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Merrimack River at Franklin Jct. Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.33 ft at 9:00PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 5.26 ft at 9:15PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 5.21 ft at 9:30PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 5.19 ft at 9:45PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 5.17 ft at 10:00PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 5.17 ft at 10:15PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 5.19 ft at 10:30PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 5.24 ft at 10:45PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 5.3 ft at 11:00PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 5.33 ft at 11:15PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 5.33 ft at 11:16PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 5.35 ft at 11:30PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 5.36 ft at 11:45PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 5.36 ft at 12:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.32 ft at 12:15AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.25 ft at 12:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.17 ft at 12:45AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 1:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 1:15AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.14 ft at 1:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.22 ft at 1:45AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.29 ft at 2:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.34 ft at 2:15AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.35 ft at 2:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.36 ft at 2:45AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.35 ft at 3:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.29 ft at 3:15AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.21 ft at 3:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.14 ft at 3:45AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 4:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 4:15AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.14 ft at 4:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.2 ft at 4:45AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.24 ft at 5:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.26 ft at 5:15AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.27 ft at 5:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.27 ft at 5:45AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.28 ft at 6:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.28 ft at 6:15AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.28 ft at 6:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.28 ft at 6:45AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.28 ft at 7:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.27 ft at 7:15AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.28 ft at 7:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.28 ft at 7:45AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.27 ft at 8:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.27 ft at 8:15AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.25 ft at 8:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.19 ft at 8:45AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.13 ft at 9:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 9:15AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 9:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 9:45AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 10:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.18 ft at 10:15AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.23 ft at 10:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.26 ft at 10:45AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.27 ft at 11:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.28 ft at 11:15AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.28 ft at 11:16AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.28 ft at 11:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.29 ft at 11:45AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.27 ft at 12:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.24 ft at 12:15PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.17 ft at 12:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 12:45PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 1:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 1:15PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 1:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 1:45PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.17 ft at 2:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.23 ft at 2:15PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.25 ft at 2:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.27 ft at 2:45PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.27 ft at 3:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.27 ft at 3:15PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.28 ft at 3:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.28 ft at 3:45PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.28 ft at 4:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.28 ft at 4:15PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.26 ft at 4:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.21 ft at 4:45PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.15 ft at 5:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 5:15PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 5:16PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 5:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 5:45PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 6:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.17 ft at 6:15PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.22 ft at 6:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.25 ft at 6:45PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.27 ft at 7:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.27 ft at 7:15PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.27 ft at 7:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.28 ft at 7:45PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.28 ft at 8:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.28 ft at 8:15PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.28 ft at 8:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.25 ft at 8:45PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.19 ft at 9:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.13 ft at 9:15PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 9:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 9:45PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 10:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 10:15PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.16 ft at 10:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.21 ft at 10:45PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.24 ft at 11:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.26 ft at 11:15PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.26 ft at 11:16PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.27 ft at 11:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.27 ft at 11:45PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 5.27 ft at 12:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.25 ft at 12:15AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.19 ft at 12:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.13 ft at 12:45AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 1:15AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 1:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 1:45AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 2:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:15AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.13 ft at 2:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.17 ft at 2:45AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.18 ft at 3:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.19 ft at 3:15AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.19 ft at 3:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.19 ft at 3:45AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.19 ft at 4:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.19 ft at 4:15AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.19 ft at 4:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.17 ft at 4:45AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 5:15AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.03 ft at 5:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.03 ft at 5:31AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.01 ft at 5:45AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5 ft at 6:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.99 ft at 6:15AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.01 ft at 6:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.04 ft at 6:45AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 7:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 7:15AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 7:45AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 8:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 8:15AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 8:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 8:45AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 9:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 9:15AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 9:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 5.05 ft at 9:45AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.98 ft at 10:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.94 ft at 10:15AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.92 ft at 10:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 10:45AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 11:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 11:15AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 11:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 11:45AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 12:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 12:15PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 12:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 12:45PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 1:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 1:15PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 1:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 1:45PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 2:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 2:15PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 2:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 2:45PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 3:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 3:15PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 3:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 3:45PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 4:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 4:15PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 4:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 4:45PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 5:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 5:15PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 5:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 5:31PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 5:45PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 6:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 6:15PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 6:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 6:45PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 7:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 7:15PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 7:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 7:45PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 8:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 8:15PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 8:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 8:45PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 9:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 9:15PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 9:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 9:45PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 10:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 10:15PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 10:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 10:45PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 11:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 11:15PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 11:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 11:31PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 11:45PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 12:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 12:15AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 12:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 12:45AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 1:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 1:15AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 1:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 1:45AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 2:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 2:15AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 2:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 2:45AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.91 ft at 3:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 3:15AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 3:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 3:45AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 4:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 4:15AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 4:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 4:45AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.88 ft at 5:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.86 ft at 5:15AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.85 ft at 5:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.85 ft at 5:31AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.84 ft at 5:45AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.84 ft at 6:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.84 ft at 6:15AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.83 ft at 6:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.84 ft at 6:45AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.83 ft at 7:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.83 ft at 7:15AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.84 ft at 7:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.83 ft at 7:45AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.84 ft at 8:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.84 ft at 8:15AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.85 ft at 8:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.88 ft at 8:45AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.96 ft at 9:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.07 ft at 9:15AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 9:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 9:45AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 10:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.08 ft at 10:15AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 10:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.11 ft at 10:45AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.15 ft at 11:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.19 ft at 11:15AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.25 ft at 11:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.3 ft at 11:45AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.35 ft at 12:15PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.35 ft at 12:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.36 ft at 12:45PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.37 ft at 1:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.37 ft at 1:15PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.37 ft at 1:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.4 ft at 1:45PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.45 ft at 2:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.49 ft at 2:15PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.52 ft at 2:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.53 ft at 2:45PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.53 ft at 3:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.54 ft at 3:15PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.52 ft at 3:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.47 ft at 3:45PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.41 ft at 4:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.37 ft at 4:15PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.36 ft at 4:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.39 ft at 4:45PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.48 ft at 5:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.57 ft at 5:15PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.61 ft at 5:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.61 ft at 5:31PM Dec 09, 2019Highest Observation: 5.63 ft at 5:45PM Dec 09, 2019Highest Observation: 5.63 ft at 6:00PM Dec 09, 2019Highest Observation: 5.63 ft at 6:15PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.58 ft at 6:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.52 ft at 6:45PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.48 ft at 7:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.46 ft at 7:15PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 5.47 ft at 7:30PM Dec 09, 2019Forecast: 4.9 ft 1:00AM Dec 10, 2019Forecast: 5 ft 7:00AM Dec 10, 2019Forecast: 5.6 ft 1:00PM Dec 10, 2019Forecast: 6.7 ft 7:00PM Dec 10, 2019Forecast: 7.5 ft 1:00AM Dec 11, 2019Forecast: 8.4 ft 7:00AM Dec 11, 2019Forecast: 9.1 ft 1:00PM Dec 11, 2019Highest Forecast: 9.4 ft 7:00PM Dec 11, 2019Forecast: 9.3 ft 1:00AM Dec 12, 2019Forecast: 9 ft 7:00AM Dec 12, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFRJN3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:50PM Dec 9, 2019)ObservedForecast (issued 11:29AM Dec 9)Latest observed value: 5.47 ft at 7:30 PM EST 9-Dec-2019. Flood Stage is 16 ft
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Datum: Not Available
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Merrimack River at Franklin Jct. are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 28
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 36.40 ft on 03/19/1936
(2) 30.85 ft on 11/05/1927
(3) 29.50 ft on 09/22/1938
(4) 24.00 ft on 04/30/1923
(5) 22.80 ft on 02/13/1925
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.16 ft on 04/02/1976
(2) 16.24 ft on 04/19/1969
(3) 16.02 ft on 04/05/1960
(4) 16.24 ft on 04/30/1956
(5) 15.18 ft on 05/11/1954
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
Zoom Level:16
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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Latitude: 43.422855° N, Longitude: 71.652900° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 16 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 29 250.4 ft 266.4 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

Current/Historical Observations:

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Potential River Levels
Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
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Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 48 hours.

See the Product Description Document link for more details on the interpretation of the 3,7 day graphics. 

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