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Neponset River at Norwood Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.9 ft at 5:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 5:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 5:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 5:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 6:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 6:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 6:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 6:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 7:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 7:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 7:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 7:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 8:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 8:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 8:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 8:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 9:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 9:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 9:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 9:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 10:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 10:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 10:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 10:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 11:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 11:15AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 11:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 11:45AM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 1:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 3:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 3:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 4:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 4:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 4:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 4:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 5:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 6:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 6:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 6:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 6:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 7:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 7:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 7:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 7:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 8:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 8:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 8:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 8:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 9:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 9:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.93 ft at 9:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.94 ft at 9:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.93 ft at 10:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.94 ft at 10:15PM May 16, 2022Highest Observation: 5.95 ft at 10:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.94 ft at 10:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.93 ft at 11:00PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.92 ft at 11:15PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.92 ft at 11:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.91 ft at 11:45PM May 16, 2022Observed: 5.91 ft at 12:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.91 ft at 12:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 2:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 3:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 3:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 3:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 3:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 4:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 4:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 4:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 4:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 6:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 6:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 6:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 6:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 7:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 7:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 7:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 7:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 8:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 8:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 8:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 8:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 9:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 9:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 9:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 9:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.89 ft at 10:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 10:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 10:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 10:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 11:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 11:15AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 11:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 11:45AM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 12:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 12:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 12:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 12:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 1:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 1:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 1:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 1:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 2:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 3:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 3:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 3:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 4:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 4:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 4:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 4:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 5:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 5:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 5:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 5:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 6:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 6:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 6:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 6:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 7:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 7:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 7:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.88 ft at 7:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 8:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 8:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 8:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 8:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 9:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 9:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 9:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 9:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 10:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 10:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 10:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 10:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 11:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 11:15PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 11:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 11:45PM May 17, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 12:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 12:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 12:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 12:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 1:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 1:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 1:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 1:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.87 ft at 2:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 3:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 3:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 3:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 3:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 4:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 4:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 4:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 4:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 5:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 5:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 5:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 5:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 6:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 6:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 6:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 6:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 7:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 7:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 7:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 7:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.86 ft at 8:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 8:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 8:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 8:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 9:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 9:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 9:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 9:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 10:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 10:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 10:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 10:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 11:00AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 11:15AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 11:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 11:45AM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 12:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.84 ft at 12:15PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 12:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 12:45PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 1:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 1:15PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.85 ft at 1:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.84 ft at 1:45PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.84 ft at 2:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.84 ft at 2:15PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.84 ft at 2:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.84 ft at 2:45PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.84 ft at 3:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.84 ft at 3:15PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.84 ft at 3:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.84 ft at 3:45PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.84 ft at 4:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.84 ft at 4:15PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 4:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.84 ft at 4:45PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.84 ft at 5:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.84 ft at 5:15PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.84 ft at 5:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 5:45PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 6:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.84 ft at 6:15PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 6:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 6:45PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.84 ft at 7:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 7:15PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 7:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 7:45PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 8:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 8:15PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 8:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 8:45PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 9:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 9:15PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 9:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 9:45PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 10:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 10:15PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 10:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 10:45PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 11:00PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 11:15PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.82 ft at 11:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.83 ft at 11:45PM May 18, 2022Observed: 5.82 ft at 12:00AM May 19, 2022Observed: 5.82 ft at 12:15AM May 19, 2022Observed: 5.82 ft at 12:30AM May 19, 2022Observed: 5.82 ft at 12:45AM May 19, 2022Observed: 5.82 ft at 1:00AM May 19, 2022Observed: 5.82 ft at 1:15AM May 19, 2022Observed: 5.82 ft at 1:30AM May 19, 2022Observed: 5.82 ft at 1:45AM May 19, 2022Observed: 5.82 ft at 2:00AM May 19, 2022Observed: 5.82 ft at 2:15AM May 19, 2022Observed: 5.82 ft at 2:30AM May 19, 2022Observed: 5.82 ft at 2:45AM May 19, 2022Observed: 5.82 ft at 3:00AM May 19, 2022Observed: 5.82 ft at 3:15AM May 19, 2022Observed: 5.82 ft at 3:30AM May 19, 2022Observed: 5.82 ft at 3:45AM May 19, 2022Observed: 5.82 ft at 4:00AM May 19, 2022Highest Forecast: 5.9 ft 8:00AM May 19, 2022Highest Forecast: 5.9 ft 2:00PM May 19, 2022Highest Forecast: 5.9 ft 8:00PM May 19, 2022Highest Forecast: 5.9 ft 2:00AM May 20, 2022Highest Forecast: 5.9 ft 8:00AM May 20, 2022Forecast: 5.8 ft 2:00PM May 20, 2022Forecast: 5.8 ft 8:00PM May 20, 2022Forecast: 5.8 ft 2:00AM May 21, 2022Forecast: 5.8 ft 8:00AM May 21, 2022USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesNRWM3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:45AM May 19, 2022)ObservedForecast (issued 11:07AM May 18)Latest observed value: 5.82 ft at 4:00 AM EDT 19-May-2022. Flood Stage is 9 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Neponset River at Norwood are issued routinely year-round.

Vertical datum height surveyed by the USGS

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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at E. Br. at Canton
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 11
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 14.65 ft on 08/19/1955
(2) 11.32 ft on 11/05/1955
(3) 11.16 ft on 03/30/2010
(4) 11.07 ft on 03/15/2010
(5) 11.05 ft on 07/24/1938
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.46 ft on 06/28/2020 (P)
(2) 11.16 ft on 03/30/2010
(3) 11.07 ft on 03/15/2010
(4) 9.28 ft on 06/08/2006
(5) 9.96 ft on 10/15/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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12 Significant flooding is expected along the river in Walpole and Norwood. If evacuations are needed, do so immediately. Know alternate routes for travel in case your normal route becomes flooded. Norwood Memorial Airport is substantially impacted. A portion of Route 27 in Walpole near the commuter rail station is impassable. Backwater flooding occurs on Neponset Street in Canton. Floodwaters affect homes along Dean Street in Norwood near Route 1.
11.5 Flooding impacts homes and businesses along the river in Walpole and Norwood, including homes along the river on Dean Street in Norwood near Route 1. A portion of Route 27 in Walpole near the commuter rail station is impassable. Backwater flooding occurs on a portion of Neponset Street in Canton. Flooding also occurs at the Norwood Memorial Airport.
11 Flooding impacts homes and businesses along the river in Walpole and Norwood, including homes along the river on Dean Street in Norwood near Route 1. A portion of Route 27 in Walpole near the commuter rail station is impassable. Norwood Memorial Airport is substantially impacted.
10.5 Flood waters reach homes along the river on Dean Street in Norwood near Route 1. Flooding may also affect a portion of Route 27 in Walpole near the commuter rail station.
10 Minor flooding affects homes along the river on Dean Street near Route 1 in Norwood. Widespread lowland flooding can also be expected.
9 Minor lowland flooding occurs along the Neponset River in Norwood.
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Latitude: 42.177599° N, Longitude: 71.200886° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 9 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 43.25 52.25 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
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