1,300 buildings with depths of flooding reaching 5-7 feet in 1978. The SPN depth would reach 8-10.5 feet from overtopping the beach seawalls and the riverbanks via the Saugus and Pines Rivers. Major transportation arteries are inundated including US#1, 1A, 107, B&M Commuter Rail and MBTA Blue Line (out of service 6 weeks in '78).
370 homes flooded 2.5-4 feet in ’78. The SPN levels would reach 4.5-6 ft. with over 3,000 acre-feet of water surging over the walls from Broad Sound and, as in ’78, tides also overtop by the Yacht Club and over the Lynnway via the Saugus & Pines Rivers.
In the Town Line/Linden Brooks area-- Revere has 800 buildings, Maldin 210 & Everett 100; some buildings flooded 3-4 feet deep in ‘78.
See Photos in section Town Line Brook Channel which shows flooding issues.
In the Northgate area, Revere has 180 buildings. flooded up to 3 feet in ’78 with the SPN 7 ft.
3-6 feet of flooding in ‘78 damaged 600 homes & businesses in East Saugus. The SPN flood would reach 5 - 9 feet deep.
Also, 300 buildings in the Upper Saugus River & Shute Brook areas flooded up to 5 feet in ‘78. SPN depths could reach 7-8 feet.
See March 1, 2020 photos of Saugus area and shoreline.
1,200 buildings in the floodplain, with half being residential and half commercial/ industrial. 1978 flood levels were 2- 5 feet deep, the SPN flood would reach depths of 4-8 feet.
Lynn Harbor Wall, SPN Storm: Stillwater Tide Level approaches elevation 13 Feet NGVD with 9 foot wave heights in Broad Sound and 30 foot runup on seawalls.
General Electric River Works & Lynn homes along the Saugus River flooded with 2.5 to 4 feet of water in ’78. The SPN would reach or exceed 4-6 feet deep.
(Elevations in Ft. NGVD, or approx. feet above mean sea level)