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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Wallkill at Gardiner are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 19
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 7.3
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 19.81 ft on 10/16/1955
(2) 19.77 ft on 08/19/1955
(3) 18.92 ft on 08/29/2011
(4) 18.83 ft on 03/07/1945
(5) 18.49 ft on 02/26/1961
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 18.92 ft on 08/29/2011
(2) 15.17 ft on 03/01/2011
(3) 13.87 ft on 03/09/2008
(4) 14.87 ft on 04/16/2007
(5) 13.81 ft on 04/03/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.89 ft on 10/16/1984
(2) 1.40 ft on 07/10/1991
(3) 1.59 ft on 08/14/1966
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18 Flooding begins on Route 213 near Dashville in the vicinity of the Perrines covered bridge.
16 Flooding begins to effect residential structures along Springtown Road and Dug Road in New Paltz. Water level possibly up to 5 feet in the Worstead Mill in Montgomery.
14 The "black dirt" farmlands, far upriver in the heart of Orange County, begin to flood.
13 Springtown Road, Libertyville Road, and Route 299 near New Paltz become inundated. Flooding begins at the worstead mill in Montgomery. Bridge Street near state route 17k in Montgomery becomes inundated.
7.3 Minor flooding begins at Springtown Road.
(1) Wallkill River at Gardiner

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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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