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Aroostook River at Washburn Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 8.09 ft at 12:15AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 12:30AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 12:45AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 1:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 1:15AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 1:30AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 1:45AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.18 ft at 2:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.21 ft at 2:15AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.21 ft at 2:30AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.2 ft at 2:45AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.2 ft at 3:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.22 ft at 3:15AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 3:30AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 3:45AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.21 ft at 4:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.24 ft at 4:15AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.22 ft at 4:30AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.24 ft at 4:45AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.21 ft at 5:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 5:15AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.24 ft at 5:30AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.24 ft at 5:45AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 6:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.24 ft at 6:15AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.22 ft at 6:30AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.24 ft at 6:45AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 7:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 7:15AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 7:30AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 7:45AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 8:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 8:15AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 8:30AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.28 ft at 8:45AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.3 ft at 9:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 9:15AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.29 ft at 9:30AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.29 ft at 9:45AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.29 ft at 10:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.29 ft at 10:15AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.3 ft at 10:30AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.31 ft at 10:45AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.33 ft at 11:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.34 ft at 11:15AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.35 ft at 11:30AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.36 ft at 11:45AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.37 ft at 12:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 12:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.37 ft at 12:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.37 ft at 12:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 1:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 1:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 1:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 1:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 2:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 2:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 2:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.43 ft at 2:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.42 ft at 3:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.43 ft at 3:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.43 ft at 3:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.43 ft at 3:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 4:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 4:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 4:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.45 ft at 4:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.46 ft at 5:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.46 ft at 5:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.46 ft at 5:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.48 ft at 5:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.47 ft at 6:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.48 ft at 6:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.48 ft at 6:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.48 ft at 6:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.48 ft at 7:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.49 ft at 7:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 7:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.51 ft at 7:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 8:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 8:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 8:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 8:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 9:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 9:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 9:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 9:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.56 ft at 10:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 10:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 10:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.55 ft at 10:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.58 ft at 11:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.6 ft at 11:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.6 ft at 11:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.6 ft at 11:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.61 ft at 12:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.63 ft at 12:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.63 ft at 12:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.64 ft at 12:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.65 ft at 1:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.65 ft at 1:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.65 ft at 1:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.65 ft at 1:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.65 ft at 2:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.66 ft at 2:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.67 ft at 2:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.67 ft at 2:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.67 ft at 3:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.68 ft at 3:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.68 ft at 3:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.68 ft at 3:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.68 ft at 4:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.68 ft at 4:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.69 ft at 4:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.68 ft at 4:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.69 ft at 5:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.7 ft at 5:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.71 ft at 5:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.72 ft at 5:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.72 ft at 6:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.74 ft at 6:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.75 ft at 6:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.75 ft at 6:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.76 ft at 7:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.77 ft at 7:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.76 ft at 7:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.76 ft at 7:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.77 ft at 8:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.78 ft at 8:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.77 ft at 8:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.78 ft at 8:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.78 ft at 9:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.79 ft at 9:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.79 ft at 9:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.8 ft at 9:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.8 ft at 10:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.82 ft at 10:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.82 ft at 10:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.84 ft at 10:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.85 ft at 11:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.84 ft at 11:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.85 ft at 11:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.85 ft at 11:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.86 ft at 12:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.88 ft at 12:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.88 ft at 12:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.9 ft at 12:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.9 ft at 1:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.9 ft at 1:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.91 ft at 1:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.92 ft at 1:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.94 ft at 2:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.94 ft at 2:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.95 ft at 2:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.97 ft at 2:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.97 ft at 3:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.98 ft at 3:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.97 ft at 3:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.98 ft at 3:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.97 ft at 4:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.98 ft at 4:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9 ft at 4:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.03 ft at 4:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.02 ft at 5:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.05 ft at 5:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.06 ft at 5:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.08 ft at 5:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.08 ft at 6:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.08 ft at 6:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.1 ft at 6:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.08 ft at 6:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.1 ft at 7:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.09 ft at 7:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.08 ft at 7:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.07 ft at 7:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.07 ft at 8:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.06 ft at 8:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.06 ft at 8:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.06 ft at 8:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.05 ft at 9:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.05 ft at 9:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.06 ft at 9:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.06 ft at 9:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.07 ft at 10:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.09 ft at 10:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.1 ft at 10:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.11 ft at 10:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.13 ft at 11:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.15 ft at 11:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.17 ft at 11:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.2 ft at 11:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 9.21 ft at 12:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.24 ft at 12:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.26 ft at 12:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.29 ft at 12:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.31 ft at 1:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.34 ft at 1:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.37 ft at 1:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.38 ft at 1:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.41 ft at 2:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.42 ft at 2:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.45 ft at 2:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.47 ft at 2:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.5 ft at 3:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.52 ft at 3:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.57 ft at 3:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.59 ft at 3:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.61 ft at 4:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.63 ft at 4:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.65 ft at 4:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.66 ft at 4:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.68 ft at 5:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.69 ft at 5:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 5:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 5:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 6:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.74 ft at 6:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.75 ft at 6:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.77 ft at 6:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.78 ft at 7:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.79 ft at 7:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.81 ft at 7:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.8 ft at 7:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.82 ft at 8:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.8 ft at 8:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.78 ft at 8:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.77 ft at 8:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.76 ft at 9:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.76 ft at 9:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.77 ft at 9:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.79 ft at 9:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.82 ft at 10:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 10:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.86 ft at 10:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.89 ft at 10:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.93 ft at 11:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.94 ft at 11:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 11:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 11:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 12:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 12:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 12:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 12:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 1:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 1:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 1:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.01 ft at 1:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.03 ft at 2:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.05 ft at 2:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.04 ft at 2:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 2:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 3:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.08 ft at 3:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.07 ft at 3:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.11 ft at 3:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.13 ft at 4:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.16 ft at 4:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.15 ft at 4:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.19 ft at 4:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.2 ft at 5:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.21 ft at 5:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.24 ft at 5:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.27 ft at 5:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.3 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.35 ft at 6:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.4 ft at 6:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.43 ft at 6:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.45 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.49 ft at 7:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.5 ft at 7:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.54 ft at 7:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.6 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.64 ft at 8:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.71 ft at 8:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.78 ft at 8:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.86 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.93 ft at 9:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 11.06 ft at 9:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 11.26 ft at 9:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 11.28 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 11.49 ft at 10:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 11.42 ft at 10:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 11.83 ft at 10:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 12.22 ft at 11:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 13.33 ft at 11:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 14.14 ft at 11:30PM Apr 15, 2014Highest Observation: 14.18 ft at 11:45PM Apr 15, 2014Forecast: 11.73 ft 2:00AM Apr 16, 2014Forecast: 12.32 ft 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Forecast: 12.7 ft 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Forecast: 13.09 ft 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Forecast: 13.4 ft 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Highest Forecast: 13.5 ft 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Forecast: 13.4 ft 2:00PM Apr 17, 2014Forecast: 13.2 ft 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Forecast: 12.8 ft 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 12.3 ft 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 11.8 ft 2:00PM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 11.3 ft 8:00PM Apr 18, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWSHM1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:01AM Apr 16, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:28PM Apr 15)Latest observed value: 14.18 ft at 11:45 PM EDT 15-Apr-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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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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