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Shawsheen River at Wilmington Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.93 ft at 2:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 2:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 2:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 3:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 3:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 3:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 4:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 4:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 4:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 5:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 5:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 5:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 6:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 7:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 7:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 8:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 8:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 8:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 9:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 9:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 9:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 10:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 10:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 10:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 4.22 ft at 11:15AM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 4.22 ft at 11:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 11:45AM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 4.22 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 4.22 ft at 12:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 12:30PM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 4.22 ft at 12:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 1:15PM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 4.22 ft at 1:30PM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 4.22 ft at 1:45PM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 4.22 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 2:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 3:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 3:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 3:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 3:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 4:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 4:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 5:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 5:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 5:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 6:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 8:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 9:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 9:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 10:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 10:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 10:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 11:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 11:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 11:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 12:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 12:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 12:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 1:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 1:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 1:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 2:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 2:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 2:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 3:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 3:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 3:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 4:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 5:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 5:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 5:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 6:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 6:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 6:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 7:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 7:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 7:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 8:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 8:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 8:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 9:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.82 ft at 9:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.82 ft at 9:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.81 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.81 ft at 10:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 10:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 10:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 11:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 11:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 11:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 11:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 12:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 12:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 12:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 1:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 1:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 1:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 1:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 2:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 2:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 2:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 2:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 4:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 4:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 5:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 5:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 5:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 5:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 6:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 6:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 6:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 6:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 7:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 7:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 7:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 7:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 8:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 10:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 10:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 10:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 11:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 11:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 11:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 12:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 12:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 12:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 12:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 1:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 1:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 1:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 1:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 2:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.47 ft at 3:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 3:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 3:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 3:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 4:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 4:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 5:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 5:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 5:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 5:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 6:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 6:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 6:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 6:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 7:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 7:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 7:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 7:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 8:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 8:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 8:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 8:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 9:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 9:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 10:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 10:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 10:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 10:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 11:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 11:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 11:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 11:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 12:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 12:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 12:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 12:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 1:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 1:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 1:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 1:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 2:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 2:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 2:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 2:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 3:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 3:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 3:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 3:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 4:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 4:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 4:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 4:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 5:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 5:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 5:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 5:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 6:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 6:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 6:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 6:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 7:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 7:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 8:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 8:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 8:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 8:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 9:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 9:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 9:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 9:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 10:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 10:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 10:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 11:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 11:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 11:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 11:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 12:15AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 12:30AM Apr 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.1 ft 8:00AM Apr 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.1 ft 2:00PM Apr 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.1 ft 8:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 2:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 8:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 2:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 8:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWLMM3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:01AM Apr 20, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:29AM Apr 19)Latest observed value: 3.22 ft at 12:30 AM EDT 20-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 7 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Shawsheen River at Wilmington are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:10
Moderate Flood Stage:8
Flood Stage:7
Action Stage:5

Historical Crests
(1) 10.59 ft on 03/16/2010
(2) 10.49 ft on 10/22/1996
(3) 9.87 ft on 03/23/2001
(4) 9.85 ft on 01/26/1979
(5) 9.42 ft on 03/31/2010
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11 FLOODING WILL AFFECT AREAS ALONG THE RIVER FROM WILMINGTON TO LAWRENCE. SOME ROADS WILL BECOME IMPASSABLE INCLUDING ROUTE 114 NEAR THE I495 INTERCHANGE. FOLLOW THE ADVICE OF LOCAL OFFICIALS...AND EVACUATE IF ASKED TO DO SO. DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD. BASEMENT FLOODING IN LOW LYING AREAS IS LIKELY AND VALUABLES SHOULD BE MOVED TO HIGHER GROUND.
9 FLOODING WILL AFFECT AREAS ALONG THE RIVER FROM WILMINGTON TO LAWRENCE. SOME ROADS WILL BECOME IMPASSABLE INCLUDING ROUTE 114 NEAR THE I495 INTERCHANGE. FOLLOW THE ADVICE OF LOCAL OFFICIALS...AND EVACUATE IF ASKED TO DO SO. DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD. BASEMENT FLOODING IN LOW LYING AREAS IS LIKELY AND VALUABLES SHOULD BE MOVED TO HIGHER GROUND.
8 FLOODING WILL AFFECT LOW LYING NEIGHBORHOODS FROM WILMINGTON THROUGH TEWKSBURY TO LAWRENCE. THIS INCLUDES A PORTION OF ROUTE 114 IN LAWRENCE. AREAS SUBJECT TO BASEMENT FLOODING SHOULD MOVE VALUABLES TO HIGHER GROUND.
7.5 FLOOD WATERS WILL INUNDATE A PORTION OF ROUTE 114 IN LAWRENCE...AND ALSO AFFECT LOW LYING AREAS FROM WILMINGTON THROUGH LAWRENCE.
7 FLOODING WILL AFFECT LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE RIVER FROM WILMINGTON THROUGH LAWRENCE.
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Latitude: 42.568056° N, Longitude: 71.215278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 7 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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