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Pawcatuck above Wood River Junction Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.91 ft at 5:00PM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 5:15PM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 5:30PM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 5:45PM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 6:00PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 6:15PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 6:30PM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 6:45PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 7:00PM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 7:15PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 7:30PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 7:45PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 8:00PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 8:15PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 8:30PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 8:45PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 9:00PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 9:15PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 9:30PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 9:45PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 10:00PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 10:15PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 10:30PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 10:45PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 11:00PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 11:15PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 11:30PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 11:45PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 12:00AM Jan 28, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 12:15AM Jan 28, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 12:30AM Jan 28, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 12:45AM Jan 28, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 1:00AM Jan 28, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 1:15AM Jan 28, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 1:30AM Jan 28, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 1:45AM Jan 28, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 2:00AM Jan 28, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 2:15AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 2:30AM Jan 28, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 2:45AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 3:00AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 3:15AM Jan 28, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 3:30AM Jan 28, 2023Highest Observation: 4.92 ft at 3:45AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 4:00AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 4:15AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 4:30AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 4:45AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 5:00AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 5:15AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 5:30AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 5:45AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 6:00AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 6:15AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 6:30AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.91 ft at 6:45AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 7:00AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 7:15AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 7:30AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 7:45AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 8:00AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 8:15AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 8:30AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 8:45AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 9:00AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 9:15AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 9:30AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 9:45AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.9 ft at 10:00AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.89 ft at 10:15AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.89 ft at 10:30AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.89 ft at 10:45AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.89 ft at 11:00AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.89 ft at 11:15AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.89 ft at 11:30AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.89 ft at 11:45AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.88 ft at 12:00PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.89 ft at 12:15PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.88 ft at 12:30PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.88 ft at 12:45PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.88 ft at 1:00PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.88 ft at 1:15PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.88 ft at 1:30PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.88 ft at 1:45PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.87 ft at 2:00PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.87 ft at 2:15PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.87 ft at 2:30PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.87 ft at 2:45PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.87 ft at 3:00PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.87 ft at 3:15PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.86 ft at 3:30PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.86 ft at 3:45PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.86 ft at 4:00PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.86 ft at 4:15PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.86 ft at 4:30PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.86 ft at 4:45PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.85 ft at 5:00PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.85 ft at 5:15PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.85 ft at 5:30PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.84 ft at 5:45PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.84 ft at 6:00PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.84 ft at 6:15PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.84 ft at 6:30PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.84 ft at 6:45PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.83 ft at 7:00PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.83 ft at 7:15PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.83 ft at 7:30PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.82 ft at 7:45PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.82 ft at 8:00PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.82 ft at 8:15PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.82 ft at 8:30PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.81 ft at 8:45PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.81 ft at 9:00PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.82 ft at 9:15PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.81 ft at 9:30PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.81 ft at 9:45PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.8 ft at 10:00PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.8 ft at 10:15PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.8 ft at 10:30PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.8 ft at 10:45PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.79 ft at 11:00PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.79 ft at 11:15PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.79 ft at 11:30PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.79 ft at 11:45PM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 4.78 ft at 12:00AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.78 ft at 12:15AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.78 ft at 12:30AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.78 ft at 12:45AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.77 ft at 1:00AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.77 ft at 1:15AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.76 ft at 1:30AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.76 ft at 1:45AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.76 ft at 2:00AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.75 ft at 2:15AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.75 ft at 2:30AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.75 ft at 2:45AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.75 ft at 3:00AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.74 ft at 3:15AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.74 ft at 3:30AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.74 ft at 3:45AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.73 ft at 4:00AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.73 ft at 4:15AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.73 ft at 4:30AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.72 ft at 4:45AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.72 ft at 5:00AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.72 ft at 5:15AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.71 ft at 5:30AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.71 ft at 5:45AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.7 ft at 6:00AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.7 ft at 6:15AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.7 ft at 6:30AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.7 ft at 6:45AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.69 ft at 7:00AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.69 ft at 7:15AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.68 ft at 7:30AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.68 ft at 7:45AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.68 ft at 8:00AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.67 ft at 8:15AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.67 ft at 8:30AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.67 ft at 8:45AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.67 ft at 9:00AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.66 ft at 9:15AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.66 ft at 9:30AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.65 ft at 9:45AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.65 ft at 10:00AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.64 ft at 10:15AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.64 ft at 10:30AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.64 ft at 10:45AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.63 ft at 11:00AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.63 ft at 11:15AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.63 ft at 11:30AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.62 ft at 11:45AM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.62 ft at 12:00PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.62 ft at 12:15PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.61 ft at 12:30PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.61 ft at 12:45PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.6 ft at 1:00PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.6 ft at 1:15PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.59 ft at 1:30PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.59 ft at 1:45PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.59 ft at 2:00PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:15PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:30PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.57 ft at 2:45PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.58 ft at 3:00PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.56 ft at 3:15PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.56 ft at 3:30PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.56 ft at 3:45PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.56 ft at 4:00PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.55 ft at 4:15PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.55 ft at 4:30PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.54 ft at 4:45PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.54 ft at 5:00PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.54 ft at 5:15PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.53 ft at 5:30PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.53 ft at 5:45PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.52 ft at 6:00PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.52 ft at 6:15PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.52 ft at 6:30PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.51 ft at 6:45PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.5 ft at 7:00PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.5 ft at 7:15PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.5 ft at 7:30PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.5 ft at 7:45PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.49 ft at 8:00PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.49 ft at 8:15PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.48 ft at 8:30PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.48 ft at 8:45PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.48 ft at 9:00PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.47 ft at 9:15PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.47 ft at 9:30PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.46 ft at 9:45PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.46 ft at 10:00PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.46 ft at 10:15PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.45 ft at 10:30PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:45PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:00PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.44 ft at 11:15PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.43 ft at 11:30PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.43 ft at 11:45PM Jan 29, 2023Observed: 4.43 ft at 12:00AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.42 ft at 12:15AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.42 ft at 12:30AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:45AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.41 ft at 1:00AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:15AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:30AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:45AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:00AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.38 ft at 2:15AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.38 ft at 2:30AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.38 ft at 2:45AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.38 ft at 3:00AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.37 ft at 3:15AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.37 ft at 3:30AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.36 ft at 3:45AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.36 ft at 4:00AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.36 ft at 4:15AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:30AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:45AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:00AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:15AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:30AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:45AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.32 ft at 6:00AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.32 ft at 6:15AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.32 ft at 6:30AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.31 ft at 6:45AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.31 ft at 7:00AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.3 ft at 7:15AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.3 ft at 7:30AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.3 ft at 7:45AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.29 ft at 8:00AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.29 ft at 8:15AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.29 ft at 8:30AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:45AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:00AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:15AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:30AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:45AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:00AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:15AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:30AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.25 ft at 10:45AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:00AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.24 ft at 11:15AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.24 ft at 11:30AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.24 ft at 11:45AM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.24 ft at 12:00PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.23 ft at 12:15PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:30PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:45PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.22 ft at 1:00PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.22 ft at 1:15PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.21 ft at 1:30PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.2 ft at 1:45PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.2 ft at 2:00PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.2 ft at 2:15PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.19 ft at 2:30PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.19 ft at 2:45PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.18 ft at 3:00PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.18 ft at 3:15PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.18 ft at 3:30PM Jan 30, 2023Observed: 4.18 ft at 3:45PM Jan 30, 2023Highest Forecast: 4.2 ft 7:00PM Jan 30, 2023Forecast: 4.1 ft 1:00AM Jan 31, 2023Forecast: 4 ft 7:00AM Jan 31, 2023Forecast: 4 ft 1:00PM Jan 31, 2023Forecast: 3.9 ft 7:00PM Jan 31, 2023Forecast: 3.9 ft 1:00AM Feb 01, 2023Forecast: 3.8 ft 7:00AM Feb 01, 2023Forecast: 3.8 ft 1:00PM Feb 01, 2023Forecast: 3.8 ft 7:00PM Feb 01, 2023Forecast: 3.7 ft 1:00AM Feb 02, 2023Forecast: 3.7 ft 7:00AM Feb 02, 2023WODR1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:45PM Jan 30, 2023)ObservedForecast (issued 11:03AM Jan 30)Latest observed value: 4.18 ft at 3:45 PM EST 30-Jan-2023. Flood Stage is 5 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Pawcatuck above Wood River Junction are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 8
Moderate Flood Stage: 6.5
Flood Stage: 5
Action Stage: 4.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 11.16 ft on 03/31/2010
(2) 8.75 ft on 06/07/1982
(3) 7.80 ft on 03/19/1968
(4) 6.74 ft on 06/03/1984
(5) 6.71 ft on 04/12/1983
(6) 6.52 ft on 04/01/2014
(7) 6.43 ft on 03/24/1980
(8) 6.42 ft on 03/25/2010
(9) 6.40 ft on 01/28/1978
(10) 6.33 ft on 04/04/1970
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 5.29 ft on 01/26/2019
(2) 5.10 ft on 03/04/2018
(3) 6.52 ft on 04/01/2014
(4) 11.16 ft on 03/31/2010
(5) 6.42 ft on 03/25/2010
(6) 6.25 ft on 03/15/2010
(7) 5.06 ft on 06/26/2009
(8) 5.59 ft on 04/17/2007
(9) 5.99 ft on 10/16/2005
(10) 5.28 ft on 04/04/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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6 Floodwaters enter into lowest lying structures near Burdickville Road. Floodwaters force closure of Driftwood Drive in Charlestown, and inundate the Jay Cronan River Access Point on Route 91.
5 Floodwaters begin to spread onto Driftwood Drive in Charlestown.
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Latitude: 41.445100° N, Longitude: 71.680898° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 5 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 42.94 47.94 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
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