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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Fish River at Fort Kent 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
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 13
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 13.93 ft on 04/30/2008
(2) 12.43 ft on 04/30/1973
(3) 12.02 ft on 05/03/2018
(4) 11.75 ft on 04/26/1983
(5) 11.49 ft on 05/16/1961
(6) 11.20 ft on 04/28/2019
(7) 11.11 ft on 04/30/1979
(8) 10.88 ft on 05/01/2005
(9) 10.88 ft on 05/11/1969
(10) 10.82 ft on 05/12/1969
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.20 ft on 04/28/2019
(2) 12.02 ft on 05/03/2018
(3) 13.93 ft on 04/30/2008
(4) 10.88 ft on 05/01/2005
(5) 10.01 ft on 04/28/1996
(6) 10.43 ft on 05/02/1984
(7) 11.75 ft on 04/26/1983
(8) 11.11 ft on 04/30/1979
(9) 10.04 ft on 05/16/1974
(10) 12.43 ft on 04/30/1973
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.75 ft on 08/29/1968
(2) 2.76 ft on 09/27/2020
(3) 2.81 ft on 09/05/2021
(4) 2.83 ft on 09/03/2021
(5) 3.00 ft on 10/08/2018
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16.5 Low sections of Bradbury Road are flooded.
14 Main Street Bridge inundated with high water.
13 Major flooding. Dozens of homes or camps inundated from Portage Lake to Eagle Lake and downstream. River reaches the decking of the Main Street bridge in Fort Kent. The Blockhouse area and much of West Main Street in Fort Kent inundated.
12 Moderate flooding. Homes in the Soldier Pond area of Wallagrass threatened. West approach of Soldier Pond Bridge inundated with bridge closed.
11 Minor flooding. Water reaches the bottom of the Main Street bridge in Fort Kent. Camps and some homes threatened on the Fish River chain of lakes
10 River approaches bankfull.
(1) Fish River Gage from Bradbury Rd Upstream
(2) Fish River Gage from Bradbury Rd Downstream
(3) Fish River Gage from Bradbury Rd
(4) Gage House Facing Downstream
(5) Gage House Facing Upstream
(6) Fish River on 4/30/2008 flooded at 13.8 feet

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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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