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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Hudson River at Fort Edward are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 29
Moderate Flood Stage: 27
Flood Stage: 26
Action Stage: 24
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 34.00 ft on 03/14/1913
(2) 31.34 ft on 04/29/2011
(3) 29.20 ft on 01/01/1949
(4) 29.00 ft on 03/18/1936
(5) 28.34 ft on 05/03/1983
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 27.56 ft on 12/19/2023 (P)
(2) 26.34 ft on 04/09/2022 (P)
(3) 27.96 ft on 11/02/2019 (P)
(4) 26.95 ft on 04/21/2019 (P)
(5) 27.96 ft on 04/16/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 19.33 ft on 09/04/1978
(2) 19.82 ft on 10/29/1997
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34 There is general devastation in area. At this level in a previous flood the Glens Falls highway bridge was destroyed.
31 Numerous roads and property inundated with water in the village of Fort Edward on the east bank of the river and on Rogers Island.
29 Major flood stage. Prior to 2002 this level would shut down the International Paper Mill in Corinth.
28 Water reaches Route 9N in Corinth, floods cellars in Corinth and reaches first floors along Old Bend Road in Moreau.
27 Moderate flood stage. Water floods River Road in Northumberland and reaches camps in Lake Luzerne. It may also result in flooding in Stillwater. Water is over the concrete wall at the Fort Edward Yacht Basin and several homes nearby have water approaching them.
26 Minor flood stage.
24 The river is at action stage.
22 The river level is near normal.

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Potential River Levels - Used to
Potential River Levels
Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
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Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 hours.

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