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Aroostook River at Washburn Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.24 ft at 8:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 8:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 8:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 8:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 9:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 9:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 9:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 10:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 10:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 10:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 10:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 12:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 3:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 3:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 4:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 5:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 5:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 6:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 6:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 6:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 7:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 7:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 7:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 7:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 8:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 8:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 8:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 9:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 9:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 9:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 9:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 10:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 10:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 10:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 10:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 11:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 11:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 11:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 11:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 12:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 12:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 12:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 1:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 1:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 1:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 1:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 2:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 2:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 2:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 2:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 3:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 3:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 3:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 3:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 4:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 4:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 4:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 4:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 5:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 5:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 5:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 5:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 6:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 6:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 6:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 7:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 7:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 7:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 7:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 8:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 8:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 8:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 8:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 9:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 9:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 9:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 9:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 10:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 10:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 10:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 10:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 11:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 11:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 11:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 11:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 12:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 12:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 12:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 12:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 1:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 1:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 1:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 1:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 2:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 2:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 2:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 2:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 3:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 3:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 3:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 3:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 4:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 4:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 4:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 5:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 6:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 6:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 6:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 6:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 7:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 7:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 7:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 7:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 8:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 8:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 8:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 8:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 9:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 9:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 9:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 9:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 10:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 10:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 10:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 10:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 11:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 11:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 11:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 11:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 12:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 12:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 12:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 12:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 1:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 1:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 1:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 1:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 2:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 2:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 2:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 2:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 3:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 3:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 3:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 3:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 4:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 4:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 4:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 4:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 5:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 5:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 5:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 5:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 6:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 6:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 6:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 6:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 7:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 7:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.02 ft at 7:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 7:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.04 ft at 8:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 8:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 8:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 8:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 9:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 9:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 9:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 9:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 10:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 10:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 10:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 11:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 11:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 11:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 12:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 12:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 1:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 1:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 1:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 1:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 2:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 2:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.47 ft at 2:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 2:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 3:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 3:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 4:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 4:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 4:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 5:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 5:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 6:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 6:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 6:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.81 ft at 6:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 7:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 7:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 7:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 7:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 8:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 8:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 8:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 9:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 9:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 9:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 9:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 10:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 10:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 10:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 10:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 11:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 11:15PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 11:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:45PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 12:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 12:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 12:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 1:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 1:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 1:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 1:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 2:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 2:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 3:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 3:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 3:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 3:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 4:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 4:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 4:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 4:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 5:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 5:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 5:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 5:45AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 6:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 6:15AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 6:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 6:45AM Oct 25, 2014Highest Observation: 4.76 ft at 7:00AM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 4.5 ft 8:00AM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 4.7 ft 2:00PM Oct 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.8 ft 8:00PM Oct 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.8 ft 2:00AM Oct 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.8 ft 8:00AM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 4.6 ft 2:00PM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 4.5 ft 8:00PM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 4.4 ft 2:00AM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 4.3 ft 8:00AM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 4.2 ft 2:00PM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 4.1 ft 8:00PM Oct 27, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWSHM1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:46AM Oct 25, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:53PM Oct 24)Latest observed value: 4.76 ft at 7:00 AM EDT 25-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 14 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Aroostook River at Washburn are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:20
Moderate Flood Stage:17
Flood Stage:14
Action Stage:12

Historical Crests
(1) 20.91 ft on 12/24/1973
(2) 17.80 ft on 04/08/1990
(3) 17.47 ft on 04/12/1991
(4) 16.43 ft on 04/07/2009
(5) 16.43 ft on 04/07/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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20 WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF GARDNER CREEK ROAD, SOUTH WADE ROAD, PARSON ROAD AND STATE ROUTE 164. NUMEROUS HOMES AND CAMPS INUNDATED. FLOODING AKIN TO DECEMBER 1973.
17 SEVERAL STRUCTURES FLOODED ON GARDINER CREEK ROAD. EVACUATIONS POSSIBLE.
15 FLOODING ON GARDNER CREEK ROAD IN WASHBURN AND WADE. MINOR FLOODING IN CROUSEVILLE AND ON ROUTE 164 NEAR RUM RAPIDS.
14 LOWLAND FLOODING FROM WASHBURN DOWNSTREAM.
12 RIVER APPROACHES BANKFULL.
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Latitude: 46.777222° N, Longitude: 68.157222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 14 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 29 436.4 ft 450.4 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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