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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Saco River near Conway are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at West Buxton
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 19.03 ft on 03/07/1979
(2) 17.23 ft on 08/29/2011
(3) 17.20 ft on 03/27/1953
(4) 17.04 ft on 04/01/1987
(5) 16.45 ft on 03/19/1936
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.04 ft on 10/30/2017
(2) 9.60 ft on 07/02/2017
(3) 13.13 ft on 04/16/2014
(4) 10.59 ft on 10/30/2012
(5) 10.78 ft on 06/03/2012
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.61 ft on 03/16/1932
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17 17 feet, all of Transvale Acres flooded to west Side Road. Hillside Avenue, Washington Street, and East Side Drive flooded in Conway. Water just below covered bridge on East Side Road in Conway. Beach and Eastern Slope camping areas under 10 to 12 feet of water
13 13 feet, West Side Road and River Road flooded
12 12 feet, much of transvale acres flooded from moat brook bridge east to the Saco River. Up to 80 percent of the Saco River Camping area flooded up to a depth of 2.5 feet.
11 11 feet, Beach and Eastern Slope camping areas flooded to a depth of 2 to 3 feet and one third of Saco River Camping area flooded to a depth of 6 to 18 inches.
10 10 feet, sections of Beach and Eastern Slope Camping area covered with 1 to 2 feet of water
9.5 9.5 feet, Moat Brook Bridge flooded at Transvale Acres. Lower part of E. Road in Transvale Acres flooded
9 Water in Beach and Eastern Slope camping area 1 foot deep
8 8.0 ft, water starts to enter Transvale Acres in Conway
7.5 7.5 ft, water starts to enter Beach and Eastern Slope camping area in Conway

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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 48 hours.

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

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