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Ottauquechee River near West Bridgewater Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Highest Observation: 4.44 ft at 10:45AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.43 ft at 11:00AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.42 ft at 11:15AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.42 ft at 11:30AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.42 ft at 11:45AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.39 ft at 12:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.37 ft at 1:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.37 ft at 1:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.37 ft at 1:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.37 ft at 1:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.37 ft at 2:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.34 ft at 2:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.34 ft at 2:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.36 ft at 3:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.34 ft at 3:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.35 ft at 3:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.34 ft at 3:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.35 ft at 5:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.35 ft at 5:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.34 ft at 6:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.34 ft at 6:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.34 ft at 6:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.36 ft at 6:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.34 ft at 7:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.34 ft at 7:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.34 ft at 7:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.36 ft at 7:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.35 ft at 8:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.35 ft at 8:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.35 ft at 8:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.35 ft at 8:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.35 ft at 9:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.35 ft at 9:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.35 ft at 9:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.34 ft at 9:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.36 ft at 10:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.35 ft at 10:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.35 ft at 10:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.34 ft at 11:00PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.34 ft at 11:15PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.33 ft at 11:30PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.34 ft at 11:45PM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 4.34 ft at 12:00AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.34 ft at 12:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.32 ft at 12:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.3 ft at 3:00AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.28 ft at 3:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.3 ft at 4:00AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.27 ft at 4:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:00AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.26 ft at 5:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:00AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.26 ft at 6:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.27 ft at 6:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.26 ft at 6:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.25 ft at 7:00AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.25 ft at 7:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.25 ft at 7:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.24 ft at 7:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.23 ft at 8:00AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.24 ft at 8:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.23 ft at 8:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.23 ft at 8:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.23 ft at 9:00AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.22 ft at 9:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.21 ft at 9:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.22 ft at 9:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.21 ft at 10:00AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.21 ft at 10:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.21 ft at 10:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.2 ft at 10:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.2 ft at 11:00AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.2 ft at 11:15AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.2 ft at 11:30AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.2 ft at 11:45AM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.2 ft at 12:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.2 ft at 12:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.19 ft at 12:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.18 ft at 12:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.19 ft at 1:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.18 ft at 1:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.19 ft at 1:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.21 ft at 1:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.2 ft at 2:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.21 ft at 3:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.21 ft at 3:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.21 ft at 3:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.22 ft at 3:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.21 ft at 4:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.22 ft at 4:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.22 ft at 4:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.26 ft at 5:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.25 ft at 5:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.27 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.27 ft at 6:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.27 ft at 6:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.29 ft at 6:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.29 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.27 ft at 7:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.25 ft at 9:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.24 ft at 10:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:00PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:15PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:30PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.23 ft at 11:45PM Apr 15, 2024Observed: 4.23 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.23 ft at 12:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.24 ft at 12:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.23 ft at 12:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.23 ft at 1:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.21 ft at 1:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.22 ft at 1:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.21 ft at 1:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.23 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.2 ft at 2:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.19 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.21 ft at 3:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.2 ft at 3:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.18 ft at 3:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.19 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.19 ft at 4:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.19 ft at 5:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.19 ft at 5:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.18 ft at 5:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.18 ft at 5:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.15 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.15 ft at 8:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.15 ft at 8:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.14 ft at 8:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.14 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.13 ft at 9:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.13 ft at 9:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.12 ft at 9:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.12 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.12 ft at 10:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.11 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.11 ft at 11:15AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.1 ft at 11:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.11 ft at 11:45AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.1 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.09 ft at 12:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.1 ft at 12:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.1 ft at 12:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.1 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.09 ft at 1:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.09 ft at 1:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.09 ft at 1:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.08 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.09 ft at 2:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.08 ft at 2:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.08 ft at 2:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.08 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.09 ft at 3:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.09 ft at 3:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.09 ft at 3:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.1 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.1 ft at 4:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.11 ft at 4:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.1 ft at 4:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.1 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.11 ft at 5:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.11 ft at 5:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.12 ft at 5:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.12 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.12 ft at 6:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.12 ft at 6:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.14 ft at 7:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.14 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.14 ft at 8:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.14 ft at 8:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.14 ft at 8:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.14 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.14 ft at 9:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.14 ft at 9:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.13 ft at 9:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.14 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.13 ft at 10:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.12 ft at 10:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.13 ft at 10:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.12 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.12 ft at 11:15PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.12 ft at 11:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.12 ft at 11:45PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 4.11 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.12 ft at 12:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.11 ft at 12:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.11 ft at 12:45AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.1 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.11 ft at 1:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.1 ft at 1:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.09 ft at 1:45AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.1 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.1 ft at 2:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.1 ft at 2:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.09 ft at 2:45AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.09 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.09 ft at 3:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.08 ft at 3:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.09 ft at 3:45AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.08 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.08 ft at 4:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.08 ft at 4:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.07 ft at 4:45AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.07 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.07 ft at 5:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.06 ft at 5:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.06 ft at 5:45AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:45AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.05 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.05 ft at 7:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.06 ft at 7:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.04 ft at 7:45AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.04 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.04 ft at 8:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.04 ft at 8:45AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.04 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.03 ft at 9:15AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 4.03 ft at 9:30AM Apr 17, 2024USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesOTQV1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:31AM Apr 17, 2024)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.03 ft at 9:30 AM EDT 17-Apr-2024. Flood Stage is 6.5 ft
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NOTE: Gauge reading may be affected by ice. Forecast flows are unadjusted for ice.

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Ottauquechee River near West Bridgewater. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at North Hartland
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 9
Flood Stage: 6.5
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 14.95 ft on 08/28/2011
(2) 11.10 ft on 07/10/2023 (P)
(3) 8.94 ft on 04/14/2002
(4) 8.63 ft on 12/18/2023 (P)
(5) 8.08 ft on 12/17/2000
(6) 7.78 ft on 03/31/1987
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.76 ft on 03/07/2024 (P)
(2) 8.63 ft on 12/18/2023 (P)
(3) 11.10 ft on 07/10/2023 (P)
(4) 6.83 ft on 01/12/2014
(5) 6.50 ft on 04/20/2013
(6) 14.95 ft on 08/28/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
Zoom Level:14
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14 Devastating flooding will occur throughout the Ottauquechee River Valley. Route 4 will be severely damaged or destroyed in some sections, and some homes and businesses will be inundated and severely damaged.
12 Significant to severe flooding of low lying roads and properties from Killington downstream through Bridgwater will occur. River Road in Bridgewater Corners will see severe flooding with several homes isolated by high water. Properties along Mission Farm Road in Killington, and Bridgewater Center Road will experience flooding. Stretches of Route 4 will likely flood along with other roads and businesses in the Ottauquequee River Valley.
9 High water will impact low lying properties along the river near Route 4 from Killington downstream to Bridgewater. In Killington, flooding begins to impact properties on Mission Farm Road. In Bridgewater Corners, River Road will be inundated by several feet of water with several homes imnpacted. Bridgewater Center Road will also be flooded.
6.5 High water will impact low lying properties along the river near Route 4 from Killington downstream to Bridgewater. River Road in Bridgewater Corners will experience minor flooding.
6 Water will approach low lying fields and properties along the river near Route 4 from Killington downstream to Bridgewater, including areas along River Road in Bridgewater Corners.
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(1) Gage house close-up
(2) Looking downstream
(3) Gage house wide view
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Latitude: 43.622222° N, Longitude: 72.759444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 6.5 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 1148.59 ft Not Available 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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