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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
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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 Water Street in saco floods.
31000 Irving Street and Diamond Park in Saco flooded.
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
3 Day (SREF) 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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