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North Nashua River at Fitchburg Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.28 ft at 9:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 12:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 12:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 12:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 12:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 1:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 1:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 1:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 1:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 3:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 4:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 5:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 5:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 5:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 5:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 6:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 6:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 6:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 6:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 7:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 7:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 7:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 7:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 8:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 8:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 8:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 8:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 9:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 9:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 9:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 9:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 10:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 10:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 10:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 10:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 11:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 11:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 11:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 11:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 12:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 12:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 12:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 12:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 1:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 1:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 1:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 1:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 2:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 2:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 2:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 2:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 3:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 3:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 3:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 3:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 4:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 4:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 4:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 4:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 5:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 5:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 5:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 5:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 6:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 6:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 6:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 6:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 7:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 7:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 7:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 7:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 8:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 8:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 8:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 8:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 9:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 9:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 9:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 9:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 10:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 10:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 10:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 10:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:00AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:15AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:30AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 11:45AM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 12:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 12:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 12:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 12:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 1:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 1:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 1:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 1:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 2:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 2:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 2:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 2:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 3:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 3:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 3:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 3:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 4:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 4:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 4:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 4:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 5:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 5:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 5:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 5:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 6:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 6:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 6:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 6:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 7:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 7:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 7:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 7:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 8:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 8:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 8:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 8:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 9:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 9:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 9:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 9:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 10:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 10:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 11:00PM Jul 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.43 ft at 11:15PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 11:30PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:45PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 12:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 12:15AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 12:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:45AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 1:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 1:15AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 1:45AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 2:15AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 2:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 2:45AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 3:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 3:15AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 3:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 3:45AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 4:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 4:15AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 4:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 4:45AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 5:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:15AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:45AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 6:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 6:15AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 6:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 6:45AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 7:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 7:15AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 7:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 7:45AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 8:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 8:15AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 8:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 8:45AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 9:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 9:15AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 9:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 9:45AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 10:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 10:15AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 10:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:45AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 11:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 11:15AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:30AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:45AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 12:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 12:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 2:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 2:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 2:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 2:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 6:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 6:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 6:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 6:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 8:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 8:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 8:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 8:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 9:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 9:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 9:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 9:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:15PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:30PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:45PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 12:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 12:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 12:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 12:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 1:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 1:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 1:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 1:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 4:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 5:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 5:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 5:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 5:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 6:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 6:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 6:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 6:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 7:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 7:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 7:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 7:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 8:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 8:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 8:30AM Jul 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.2 ft 2:00PM Jul 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.2 ft 8:00PM Jul 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.2 ft 2:00AM Jul 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.2 ft 8:00AM Jul 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.2 ft 2:00PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.2 ft 8:00PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.2 ft 2:00AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.2 ft 8:00AM Jul 27, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFBGM3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:30AM Jul 25, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:54AM Jul 24)Latest observed value: 2.26 ft at 8:30 AM EDT 25-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
Vertical Datum Elevation
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(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
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