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Spicket River near Methuen Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 3.29 ft at 6:45PM Aug 27, 2014Highest Observation: 3.29 ft at 7:00PM Aug 27, 2014Highest Observation: 3.29 ft at 7:15PM Aug 27, 2014Highest Observation: 3.29 ft at 7:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 7:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 8:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 8:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 8:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 8:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 9:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 9:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 9:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 9:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 10:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 10:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 10:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 10:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 11:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 11:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 11:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 11:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 12:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 12:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 12:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 12:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 1:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 1:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 1:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 1:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 2:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 2:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 2:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 2:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 3:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 3:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 3:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 3:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 4:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 4:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 4:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 4:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 5:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 5:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 5:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 5:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 6:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 6:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 6:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 6:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 7:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 7:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 7:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 7:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 8:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 8:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 8:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 8:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 9:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 9:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 9:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 9:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 10:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 10:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 10:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 10:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 11:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 11:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 11:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 11:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 1:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 1:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 1:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 1:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 2:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 2:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 2:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 2:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 3:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 3:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 3:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 3:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 4:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 4:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 4:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 4:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 5:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 5:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 5:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 5:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 6:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 6:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 6:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 6:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 7:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 7:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 7:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 7:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 8:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 8:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 8:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 8:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 9:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 9:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 9:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 9:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 10:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 10:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 10:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 10:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 1:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 5:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 7:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 7:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 12:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 12:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 12:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 12:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 1:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 1:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 1:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 1:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 2:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 2:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 2:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 2:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 3:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 3:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 7:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 8:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 8:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 8:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 8:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 9:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 9:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 9:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 9:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 10:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 10:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 10:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 10:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 11:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 11:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 11:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 11:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 12:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 12:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 12:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 12:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 1:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 1:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 1:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 1:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 2:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 2:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 2:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 2:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 3:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 3:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 3:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 3:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 4:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 5:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 5:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 5:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 5:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 6:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 6:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 6:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 6:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 7:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 7:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 7:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 7:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 8:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 8:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 8:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 8:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 9:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 9:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 9:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 9:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 10:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 10:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 10:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 10:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 11:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 11:15AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 11:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 11:45AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 12:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 12:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 12:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 12:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 1:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 1:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 1:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 1:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 2:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 2:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 2:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 2:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 3:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 3:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 3:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 3:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 4:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 4:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 4:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 4:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 5:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 5:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 5:30PM Aug 30, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMTHM3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:30PM Aug 30, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.99 ft at 5:30 PM EDT 30-Aug-2014. Flood Stage is 8 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Spicket River near Methuen are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:12
Moderate Flood Stage:10
Flood Stage:8
Action Stage:6.5

Historical Crests
(1) 12.14 ft on 05/16/2006
(2) 9.86 ft on 03/16/2010
(3) 9.13 ft on 04/01/2010
(4) 9.07 ft on 03/24/2001
(5) 9.04 ft on 04/18/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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14 THIS IS A DANGEROUS...MAJOR FLOOD IN SALEM...METHUEN AND LAWRENCE. IN SALEM...AFFECTED AREAS INCLUDE HAIGH ST...BLUFF ST EXT...MAIN ST...HAMPSHIRE RD...FIEDLER AVE...LINWOOD AVE AND MULBERRY RD. IN METHUEN...AFFECTED AREAS INCLUDE HORNE ST...MORRISON CT...BROADWAY...GLEASON ST...EAST RIVER PLACE...AND PINE ST. THIS RIVER INUNDATES NUMEROUS ROADWAYS AND HOMES IN LAWRENCE WITHIN THE VICINITY OF RT 28 AND DAISY ST...THROUGH ERVING AVE AND MYRTLE ST. FLOODING OCCURS AT THE MARY IMMACULATE NURSING HOME.
13.2 THIS IS THE MAXIMUM REPORTABLE STAGE AT THE SPICKET RIVER GAGE. IN SALEM...FLOODING OCCURS ON HAIGH ST...MAIN ST...BLUFF ST EXT...HAMPSHIRE RD...LINWOOD AVE...MULBERRY RD AND FIEDLER AVE. IN METHUEN...AFFECTED AREAS INCLUDE HORNE ST...MORRISON CT...BROADWAY...GLEASON ST...PINE ST...AND EAST RIVER PLACE. IN LAWRENCE...NUMEROUS HOMES IN THE GENERAL VICINITY OF HOLLY ST...PARK ST...MYRTLE ST AND ARVING AVE WILL BE INUNDATED. FLOODWATERS WILL REACH THE MARY IMMACULATE NURSING HOME.
12 THIS IS A DANGEROUS...MAJOR FLOOD IN SALEM...METHUEN AND LAWRENCE. IN SALEM...FLOODING OCCURS ON HAIGH ST...MAIN ST...BLUFF ST EXT...HAMPSHIRE RD...LINWOOD AVE...MULBERRY RD AND FIEDLER AVE. IN METHUEN...AFFECTED AREAS INCLUDE HORNE ST...MORRISON CT...BROADWAY...GLEASON ST...PINE ST...AND EAST RIVER PLACE. IN LAWRENCE...NUMEROUS HOMES IN THE GENERAL VICINITY OF HOLLY ST...PARK ST...MYRTLE ST AND ERVING AVE WILL BE INNUNDATED. FLOODWATERS REACH THE MARY IMMACULATE NURSING HOME.
11 IN SALEM THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS ARE AFFECTED...HAIGH ST...MAIN ST...BLUFF ST EXT...HAMPSHIRE RD...MULBERRY RD...FIEDLER AVE AND LINWOOD AVE. IN METHUEN...FLOODWATERS AFFECT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...HORNE ST...PINE ST...GLEASON ST...MORRISON CT...BROADWAY...AND EAST RIVER PLACE. IN LAWRENCE...LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE THE GENERAL VICINITY OF PARK ST TO BROADWAY ST...ERVING AVENUE AND SOME NEARBY STREETS. FLOODING IS ALSO EXPECTED FURTHER DOWN RIVER ON HAVERHILL ST...ACCESS RD...AND GARDEN ST.
10 MODERATE FLOODING OCCURS ALONG THE SPICKET IN SALEM...METHUEN AND LAWRENCE. IN SALEM THE FOLLOWING STREETS AND/OR LOW LYING PROPERTIES ALONG THOSE STREETS ARE AFFECTED...HAIGH AND MAIN ST...BLUFF ST EXT...AND FIEDLER AVE. IN METHUEN...FLOODWATERS AFFECT THE LOWEST LYING HOMES AND PROPERTIES ON HORNE ST...GLEASON ST...MORRISON CT AND BROADWAY. IN LAWRENCE FLOODED AREAS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...BERVING AVE...SPRUCE ST...SARATOGA ST AND SHORT ST. HOMES ARE AFFECTED ON MYRTLE AND WILLOW.
9 IN SALEM...THE LOWER ENDS OF HAIGH ST...BLUFF ST EXTENSION AND LOWEST LYING PROPERTIES ON FIEDLER AVE ARE IMPACTED. MAIN ST FLOODS BY THE RIVER. IN METHUEN...FLOODWATERS AFFECT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...HORNE...PINE AND GLEASON STREETS...MORRISON COURT...BROADWAY...AND EAST RIVER PLACE. IN LAWRENCE...FLOODWATERS AFFECT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...ERVING AVENUE...SPRUCE...SARATOGA...MYRTLE AND WILLOW STREETS...AND SCHOFIELD PARK.
8.5 IN SALEM...FLOODWATERS ENCROACH ON LOWEST LYING PROPERTIES ON FIEDLER AVE. IN METHUEN...FLOODWATERS ENCROACH NEAR PROPERTIES ON HORNE STREET...MORRISON COURT...AND BROADWAY. IN LAWRENCE...THE RIVER INUNDATES SCHOFIELD PARK AND SPREADS ONTO SARATOGA STREET. FLOODWATERS REACH ONTO WILLOW STREET AS WELL AS NEARBY LOW LYING BUILDINGS IN THE VICINITY OF WILLOW AND MYRTLE STREETS. IN ADDITION...FLOODWATERS BEGIN TO INUNDATE SPRUCE STREET AROUND THE BRIDGE.
8 WATER BACKS UP BEHIND THE HAMPSHIRE ROAD BRIDGE AT THE METHUEN AND SALEM LINE. FLOODWATERS ENCROACH ON LOWEST LYING PROPERTIES ON FIEDLER AVENUE IN SALEM. IN LAWRENCE...FLOODWATERS REACH ONTO WILLOW STREET AS WELL AS NEARBY LOW LYING BUILDINGS IN THE VICINITY OF WILLOW AND MYRTLE STREETS. FLOODWATERS BEGIN PONDING ONTO SPRUCE STREET AROUND THE BRIDGE. SCHOFIELD PARK BEGINS TO FLOOD...AND FLOODWATERS BEGIN TO SPREAD ONTO NEARBY SARATOGA STREET.
7.5 MINOR FLOODING OF SEVERAL PARKING AREAS ALONG THE RIVER IS POSSIBLE AS WATER FROM THE SPICKET RIVER BACKS UP INTO STORM DRAINS. WATER BEGINS TO BACK UP BEHIND THE HAMPSHIRE ROAD BRIDGE AT THE METHUEN AND SALEM LINE. FLOODWATERS ENCROACH ON LOWEST LYING PROPERTIES ON FIEDLER AVE IN SALEM.
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(1) River gage equipment for the Spicket River near Methuen
(2) Staff gage for the Spicket River near Methuen
(3) Spicket River near Methuen: View downstream of gage
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Latitude: 42.743056° N, Longitude: 71.208889° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 8 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
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Gage is located on the Salem NH side of the Methuen MA/Salem NH town line.
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