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St. John River at Fort Kent Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 4.17 ft at 5:30AM Jul 12, 2020Highest Observation: 4.17 ft at 5:45AM Jul 12, 2020Highest Observation: 4.17 ft at 6:00AM Jul 12, 2020Highest Observation: 4.17 ft at 6:15AM Jul 12, 2020Highest Observation: 4.17 ft at 6:30AM Jul 12, 2020Highest Observation: 4.17 ft at 6:45AM Jul 12, 2020Highest Observation: 4.17 ft at 7:00AM Jul 12, 2020Highest Observation: 4.17 ft at 7:15AM Jul 12, 2020Highest Observation: 4.17 ft at 7:30AM Jul 12, 2020Highest Observation: 4.17 ft at 7:45AM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 8:00AM Jul 12, 2020Highest Observation: 4.17 ft at 8:15AM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 8:30AM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 8:45AM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 9:00AM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 9:15AM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 9:30AM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 9:45AM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 10:00AM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 10:15AM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 10:30AM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 10:45AM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 11:00AM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 11:15AM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 11:30AM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 11:45AM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 12:00PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 12:15PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 12:30PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 12:45PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 1:00PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 1:15PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 1:30PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 1:45PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 2:00PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 2:15PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 2:30PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 2:45PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 3:00PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:15PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 3:30PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:45PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:00PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:15PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:30PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:45PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 5:00PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 5:15PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 5:30PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 5:45PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 6:00PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 6:15PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 6:30PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 6:45PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:00PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 7:15PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 7:30PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 7:45PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 8:00PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 8:15PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 8:30PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 8:45PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 9:00PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.13 ft at 9:15PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.13 ft at 9:30PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.13 ft at 9:45PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.13 ft at 10:00PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.13 ft at 10:15PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.13 ft at 10:30PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.13 ft at 10:45PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.12 ft at 11:00PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.12 ft at 11:15PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.13 ft at 11:30PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.12 ft at 11:45PM Jul 12, 2020Observed: 4.12 ft at 12:00AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.12 ft at 12:15AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.12 ft at 12:30AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.11 ft at 12:45AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.11 ft at 1:00AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.11 ft at 1:15AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.11 ft at 1:30AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 1:45AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 2:00AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.11 ft at 2:15AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 2:30AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 2:45AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.11 ft at 3:00AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 3:15AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 3:30AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 3:45AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 4:00AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 4:15AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.11 ft at 4:30AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 4:45AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 5:00AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 5:15AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 5:30AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 5:45AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 6:00AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 6:15AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 6:30AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 6:45AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 7:00AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 7:15AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 7:30AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 7:45AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 8:00AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 8:15AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 8:30AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 8:45AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 9:00AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 9:15AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 9:30AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 9:45AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 10:00AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 10:15AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 10:30AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 10:45AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 11:00AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 11:15AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 11:30AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 11:45AM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 12:00PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 12:15PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 12:30PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 12:45PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 1:00PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 1:15PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 1:30PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 1:45PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 2:00PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 2:15PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 2:30PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.09 ft at 2:45PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 3:00PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 3:15PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 3:30PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 3:45PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 4:00PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 4:15PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 4:30PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 4:45PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 5:00PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 5:15PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 5:30PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.07 ft at 5:45PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 6:00PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.07 ft at 6:15PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.07 ft at 6:30PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 6:45PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.07 ft at 7:00PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 7:15PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.07 ft at 7:30PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.07 ft at 7:45PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.07 ft at 8:00PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.07 ft at 8:15PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.07 ft at 8:30PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.07 ft at 8:45PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.07 ft at 9:00PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.07 ft at 9:15PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.07 ft at 9:30PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.07 ft at 9:45PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 10:00PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 10:15PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 10:30PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 10:45PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 11:00PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 11:15PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 11:30PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 11:45PM Jul 13, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 12:00AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 12:15AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 12:30AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 12:45AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 1:00AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 1:15AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 1:30AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 1:45AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 2:00AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 2:15AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 2:30AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 2:45AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 3:00AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 3:15AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 3:30AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 3:45AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 4:00AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 4:15AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 4:30AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 4:45AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 5:00AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 5:15AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.04 ft at 5:30AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 5:45AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 6:00AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 6:15AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.04 ft at 6:30AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 6:45AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 7:00AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 7:15AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 7:30AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 7:45AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:00AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:15AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:30AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:45AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 9:00AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 9:15AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 9:30AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 9:45AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 10:00AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 10:15AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 10:30AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 10:45AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 11:00AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 11:15AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 11:30AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 11:45AM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 12:00PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 12:15PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 12:30PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 12:45PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 1:00PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 1:15PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 1:30PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 1:45PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 2:00PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 2:15PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 2:30PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 2:45PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 3:00PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 3:15PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 3:30PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 3:45PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 4:00PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 4:15PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 4:30PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 4:45PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 5:00PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 5:15PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 5:30PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 5:45PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:00PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 6:15PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:30PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:45PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 7:00PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 7:15PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 7:30PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 7:45PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:00PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:15PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:30PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:45PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 9:00PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 9:15PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 9:30PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 9:45PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 10:00PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 10:15PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 10:30PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 10:45PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 11:00PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 11:15PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 11:30PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 11:45PM Jul 14, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 12:00AM Jul 15, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 12:15AM Jul 15, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 12:30AM Jul 15, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 12:45AM Jul 15, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 1:00AM Jul 15, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 1:15AM Jul 15, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 1:30AM Jul 15, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 1:45AM Jul 15, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 2:00AM Jul 15, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 2:15AM Jul 15, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 2:30AM Jul 15, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 2:45AM Jul 15, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 3:00AM Jul 15, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 3:15AM Jul 15, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 3:30AM Jul 15, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 3:45AM Jul 15, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 4:00AM Jul 15, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 4:15AM Jul 15, 2020Observed: 4.06 ft at 4:30AM Jul 15, 2020Highest Forecast: 4.1 ft 8:00AM Jul 15, 2020Highest Forecast: 4.1 ft 2:00PM Jul 15, 2020Highest Forecast: 4.1 ft 8:00PM Jul 15, 2020Highest Forecast: 4.1 ft 2:00AM Jul 16, 2020Highest Forecast: 4.1 ft 8:00AM Jul 16, 2020Forecast: 4 ft 2:00PM Jul 16, 2020Forecast: 4 ft 8:00PM Jul 16, 2020Forecast: 4 ft 2:00AM Jul 17, 2020Forecast: 4 ft 8:00AM Jul 17, 2020USGS--Water              Resources of the United StatesFTKM1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:16AM Jul 15, 2020)ObservedForecast (issued 10:57AM Jul 14)Latest observed value: 4.06 ft at 4:30 AM EDT 15-Jul-2020. Flood Stage is 22.5 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: Digital Flood Inundation Maps for Fort Kent are available in KMZ and shapefile formats from the USGS in cooperation with FEMA. (click here)

NOTE: Forecasts for the St. John River at Fort Kent are issued routinely year-round.

Vertical datum height surveyed by the USGS

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 26.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 24.5
Flood Stage: 22.5
Action Stage: 20.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 27.74 ft on 04/30/2008
(2) 24.94 ft on 04/30/1979
(3) 24.59 ft on 05/01/1974
(4) 24.25 ft on 04/17/1994
(5) 23.99 ft on 04/19/1983
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 23.39 ft on 04/23/2019
(2) 22.60 ft on 05/01/2018
(3) 27.74 ft on 04/30/2008
(4) 19.19 ft on 04/20/2008
(5) 18.09 ft on 04/25/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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29.7 Dike along the Saint John River is overtopped, flooding downtown Fort Kent from James Street to Market Street.
27.7 Near record flooding. Dike and levee system at full capacity. Many homes flooded on Meadow Lane and Blockhouse Road. Flooding of lower east Main Street inundating several structures in the center of town. Water flowing over Fish River bridge. Mandatory evacuations.
26.7 Widespread flooding of lower East Main Street inundating several structures in the center of town. Water flowing over the top of the Fish River bridge. Evacuations probable.
25.7 Fish River nears the top of the Main Street(Fish River)bridge, bridge closed. Homes threatened on Meadow Lane, Blockhouse Road, Dufour Street and Church Street. Evacuations possible
24.7 Flooding in low lying areas and along State Route 161 above Fort Kent
22.7 SW Collins lumber yard and the Blockhouse Park flooded.
19.7 Between 20 and 22 feet, some lowland flooding begins.
17.7 Between 18 and 19 feet water could begin to get into the basements of some houses.
15.7 Between 16 and 18 feet water starts getting into the lowlands.
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(1) Fort Kent, Maine, in flood... 4/30/2008
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Latitude: 47.283333° N, Longitude: 68.585278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 22.5 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 484.62 507.12 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
Other Not Available Not Available  

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