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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 Prattsville are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Gilboa Dam
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 24.38 ft on 08/28/2011
(2) 19.57 ft on 03/05/1979
(3) 19.50 ft on 01/26/1978
(4) 19.39 ft on 01/19/1996
(5) 19.14 ft on 10/16/1955
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.53 ft on 12/25/2020 (P)
(2) 13.55 ft on 10/30/2017
(3) 12.03 ft on 02/25/2016
(4) 13.71 ft on 09/07/2011
(5) 24.38 ft on 08/28/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.64 ft on 09/06/1998
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24.38 Record level from Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011.
19 Lower portion of village inundated with three feet of water.
18 Substantial damage with two to three feet of water on properties in the village along the river.
16 Major flood stage. Water overflows onto County Route 7 north of Route 23.
14 Moderate flood stage. Water overflows onto Main Street or NY State Route 23.
13 Minor flooding of basements.
12 Minor flood stage. The river overflows into lowlands.
11 The river is close to bankfull.
9 Action stage. The river is about two thirds bankfull.

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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)
HEFS Ensemble NAEFS Ensemble GEFS Ensemble

Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 hours.

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US Geological Survey inundation mapping is available in this location.
Visit and click on the "Schoharie Creek at Prattsville" triangle.
The complete report is available at
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