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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Missisquoi River at Swanton are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at East Berkshire Upstream Gauge
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 9
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 13.14 ft on 01/14/2018
(2) 9.50 ft on 01/20/1996
(3) 9.49 ft on 11/02/2019
(4) 8.64 ft on 01/09/1998
(5) 8.46 ft on 06/12/2002
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.49 ft on 11/02/2019
(2) 13.14 ft on 01/14/2018
(3) 7.99 ft on 04/16/2014
(4) 7.51 ft on 04/29/2011
(5) 5.17 ft on 04/12/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.75 ft on 08/10/2016
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9 Water will cover Foundry Street and Marble Mill Park in Swanton Village. Downstream in West Swanton, Route 78 will be covered, and residences along the river will flood. Access roads and boat landings in the Missisquoi Wildlife Management area will be inundated. Upstream of Swanton, water will cover Waugh Farm Road. Further usptream near East Highgate, water will approach Route 78.
8 Water will cover Foundry Street in Swanton Village, and enter Marble Mill Park. Water will cover one lane of Route 78 downstream in West Swanton, and surround seasonal camps and enter the back yards of homes along Route 78. In the Missisquoi Wildlife Management area, Louies Landing will flood along with local access roads. Upstream of Swanton, Waugh Farm Road will become inundated. There will be widespread lowland and field flooding.
(1) USGS Gage House, Missisquoi River at Swanton VT
(2) View upstream of gage, Missisquoi River at Swanton VT

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Potential River Levels - Used to
Potential River Levels
Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
10 Day (HEFS) 7 Day (NAEFS) 7 Day (GEFS)
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Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 hours.

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