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Saco River at West Buxton Total Discharge (kcfs)Highest Forecast: 1.27 kcfs 8:00AM Sep 02, 2014Forecast: 1.26 kcfs 2:00PM Sep 02, 2014Forecast: 1.25 kcfs 8:00PM Sep 02, 2014Forecast: 1.23 kcfs 2:00AM Sep 03, 2014Forecast: 1.22 kcfs 8:00AM Sep 03, 2014Forecast: 1.2 kcfs 2:00PM Sep 03, 2014Forecast: 1.19 kcfs 8:00PM Sep 03, 2014Forecast: 1.18 kcfs 2:00AM Sep 04, 2014Forecast: 1.17 kcfs 8:00AM Sep 04, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWBXM1(plotting QTIRZ) Graph Created (5:03AM Sep 2, 2014)Forecast (issued 11:50AM Sep 1)Flood Flow is 27 kcfs
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Saco River at West Buxton are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in KCFS)
Major Flood Flow:40
Moderate Flood Flow:35
Flood Flow:27
Action Flow:20

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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Latitude: 43.666667° N, Longitude: 70.603056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
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