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RVFBOX
RIVER STAGE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
NORTHEAST RIVER FORECAST CENTER...TAUNTON, MA
1014 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018
:
:THIS IS A NWS GUIDANCE PRODUCT FROM THE NORTHEAST RIVER FORECAST CENTER.
:OFFICIAL FORECASTS/WARNINGS ARE ONLY ISSUED BY LOCAL NWS OFFICES.
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:*************************************************
:Connecticut River - Hartford, CT
:Flood Stage 16.0 ft
:Latest Observed Value: 15.47 ft at Jan-16 09:30 pm
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.ER HFDC3 20180116 E DC201801162209/DH23/HGIFF/DIH1
.E1 :0116:/  15.4
.E2 :0117:/  15.4/  15.3/  15.2/  15.2/  15.1/  15.1
.E3 :0117:/  15.0/  15.0/  14.9/  14.8/  14.8/  14.7
.E4 :0117:/  14.7/  14.6/  14.6/  14.5/  14.4/  14.3
.E5 :0117:/  14.2/  14.1/  14.0/  13.9/  13.9/  13.8
.E6 :0118:/  13.7/  13.6/  13.5/  13.4/  13.3/  13.3
.E7 :0118:/  13.2/  13.1/  13.0/  12.9/  12.9/  12.8
.E8 :0118:/  12.7/  12.6/  12.5/  12.5/  12.4/  12.3
.E9 :0118:/  12.2/  12.1/  12.0/  12.0/  11.9/  11.8
.E10 :0119:/  11.7/  11.6/  11.6/  11.5/  11.4/  11.3
.E11 :0119:/  11.2/  11.1/  11.1/  11.0/  10.9/  10.8
.E12 :0119:/  10.7/  10.6/  10.6/  10.5/  10.4/  10.3
.E13 :0119:/  10.2/  10.2/  10.1/  10.0/   9.9
: Local QPF - 6 hr timestep
: 0.03/ 0.19/ 0.18/ 0.03/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/
: Stage Reading is Affected by Ice.  Forecast Represents Natural Flow.
: RIVER STAGE IS AFFECTED BY TIDAL FLUCTUATIONS AT LOW FLOW
:*************************************************
:Connecticut River - Middle Haddam, CT
:Flood Stage 7.0 ft
:Latest Observed Value: 2.93 ft at Jan-16 09:55 pm
:Crest 8.50 at Jan-16 11pm
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.ER MHDC3 20180116 E DC201801162209/DH23/HGIFF/DIH1
.E1 :0116:/   8.5
.E2 :0117:/   8.5/   8.4/   8.4/   8.3/   8.3/   8.2
.E3 :0117:/   8.1/   7.9/   7.8/   7.8/   7.8/   7.8
.E4 :0117:/   7.8/   7.7/   7.7/   7.6/   7.5/   7.5
.E5 :0117:/   7.4/   7.3/   7.3/   7.2/   7.2/   7.1
.E6 :0118:/   7.1/   7.0/   6.9/   6.9/   6.8/   6.7
.E7 :0118:/   6.7/   6.6/   6.5/   6.5/   6.4/   6.4
.E8 :0118:/   6.3/   6.3/   6.2/   6.2/   6.2/   6.2
.E9 :0118:/   6.2/   6.1/   6.0/   5.9/   5.8/   5.8
.E10 :0119:/   5.7/   5.7/   5.7/   5.8/   5.8/   5.8
.E11 :0119:/   5.8/   5.8/   5.7/   5.7/   5.6/   5.6
.E12 :0119:/   5.5/   5.4/   5.4/   5.3/   5.2/   5.1
.E13 :0119:/   5.0/   5.0/   4.9/   4.9/   4.9
: Local QPF - 6 hr timestep
: 0.01/ 0.16/ 0.18/ 0.02/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/
: MHDC3 Above minor flood stage at 2018-01-16 23:00:00
: Stage Reading is Affected by Ice.
: Forecast not based on gage reading due to gage malfunction
:*************************************************
:Shetucket River - Willimantic, CT
:Flood Stage 13.0 ft
:Latest Observed Value: 5.49 ft at Jan-16 09:30 pm
:
.ER WLMC3 20180117 E DC201801162209/DH01/HGIFF/DIH6
:STAGE FCST     1AM      7AM      1PM      7PM
.E1 :0117:/     5.4/     5.4/     5.3/     5.2
.E2 :0118:/     5.2/     5.1/     4.8/     4.6
.E3 :0119:/     4.5/     4.5/     4.4/     4.4
: Local QPF - 6 hr timestep
: 0.00/ 0.13/ 0.19/ 0.03/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/
: RIVER STAGE IS AFFECTED BY RESERVOIR REGULATION
:Shetucket River - Willimantic, CT
:
.ER WLMC3 20180117 E DC201801162209/DH01/QRIFF/DIH6
:FLOW FCST      1AM      7AM      1PM      7PM
.E1 :0117:/    2.02/    1.97/    1.92/    1.87
.E2 :0118:/    1.83/    1.79/    1.58/    1.38
.E3 :0119:/    1.35/    1.32/    1.29/    1.26
: Local QPF - 6 hr timestep
: 0.00/ 0.13/ 0.19/ 0.03/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/
: RIVER STAGE IS AFFECTED BY RESERVOIR REGULATION
:*************************************************
:Quinebaug River - Putnam, CT
:Flood Stage 10.0 ft
:Latest Observed Value: 5.34 ft at Jan-16 09:30 pm
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.ER PUTC3 20180117 E DC201801162209/DH01/HGIFF/DIH6
:STAGE FCST     1AM      7AM      1PM      7PM
.E1 :0117:/     5.3/     5.3/     5.2/     4.9
.E2 :0118:/     4.8/     4.8/     4.8/     4.5
.E3 :0119:/     4.5/     4.5/     4.4/     4.2
: Local QPF - 6 hr timestep
: 0.00/ 0.12/ 0.21/ 0.05/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/
:*************************************************
:Blackstone River - Northbridge, MA
:
.ER NBRM3 20180117 E DC201801162209/DH01/QRIFF/DIH6
:FLOW FCST      1AM      7AM      1PM      7PM
.E1 :0117:/    0.38/    0.38/    0.37/    0.36
.E2 :0118:/    0.35/    0.35/    0.34/    0.34
.E3 :0119:/    0.33/    0.33/    0.32/    0.32
: Local QPF - 6 hr timestep
: 0.01/ 0.12/ 0.23/ 0.05/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/
: Gage Reading is below bottom of rating table
:*************************************************
:Blackstone River - Woonsocket, RI
:Flood Stage 9.0 ft
:Latest Observed Value: 3.84 ft at Jan-16 09:30 pm
:
.ER WOOR1 20180117 E DC201801162209/DH01/HGIFF/DIH6
:STAGE FCST     1AM      7AM      1PM      7PM
.E1 :0117:/     3.8/     3.7/     3.7/     3.7
.E2 :0118:/     3.6/     3.6/     3.6/     3.5
.E3 :0119:/     3.5/     3.5/     3.4/     3.4
: Local QPF - 6 hr timestep
: 0.00/ 0.10/ 0.21/ 0.05/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/
:Blackstone River - Woonsocket, RI
:Latest Observed Value: 1.43 kcfs at 2018-01-16 21:30:00
:
.ER WOOR1 20180117 E DC201801162209/DH01/QRIFF/DIH6
:FLOW FCST      1AM      7AM      1PM      7PM
.E1 :0117:/    1.39/    1.36/    1.33/    1.30
.E2 :0118:/    1.27/    1.25/    1.23/    1.21
.E3 :0119:/    1.19/    1.17/    1.15/    1.13
: Local QPF - 6 hr timestep
: 0.00/ 0.10/ 0.21/ 0.05/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/
:*************************************************
:Wood River - Hope Valley, RI
:Flood Stage 5.0 ft
:Latest Observed Value: 4.17 ft at Jan-16 09:15 pm
:
.ER HOPR1 20180117 E DC201801162209/DH01/HGIFF/DIH6
:STAGE FCST     1AM      7AM      1PM      7PM
.E1 :0117:/     3.6/     3.6/     3.5/     3.5
.E2 :0118:/     3.5/     3.5/     3.4/     3.4
.E3 :0119:/     3.4/     3.4/     3.4/     3.3
: Local QPF - 6 hr timestep
: 0.01/ 0.09/ 0.14/ 0.04/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/
: Stage Reading is Affected by Ice.  Forecast Represents Natural Flow.
:*************************************************
:Pawcatuck River - Wood River Junction, RI
:Flood Stage 5.0 ft
:Latest Observed Value: 4.14 ft at Jan-16 09:45 pm
:
.ER WODR1 20180117 E DC201801162209/DH01/HGIFF/DIH6
:STAGE FCST     1AM      7AM      1PM      7PM
.E1 :0117:/     4.1/     3.9/     3.8/     3.8
.E2 :0118:/     3.7/     3.7/     3.6/     3.5
.E3 :0119:/     3.4/     3.4/     3.4/     3.4
: Local QPF - 6 hr timestep
: 0.02/ 0.08/ 0.13/ 0.04/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/
:*************************************************
:Pawcatuck River - Westerly, RI
:Flood Stage 7.0 ft
:Latest Observed Value: 6.68 ft at Jan-16 09:00 pm
:
.ER WSTR1 20180117 E DC201801162209/DH01/HGIFF/DIH6
:STAGE FCST     1AM      7AM      1PM      7PM
.E1 :0117:/     6.7/     6.6/     6.6/     6.5
.E2 :0118:/     6.5/     6.4/     6.4/     6.3
.E3 :0119:/     6.3/     6.2/     6.2/     6.2
: Local QPF - 6 hr timestep
: 0.02/ 0.09/ 0.13/ 0.03/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/
:*************************************************
:Charles River - Dover, MA
:Flood Stage 5.0 ft
:Latest Observed Value: 3.40 ft at Jan-16 09:45 pm
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.ER DOVM3 20180117 E DC201801162209/DH01/HGIFF/DIH6
:STAGE FCST     1AM      7AM      1PM      7PM
.E1 :0117:/     3.4/     3.5/     3.4/     3.4
.E2 :0118:/     3.4/     3.3/     3.3/     3.2
.E3 :0119:/     3.2/     3.1/     3.0/     3.0
: Local QPF - 6 hr timestep
: 0.00/ 0.09/ 0.23/ 0.06/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/
:*************************************************
:Neponset River - Norwood, MA
:Flood Stage 9.0 ft
:Latest Observed Value: 6.91 ft at Jan-16 09:15 pm
:
.ER NRWM3 20180117 E DC201801162209/DH01/HGIFF/DIH6
:STAGE FCST     1AM      7AM      1PM      7PM
.E1 :0117:/     6.9/     6.8/     6.8/     6.8
.E2 :0118:/     6.8/     6.8/     6.7/     6.7
.E3 :0119:/     6.7/     6.7/     6.7/     6.7
: Local QPF - 6 hr timestep
: 0.00/ 0.09/ 0.24/ 0.06/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/
: RIVER STAGE IS AFFECTED BY MILL OPERATION AT LOW FLOWS
:*************************************************
:Taunton River - Bridgewater, MA
:Flood Stage 8.0 ft
:Latest Observed Value: 7.81 ft at Jan-16 09:45 pm
:
.ER BDGM3 20180117 E DC201801162209/DH01/HGIFF/DIH6
:STAGE FCST     1AM      7AM      1PM      7PM
.E1 :0117:/     7.7/     7.4/     7.2/     7.1
.E2 :0118:/     7.1/     7.0/     6.9/     6.9
.E3 :0119:/     6.8/     6.7/     6.6/     6.5
: Local QPF - 6 hr timestep
: 0.01/ 0.08/ 0.27/ 0.05/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/ 0.00/
$$
:
:ICE JAMS ON THE LOWER CONNECTICUT RIVER BELOW HARTFORD
:WILL CAUSE ELEVATED WATER LEVELS AND LOCALIZED FLOODING
:AT LEAST THROUGH TONIGHT. WATER LEVELS CAN FLUCTUATE
:RAPIDLY DUE TO ONSET OR MOVEMENT OF ICE JAMS
:
:HORWOOD
:
:NERFC
:...END OF MESSAGE





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