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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Chenango River at Sherburne are issued routinely year-round.

Vertical datum height surveyed by the USGS

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 10.6
Moderate Flood Stage: 9.5
Flood Stage: 8.5
Action Stage: 6.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 13.72 ft on 02/17/1954
(2) 11.64 ft on 09/08/2011
(3) 11.35 ft on 06/28/2006
(4) 11.20 ft on 03/28/1914
(5) 11.14 ft on 07/01/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.56 ft on 05/01/2023 (P)
(2) 9.24 ft on 10/27/2021
(3) 10.00 ft on 12/25/2020
(4) 10.07 ft on 11/01/2019
(5) 8.98 ft on 04/07/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.31 ft on 09/25/1964
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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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13.7 This is the historical flood of record caused by an ice jam during February 1954.
11.6 This is the flood stage caused by natural flow from Spetember 2011. It is the modern flood of record of this stream gage.
11.4 This is the level of the major flood of June 2006.
11.3 FEMA flood insurance risk maps indocate that this level, as measured at the stream gage, marks the 100 year (1 percent) floodplain. Your property is at risk for flooding during a major flood event. A 100 year flood is a flood that has a 1 percent chance of occurring in any year.
11 Three feet of water covers Main Street in Sherburne.
10 About 2 feet of water covers north Main Street, Knapp Street, and Gould Drive.
9.5 Water covers Blanding Road near State Highway 12, South Cross Road, Conley Road, and the north end of Williams Road. Water begins seeping across north Main Street from downtown Sherburne to the Big M.
8.5 Water spreads throughout agricultural lands nearest the river on the West side of Sherburne.
8 The river begins to overflow the bank on the east side of the river.
(1) looking upstream
(2) view of gagehouse
(3) looking downstream

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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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