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Blackstone River at Northbridge Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.22 ft at 5:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 5:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 6:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 6:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 6:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 6:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 7:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 7:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 7:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 7:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 7:46PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 8:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 8:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 8:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 8:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 9:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 9:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 9:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 9:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 10:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 10:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 10:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 10:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 11:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 12:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 12:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 12:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 12:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 1:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 1:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 1:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 1:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 2:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 2:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 2:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 3:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 3:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 3:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 3:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 4:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 4:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 4:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 4:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 5:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 5:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 5:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 5:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 7:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 7:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 7:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 8:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 8:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 8:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 9:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 9:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 9:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 9:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 10:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 10:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 10:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 10:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 11:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 11:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 11:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 11:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 12:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 12:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 12:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 12:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 1:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 1:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 1:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 1:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 1:46PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 2:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 2:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 2:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 2:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 3:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 3:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 3:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 5:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 5:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 5:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 5:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 6:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 6:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 6:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 6:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 7:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 7:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 7:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 7:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 8:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 8:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 8:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 8:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 9:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 9:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 9:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 9:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 10:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 10:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 10:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 10:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 11:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 11:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 11:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 11:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 12:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 12:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 12:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 12:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 1:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 1:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 1:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 1:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 1:46AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 2:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 2:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 2:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 2:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 3:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 3:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 3:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 3:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 4:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 4:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 4:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 4:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 5:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 5:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 5:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 5:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 6:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 6:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 6:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 6:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 7:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 7:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 7:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 7:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 7:46AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 8:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 8:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 8:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 8:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 9:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 9:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 9:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 9:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 10:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 10:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 10:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 10:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 11:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 11:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 11:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 11:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 12:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 12:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 12:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 12:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 1:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 1:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 1:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 1:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 1:46PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 2:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 2:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 2:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 2:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 3:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 3:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 3:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 3:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 4:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 4:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 4:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 4:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 5:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 5:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 6:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 6:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 6:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 7:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 7:15PM Apr 23, 2014Highest Observation: 4.47 ft at 7:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 7:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 7:46PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 8:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 8:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 8:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 8:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 9:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 9:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 9:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 10:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 10:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 10:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 10:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 11:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 11:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 11:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 11:45PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 12:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 12:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 12:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 12:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 1:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 1:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 2:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 2:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 2:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 2:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 3:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 3:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 3:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 3:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 4:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 4:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 4:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 4:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 5:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 6:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 6:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 6:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 6:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 7:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 7:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 7:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 7:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 8:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 8:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 8:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 8:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 9:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 9:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 9:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 9:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 10:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 10:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 10:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 10:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 11:00AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 11:15AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 11:30AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 11:45AM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 12:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 12:15PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 12:30PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 12:45PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 1:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 1:15PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 1:30PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 1:45PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 2:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 2:15PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 2:30PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 2:45PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:15PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:30PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:45PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:00PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:15PM Apr 24, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:30PM Apr 24, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesNBRM3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:15PM Apr 24, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.14 ft at 4:30 PM EDT 24-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 9 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Blackstone River at Northbridge 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:14
Moderate Flood Stage:12
Flood Stage:9
Action Stage:8

Historical Crests
(1) 16.70 ft on 08/20/1955
(2) 13.65 ft on 10/15/2005
(3) 12.48 ft on 01/25/1979
(4) 11.36 ft on 09/12/1954
(5) 10.70 ft on 03/10/1998
(6) 10.69 ft on 03/31/2010
(7) 10.54 ft on 09/08/2011
(8) 10.50 ft on 04/16/2007
(9) 10.50 ft on 12/12/2008
(10) 10.36 ft on 08/29/2011
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Currently none available.
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16 WIDESPREAD FLOODING IS EXPECTED ALONG THE RIVER. NUMEROUS RESIDENCES ALONG MAIN STREET ALONG AND DOWNSTREAM OF THE SUTTON STREET BRIDGE WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING.
13 THIS IS A SERIOUS FLOOD EVENT. FLOODING WILL SPREAD INTO RESIDENCES ALONG THE RIVER ON MAIN STREET. FLOODING WILL AFFECT LOW LYING AREAS FROM NORTHBRIDGE TO MILLVILLE. BUISNESSES ALONG THE RIVER SHOULD TAKE THE NECESSARY ACTIONS TO PROTECT PROPERTY ALONG THE RIVER.
11 FLOODING IS EXPECTED ALONG THE RIVER FROM NORTHBRIDGE THROUGH UXBRIDGE AND MILLVILLE. FLOODING WILL AFFECT SOME HOMES AND BUSINESSES ALONG THE RIVER IN THESE TOWNS.
9 FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE RIVERBANK IS LIKELY BETWEEN NORTHBRIDGE AND THE RHODE ISLAND AND MASSACHUSETTS BORDER.
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Latitude: 42.153611° N, Longitude: 71.652500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 9 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
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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