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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Quinebaug River below Jewett City are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 21
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 17.5
Action Stage: 16.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 29.00 ft on 08/20/1955
(2) 24.00 ft on 03/19/1936
(3) 23.26 ft on 03/31/2010
(4) 22.50 ft on 07/24/1938
(5) 19.82 ft on 01/26/1978
(6) 19.13 ft on 06/07/1982
(7) 18.44 ft on 01/25/1979
(8) 17.84 ft on 10/16/2007
(9) 17.83 ft on 04/14/2004
(10) 17.25 ft on 03/19/1968
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.87 ft on 03/08/2011
(2) 23.26 ft on 03/31/2010
(3) 17.84 ft on 10/16/2007
(4) 16.51 ft on 04/16/2007
(5) 17.83 ft on 04/14/2004
(6) 19.13 ft on 06/07/1982
(7) 18.44 ft on 01/25/1979
(8) 19.82 ft on 01/26/1978
(9) 17.25 ft on 03/19/1968
(10) 29.00 ft on 08/20/1955
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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21 Water seeps through the walls of an apartment complex on Wedgewood Drive and Dey Street requiring evacuations. Evacuations also occur at the Pauchaug river commons condominium complex and River Run townhouses on south Main Street due to rising water.
20 Water in basements of numerous residences on School Street, Main Street, Soule Street, Railroad Avenue and Mathewson Street.
17.5 Norman Road and banjo Sullivan Road are closed with water covering the roadway.

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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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