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Blackstone River at Northbridge Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.33 ft at 3:30AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 3:45AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 4:00AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 4:15AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 4:30AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 4:45AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 5:00AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 5:15AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 5:30AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 5:45AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:00AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:15AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:30AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:45AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 7:00AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 7:15AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 7:30AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 7:45AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 8:00AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 8:15AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 8:30AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 8:45AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 9:00AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 9:15AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 9:30AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 9:45AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 10:00AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 10:15AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 10:30AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 10:45AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:00AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:15AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:30AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:31AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:45AM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 12:00PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 12:15PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 12:30PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 12:45PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 1:00PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 1:15PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:30PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:45PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 2:00PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 2:15PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 2:30PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 2:45PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 3:00PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 3:15PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 3:30PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 3:45PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 4:00PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 4:15PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 4:30PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 4:45PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 5:00PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 5:15PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 5:30PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 5:45PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 6:00PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 6:15PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 6:30PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 6:45PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 7:00PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 7:15PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 7:30PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 7:45PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 8:00PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 8:15PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 8:30PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 8:45PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 9:00PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 9:15PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 9:30PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 9:45PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 10:00PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 10:15PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 10:30PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 10:45PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:00PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:15PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:30PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:31PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:45PM Aug 25, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:00AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:15AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:30AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:45AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 1:00AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 1:15AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 1:30AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 1:45AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 2:00AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 2:15AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 2:30AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 2:45AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 3:00AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 3:15AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 3:30AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 3:45AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 4:00AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 4:15AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 4:30AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 4:45AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 5:00AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 5:15AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 5:30AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 5:45AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:00AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:15AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:30AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:45AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 7:00AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 7:15AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 7:30AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 7:45AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 8:00AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 8:15AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 8:30AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 8:45AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 9:00AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 9:15AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 9:30AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 9:45AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 10:00AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 10:15AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 10:30AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 10:45AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:00AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:15AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:30AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:45AM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 12:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 12:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 1:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 2:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 2:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 2:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 2:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 3:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 3:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 3:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 3:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 4:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 4:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 4:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 4:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 5:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 5:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 5:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 5:31PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 5:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 6:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 6:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 6:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 6:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 7:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 7:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 7:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 7:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 8:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 8:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 8:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 8:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 9:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 9:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 9:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 9:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 10:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 10:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 10:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 10:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 11:00PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 11:15PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 11:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 11:45PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 2:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 2:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 2:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 2:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 3:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 3:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 3:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 3:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 4:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 4:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 4:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 4:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 5:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 5:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 5:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 5:31AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 5:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 6:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 6:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 6:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 6:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 7:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 7:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 7:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 7:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 8:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 8:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 8:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 10:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 11:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 11:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 11:31AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 2:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 2:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 2:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 2:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 3:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 3:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 3:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 3:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 4:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 4:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 4:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 4:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 5:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 5:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 5:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 5:31PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 5:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 6:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 6:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 6:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 6:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 7:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 7:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 7:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 7:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 8:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 8:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 8:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 8:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 9:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 9:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 9:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 9:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 10:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 10:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 10:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 10:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 11:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 11:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 11:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 11:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 1:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.47 ft at 1:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 1:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 2:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 2:15AM Aug 28, 2014Highest Observation: 3.86 ft at 2:30AM Aug 28, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesNBRM3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:15AM Aug 28, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.86 ft at 2:30 AM EDT 28-Aug-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 12/12/2008
(9) 10.50 ft on 04/16/2007
(10) 10.36 ft on 08/29/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
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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