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Wells River at Wells River Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.31 ft at 12:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 12:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 12:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 2:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 2:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 2:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 3:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 3:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 3:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 3:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 4:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 4:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 4:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 5:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 5:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 6:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 6:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 6:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 6:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 7:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.93 ft at 7:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 7:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 7:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 8:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 8:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 8:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 8:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 9:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 9:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 9:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 10:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 10:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 10:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.13 ft at 10:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 11:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:45AM Dec 20, 2014Highest Observation: 2.35 ft at 12:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 12:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 12:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 1:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 1:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 1:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 1:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 2:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 2:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 2:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 2:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 3:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 3:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 3:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 3:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 4:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 4:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 4:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 4:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 5:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 5:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 5:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 5:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 6:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 6:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 6:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 6:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 7:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 7:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 7:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 7:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 9:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 9:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 9:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 9:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 10:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 10:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 11:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 11:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 11:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 11:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 12:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 12:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 12:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 12:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 1:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 1:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 1:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 1:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 3:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 3:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 3:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 3:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 4:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 4:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 4:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 4:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 5:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 5:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 5:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 5:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 6:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 6:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 6:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 6:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 7:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 7:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 7:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 7:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 8:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 8:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 8:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 8:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 9:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 9:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 9:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 9:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 10:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 10:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 10:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.13 ft at 10:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.13 ft at 11:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 11:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 11:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 11:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 12:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 12:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 12:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 12:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 1:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 1:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 1:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 1:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 2:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 2:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 3:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 4:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 4:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 5:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 5:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 5:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 6:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 6:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 6:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 6:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 7:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 7:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 7:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 7:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 8:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 8:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.23 ft at 8:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 8:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.22 ft at 9:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 9:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 9:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 9:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 10:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 10:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.21 ft at 10:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 11:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 11:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.2 ft at 11:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 11:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 12:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 12:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 12:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 12:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 1:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 1:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.19 ft at 1:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 1:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.18 ft at 2:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 3:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 3:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 3:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 3:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 4:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 4:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 4:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.17 ft at 4:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 5:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 5:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 5:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 5:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 6:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.16 ft at 6:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 6:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 6:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 7:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 7:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 7:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 7:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 8:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 8:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 8:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 8:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 9:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 9:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 9:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 9:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 10:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 10:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 10:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 10:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 11:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 11:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 11:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 11:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 12:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 12:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 12:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 12:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 1:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 1:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 1:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 1:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 2:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 2:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 2:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 2:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 3:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 3:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 3:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 3:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 4:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 4:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 4:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 4:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 5:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 5:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 5:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 5:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 6:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 6:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 6:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 6:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 7:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 7:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 7:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 7:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 8:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 8:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 8:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 8:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 9:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 9:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 9:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 9:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 10:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 10:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 10:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 10:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.15 ft at 11:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 11:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 11:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 11:45PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 2.1 ft 1:00AM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 2.1 ft 7:00AM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 2.1 ft 1:00PM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 2.2 ft 7:00PM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 2.4 ft 1:00AM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 7:00AM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 1:00PM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 4.1 ft 7:00PM Dec 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.5 ft 1:00AM Dec 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.5 ft 7:00AM Dec 25, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWLRV1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:01AM Dec 23, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:55AM Dec 22)Latest observed value: 2.14 ft at 11:45 PM EST 22-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 6 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Wells River at Wells River 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: 9
Moderate Flood Stage: 8
Flood Stage: 6
Action Stage: 5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 9.82 ft on 06/30/1973
(2) 9.00 ft on 08/29/2011
(3) 8.68 ft on 06/07/1984
(4) 8.54 ft on 07/15/1997
(5) 8.12 ft on 06/02/1952
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.54 ft on 04/16/2014
(2) 9.00 ft on 08/29/2011
(3) 7.39 ft on 05/27/2011
(4) 6.40 ft on 04/11/2011
(5) 6.71 ft on 10/01/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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9 The villages of Wells River, South Ryegate, and Groton become isolated due to flooded roadways. Water reaches a depth of about 2 feet in downtown Wells River. Low lying buildings and roads along the Wells River in Groton, South Ryegate, and Wells River take on water, with significant flooding along route 302. Flooding is similar to Irene in 2011.
8.5 Flooding occurs in the town of Wells River beginning at the fire station at the intersection of Routes 302 and 5 and continuing down Route 5 until the Happy Hour restaurant. Buildings on the east side of Route 5 flood. Low lying roads and buildings along the Wells River may take on water in Groton and South Ryegate.
6 Water approaches US Highway 302 along the Wells River in Groton, South Ryegate, and Wells River.
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Latitude: 44.150278° N, Longitude: 72.065556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 6 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 29 505.53 ft 511.53 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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