.65 ft at 2:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.52 ft at 2:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.28 ft at 2:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.17 ft at 3:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 3:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 3:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.77 ft at 4:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.66 ft at 4:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.57 ft at 4:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.46 ft at 4:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.35 ft at 5:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.25 ft at 5:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.15 ft at 5:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.05 ft at 5:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.94 ft at 6:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.86 ft at 6:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.77 ft at 6:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.69 ft at 6:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.64 ft at 7:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.59 ft at 7:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.56 ft at 7:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.56 ft at 7:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.59 ft at 8:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.64 ft at 8:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.73 ft at 8:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.89 ft at 8:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.08 ft at 9:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.27 ft at 9:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.46 ft at 9:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 10:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.19 ft at 10:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.43 ft at 11:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.52 ft at 11:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.69 ft at 12:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.75 ft at 12:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.8 ft at 12:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.82 ft at 12:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.84 ft at 1:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.82 ft at 1:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.79 ft at 1:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.72 ft at 1:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.59 ft at 2:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.46 ft at 2:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 2:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.21 ft at 2:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.15 ft at 3:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.03 ft at 3:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.94 ft at 3:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.84 ft at 3:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.77 ft at 4:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.68 ft at 4:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.59 ft at 4:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.52 ft at 4:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.45 ft at 5:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.38 ft at 5:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.3 ft at 5:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.22 ft at 5:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.14 ft at 6:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.09 ft at 6:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.01 ft at 6:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.94 ft at 6:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.91 ft at 7:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.89 ft at 7:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.89 ft at 7:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.92 ft at 7:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.99 ft at 8:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.08 ft at 8:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.22 ft at 8:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.4 ft at 8:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.58 ft at 9:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.77 ft at 9:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.95 ft at 9:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.12 ft at 9:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.42 ft at 10:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.56 ft at 10:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.68 ft at 10:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.81 ft at 11:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 2.93 ft at 11:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.05 ft at 11:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 3.24 ft at 12:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 12:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.39 ft at 12:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.44 ft at 12:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.47 ft at 1:00AM Aug 03, 2020Highest Observation: 3.49 ft at 1:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.48 ft at 1:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.42 ft at 1:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 2:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.19 ft at 2:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 3.04 ft at 2:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.88 ft at 2:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.73 ft at 3:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.5 ft at 3:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.4 ft at 3:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.18 ft at 4:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.08 ft at 4:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.97 ft at 4:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.87 ft at 5:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.77 ft at 5:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.67 ft at 5:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.57 ft at 5:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.47 ft at 6:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.37 ft at 6:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.26 ft at 6:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.17 ft at 6:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.06 ft at 7:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.98 ft at 7:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.91 ft at 7:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.84 ft at 7:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.79 ft at 8:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.75 ft at 8:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.76 ft at 8:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.76 ft at 8:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.77 ft at 9:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.85 ft at 9:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.94 ft at 9:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.08 ft at 9:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.26 ft at 10:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.43 ft at 10:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.94 ft at 11:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.1 ft at 11:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.24 ft at 11:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.37 ft at 11:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.48 ft at 12:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.59 ft at 12:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.65 ft at 12:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.71 ft at 12:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.76 ft at 1:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.79 ft at 1:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.8 ft at 1:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.77 ft at 1:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.73 ft at 2:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.65 ft at 2:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.54 ft at 2:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.44 ft at 2:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 3:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.18 ft at 3:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.08 ft at 3:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.97 ft at 3:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.87 ft at 4:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.78 ft at 4:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.67 ft at 4:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.6 ft at 4:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.49 ft at 5:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.4 ft at 5:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.32 ft at 5:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.23 ft at 5:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.13 ft at 6:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.05 ft at 6:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.98 ft at 6:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.86 ft at 6:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.79 ft at 7:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.73 ft at 7:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 7:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.64 ft at 7:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.58 ft at 8:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.54 ft at 8:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.57 ft at 8:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 8:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.68 ft at 9:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.8 ft at 9:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.95 ft at 9:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.13 ft at 9:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.33 ft at 10:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.51 ft at 10:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.69 ft at 10:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.85 ft at 10:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.01 ft at 11:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.14 ft at 11:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.42 ft at 11:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 2.54 ft at 12:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.76 ft at 12:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.84 ft at 12:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.92 ft at 1:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.99 ft at 1:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 3.06 ft at 1:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 3.05 ft at 1:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 3.05 ft at 2:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.99 ft at 2:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.93 ft at 2:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.82 ft at 2:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.7 ft at 3:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.56 ft at 3:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.42 ft at 3:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.16 ft at 4:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 4:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 4:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 1.87 ft at 4:45AM Aug 04, 2020Forecast: 1.4 ft 6:00AM Aug 04, 2020Forecast: 0.9 ft 7:00AM Aug 04, 2020Forecast: 0.6 ft 8:00AM Aug 04, 2020Forecast: 0.5 ft 9:00AM Aug 04, 2020Forecast: 0.9 ft 10:00AM Aug 04, 2020Forecast: 1.5 ft 11:00AM Aug 04, 2020Forecast: 2 ft 12:00PM Aug 04, 2020Forecast: 2.3 ft 1:00PM Aug 04, 2020Forecast: 2.4 ft 2:00PM Aug 04, 2020Forecast: 2.3 ft 3:00PM Aug 04, 2020Forecast: 2 ft 4:00PM Aug 04, 2020Forecast: 1.8 ft 5:00PM Aug 04, 2020Forecast: 1.5 ft 6:00PM Aug 04, 2020Forecast: 1.3 ft 7:00PM Aug 04, 2020Forecast: 1.3 ft 8:00PM Aug 04, 2020Forecast: 1.7 ft 9:00PM Aug 04, 2020Forecast: 2.3 ft 10:00PM Aug 04, 2020Forecast: 2.8 ft 11:00PM Aug 04, 2020Forecast: 3.3 ft 12:00AM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 3.7 ft 1:00AM Aug 05, 2020Highest Forecast: 3.8 ft 2:00AM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 3.7 ft 3:00AM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 3.4 ft 4:00AM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 3 ft 5:00AM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 2.5 ft 6:00AM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 2.1 ft 7:00AM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00AM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 1.6 ft 9:00AM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 1.6 ft 10:00AM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 1.8 ft 11:00AM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 2.2 ft 12:00PM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 2.5 ft 1:00PM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 2.6 ft 2:00PM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 2.4 ft 3:00PM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 2.2 ft 4:00PM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 1.9 ft 5:00PM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 1.5 ft 6:00PM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 1.2 ft 7:00PM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 0.9 ft 8:00PM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 0.8 ft 9:00PM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 1 ft 10:00PM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 1.6 ft 11:00PM Aug 05, 2020Forecast: 2.2 ft 12:00AM Aug 06, 2020Forecast: 2.7 ft 1:00AM Aug 06, 2020Forecast: 3.1 ft 2:00AM Aug 06, 2020Forecast: 3.2 ft 3:00AM Aug 06, 2020Forecast: 3 ft 4:00AM Aug 06, 2020Forecast: 2.7 ft 5:00AM Aug 06, 2020Forecast: 2.4 ft 6:00AM Aug 06, 2020Forecast: 2.1 ft 7:00AM Aug 06, 2020Forecast: 1.7 ft 8:00AM Aug 06, 2020Forecast: 1.5 ft 9:00AM Aug 06, 2020Forecast: 1.5 ft 10:00AM Aug 06, 2020Forecast: 1.6 ft 11:00AM Aug 06, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMHDC3(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (5:30AM Aug 4, 2020)ObservedForecast (issued 11:24AM Aug 3)Latest observed value: 1.87 ft at 4:45 AM EDT 4-Aug-2020. Flood Stage is 7 ft
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NOTE: Gauge reading affected by ocean tides.

NOTE: Gauge reading may be affected by ice. Forecast flows are unadjusted for ice.

Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Connecticut River at Middle Haddam are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 13
Moderate Flood Stage: 10.5
Flood Stage: 7
Action Stage: 5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 13.52 ft on 08/31/2011
(2) 12.56 ft on 01/17/2018 (P)
(3) 11.34 ft on 09/10/2011
(4) 11.24 ft on 04/02/2010
(5) 10.48 ft on 04/19/2011
(6) 10.07 ft on 04/29/2019
(7) 9.58 ft on 03/26/2010
(8) 9.50 ft on 03/09/2011
(9) 8.98 ft on 06/15/2013
(10) 8.92 ft on 12/24/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.36 ft on 04/16/2020 (P)
(2) 10.07 ft on 04/29/2019
(3) 8.92 ft on 12/24/2018
(4) 8.05 ft on 11/06/2018
(5) 12.56 ft on 01/17/2018 (P)
(6) 7.51 ft on 11/01/2017
(7) 7.33 ft on 04/15/2017
(8) 8.00 ft on 04/09/2017
(9) 8.85 ft on 02/28/2016
(10) 7.33 ft on 04/02/2014 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
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18 This is a serious and life threatening flood episode. Follow the direction of your local emergency management officals. If asked to evacuate, do so immediately. All flood protection measures must be rushed to completion in flood prone areas. Widespread inundation is likely from Middletown and Portland downstream through Chester, Old Lyme and Old Saybrook.
16.5 This is a serious and potentially life threatening flood episode. Follow the direction of your local emergency management officals. If asked to evacuate, do so immediately. All flood protection measures must be rushed to completion in flood prone areas.
15 Significant flooding will continue to impact low lying homes and businesses along the river from Wethersfield south through Middle Haddam, downstream to the mouth of the river in Old Saybrook. A portion of Route 9 will flood near the Middletown Portland railroad bridge. Follow the directions of your local emergency management officals.
13 Major river flooding will impact towns along the Connecticut River from Middletown and Portland downstream through Chester and Essex. Many roads near the river will be flooded. Some localized evacuations may be needed. Follow the directions of your local emergency management official. Know alternate routes for travel should roads in your area become flooded.
11.5 Flooding will likely result in the evacuation of low lying areas along River Road in Cromwell and Meadow Road in Portland. Flooding will occur in the Harbor Park area. Flooding increases in surrounding towns along the river, from Middletown and Portland to the river mouth at Old Saybrook.
10.5 Flooding continues to overspread sections of Portland and Middletown, as well as downstream towns including Chester and Essex. Some immediate river roads will be impassable. In Cromwell this usually impacts portions of River Road. In Rocky Hill, portions of Meadow Road will become impassable.
9.5 Flooding closes most of Meadow Road, Route 17A, in the Gildersleeve section of Portland. Flooding impacts the Middletown Marina and Meadow Farms. In Cromwell, portions of River Road will be closed. In Rocky Hill, parts of Meadow Road will be impassable for a time. Flooding continues along the river southward through Essex.
8 Flooding is expected in low lying sections along the Connecticut River from Wethersfield and Glastonbury downstream through Cromwell, Middletown and Portland. Boating interests should prepare for a period of swift river flows.
7 Flooding is likely in the vicinity of Meadow Road, Route 17A, in the Gildersleeve section of Portland. A portion of this roadway will likely be closed. This includes the Exchange Club of Portland Fairgrounds. Boating interests should prepare for a period of swift river flows during this period.
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Latitude: 41.541766° N, Longitude: 72.553145° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 7 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 0.00 7.00 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 collection for this gage began in September 2010.
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