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Penobscot River above Grindstone Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.87 ft at 11:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 11:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.89 ft at 11:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 5.92 ft at 12:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 12:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 5.95 ft at 12:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 1:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 1:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 1:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.02 ft at 1:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.04 ft at 2:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.06 ft at 2:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 2:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 2:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 3:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 3:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 3:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 3:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 4:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 4:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 5:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.27 ft at 5:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 5:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 5:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.31 ft at 6:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.33 ft at 6:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.33 ft at 6:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.35 ft at 6:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.36 ft at 7:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.37 ft at 7:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.38 ft at 7:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.39 ft at 7:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.4 ft at 8:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.41 ft at 8:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 8:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 8:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 9:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 9:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 9:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 9:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 10:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 10:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 10:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 10:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.49 ft at 11:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.49 ft at 11:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.49 ft at 11:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.5 ft at 11:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.5 ft at 12:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.51 ft at 12:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.51 ft at 12:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.52 ft at 12:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.52 ft at 1:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 1:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 1:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 1:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 2:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 2:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 2:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 2:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 3:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 3:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 3:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 3:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 4:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 4:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 4:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 4:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 5:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 5:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 5:30PM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 6.57 ft at 5:45PM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 6.57 ft at 6:00PM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 6.57 ft at 6:15PM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 6.57 ft at 6:30PM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 6.57 ft at 6:45PM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 6.57 ft at 7:00PM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 6.57 ft at 7:15PM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 6.57 ft at 7:30PM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 6.57 ft at 7:45PM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 6.57 ft at 8:00PM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 6.57 ft at 8:15PM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 6.57 ft at 8:30PM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 6.57 ft at 8:45PM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 6.57 ft at 9:00PM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 6.57 ft at 9:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 9:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 9:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 10:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 10:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 10:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 10:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 11:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 11:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 11:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 11:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 12:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 12:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 12:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 12:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 1:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 1:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 1:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 1:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 2:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 2:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 2:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.53 ft at 2:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.52 ft at 3:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.52 ft at 3:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.52 ft at 3:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.52 ft at 3:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.51 ft at 4:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.51 ft at 4:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.51 ft at 4:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.5 ft at 4:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.5 ft at 5:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.49 ft at 5:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.49 ft at 5:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 5:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.49 ft at 6:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 6:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 6:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.48 ft at 6:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 7:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 7:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 7:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 7:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 8:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 8:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 8:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 8:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 9:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 9:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 9:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 9:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 10:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 10:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 10:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 10:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 11:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.42 ft at 11:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.41 ft at 11:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.41 ft at 11:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.41 ft at 12:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.4 ft at 12:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.4 ft at 12:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.39 ft at 12:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.39 ft at 1:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.39 ft at 1:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.38 ft at 1:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.38 ft at 1:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.37 ft at 2:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.37 ft at 2:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.37 ft at 2:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.36 ft at 2:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.36 ft at 3:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.35 ft at 3:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.35 ft at 3:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.35 ft at 3:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.35 ft at 4:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.34 ft at 4:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.34 ft at 4:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.33 ft at 4:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.33 ft at 5:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.33 ft at 5:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.33 ft at 5:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.32 ft at 5:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.32 ft at 6:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.32 ft at 6:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.31 ft at 6:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.31 ft at 6:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.31 ft at 7:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 7:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 7:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 7:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 8:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 8:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 8:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 8:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 9:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 9:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 9:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 9:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.28 ft at 10:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 10:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 10:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.27 ft at 10:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.27 ft at 11:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.27 ft at 11:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.27 ft at 11:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.27 ft at 11:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 1:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 1:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 1:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.25 ft at 1:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 2:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 2:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 2:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 2:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.25 ft at 3:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.25 ft at 3:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 3:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 3:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 5:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 5:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.22 ft at 5:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.22 ft at 5:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.22 ft at 6:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.22 ft at 6:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 6:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 6:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 7:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 7:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 7:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 7:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.2 ft at 8:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 8:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 8:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 8:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 9:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 9:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 9:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 9:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 10:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 10:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 10:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 10:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 11:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 11:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 11:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 11:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 12:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 12:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 12:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 12:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 1:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 1:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 1:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 1:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 2:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 2:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 2:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 2:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 3:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 3:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 3:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 3:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 4:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 4:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 4:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 4:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 5:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 5:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 5:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 5:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 6:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 6:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 6:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 6:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 7:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 7:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 7:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 7:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 8:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 8:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 8:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 8:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 9:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.11 ft at 9:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 9:30PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 9:45PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.07 ft at 10:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.05 ft at 10:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 6.05 ft at 10:30PM Nov 27, 2014Highest Forecast: 6.1 ft 1:00AM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 7:00AM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 1:00PM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 7:00PM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 1:00AM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 5.9 ft 7:00AM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 5.9 ft 1:00PM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 5.9 ft 7:00PM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 5.9 ft 1:00AM Nov 30, 2014Forecast: 5.9 ft 7:00AM Nov 30, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGRNM1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:00PM Nov 27, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 11:46AM Nov 27)Latest observed value: 6.05 ft at 10:30 PM EST 27-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 13 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Penobscot River above Grindstone are issued routinely year-round.

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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at West Enfield
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 16.90 ft on 04/30/1923
(2) 15.02 ft on 04/30/2008
(3) 14.71 ft on 04/29/1973
(4) 14.30 ft on 09/29/1909
(5) 14.00 ft on 03/20/1936

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.02 ft on 04/30/2008
(2) 14.71 ft on 04/29/1973
(3) 14.00 ft on 03/20/1936
(4) 16.90 ft on 04/30/1923
(5) 14.30 ft on 09/29/1909

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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16 Widespread flooding of state route 11 from grindstone to medway. Numerous homes, camps and campgrounds inundated. Flooding akin to april 1923.
15 State route 11 flooded and impassable. Homes/camps inundated.
13 State route 11 flooded in places. Homes/camps threatened.
12 Route 11 impacted, but passable.
10 Minor lowland flooding occurs.
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Latitude: 45.730278° N, Longitude: 68.589444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 13 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 29 294.74 ft 307.74 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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