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St. John River at Fort Kent Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 7.13 ft at 1:45PM Oct 28, 2014Highest Observation: 7.13 ft at 2:00PM Oct 28, 2014Highest Observation: 7.13 ft at 2:15PM Oct 28, 2014Highest Observation: 7.13 ft at 2:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.12 ft at 2:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.12 ft at 3:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.11 ft at 3:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.11 ft at 3:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.11 ft at 3:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.1 ft at 4:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.1 ft at 4:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.1 ft at 4:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.1 ft at 4:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.1 ft at 5:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.09 ft at 5:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.09 ft at 5:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.09 ft at 5:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.08 ft at 6:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.08 ft at 6:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.08 ft at 6:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.08 ft at 6:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.08 ft at 7:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.07 ft at 7:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 7:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.07 ft at 7:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 8:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 8:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 8:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 8:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 9:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 9:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 9:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 9:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 10:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 10:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 10:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 10:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 11:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 11:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 11:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 11:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 12:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 12:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 12:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 12:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 1:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 1:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 1:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 1:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 2:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 2:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 2:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 2:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 3:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 3:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 3:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 3:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 4:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 4:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 4:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 4:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 5:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 5:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 5:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 5:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 6:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 7:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 7:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 7:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 7:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 8:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 8:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 8:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 8:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 9:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 9:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 9:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 9:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 10:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 10:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 10:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 10:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 11:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 11:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 11:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 11:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 12:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 12:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 12:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 12:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 1:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 1:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 1:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 1:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 2:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 2:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.87 ft at 2:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.87 ft at 2:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.86 ft at 3:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.86 ft at 3:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 3:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 3:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 4:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 4:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 4:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 4:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 5:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 5:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 5:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 5:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 6:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.82 ft at 6:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.82 ft at 6:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 6:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 7:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 7:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 7:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 7:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 8:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 8:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 8:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 8:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 9:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 9:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 9:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 9:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 10:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 10:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 10:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 10:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 11:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 11:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 11:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 11:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 12:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 12:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 12:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 12:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 1:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 1:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 1:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 1:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 2:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 2:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 2:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 2:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 3:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 3:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 3:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 3:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 4:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 4:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 4:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 4:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 5:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 5:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 5:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 5:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 6:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 6:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 6:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 6:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 7:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 7:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 7:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 7:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 8:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 8:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 8:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 8:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 9:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 9:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 9:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 9:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 10:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 10:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 10:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 10:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 11:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 11:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 11:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 11:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 12:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 12:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 12:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 12:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 1:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.6 ft at 1:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.6 ft at 1:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.6 ft at 1:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.6 ft at 2:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.6 ft at 2:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.59 ft at 2:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.59 ft at 2:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.59 ft at 3:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.59 ft at 3:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.59 ft at 3:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 3:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.59 ft at 4:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 4:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 4:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 4:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 5:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 5:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.57 ft at 5:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.57 ft at 5:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.57 ft at 6:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.57 ft at 6:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.57 ft at 6:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 6:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 7:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 7:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 7:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 7:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 8:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 8:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 8:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 8:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 9:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 9:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 9:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 9:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 10:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 10:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 10:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 10:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 11:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 11:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 11:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 11:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 12:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 12:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 12:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 12:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 1:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 1:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 1:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 1:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 2:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 2:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 2:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 2:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 3:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 3:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 3:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 3:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 4:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 4:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 4:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 4:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 5:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 5:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 5:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 5:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 6:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 6:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 6:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 6:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 7:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 7:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 7:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 7:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 8:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 8:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 8:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 8:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 9:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 9:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 9:30AM Oct 31, 2014Highest Forecast: 6.5 ft 2:00PM Oct 31, 2014Highest Forecast: 6.5 ft 8:00PM Oct 31, 2014Forecast: 6.4 ft 2:00AM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 6.4 ft 8:00AM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 6.3 ft 2:00PM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 6.3 ft 8:00PM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 6.2 ft 2:00AM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 6.2 ft 8:00AM Nov 02, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFTKM1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:16AM Oct 31, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:39AM Oct 30)Latest observed value: 6.53 ft at 9:30 AM EDT 31-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 22.5 ft
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NOTE: Digital Flood Inundation Maps for Fort Kent are available in KMZ and shapefile formats from the USGS in cooperation with FEMA. (click here)

NOTE: Forecasts for the St. John River at Fort Kent are issued routinely year-round.

Vertical datum height surveyed by the USGS

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:26.5
Moderate Flood Stage:24.5
Flood Stage:22.5
Action Stage:20.5

Historical Crests
(1) 27.74 ft on 04/30/2008
(2) 24.94 ft on 04/30/1979
(3) 24.59 ft on 05/01/1974
(4) 24.25 ft on 04/17/1994
(5) 23.99 ft on 04/19/1983
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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29.7 DIKE ALONG SAINT JOHN RIVER IS OVERTOPPED FLOODING DOWNTOWN FORT KENT FROM JAMES STREET TO MARKET STREET.
27.7 NEAR RECORD FLOODING. WATER REACHES LEVEL OF THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE DECK SUPPORTS. DIKE AND LEVEE SYSTEM AT FULL CAPACITY. MANY HOMES FLOODED ON MEADOW LANE AND BLOCKHOUSE ROAD. FLOODING OF LOWER EAST MAIN STREET INUNDATING SEVERAL STRUCTURES IN THE CENTER OF TOWN. WATER FLOWING OVER FISH RIVER BRIDGE. EVACUATIONS MANDATORY.
26.7 WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF LOWER EAST MAIN STREET INUNDATING SEVERAL STRUCTURES IN THE CENTER OF TOWN. WATER FLOWING OVER THE TOP OF THE FISH RIVER BRIDGE. EVACUATIONS PROBABLE.
25.7 SAINT JOHN RIVER REACHES THE BOTTOM OF THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE, BRIDGE CLOSED. FISH RIVER REACHES THE BOTTOM OF THE MAIN STREET (FISH RIVER) BRIDGE, BRIDGE CLOSED. HOMES THREATENED ON MEADOW LANE, BLOCKHOUSE ROAD, DUFOUR STREET AND CHURCH STREET. EVACUATIONS POSSIBLE.
24.7 WATER REACHES TOP OF BRIDGE PIERS ON INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE. FLOODING IN LOW SPOTS AND BROOK CROSSINGS ALONG STATE ROUTE 161 ABOVE FORT KENT.
22.7 QUIGLEY FLATS (QUIGLEY BUILDING SUPPLY LUMBER YARD) AND THE BLOCK HOUSE PARK BEGIN TO FLOOD. AN ELDERLY HOUSING PROJECT ON NORMANGUY DRIVE IS EVACUATED.
19.7 BETWEEN 20 AND 22 FEET BASEMENT FLOODING BEGINS AT THE B+M APARTMENTS ON EAST MAIN STREET.
17.7 BETWEEN 18 AND 19 FEET WATER COULD BEGIN TO GET INTO THE BASEMENTS OF SOME HOUSES ALONGTHE RIVER IF PUMPS FAIL.
15.7 BETWEEN 16 AND 18 FEET MINOR LOWLAND FLOODING OCCURS.
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(1) Fort Kent, Maine, in flood... 4/30/2008
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Latitude: 47.283333° N, Longitude: 68.585278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 22.5 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 484.62 507.12 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
Other Not Available Not Available  

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