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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Hoosic River near Williamstown are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Eagle Bridge
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 13
Moderate Flood Stage: 11
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 14.85 ft on 12/31/1948
(2) 14.58 ft on 08/28/2011
(3) 13.85 ft on 11/26/1950
(4) 13.02 ft on 08/10/1976
(5) 12.44 ft on 04/05/1987
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.43 ft on 12/18/2023 (P)
(2) 10.33 ft on 07/10/2023 (P)
(3) 9.52 ft on 07/09/2021 (P)
(4) 9.78 ft on 09/18/2018
(5) 9.60 ft on 01/13/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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15 Water approaches homes on Kateley Lane and on Berkshire Drive. Water approaches train tracks near Ashton Avenue. Lower Linear Park is almost completely inundated
14.85 Reaches level of flood of record from December 1948 which caused major flooding in the Hoosic Valley.
14.58 Water reaches the level of flooding from Tropical Storm Irene in August of 2011.
14 The Spruces town park floods. Galvin Road is flooded north of Paull Brook, with water approaching several homes.
13 Water approaches several homes on North Street.
11 Most of Cole Field is inundated, as well as the portion of Stetson Road that runs along Cole Field.
10 Water covers the lowest portions of Cole Field.
9 Flood stage.
4 Normal low water elevation.

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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 "Hoosic River near Williamstown" triangle.
The complete report is available at
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