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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Androscoggin River at Rumford are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 17
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 24.00 ft on 03/20/1936
(2) 23.22 ft on 04/01/1987
(3) 19.18 ft on 04/15/1895
(4) 18.88 ft on 03/27/1953
(5) 17.25 ft on 04/06/1984
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.00 ft on 04/21/2019
(2) 16.69 ft on 04/16/2014
(3) 15.79 ft on 08/29/2011
(4) 16.00 ft on 09/17/1999
(5) 15.11 ft on 06/15/1998
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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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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25 500 year flood. Devastating flooding from Bethel to Rumford and Peru
20.6 100 year flood. Riverside Ave, Dix Ave, Holman Ave, Osgood Ave, Carlton Ave, and Flood St in Mexico flooded. Propect Ave, Eaton Hill Road, Front St, and Sunnyside Terrace flooded in Rumford. Hundreds of acres of farm fields flooded
17 Carlton and Dix Streets in Mexico are flooded
16 Water flowing across Route 2 at Falmouth Street and into Hosmer field athletic complex
15.5 Water up to the intersection of Lincoln Avenue (Route 2) and Falmouth Street
15 Low spots along the Swift and Androscoggin Rivers flooded in Mexico and Rumford
13.7 Ballfield south of Lincoln Avenue (Route 2) in Rumford is completely flooded.
13.4 Water enters ballfield in Rumford that is south of Lincoln Avenue
13 Bethel Outdoor Adenture and Campground begins to flood

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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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