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Big Black River (ME) near Depot Mountain Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 12:15AM Dec 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 12:30AM Dec 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 12:45AM Dec 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 1:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 1:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 1:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 1:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 2:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 2:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 2:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 2:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 3:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 3:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 3:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 3:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 4:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 4:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 4:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 4:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 5:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 5:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 5:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 5:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 6:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 6:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 6:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 6:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 7:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 7:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 7:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 7:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 8:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 8:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 8:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 8:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 9:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 9:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 9:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 9:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 10:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 10:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 10:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 10:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 11:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 11:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 11:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 11:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 12:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 12:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 12:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 1:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 1:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 1:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 1:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 2:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 2:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 2:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 2:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 3:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 3:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 3:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 3:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 4:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 4:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 4:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 4:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 5:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 5:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 5:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 5:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 6:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 6:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 6:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 6:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 7:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 7:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 7:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 7:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 8:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 8:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 8:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 8:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 9:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 9:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 9:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 9:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 10:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 10:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 10:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 10:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 11:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 11:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 11:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 11:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 12:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 12:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 12:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 12:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 1:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 1:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 1:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 1:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 2:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 2:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 2:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 2:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 3:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 3:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 3:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 3:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 4:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 4:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 4:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 4:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 5:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 5:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 5:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 5:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 6:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 6:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 6:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 6:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 7:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 7:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 7:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 7:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 8:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 8:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 8:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 8:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 9:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 9:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 9:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 9:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 10:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 10:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 10:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 10:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 11:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 11:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 11:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 11:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 12:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 12:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 12:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 12:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 1:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 1:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 1:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 1:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 2:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 2:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 2:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 2:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 3:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 3:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 3:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 3:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 4:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 4:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 4:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 4:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 5:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 5:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 5:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 5:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 6:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 6:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 6:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 6:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 7:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 7:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 7:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 7:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 8:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 8:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 8:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 8:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 9:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 9:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 9:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 9:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 10:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 10:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 10:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 10:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 11:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 11:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 11:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 11:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 12:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 12:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 12:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 12:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 1:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 1:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 1:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 1:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 2:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 2:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 2:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 2:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 3:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 3:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 3:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 3:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 4:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 4:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 4:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 4:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 5:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 5:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 5:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 5:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 6:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 6:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 6:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 6:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 7:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 7:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 7:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 7:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 8:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 8:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 8:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 8:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 9:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 9:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 9:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 9:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 10:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 10:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 10:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 10:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 11:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 11:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 11:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 11:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 12:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 12:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 12:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 12:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 1:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 1:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 1:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 1:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 2:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 2:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 2:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 2:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 3:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 3:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 3:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 3:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 4:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 4:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 4:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 4:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 5:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 5:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 5:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 5:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 6:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 6:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 6:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 6:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 7:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 7:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 7:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 7:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 8:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 8:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 8:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 8:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 10:00PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 10:15PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 10:30PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 10:45PM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 11:00PM Dec 22, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBBRM1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:00AM Dec 23, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.17 ft at 11:00 PM EST 22-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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NOTE: Gauge reading may be affected by ice. Forecast flows are unadjusted for ice.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Big Black River (ME) near Depot Mountain 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: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 15.62 ft on 04/01/1987
(2) 14.59 ft on 04/17/1994
(3) 14.17 ft on 04/02/1986
(4) 13.88 ft on 04/30/2008
(5) 13.69 ft on 04/10/1991
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.95 ft on 04/24/2009
(2) 12.01 ft on 04/05/2009
(3) 12.02 ft on 04/05/2009
(4) 13.88 ft on 04/30/2008
(5) 12.57 ft on 04/24/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
Zoom Level:16
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16 Flooding reaches the lower bridge supports on Depot Road. Flooding akin to april 1987.
14 Flooding begins on Depot Road.
12 Minor lowland flooding occurs.
11 River approaches bankfull.
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Latitude: 46.893889° N, Longitude: 69.752222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12 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 29 885 ft 897 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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