Here's the latest weather near the club flying field.

 

Beaver Creek flood information

 

Stage                Area Affected

 

17'       New Hartford is flooded!

 

15.7'   Record flood level in 2008

 

15.2'   Flood level in 2013

 

15'      MAJOR FLOOD STAGE  - The town's primary levees are threatened.  Water may cover parts of State Road 57 west of town.

 

14'      MODERATE FLOOD STAGE - Many rural roads are flooded.

 

13'       MINOR FLOOD STAGE - Water covers lowest parts of town. - Flood level in 2014, 1999, 1993 and 1991.

 

12.5'      MINOR FLOOD STAGE - Agricultural flooding south and west of town

 

  11'       ACTION STAGE - Creek goes over banks and into woods.  It's possible for Beaver Creek to rise one foot per hour. - Highest water level in 2016 and 2015.

The access road to the flying field is in the 100 year flood plain (1% annual chance of flooding) and may also be flooded from uphill runoff after a heavy rainfall.  The north end of the flying field is in the 500 year flood plain.  The picnic shelter and garage are outside of the FEMA National Flood Hazard area.

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