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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Deerfield River at Charlemont are issued routinely year-round.

Vertical datum height surveyed by the USGS

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 20.17 ft on 08/28/2011
(2) 20.17 ft on 09/21/1938
(3) 17.75 ft on 12/31/1948
(4) 16.25 ft on 04/04/1987
(5) 15.97 ft on 02/12/1925
(6) 15.70 ft on 07/08/1915
(7) 13.88 ft on 06/01/1952
(8) 13.53 ft on 10/09/2005
(9) 13.38 ft on 11/03/1927
(10) 13.35 ft on 03/09/1921
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.17 ft on 08/28/2011
(2) 10.12 ft on 04/16/2007
(3) 13.53 ft on 10/09/2005
(4) 9.50 ft on 04/03/2005
(5) 9.71 ft on 04/02/2004
(6) 11.19 ft on 07/16/2000
(7) 9.74 ft on 06/15/1998
(8) 9.68 ft on 10/22/1995
(9) 9.70 ft on 03/17/1990
(10) 16.25 ft on 04/04/1987
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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22 This flood level is higher than the peak from Irene in August 2011, and affects large portions of the Charlemont and Buckland areas. These floodwaters pose a significant hazard to bridges and train tracks. Large stretches of Route 2 are flooded and impassable. Numerous homes and busineses in the greater vicinity of the Deerfield River are flooded out, including the Mohawk Park Campground. Other streets flooded out include Tower Road, West and East Hawley Roads, South River Road, and Elm Street.
20 This flood level is comparable to the flood from Irene in 2011. Large stretches of Route 2 are flooded and impassable. Other streets that become flooded include portions of Tower Road, West and East Hawley Roads, South River Road, and Elm Street. Many homes, farms and businesses along the river in Charlemont and Buckland are flooded out. These floodwaters pose a significant hazard to bridges that cross the river. Portions of the train tracks along the river are flooded. Much of Mohawk Park Campground floods
19 This flood approaches the flood level from Irene in August 2011. Large stretches of Route 2 are flooded and impassable. Other streets flood in Charlemont include Tower Road, West and East Hawley Road, South River Road, and Elm Street. Many homes, farms and businesses along the river in Charlemont and Buckland are flooded. Much of the Mohawk Park Campground is flooded out. These floodwaters pose a significant hazard to bridges that cross the river. Portions of the train tracks along the river flood.
18 An increasing number of homes, farms and businesses along the Deerfield River become inundated or isolated by floodwaters. Portions of Route 2, West and East Hawley Roads, and South River Road in Charlemont are flooded and impassable. Floodwaters inundate the Mohawk Park Campground. Large swaths of farmland along the river are flooded. Floodwaters encroach on the train tracks along the river.
17 An increasing number of homes, farms and businesses along the Deerfield River become inundated or isolated by floodwaters. Portions of Route 2, West and East Hawley Road, and South River Road in Charlemont are flooded and impassable. Floodwaters inundate the Mohawk Park Campground. Large swaths of farmland along the river are flooded.
16 Some homes and other structures off of Zoar Road, Route 2, East Hawley and West Hawley Roads and Tower Road in Charlemont become inundated or isolated by floodwaters. Portions of Route 2, West and East Hawley Roads and South River Road in Charlemont become impassable. Floodwaters further inundate the lower section of the Mohawk Park Campground. Large swaths of farmland along the river are flooded.
15 Some homes and other structures off of Zoar Road, Route 2, East Hawley and West Hawley Roads, and Tower Road in Charlemont become inundated with floodwaters. Portions of Route 2, West and East Hawley Roads, and South River Road in Charlemont may become impassable. Floodwaters further inundate the lower section of the Mohawk Park Campground. Large swaths of farmland along the river are flooded.
13.5 In Charlemont, low lying structures off of Zoar Road are inundated. Floodwaters inundate the lower section of the Mohawk Park Campground. Larger swaths of farmland in Charlemont become inundated. Floodwaters encroach on lowest lying structures off of Zoar Road, Route 2, East Hawley Road and West Hawley Road.
12.5 In Charlemont and Buckland, floodwaters inundate low lying farmland adjacent to the Deerfield River, and encroach on lowest lying structures near the River near West Hawley Road and Route 2. Floodwaters inundate the lowest lying roadway in the Mohawk Park Campground, and encroach on lowest lying structure off of Zoar Road, Route 2 and West Hawley Road.
11 In Charlemont, floodwaters inundate low lying farmland adjacent to the Deerfield River. Floodwaters also encroach on lowest lying structures near the River near West Hawley Road and Route 2. Floodwaters inundate the lowest lying roadway in the Mohawk Park Campground, and encroach on lowest lying structures off of Zoar Road.
10 In Charlemont, floodwaters inundate the lowest lying farmland adjacent to the Deerfield River. Floodwaters inundate the lowest lying roadway in the Mohawk Park Campground.
9 In Charlemont, floodwaters inundate lowest lying farmland adjacent to the Deerfield River. Floodwaters inundate the lowest lying roadway in the Mohawk park Campground.

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US Geological Survey inundation mapping is available in this location.
Visit http://wimcloud.usgs.gov/apps/FIM/FloodInundationMapper.html and click on the "Deerfield River at Charlemont" triangle.
The complete report is available at https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/sir20155108/
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