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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Allagash River above Allagash are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Fort Kent
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 19
Moderate Flood Stage: 17
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 19.78 ft on 04/10/1991
(2) 19.48 ft on 04/18/1983
(3) 17.55 ft on 04/06/1988
(4) 14.89 ft on 04/30/2008
(5) 14.43 ft on 04/03/1975
(6) 14.22 ft on 04/22/1933
(7) 14.16 ft on 04/23/1960
(8) 13.83 ft on 04/26/1970
(9) 13.18 ft on 04/24/2007
(10) 13.14 ft on 05/01/1939
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.89 ft on 04/30/2008
(2) 13.18 ft on 04/24/2007
(3) 12.98 ft on 04/16/1994
(4) 19.78 ft on 04/10/1991
(5) 17.55 ft on 04/06/1988
(6) 12.37 ft on 04/17/1984
(7) 19.48 ft on 04/18/1983
(8) 12.76 ft on 04/05/1981
(9) 12.63 ft on 04/25/1978
(10) 14.43 ft on 04/03/1975
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.27 ft on 09/11/1960
(2) 1.71 ft on 09/25/2020
(3) 1.85 ft on 08/28/2021
(4) 1.86 ft on 09/19/2018
(5) 1.89 ft on 10/15/2016
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19 Flooding upstream of Eliza Hole Rapids. Michaud Tote Road becomes impassable. Numerous camps and camp roads flooded. Flooding similar to April 1983 and 1991.
17 Flooding on the Inn and Michaud Tote Roads.
15 Minor lowland flooding occurs due to backwater issues.
12 River approaches bankfull.
(1) Gage Looking Downstream
(2) Upstream View
(3) Downstream View
(4) Gage House
(5) Gage House Looking Upstream
(6) Upstream Cableway

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Potential River Levels
Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
3 Day (SREF) 7 Day (NAEFS) 7 Day (GEFS)
SREF Ensemble NAEFS Ensemble GEFS Ensemble

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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