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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Canandaigua Outlet at Chapin are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 9
Moderate Flood Stage: 8
Flood Stage: 7
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 7.60 ft on 06/24/1972
(2) 6.61 ft on 04/02/1993
(3) 6.55 ft on 05/16/2014
(4) 6.49 ft on 04/26/2011
(5) 6.31 ft on 09/25/1977
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 6.55 ft on 05/16/2014
(2) 6.20 ft on 05/04/2011
(3) 6.49 ft on 04/26/2011
(4) 6.21 ft on 04/03/2005
(5) 6.06 ft on 05/24/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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9 Major flood, residential flooding along the outlet in Canandaigua. Commercial areas along Lakeshore Drive and Eastern Blvd also impacted.
8 Moderate flood, some residential flooding along the outlet in Canandaigua, road closures possible.
7 Flood stage, minor flooding to a few homes along Ontario Street in Canandaigua. Some farmland inundated.
6 Action stage, minor rural flooding, mainly farmland from Canandaigua to Shortsville.

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