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Taunton River near Bridgewater Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 6.6 ft at 3:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.59 ft at 4:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 4:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 4:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 4:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.57 ft at 5:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 5:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 5:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 5:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 6:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.52 ft at 6:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 6:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.51 ft at 6:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.51 ft at 7:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.5 ft at 7:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.49 ft at 7:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.49 ft at 7:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 8:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 8:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 8:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 8:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 9:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 9:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 9:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 9:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 10:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 10:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 10:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.4 ft at 10:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.4 ft at 11:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.37 ft at 11:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.37 ft at 11:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.38 ft at 11:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.37 ft at 12:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.36 ft at 12:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.36 ft at 12:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.35 ft at 12:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.34 ft at 1:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.33 ft at 1:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.34 ft at 1:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.33 ft at 2:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.31 ft at 2:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.31 ft at 2:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 2:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 3:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 3:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 3:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.28 ft at 3:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.28 ft at 4:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.27 ft at 4:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 4:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.25 ft at 4:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.22 ft at 5:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.22 ft at 6:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.22 ft at 6:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 6:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 6:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 7:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 7:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 7:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 7:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 8:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 8:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 8:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 8:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 9:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 9:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 9:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 9:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 10:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 10:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 10:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 10:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 11:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 11:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 11:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 11:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 12:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 12:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 12:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 12:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 1:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 6.06 ft at 1:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 6.05 ft at 1:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 6.06 ft at 1:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 6.05 ft at 2:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 6.04 ft at 2:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 6.05 ft at 2:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 6.04 ft at 2:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 6.04 ft at 3:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 6.04 ft at 3:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 6.03 ft at 3:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 6.02 ft at 3:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 6.01 ft at 4:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 6.01 ft at 4:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 4:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 4:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 5:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 5:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 5:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 5:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 6:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 6:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 6:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 6:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 7:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 7:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 7:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 7:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 8:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 8:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.94 ft at 8:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 8:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.92 ft at 9:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 9:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.92 ft at 9:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.92 ft at 9:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.91 ft at 10:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 10:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 10:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 10:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 11:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.89 ft at 11:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.89 ft at 11:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 11:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 12:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 12:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 12:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 12:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 1:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 1:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.85 ft at 1:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 1:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 2:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.85 ft at 2:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 2:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 2:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 3:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.83 ft at 3:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.82 ft at 3:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.82 ft at 3:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 4:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 4:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 4:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 4:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 5:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 5:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 5:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 5:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 6:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 6:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 6:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 6:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 7:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 7:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 7:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 7:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 8:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 8:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 8:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 8:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 9:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 9:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 9:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 9:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 10:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 10:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 10:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 10:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 11:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 11:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 11:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 11:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 12:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 12:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 12:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 1:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 2:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 2:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 2:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 2:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 3:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 3:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 3:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 3:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 4:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 4:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 4:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 4:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 5:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 5:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 5:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 5:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 6:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 6:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 6:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 6:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 7:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 7:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 7:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 7:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 8:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 8:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 8:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 8:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 9:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 9:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 9:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 9:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 10:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 10:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 10:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 10:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 11:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 11:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 11:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 11:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 12:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 12:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 12:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 12:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 1:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 1:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 1:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 1:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 2:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 2:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 2:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 2:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 3:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 3:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 3:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 3:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 4:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 4:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 4:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 4:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 5:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 5:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 5:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 5:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 6:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 6:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 6:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 6:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 7:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 7:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 7:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 7:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 8:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 8:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 8:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 8:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 9:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 9:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 9:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 9:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 10:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 10:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 10:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 10:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 11:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 11:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 11:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 11:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 12:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 12:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 12:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 12:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 1:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 1:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 1:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 1:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 2:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 2:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 2:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 2:45AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.6 ft 7:00AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.6 ft 1:00PM Dec 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.6 ft 7:00PM Dec 18, 2014Forecast: 5.5 ft 1:00AM Dec 19, 2014Forecast: 5.5 ft 7:00AM Dec 19, 2014Forecast: 5.5 ft 1:00PM Dec 19, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 7:00PM Dec 19, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 1:00AM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 7:00AM Dec 20, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBDGM3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:30AM Dec 18, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:47AM Dec 17)Latest observed value: 5.72 ft at 2:45 AM EST 18-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 10.5 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 10.5
Action Stage: 7.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 14.97 ft on 04/01/2010
(2) 14.51 ft on 03/17/2010
(3) 14.48 ft on 03/20/1968
(4) 13.02 ft on 08/21/1955
(5) 12.54 ft on 04/08/1987
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.97 ft on 04/01/2010
(2) 14.51 ft on 03/17/2010
(3) 10.51 ft on 04/20/2007
(4) 10.72 ft on 04/19/2007
(5) 12.21 ft on 06/09/2006
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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15 This is near the flood of record. Floodwaters force prolonged closures of Route 44 in Taunton. Floodwaters reach onto West Water and Ingell Streets in Taunton. Along the Bridgewater/Middleboro town line, lowest lying homes along Vernon and Green Streets are impacted. The river inundates Titicut, Plymouth and Summer Streets and Woloski Park, and floodwaters back up behind the railroad bridge. In Halifax, Cherry Street floods. Follow the advice of local officials, and evacuate if asked to do so.
14 Significant flooding will affect interests along the river. Prolonged closures occur along Route 44 in Taunton. Floodwaters reach onto West Water and Ingell Streets in Taunton, and Cherry Street in Halifax. Along the Bridgewater/Middleboro town line, lowest lying homes are impacted along Vernon and Green Streets. Titicut, Plymouth and Summer Streets and Woloski Park are inundated. Floodwaters back up behind the railroad bridge. Follow the advice of local officials and evacuate if asked to do so.
13 Flooding is likely in low lying areas along the river in Bridgewater, Middleboro, Raynham and Taunton. Flooding occurs along several sections of Route 44 in Taunton. Floodwaters spread into lowest lying businesses on Route 44 near the Taunton and Raynham line. The river encroaches on lowest lying homes on Vernon and Green Streets at the Middleboro/Bridgewater town line, and Summer Street is inundated. Woloski Park is also flooded.
12 Flooding affects low lying areas in Bridgewater, Middleboro, and Taunton. Floodwaters encroach on portions of Route 44 in Taunton. Backwater flooding occurs on low lying properties near the intersections of Dean and Arlington streets in Taunton. Woloski Park in Middleboro is isolated due to flooding.
11 Minor lowland and backyard flooding is likely along reaches of the river along Bridgewater and Middleboro. Floodwaters over a portion of Woloski Park in Middleboro render the road impassable.
7.5 Lower Purchade Brook in Middleboro often floods when the Taunton River at Bridgewater reaches this level. This can result in blockage or closure of the Woloski Park accessway.
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Latitude: 41.933889° N, Longitude: 70.956944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 10.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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