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Naugatuck River at Beacon Falls Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.56 ft at 12:00AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.58 ft at 12:15AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:30AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:45AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:00AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:15AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.59 ft at 1:30AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:45AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:00AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.57 ft at 2:15AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.55 ft at 2:30AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.52 ft at 2:45AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.54 ft at 3:00AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.54 ft at 3:15AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.54 ft at 3:30AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.53 ft at 3:45AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.54 ft at 4:00AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:15AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:30AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:45AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.5 ft at 5:00AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.5 ft at 5:15AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.51 ft at 5:30AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.49 ft at 5:45AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.49 ft at 6:00AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.48 ft at 6:15AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.44 ft at 6:30AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.46 ft at 6:45AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.46 ft at 7:00AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.46 ft at 7:15AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:30AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.44 ft at 7:45AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.45 ft at 8:00AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.43 ft at 8:15AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.41 ft at 8:30AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.42 ft at 8:45AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.44 ft at 9:00AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.42 ft at 9:15AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.43 ft at 9:30AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.42 ft at 9:45AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.42 ft at 10:00AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.44 ft at 10:15AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.43 ft at 10:30AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.43 ft at 10:45AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.42 ft at 11:00AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.43 ft at 11:15AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.45 ft at 11:30AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.44 ft at 11:45AM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.47 ft at 12:00PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.48 ft at 12:15PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.44 ft at 12:30PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.49 ft at 12:45PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.49 ft at 1:00PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.51 ft at 1:15PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.5 ft at 1:30PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.54 ft at 1:45PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.57 ft at 2:00PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:15PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.65 ft at 2:30PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.69 ft at 2:45PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 2.8 ft at 3:00PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:15PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.37 ft at 3:30PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.41 ft at 3:45PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.38 ft at 4:00PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.32 ft at 4:15PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.32 ft at 4:30PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.36 ft at 4:45PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.42 ft at 5:00PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:15PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:30PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 5:45PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 6:00PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 6:15PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 6:30PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.65 ft at 6:45PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.66 ft at 7:00PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.64 ft at 7:15PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.67 ft at 7:30PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:45PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.7 ft at 8:00PM Aug 13, 2018Highest Observation: 3.71 ft at 8:15PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.7 ft at 8:30PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 8:45PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.67 ft at 9:00PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:15PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:30PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 9:45PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 10:00PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 10:15PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 10:30PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 10:45PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:00PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:01PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 11:15PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:30PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:45PM Aug 13, 2018Observed: 3.57 ft at 12:00AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.57 ft at 12:15AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.55 ft at 12:30AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.55 ft at 12:45AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:00AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.55 ft at 1:15AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.53 ft at 1:30AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.55 ft at 1:45AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.53 ft at 2:00AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.53 ft at 2:15AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.54 ft at 2:30AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.54 ft at 2:45AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.54 ft at 3:00AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.56 ft at 3:15AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:30AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 3:45AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.56 ft at 4:00AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 4:15AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 4:30AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 4:45AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 5:00AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 5:01AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:15AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 5:30AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 5:45AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 6:00AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 6:15AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.57 ft at 6:30AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.57 ft at 6:45AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 7:00AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.57 ft at 7:15AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 7:30AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.57 ft at 7:45AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:00AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.55 ft at 8:15AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.55 ft at 8:30AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.55 ft at 8:45AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.53 ft at 9:00AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:15AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.52 ft at 9:30AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.53 ft at 9:45AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.54 ft at 10:00AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.53 ft at 10:15AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.55 ft at 10:30AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.51 ft at 10:45AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.52 ft at 11:00AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.52 ft at 11:01AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.52 ft at 11:15AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.52 ft at 11:30AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.55 ft at 11:45AM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 12:00PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:15PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 12:30PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:45PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.55 ft at 1:00PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.53 ft at 1:15PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.52 ft at 1:30PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.51 ft at 1:45PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.51 ft at 2:00PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.49 ft at 2:15PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.44 ft at 2:30PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.44 ft at 2:45PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.41 ft at 3:00PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.42 ft at 3:15PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.36 ft at 3:30PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:45PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.36 ft at 4:00PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.36 ft at 4:15PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.34 ft at 4:30PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.33 ft at 4:45PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.31 ft at 5:00PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.31 ft at 5:15PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.29 ft at 5:30PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.31 ft at 5:45PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.31 ft at 6:00PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.3 ft at 6:15PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.29 ft at 6:30PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.31 ft at 6:45PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.27 ft at 7:00PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.27 ft at 7:15PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.27 ft at 7:30PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.25 ft at 7:45PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.27 ft at 8:00PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.27 ft at 8:15PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.27 ft at 8:30PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.24 ft at 8:45PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.21 ft at 9:00PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.22 ft at 9:15PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.21 ft at 9:30PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.2 ft at 9:45PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:00PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.18 ft at 10:15PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.19 ft at 10:30PM Aug 14, 2018Observed: 3.16 ft at 11:00PM Aug 14, 2018Highest Forecast: 3.1 ft 2:00AM Aug 15, 2018Forecast: 2.9 ft 8:00AM Aug 15, 2018Forecast: 2.7 ft 2:00PM Aug 15, 2018Forecast: 2.6 ft 8:00PM Aug 15, 2018Forecast: 2.5 ft 2:00AM Aug 16, 2018Forecast: 2.5 ft 8:00AM Aug 16, 2018Forecast: 2.4 ft 2:00PM Aug 16, 2018Forecast: 2.4 ft 8:00PM Aug 16, 2018Forecast: 2.3 ft 2:00AM Aug 17, 2018Forecast: 2.3 ft 8:00AM Aug 17, 2018USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBEAC3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:46PM Aug 14, 2018)ObservedForecast (issued 11:10AM Aug 14)Latest observed value: 3.16 ft at 11:00 PM EDT 14-Aug-2018. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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Reliability of the Forecast: Forecast data shown here are guidance values only. Please refer to your local NWS office.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Naugatuck River at Beacon Falls are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 11.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 25.70 ft on 08/19/1955
(2) 14.36 ft on 08/28/2011
(3) 14.10 ft on 03/12/1936
(4) 13.78 ft on 01/25/1979
(5) 12.95 ft on 06/05/1982
(6) 12.60 ft on 03/07/2011
(7) 12.21 ft on 04/23/2006
(8) 12.10 ft on 04/16/2007
(9) 12.08 ft on 04/07/1924

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.36 ft on 08/28/2011
(2) 12.60 ft on 03/07/2011
(3) 12.10 ft on 04/16/2007
(4) 12.21 ft on 04/23/2006
(5) 12.95 ft on 06/05/1982
(6) 13.78 ft on 01/25/1979
(7) 25.70 ft on 08/19/1955
(8) 14.10 ft on 03/12/1936
(9) 12.08 ft on 04/07/1924

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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21 Flooding begins along Route 8 from the Naugatuck Town Line downstream to the Seymour Town Line.
20 The river level just touches the underside of the bridge on Bridge Street.
12 Flooding begins in the upstream towns of Waterbury and Naugatuck.
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Latitude: 41.442222° N, Longitude: 73.063056° 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 29 117.28 ft 129.28 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

Current/Historical Observations:

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