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North Nashua River at Fitchburg Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 4:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 7:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 9:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 1:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 1:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 1:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 2:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 2:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 2:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 2:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 4:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 7:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 7:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 8:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 8:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 8:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 8:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 9:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 9:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 9:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 9:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 10:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 10:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 10:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 10:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 11:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 11:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 11:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 11:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 12:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 12:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 12:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 12:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 1:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 2:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 2:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 2:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 2:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 4:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 4:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 5:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 5:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 5:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 5:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 6:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 6:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 6:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 6:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 7:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 7:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 7:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 7:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 8:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 8:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 8:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 8:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 9:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 9:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 9:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 9:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 10:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 10:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 10:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 10:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 11:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 11:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 11:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 11:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 12:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 12:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 12:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 12:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 1:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 1:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 1:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 1:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 2:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 2:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 2:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 2:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 3:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 3:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 3:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 3:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 4:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 4:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 4:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 5:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 5:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 5:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 6:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 6:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 7:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 7:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 7:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 7:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 8:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 9:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 9:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 9:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 10:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 10:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 11:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 11:15PM Nov 26, 2014Highest Observation: 3.27 ft at 11:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 11:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 12:00AM Nov 27, 2014Highest Observation: 3.27 ft at 12:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 12:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 12:45AM Nov 27, 2014Highest Observation: 3.27 ft at 1:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 1:15AM Nov 27, 2014Highest Observation: 3.27 ft at 1:30AM Nov 27, 2014Highest Observation: 3.27 ft at 1:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 2:00AM Nov 27, 2014Highest Observation: 3.27 ft at 2:15AM Nov 27, 2014Highest Observation: 3.27 ft at 2:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 2:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 3:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 3:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 3:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 3:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 4:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 4:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 4:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 4:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 5:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 5:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 5:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 5:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 6:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 6:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 6:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 6:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 7:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 7:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 7:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 7:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 8:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 8:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 8:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 9:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 9:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 9:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 9:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 10:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 10:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 10:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 10:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 11:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 11:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 11:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 11:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:30PM Nov 27, 2014Highest Forecast: 3 ft 7:00AM Nov 28, 2014Highest Forecast: 3 ft 1:00PM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 7:00PM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 1:00AM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 7:00AM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 1:00PM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 7:00PM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 1:00AM Nov 30, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 7:00AM Nov 30, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFBGM3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:30AM Nov 28, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 11:46AM Nov 27)Latest observed value: 3.17 ft at 2:30 PM EST 27-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 6.5 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the North Nashua River at Fitchburg are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 10
Moderate Flood Stage: 8
Flood Stage: 6.5
Action Stage: 5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 8.59 ft on 04/16/2007
(2) 8.02 ft on 03/07/2011
(3) 7.99 ft on 03/15/2010
(4) 7.78 ft on 04/05/1987
(5) 7.59 ft on 04/02/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 6.64 ft on 08/28/2011
(2) 8.02 ft on 03/07/2011
(3) 7.99 ft on 03/15/2010
(4) 7.34 ft on 02/26/2010
(5) 6.72 ft on 09/07/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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10 Significant flooding occurs along portions of the North Nashua River from Fitchburg downstream through Lancaster. In Fitchburg, flood waters reach low lying railroad bridges, and impacts occur at businesses near the junction of River and Depot Streets. Flood waters may cause erosion of the Westminster Street embankment in spots between Wachusett and Temple Streets. Overtopping of the dike along Commercial Road in Leominster may occur.
9 Flooding occurs in low lying areas along the river. Businesses near the junction of River and Depot streets in Fitchburg are impacted. Flood waters also approach low railroad bridges in Downtown Fitchburg.
8 Flooding of low lying areas along the river can be expected from Fitchburg downstream into Lancaster. Flooding affects businesses near the junction of River and Depot Streets in Fitchburg.
7 Flooding of low lying areas along the river can be expected. Flooding encroaches on businesses near the junction of River and Depot streets in Fitchburg.
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Latitude: 42.576111° N, Longitude: 71.788611° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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NWS stage 0 ft 6.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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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
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