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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Oswegatchie River near Heuvelton are issued routinely year-round.

Vertical Datum updated from NGVD29 to NAVD88 by gauge owner.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 7.5
Action Stage: 6.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 10.36 ft on 04/06/1960
(2) 9.33 ft on 04/09/1947
(3) 9.19 ft on 03/17/1977
(4) 9.11 ft on 02/23/1954
(5) 9.10 ft on 01/11/1930
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.45 ft on 04/18/2014
(2) 8.70 ft on 04/10/2014
(3) 5.18 ft on 04/14/2013
(4) 4.89 ft on 03/17/2012
(5) 6.73 ft on 05/19/2011
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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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7.5 Low lying areas of River Road and Backus Camp Road between Rensselaer Falls and Heuvelton will flood. Lowland flooding of fields and cropland along the river will also occur. Downstream in Ogdensburg, low lying portions of Simms Camp Road and the Maple City recreational path will be inundated. Shoreline flooding is also possible on Black Lake.
6.5 Lowland flooding of fields and cropland along the river from Rensselaer Falls to Ogdensburg may occur.
(1) Gage house front view
(2) Gage house side view
(3) Cabling system
(4) Looking downstream from gage house
(5) Looking upstream from gage house

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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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