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Penobscot River at West Enfield Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.41 ft at 7:45AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.41 ft at 8:00AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.38 ft at 8:15AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.36 ft at 8:30AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.31 ft at 8:45AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.28 ft at 9:00AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.28 ft at 9:15AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.31 ft at 9:30AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.37 ft at 9:45AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.41 ft at 10:00AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.42 ft at 10:15AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.42 ft at 10:30AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.43 ft at 10:45AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.43 ft at 11:00AM Sep 24, 2022Highest Observation: 5.44 ft at 11:15AM Sep 24, 2022Highest Observation: 5.44 ft at 11:30AM Sep 24, 2022Highest Observation: 5.44 ft at 11:45AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.43 ft at 12:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.43 ft at 12:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.43 ft at 12:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.43 ft at 12:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.43 ft at 1:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.43 ft at 1:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.43 ft at 1:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.43 ft at 1:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.42 ft at 2:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.43 ft at 2:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.43 ft at 2:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.42 ft at 2:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.43 ft at 3:00PM Sep 24, 2022Highest Observation: 5.44 ft at 3:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.43 ft at 3:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.42 ft at 3:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.43 ft at 4:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.43 ft at 4:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.43 ft at 4:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.43 ft at 4:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.43 ft at 5:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.43 ft at 5:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.42 ft at 5:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.41 ft at 5:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.41 ft at 6:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.41 ft at 6:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.42 ft at 6:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.41 ft at 6:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.42 ft at 7:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.42 ft at 7:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.42 ft at 7:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.41 ft at 7:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.4 ft at 8:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.39 ft at 8:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.38 ft at 8:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.37 ft at 8:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.37 ft at 9:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.37 ft at 9:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.36 ft at 9:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.36 ft at 9:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.35 ft at 10:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.35 ft at 10:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.34 ft at 10:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.34 ft at 10:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.34 ft at 11:00PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.34 ft at 11:15PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.33 ft at 11:30PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.33 ft at 11:45PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.32 ft at 12:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.32 ft at 12:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.32 ft at 1:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.32 ft at 1:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.31 ft at 1:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.31 ft at 1:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.31 ft at 2:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.32 ft at 2:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.33 ft at 2:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.34 ft at 2:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.34 ft at 3:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.34 ft at 3:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.36 ft at 3:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.37 ft at 3:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.38 ft at 4:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.38 ft at 4:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.38 ft at 4:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.38 ft at 4:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.38 ft at 5:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.38 ft at 5:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.38 ft at 5:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.38 ft at 5:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.38 ft at 6:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.38 ft at 6:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.38 ft at 6:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.37 ft at 6:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.37 ft at 7:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.37 ft at 7:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.37 ft at 7:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.37 ft at 7:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.35 ft at 8:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.34 ft at 8:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.33 ft at 8:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.33 ft at 8:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.32 ft at 9:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.31 ft at 9:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.31 ft at 9:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.3 ft at 9:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.3 ft at 10:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.3 ft at 10:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.29 ft at 10:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.29 ft at 10:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.29 ft at 11:00AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.26 ft at 11:15AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.25 ft at 11:30AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.24 ft at 11:45AM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.23 ft at 12:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.23 ft at 12:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.23 ft at 12:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.22 ft at 12:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.22 ft at 1:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.21 ft at 1:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.21 ft at 1:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.2 ft at 1:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.2 ft at 2:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.2 ft at 2:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.2 ft at 2:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.19 ft at 2:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.19 ft at 3:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.19 ft at 3:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.18 ft at 3:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.19 ft at 3:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.19 ft at 4:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.18 ft at 4:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.18 ft at 4:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.18 ft at 4:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.18 ft at 5:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.17 ft at 5:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.17 ft at 5:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.17 ft at 5:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.17 ft at 6:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.17 ft at 6:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.17 ft at 6:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.16 ft at 6:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.16 ft at 7:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.16 ft at 7:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.16 ft at 7:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 7:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 8:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 8:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 8:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 8:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.15 ft at 9:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.14 ft at 9:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.14 ft at 9:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.12 ft at 9:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 10:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 12:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 12:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 12:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 12:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.12 ft at 1:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.12 ft at 1:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.12 ft at 1:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 3:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 3:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 3:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 3:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 4:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 4:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 4:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.09 ft at 5:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.07 ft at 5:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.06 ft at 5:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.05 ft at 5:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.05 ft at 6:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.04 ft at 6:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5.02 ft at 6:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 5 ft at 6:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.99 ft at 7:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.99 ft at 7:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.98 ft at 7:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.98 ft at 7:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.97 ft at 8:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 8:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 8:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 8:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.97 ft at 9:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.97 ft at 9:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.97 ft at 9:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.97 ft at 9:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.97 ft at 10:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.97 ft at 10:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.97 ft at 10:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 10:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.97 ft at 11:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 11:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 11:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 11:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 12:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 12:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.96 ft at 12:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.94 ft at 12:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.93 ft at 1:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.92 ft at 1:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.92 ft at 1:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.91 ft at 1:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.91 ft at 2:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.91 ft at 2:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.91 ft at 2:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.9 ft at 2:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.9 ft at 3:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.91 ft at 3:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.9 ft at 3:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.9 ft at 3:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.9 ft at 4:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.89 ft at 4:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.89 ft at 4:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.89 ft at 4:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.89 ft at 5:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.89 ft at 5:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.89 ft at 5:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.89 ft at 5:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.88 ft at 6:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.88 ft at 6:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.88 ft at 6:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.88 ft at 6:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.88 ft at 7:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.88 ft at 7:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.88 ft at 7:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.87 ft at 7:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.88 ft at 8:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.87 ft at 8:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.87 ft at 8:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.87 ft at 8:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.87 ft at 9:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.87 ft at 9:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.86 ft at 9:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.86 ft at 9:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.86 ft at 10:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.86 ft at 10:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.86 ft at 10:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.86 ft at 10:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.86 ft at 11:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.86 ft at 11:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.86 ft at 11:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.86 ft at 11:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 4.85 ft at 12:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.84 ft at 12:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.83 ft at 12:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.82 ft at 12:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.82 ft at 1:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.81 ft at 1:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.81 ft at 1:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.81 ft at 1:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.81 ft at 2:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.81 ft at 2:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.81 ft at 2:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.82 ft at 2:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.83 ft at 3:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.84 ft at 3:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.85 ft at 3:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.85 ft at 3:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.86 ft at 4:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.86 ft at 4:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.87 ft at 4:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.87 ft at 4:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.87 ft at 5:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.88 ft at 5:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.88 ft at 5:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.89 ft at 5:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.89 ft at 6:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.91 ft at 6:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 4.92 ft at 6:30AM Sep 27, 2022Highest Forecast: 4.7 ft 8:00AM Sep 27, 2022Highest Forecast: 4.7 ft 2:00PM Sep 27, 2022Highest Forecast: 4.7 ft 8:00PM Sep 27, 2022Forecast: 4.6 ft 2:00AM Sep 28, 2022Forecast: 4.6 ft 8:00AM Sep 28, 2022Forecast: 4.6 ft 2:00PM Sep 28, 2022Forecast: 4.5 ft 8:00PM Sep 28, 2022Forecast: 4.5 ft 2:00AM Sep 29, 2022Forecast: 4.4 ft 8:00AM Sep 29, 2022USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWENM1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:31AM Sep 27, 2022)ObservedForecast (issued 11:01AM Sep 26)Latest observed value: 4.92 ft at 6:30 AM EDT 27-Sep-2022. Flood Stage is 18 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Penobscot River at West Enfield are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 25.15 ft on 05/01/1923
(2) 23.58 ft on 04/02/1987
(3) 22.03 ft on 03/21/1936
(4) 21.66 ft on 04/30/1973
(5) 21.62 ft on 05/01/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.62 ft on 05/01/2008
(2) 19.76 ft on 04/30/2005
(3) 18.61 ft on 04/18/1994
(4) 18.93 ft on 04/13/1993
(5) 16.44 ft on 05/15/1989
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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25 Comparable to the FEMA 0.2 0.000000lood level. Record flooding similar to the Flood of 1923. Transportation across the area will be severly impacted. Several portions of US Route 2 flooded and impassable between West Enfield and Milford.
23 Comparable to the FEMA 1 0.000000lood level.
22 Closure of Route 2 likely between Greenbush and Milford. Flooding on US Route 2 can occur along the confluences with the Sunkhaze Stream or Costigan Brook in Milford, and the Boonridge or Stevens Brook in Greenbush due to backwater effects.
21 Flooding on US Route 2 in Milford at the Greenfield Road to Bo's Lane. There will be an expansion of minor flood impacts from local streams caused by increasing backwater effects.
20 High flows on the Penobscot River cause backwater effects upon several streams and creeks resulting in lowland flooding between Greenbush and Milford. Propeties along the Penobscot River could have impacts on outbuildings.
18 River is out of banks in several areas with high flows. Residents along the river should prepare for flooding if additional rises are expected.
16 River approaches bankfull.
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Latitude: 45.236111° N, Longitude: 68.651389° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 18 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 125.94 ft 143.94 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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