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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Schoharie Creek at Breakabeen are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Burtonsville
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 18
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 22.37 ft on 08/28/2011
(2) 20.51 ft on 01/19/1996
(3) 20.40 ft on 10/16/1955
(4) 19.50 ft on 04/05/1987
(5) 18.34 ft on 03/21/1980
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.57 ft on 04/08/2022 (P)
(2) 14.94 ft on 10/27/2021 (P)
(3) 16.87 ft on 12/25/2020 (P)
(4) 11.90 ft on 09/07/2011
(5) 22.37 ft on 08/28/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.25 ft on 09/26/1985
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22.37 Record flooding with Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011.
18 Major flood stage. Widespread inundation of homes, roads and fields occurs.
16 Moderate flood stage. Up to five feet of water is on some areas of Route 30 and one to two feet of water in some riverfront homes.
14 Water begins to reach riverfront homes.
13 There is about a foot of water on low parts of Route 30.
12 Water reaches Route 30.
11 Minor flood stage. Water begins to overflow into riverfront fields.
10 The river is bankfull.
8 Action stage.

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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
10 Day (HEFS) 7 Day (NAEFS) 7 Day (GEFS)
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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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