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Shawsheen River at Wilmington Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.74 ft at 5:45PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.74 ft at 6:00PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.74 ft at 6:15PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.74 ft at 6:30PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.74 ft at 6:45PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.74 ft at 7:00PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.74 ft at 7:15PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.74 ft at 7:30PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.74 ft at 7:45PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.74 ft at 8:00PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.73 ft at 8:15PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.73 ft at 8:30PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.73 ft at 8:45PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.73 ft at 9:00PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.73 ft at 9:15PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.73 ft at 9:30PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.73 ft at 9:45PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.73 ft at 10:00PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.73 ft at 10:15PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.73 ft at 10:30PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.72 ft at 10:45PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.72 ft at 11:00PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.72 ft at 11:15PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.72 ft at 11:30PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.72 ft at 11:45PM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 2.72 ft at 12:00AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.72 ft at 12:15AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.72 ft at 12:30AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.73 ft at 12:45AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.74 ft at 1:00AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.75 ft at 1:15AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.76 ft at 1:30AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.78 ft at 1:45AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.8 ft at 2:00AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.81 ft at 2:15AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.82 ft at 2:30AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.83 ft at 2:45AM Feb 10, 2016Highest Observation: 2.84 ft at 3:00AM Feb 10, 2016Highest Observation: 2.84 ft at 3:15AM Feb 10, 2016Highest Observation: 2.84 ft at 3:30AM Feb 10, 2016Highest Observation: 2.84 ft at 3:45AM Feb 10, 2016Highest Observation: 2.84 ft at 4:00AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.83 ft at 4:15AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.82 ft at 4:30AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.82 ft at 4:45AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.81 ft at 5:00AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.81 ft at 5:15AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:30AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:45AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.79 ft at 6:00AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.79 ft at 6:15AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.78 ft at 6:30AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.78 ft at 6:45AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.78 ft at 7:00AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.78 ft at 7:15AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.78 ft at 7:30AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.78 ft at 7:45AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.78 ft at 8:00AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.78 ft at 8:15AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.78 ft at 8:30AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.77 ft at 8:45AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.76 ft at 9:00AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.73 ft at 9:15AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.7 ft at 9:30AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.69 ft at 9:45AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.69 ft at 10:00AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.72 ft at 10:15AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.74 ft at 10:30AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.76 ft at 10:45AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.78 ft at 11:00AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.79 ft at 11:15AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.81 ft at 11:30AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.82 ft at 11:45AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.82 ft at 12:00PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.82 ft at 12:15PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.82 ft at 12:30PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.82 ft at 12:45PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.82 ft at 1:00PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.82 ft at 1:15PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.81 ft at 1:30PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.81 ft at 1:45PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.8 ft at 2:00PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.79 ft at 2:15PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.79 ft at 2:30PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.78 ft at 2:45PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.77 ft at 3:00PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.77 ft at 3:15PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.76 ft at 3:30PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.76 ft at 3:45PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.75 ft at 4:00PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.74 ft at 4:15PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.74 ft at 4:30PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.73 ft at 4:45PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.73 ft at 5:00PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.72 ft at 5:15PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.72 ft at 5:30PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.71 ft at 5:45PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.71 ft at 6:00PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.71 ft at 6:15PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.71 ft at 6:30PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.7 ft at 6:45PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.7 ft at 7:00PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.7 ft at 7:15PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.69 ft at 7:30PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.69 ft at 7:45PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.69 ft at 8:00PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.68 ft at 8:15PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.68 ft at 8:30PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.68 ft at 8:45PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.68 ft at 9:00PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.67 ft at 9:15PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.67 ft at 9:30PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.67 ft at 9:45PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.67 ft at 10:00PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.67 ft at 10:15PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.66 ft at 10:30PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.66 ft at 10:45PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.66 ft at 11:00PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.66 ft at 11:15PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.66 ft at 11:30PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.66 ft at 11:45PM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 2.66 ft at 12:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.65 ft at 12:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.65 ft at 12:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.65 ft at 12:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.65 ft at 1:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.65 ft at 1:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.65 ft at 1:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.65 ft at 1:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.65 ft at 2:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.65 ft at 2:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.64 ft at 2:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.65 ft at 2:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.64 ft at 3:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.64 ft at 3:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.64 ft at 3:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.64 ft at 3:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.64 ft at 4:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.64 ft at 4:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.64 ft at 4:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.64 ft at 4:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.64 ft at 5:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.64 ft at 5:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.64 ft at 5:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.64 ft at 5:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 7:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 7:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.64 ft at 7:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 7:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 8:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 8:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 8:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 8:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 9:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 9:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 9:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 9:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 10:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 10:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 10:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 10:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:15AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:30AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:45AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 12:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 12:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.62 ft at 1:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.62 ft at 3:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.62 ft at 3:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.62 ft at 3:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.62 ft at 4:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.62 ft at 4:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.61 ft at 5:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.61 ft at 5:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.61 ft at 5:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.61 ft at 5:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.61 ft at 6:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.61 ft at 6:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.61 ft at 6:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.61 ft at 6:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.61 ft at 9:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.64 ft at 10:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.65 ft at 10:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.66 ft at 10:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.67 ft at 10:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.68 ft at 11:00PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.68 ft at 11:15PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.67 ft at 11:30PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.67 ft at 11:45PM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 2.66 ft at 12:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.65 ft at 12:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.64 ft at 12:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.64 ft at 12:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.64 ft at 1:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.57 ft at 4:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.57 ft at 4:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.56 ft at 4:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.56 ft at 4:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.55 ft at 5:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.55 ft at 5:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.55 ft at 5:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.55 ft at 6:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.55 ft at 6:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.55 ft at 6:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.55 ft at 6:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.55 ft at 7:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.55 ft at 7:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.55 ft at 8:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.55 ft at 8:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.55 ft at 8:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.54 ft at 8:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.54 ft at 9:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.53 ft at 9:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.52 ft at 9:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.49 ft at 9:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.49 ft at 10:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.5 ft at 10:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.52 ft at 10:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.55 ft at 10:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.59 ft at 11:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:15AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.67 ft at 11:30AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.69 ft at 11:45AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.72 ft at 12:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.74 ft at 12:15PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.75 ft at 12:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.76 ft at 12:45PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.76 ft at 1:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.76 ft at 1:15PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.76 ft at 1:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.75 ft at 1:45PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.75 ft at 2:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.74 ft at 2:15PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.74 ft at 2:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.73 ft at 2:45PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.72 ft at 3:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.71 ft at 3:15PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.71 ft at 3:30PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.7 ft at 3:45PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.7 ft at 4:00PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.69 ft at 4:15PM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 2.68 ft at 4:30PM Feb 12, 2016Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 7:00PM Feb 12, 2016Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 1:00AM Feb 13, 2016Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 7:00AM Feb 13, 2016Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 1:00PM Feb 13, 2016Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 7:00PM Feb 13, 2016Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 1:00AM Feb 14, 2016Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 7:00AM Feb 14, 2016Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 1:00PM Feb 14, 2016Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 7:00PM Feb 14, 2016Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 1:00AM Feb 15, 2016Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 7:00AM Feb 15, 2016USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWLMM3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:31PM Feb 12, 2016)ObservedForecast (issued 11:35AM Feb 12)Latest observed value: 2.68 ft at 4:30 PM EST 12-Feb-2016. Flood Stage is 7 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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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
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic 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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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.25 ft on 12/11/2014
(2) 7.26 ft on 03/31/2014
(3) 7.00 ft on 03/08/2011
(4) 9.42 ft on 03/31/2010
(5) 10.59 ft on 03/16/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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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 I-495 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 I-495 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: 42.568149° N, Longitude: 71.214779° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 7 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 80.44 87.44 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other NULL NULL  

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