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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Mohawk River at Little Falls are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 18
Moderate Flood Stage: 17
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 19.72 ft on 06/28/2006
(2) 19.17 ft on 03/14/1977
(3) 19.00 ft on 03/28/1913
(4) 18.47 ft on 01/19/1996
(5) 18.33 ft on 03/05/1964
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.89 ft on 07/02/2017
(2) 16.26 ft on 07/02/2013
(3) 18.22 ft on 06/28/2013
(4) 18.20 ft on 09/08/2011
(5) 18.11 ft on 04/29/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.75 ft on 08/18/1949
(2) 4.41 ft on 04/27/1998
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20 Water reaches parts of the NY State Thruway.
19 Water reaches the rail tracks.
18.5 Water floods the basement of the former Salada plant, the Montgomery Public Works garage, and the Fonda Motor Speedway.
18 Major flood stage.
17 Moderate flood stage.
16 Water reaches roads in the industrial park.
15 Minor flood stage. Water overflows onto Route 5S near Fort Herkimer and farm fields are flooded.
14 Water begins to flood nearby farmland.
13 Action stage. The river is near bankfull.

Other Real-time and/or Archive Data Sources:

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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
3 Day (SREF) 7 Day (NAEFS) 7 Day (GEFS)
SREF Ensemble NAEFS Ensemble  GEFS Ensemble 

Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 48 hours.

See the Product Description Document link for more details on the interpretation of the 3,7 day graphics. 

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The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
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