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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northwest River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Mohawk River (OR) near Springfield are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 12.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 24.30 ft on 11/01/1960 (P)
(2) 23.11 ft on 02/07/1996
(3) 22.90 ft on 12/22/1955
(4) 22.60 ft on 12/22/1964
(5) 22.10 ft on 12/28/1945
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.94 ft on 04/09/2019
(2) 15.42 ft on 12/18/2015
(3) 15.04 ft on 02/14/2014
(4) 17.81 ft on 01/19/2012
(5) 14.43 ft on 12/29/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.71 ft on 09/15/2015
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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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25 the flow is over 15,000 cfs and has a 1 percent chance of happening in a given year (aka the 100-year flood). Expect more widespread and damaging flooding than seen even in February 1996 and December 1964 throughout the Mohawk Valley.
23.6 the flow is about 14,000 cfs, which has a 2 percent chance of happening in a given year (aka the 50-year flood). Expect more extensive and damaging flooding that seen even in February 1996 and December 1964 throughout the Mohawk Valley.
22 expect major widespresd flooding of farmland and roads, with damage and impacts similar to the February 1996 and December 1964 floods, including significant flooding in Marcola.
20 the flow is about 10,500 cfs, which has a 10 percent chance of happening in a given year (aka the 10-year flood). Expect extensive flooding of rural roads, with flood waters threatening some structures in Marcola and throughout the Mohawk Valley.
18.1 the flow is about 8,800 cfs which has a 20 percent chance of happening in a given year (aka the 5-year flood). Expect extensive flooding of farmland and local roads from Marcola down to the confluence with the McKenzie River. Also expect numerous road closures.
18 expect extensive flooding of farmland and local roads from Marcola down to the confluence with the McKenzie River. Also expect numerous road closures.
15 expect flooding of low areas and some rural roads near the river.
12.5 the river is at bankfull level in the Springfield area. There may be areas where water is flowing over the banks of the river but not impacting buildings or roads.
Photos
(1) Gage house
(2) Upstream view

Other Real-time and/or Archive Data Sources:

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Archived/Historical Data at USACE DataQuery
10-day Forecast/Trend, Northwest River Forecast Center
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