Flood Warning For The Housatonic River

The following information is from the National Weather Service and was current as of 9:22 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21:

The National Weather Service in Albany, N.Y. has issued a flood warning for the Housatonic River at Stevenson Dam, from this afternoon (Friday, Dec. 21) until further notice.

At 8 a.m. Friday the stage was 10.1 feet.

Flood stage is 11 feet.

Minor flooding is predicted. *

The forecast:

The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by 12 p.m. Friday and continue to rise to near 13.6 feet by 1 p.m. Saturday.

Impact: At 15 feet, “moderate” flood stage with numerous homes in the Maples area of Shelton affected.


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