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North Nashua River at Fitchburg Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.3 ft at 2:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 3:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 3:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 3:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 3:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 4:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 4:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 4:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 4:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 5:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 5:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 6:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 6:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 6:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 6:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 8:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 8:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 8:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 8:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 9:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 9:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 9:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 9:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 10:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 12:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 12:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 12:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 12:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 1:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 1:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 1:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 1:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 2:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 2:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 2:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 2:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 3:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 5:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 5:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 5:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 5:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 6:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 6:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 6:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 6:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 7:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 7:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 7:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 7:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 8:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 8:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 8:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 8:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 9:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 9:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 9:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 9:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 10:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 10:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 10:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 10:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 11:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 11:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 11:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 11:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 12:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 12:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 12:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 12:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 1:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 1:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 1:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 1:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 2:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 2:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 2:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 2:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 3:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 3:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 3:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 3:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 4:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 4:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 4:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 4:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 5:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 5:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 5:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 5:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 6:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 6:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 6:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 6:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 7:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 7:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 7:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 7:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 8:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 8:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 8:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 8:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 9:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 9:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 9:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 9:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 10:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 10:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 10:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 10:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 11:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 12:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 12:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 12:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 12:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 1:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 1:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 2:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 2:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 3:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 3:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 4:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 4:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 4:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 4:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 5:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 5:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 5:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 5:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 6:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 6:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 6:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 6:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 8:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 8:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 8:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 8:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 9:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 9:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 9:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 9:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 11:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 2:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 2:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 2:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 2:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 6:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 6:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 6:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 6:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 7:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 8:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 8:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 8:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 8:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 9:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 9:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 9:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.46 ft at 9:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 10:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 10:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 10:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 10:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 11:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 11:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 11:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 11:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 12:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 12:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 12:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 12:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 1:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 1:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 1:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 1:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 2:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 4:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 4:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 4:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 4:45PM Jul 28, 2014Highest Observation: 3.92 ft at 5:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 5:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 5:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 6:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 6:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 6:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 6:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 7:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 7:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 7:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 7:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 8:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 8:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 8:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 8:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 9:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 9:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 9:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 9:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 10:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 10:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.71 ft at 10:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 10:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 11:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 11:15PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 11:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.65 ft at 11:45PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 12:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 12:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 12:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:45AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:15AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:30AM Jul 29, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.4 ft 8:00AM Jul 29, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.4 ft 2:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 2.3 ft 8:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 2.3 ft 2:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 2.3 ft 8:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 2.2 ft 2:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 2.2 ft 8:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 2.2 ft 2:00AM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 2.2 ft 8:00AM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 2.2 ft 2:00PM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 2.2 ft 8:00PM Jul 31, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFBGM3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:30AM Jul 29, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 11:25PM Jul 28)Latest observed value: 2.61 ft at 1:30 AM EDT 29-Jul-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

Historical 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.

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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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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
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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