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Otter Creek at Center Rutland Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.72 ft at 6:15PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.71 ft at 6:30PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.71 ft at 6:45PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.71 ft at 7:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.7 ft at 7:15PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.71 ft at 7:30PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.7 ft at 7:45PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.69 ft at 8:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.7 ft at 8:15PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.7 ft at 8:30PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.69 ft at 9:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.69 ft at 9:15PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.69 ft at 9:30PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.7 ft at 9:45PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.68 ft at 10:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.68 ft at 10:15PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.69 ft at 10:30PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.7 ft at 10:45PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.68 ft at 11:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.68 ft at 11:15PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.69 ft at 11:30PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.68 ft at 11:45PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.69 ft at 12:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.68 ft at 12:15AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 12:30AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.68 ft at 12:45AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.68 ft at 1:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 1:15AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.68 ft at 1:30AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.68 ft at 1:45AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.68 ft at 2:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 2:15AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 2:30AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.68 ft at 2:45AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.68 ft at 3:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 3:15AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 3:30AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 3:45AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 4:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 4:15AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 4:30AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 4:45AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.66 ft at 5:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.66 ft at 5:15AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 5:30AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.66 ft at 5:45AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 6:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 6:15AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 6:30AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 6:45AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 7:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 7:15AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.66 ft at 7:30AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.66 ft at 7:45AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.65 ft at 1:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.65 ft at 1:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.66 ft at 1:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.66 ft at 1:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.65 ft at 2:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.66 ft at 2:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.65 ft at 2:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.65 ft at 2:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.65 ft at 3:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.65 ft at 3:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.65 ft at 3:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.64 ft at 3:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.65 ft at 4:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.64 ft at 4:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.64 ft at 4:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.65 ft at 4:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.64 ft at 5:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.65 ft at 5:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.65 ft at 5:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.66 ft at 5:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 6:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.65 ft at 6:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.66 ft at 6:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 6:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 7:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.66 ft at 7:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 7:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.65 ft at 7:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.65 ft at 8:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.65 ft at 8:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.66 ft at 8:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.66 ft at 8:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.65 ft at 9:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.66 ft at 9:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.66 ft at 9:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.66 ft at 9:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.66 ft at 10:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.66 ft at 10:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.66 ft at 10:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 10:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.69 ft at 11:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.73 ft at 11:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.76 ft at 11:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.79 ft at 11:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.81 ft at 12:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 2.82 ft at 12:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 2.85 ft at 12:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 2.85 ft at 12:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 2.85 ft at 1:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 2.85 ft at 1:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 2.84 ft at 1:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 2.84 ft at 1:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 2.84 ft at 2:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 2.84 ft at 2:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 2.83 ft at 2:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 2.83 ft at 2:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 2.83 ft at 3:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 2.84 ft at 3:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 2.85 ft at 3:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 2.86 ft at 3:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 2.87 ft at 4:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 2.89 ft at 4:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 2.9 ft at 4:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 2.94 ft at 4:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 2.98 ft at 5:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.01 ft at 5:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.04 ft at 5:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.06 ft at 5:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.08 ft at 6:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.09 ft at 6:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.11 ft at 6:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.12 ft at 6:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.13 ft at 7:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.16 ft at 10:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.16 ft at 10:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.18 ft at 10:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.19 ft at 11:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.21 ft at 11:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.23 ft at 11:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.24 ft at 11:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.27 ft at 12:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.28 ft at 12:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.3 ft at 12:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.34 ft at 1:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.34 ft at 1:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.35 ft at 1:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.36 ft at 1:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.37 ft at 2:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.39 ft at 2:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.39 ft at 2:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.41 ft at 2:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.42 ft at 3:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.43 ft at 3:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.43 ft at 3:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.45 ft at 3:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.47 ft at 5:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.49 ft at 5:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.48 ft at 6:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.48 ft at 6:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.49 ft at 6:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.5 ft at 6:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.52 ft at 7:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.52 ft at 7:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.53 ft at 7:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.53 ft at 7:45PM May 22, 2024Highest Observation: 3.54 ft at 8:00PM May 22, 2024Highest Observation: 3.54 ft at 8:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.53 ft at 8:45PM May 22, 2024Highest Observation: 3.54 ft at 9:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.52 ft at 9:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.53 ft at 9:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.52 ft at 9:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.51 ft at 10:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.51 ft at 10:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.51 ft at 10:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.5 ft at 10:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.49 ft at 11:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.49 ft at 11:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.46 ft at 12:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.46 ft at 12:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.45 ft at 12:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.44 ft at 1:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.44 ft at 1:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.44 ft at 1:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.43 ft at 1:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.43 ft at 2:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.4 ft at 2:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.4 ft at 2:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.37 ft at 2:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.35 ft at 3:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.31 ft at 3:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.31 ft at 3:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.27 ft at 3:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.25 ft at 4:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.22 ft at 4:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.2 ft at 4:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.18 ft at 4:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.15 ft at 5:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.14 ft at 5:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.12 ft at 5:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.11 ft at 6:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.08 ft at 6:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.08 ft at 6:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.08 ft at 7:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.06 ft at 7:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.05 ft at 7:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.05 ft at 7:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.03 ft at 8:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.03 ft at 8:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.02 ft at 8:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.01 ft at 8:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3.01 ft at 9:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 3 ft at 9:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.99 ft at 9:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.99 ft at 9:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.98 ft at 10:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.98 ft at 10:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.97 ft at 10:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.97 ft at 10:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.97 ft at 11:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.96 ft at 11:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.96 ft at 11:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.96 ft at 11:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.95 ft at 12:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.94 ft at 12:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.94 ft at 12:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.94 ft at 12:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.93 ft at 1:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.92 ft at 1:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.92 ft at 1:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.92 ft at 1:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.9 ft at 2:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.9 ft at 2:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.9 ft at 3:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.89 ft at 3:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.89 ft at 3:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.88 ft at 4:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.88 ft at 4:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.87 ft at 4:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 2.87 ft at 4:45PM May 23, 2024Highest Forecast: 2.9 ft 8:00PM May 23, 2024Highest Forecast: 2.9 ft 2:00AM May 24, 2024Forecast: 2.8 ft 8:00AM May 24, 2024Forecast: 2.8 ft 2:00PM May 24, 2024Forecast: 2.7 ft 8:00PM May 24, 2024Forecast: 2.7 ft 2:00AM May 25, 2024Forecast: 2.7 ft 8:00AM May 25, 2024Forecast: 2.7 ft 2:00PM May 25, 2024Forecast: 2.7 ft 8:00PM May 25, 2024Forecast: 2.7 ft 2:00AM May 26, 2024Forecast: 2.6 ft 8:00AM May 26, 2024USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesCENV1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:46PM May 23, 2024)ObservedForecast (issued 11:15AM May 23)Latest observed value: 2.87 ft at 4:45 PM EDT 23-May-2024. Flood Stage is 8 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Otter Creek at Center Rutland are issued routinely year-round.

Vertical Datum updated from NGVD29 to NAVD88 by gauge owner.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 17.21 ft on 08/29/2011
(2) 16.36 ft on 07/11/2023 (P)
(3) 13.45 ft on 09/22/1938
(4) 13.25 ft on 06/30/1973
(5) 13.01 ft on 04/06/1987
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.69 ft on 03/08/2024 (P)
(2) 11.10 ft on 12/19/2023 (P)
(3) 16.36 ft on 07/11/2023 (P)
(4) 9.71 ft on 12/26/2020
(5) 12.34 ft on 04/16/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.99 ft on 09/07/2016
(2) 1.08 ft on 09/29/2020
(3) 1.14 ft on 09/06/2015

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17 Severe to devastating flooding of low lying areas along the Otter Creek will occur in Rutland County, from Rutland downstream through Brandon, Proctor and Pittsford. This includes portions of Routes 3, 4 and 7. Many homes will be impacted with evacuations likely needed in some areas. Several power, pump and hydro stations will also flood. Levels will be similar to those experienced during Tropical Storm Irene during August 2011.
16 Widespread, severe flooding of low lying areas along the Otter Creek in Rutland County from Rutland downstream through Brandon, Proctor and Pittsford will occur. In Rutland, this includes, but is not limited to, Ripley Rd., Dorr Dr., Clement Rd., Meadow St., and low lying areas on Route 3. Flooding may also affect the power station on Old Falls Rd. and the buildings at the College of St. Joseph. Levels will be similar to those seen in August 2011 from Tropical Storm Irene and during the floods of July 2023.
15 Widespread flooding of many low lying roads along the Otter Creek in Rutland County will occur. In Rutland, this includes, but is not limited to, Meadow Street, Clement Road, Park Street, Dorr Drive the Glen Hydro Station on Route 7, and near the juncture of Route 4 and West Proctor Road. Route 73 west of Brandon will be flooded. Downstream in Pittsford and Proctor, numerous low lying roads will be inundated, including, but not limited to, Elm Street, Willow Street and Depot Hill Road.
12 In Rutland, homes and businesses will be flooded along Dorr Drive and Park Street, and near the junction of Route 4 and West Proctor Road. High water will also impact Meadow Street, Clement Road and the Glen Hydro Station on Route 7. There will be widespread inundation of low lying roads from Clarendon downstream to Proctor and Pittsford, and Route 73 west of Brandon will flood. Other portions of Route 7 in Rutland County may be threatened by tributaries to Otter Creek.
11 Water will come near homes and businesses in Rutland along Otter Creek on Dorr Dr., Park St., Meadow St., Clement Rd., and along the confluence of Otter Creek and the Clarendon River at West Proctor Rd. and Rte 4. Low lying roads in Clarendon and Wallingford will flood. Downstream in Proctor and Pittsford, numerous roads will be inundated, including Elm St., Willow St. and Depot Hill Road. Route 73 west of Brandon will flood.
10 In Rutland, flooding will occur on low lying roads including Dorr Drive, Park Street and Clement Road. High water will also approach Meadow Street and the adjacent recreation fields will flood. Alfrecha Road in Clarendon will flood. Water will approach homes on West Proctor Road near Route 4 in Rutland. Downstream in Proctor and Pittsford, numerous roads will flood, along with Route 73 west of Brandon.
9 In Clarendon, low lying portions of South Creek Rd. will flood between Walker Mountain Rd. and Wallingford, and water will approach Alfrecha Rd. In Pittsford, Elm St. and Depot Hill Rd. will begin to flood. Field flooding will occur along Dorr Dr. in Rutland, along with lowland flooding upstream to Wallingford and downstream to Pittsford.
8 Low lying portions of South Creek Road will flood in Clarendon between Walker Mountain Road and Wallingford. In Pittsford, Elm Street and Depot Road will be under water. Field flooding will occur along Dorr Drive in Rutland, along with lowland flooding upstream to Wallingford and downstream to Pittsford.
7 There will be field flooding along Otter Creek from Clarendon downstream to Pittsford.
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(1) Gage house - CENV1
(2) Staff gages upstream of CENV1
(3) Downstream from CENV1
(4) Opposite bank of CENV1
(5) Falls upstream of CENV1 from opposite bank
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Latitude: 43.603611° N, Longitude: 73.013611° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 8 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 474.35 ft 482.35 ft 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 Not Available Not Available  

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