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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Northeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Saco River at West Buxton are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - near Conway Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in KCFS)
Major Flood Flow: 40
Moderate Flood Flow: 35
Flood Flow: 27
Action Flow: 20
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 58,200 cfs on 03/22/1936
(2) 38,400 cfs on 04/03/1987
(3) 30,959 cfs on 06/18/1998
(4) 28,600 cfs on 05/02/1923
(5) 25,900 cfs on 05/06/1940

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 30,959 cfs on 06/18/1998
(2) 38,400 cfs on 04/03/1987
(3) 25,900 cfs on 05/06/1940
(4) 58,200 cfs on 03/22/1936
(5) 28,600 cfs on 05/02/1923

(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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36900 Flooding occurs on Water Street in Saco.
31000 Flooding occurs on Irving Street and in Diamond Park in Saco.
27000 Route 112 in West Buxton floods.
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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)
HEFS Ensemble NAEFS Ensemble GEFS Ensemble

Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 hours.

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The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
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