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Susquehanna River at Owego Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 14.06 ft at 1:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.06 ft at 1:45PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.06 ft at 2:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.06 ft at 2:15PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.06 ft at 2:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.06 ft at 2:45PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.06 ft at 3:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.06 ft at 3:15PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.06 ft at 3:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.06 ft at 3:45PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.06 ft at 4:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.06 ft at 4:15PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.06 ft at 4:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.06 ft at 4:45PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.06 ft at 5:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.06 ft at 5:15PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.06 ft at 5:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.05 ft at 5:45PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.05 ft at 6:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.05 ft at 6:15PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.05 ft at 6:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.05 ft at 6:45PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.05 ft at 7:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.05 ft at 7:15PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.06 ft at 7:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.06 ft at 7:45PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.07 ft at 8:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.07 ft at 8:15PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.07 ft at 8:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.08 ft at 8:45PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.08 ft at 9:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.08 ft at 9:15PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 9:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 9:45PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 10:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 10:15PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 10:30PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Observation: 14.1 ft at 10:45PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Observation: 14.1 ft at 11:00PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Observation: 14.1 ft at 11:15PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Observation: 14.1 ft at 11:30PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Observation: 14.1 ft at 11:45PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Observation: 14.1 ft at 12:00AM Dec 15, 2017Highest Observation: 14.1 ft at 12:15AM Dec 15, 2017Highest Observation: 14.1 ft at 12:30AM Dec 15, 2017Highest Observation: 14.1 ft at 12:45AM Dec 15, 2017Highest Observation: 14.1 ft at 1:00AM Dec 15, 2017Highest Observation: 14.1 ft at 1:15AM Dec 15, 2017Highest Observation: 14.1 ft at 1:30AM Dec 15, 2017Highest Observation: 14.1 ft at 1:45AM Dec 15, 2017Highest Observation: 14.1 ft at 2:00AM Dec 15, 2017Highest Observation: 14.1 ft at 2:15AM Dec 15, 2017Highest Observation: 14.1 ft at 2:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 2:45AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 3:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 3:15AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 3:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 3:45AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 4:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 4:15AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 4:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 4:45AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 5:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 5:15AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 5:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 5:45AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 6:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 6:15AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 6:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 6:45AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 7:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.08 ft at 7:15AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.08 ft at 7:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.08 ft at 7:45AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.09 ft at 8:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.08 ft at 8:15AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.08 ft at 8:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.07 ft at 8:45AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.06 ft at 9:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.05 ft at 9:15AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.04 ft at 9:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.03 ft at 9:45AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.02 ft at 10:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14.01 ft at 10:15AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14 ft at 10:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.99 ft at 10:45AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.97 ft at 11:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.97 ft at 11:15AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.97 ft at 11:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.97 ft at 11:45AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.98 ft at 12:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.99 ft at 12:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.99 ft at 12:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.99 ft at 12:31PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14 ft at 12:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 14 ft at 1:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.99 ft at 1:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.99 ft at 1:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.98 ft at 1:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.98 ft at 2:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.97 ft at 2:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.97 ft at 2:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.97 ft at 2:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.97 ft at 3:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.96 ft at 3:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.95 ft at 3:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.95 ft at 3:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.94 ft at 4:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.93 ft at 4:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.93 ft at 4:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.92 ft at 4:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.92 ft at 5:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.91 ft at 5:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.91 ft at 5:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.91 ft at 5:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.9 ft at 6:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.9 ft at 6:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.89 ft at 6:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.89 ft at 6:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.89 ft at 7:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.89 ft at 7:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 7:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 7:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 8:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 8:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 8:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 8:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 9:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 9:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.87 ft at 9:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.87 ft at 9:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.87 ft at 10:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.87 ft at 10:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.87 ft at 10:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.87 ft at 10:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 11:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 11:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 11:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 11:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 12:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 12:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 12:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 12:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 1:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 1:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 1:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.89 ft at 1:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.89 ft at 2:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.89 ft at 2:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 2:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 2:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 3:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 3:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 3:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 3:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 4:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.87 ft at 4:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.87 ft at 4:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.87 ft at 4:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.87 ft at 5:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.87 ft at 5:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 5:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 5:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 6:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 6:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 6:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 6:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 7:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 7:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.88 ft at 7:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.87 ft at 7:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.87 ft at 8:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.87 ft at 8:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.87 ft at 8:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.87 ft at 8:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.87 ft at 9:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.87 ft at 9:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.87 ft at 9:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.86 ft at 9:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.86 ft at 10:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.85 ft at 10:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.85 ft at 10:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.85 ft at 10:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.85 ft at 11:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.86 ft at 11:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.86 ft at 11:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.86 ft at 11:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.86 ft at 12:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 13.87 ft at 12:31PM Dec 16, 2017Highest Forecast: 14 ft 7:00PM Dec 16, 2017Highest Forecast: 14 ft 1:00AM Dec 17, 2017Highest Forecast: 14 ft 7:00AM Dec 17, 2017Highest Forecast: 14 ft 1:00PM Dec 17, 2017Highest Forecast: 14 ft 7:00PM Dec 17, 2017Highest Forecast: 14 ft 1:00AM Dec 18, 2017Highest Forecast: 14 ft 7:00AM Dec 18, 2017Highest Forecast: 14 ft 1:00PM Dec 18, 2017Highest Forecast: 14 ft 7:00PM Dec 18, 2017Highest Forecast: 14 ft 1:00AM Dec 19, 2017Highest Forecast: 14 ft 7:00AM Dec 19, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesOWGN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:15PM Dec 16, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 9:05AM Dec 16)Latest observed value: 13.87 ft at 12:31 PM EST 16-Dec-2017. Flood Stage is 30 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 33
Moderate Flood Stage: 32
Flood Stage: 30
Action Stage: 29
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 39.62 ft on 09/08/2011
(2) 35.90 ft on 06/29/2006
(3) 33.15 ft on 04/03/2005
(4) 32.97 ft on 01/20/1996
(5) 31.97 ft on 04/11/1993
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 39.62 ft on 09/08/2011
(2) 35.90 ft on 06/29/2006
(3) 33.15 ft on 04/03/2005
(4) 31.04 ft on 09/18/2004
(5) 32.97 ft on 01/20/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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39.61 Flood of record. September 2011. Over 90 percent of Owego was inundated by deep flood waters.
36 Flooding inundates Route 17C and spreads over to the east side of Owego along E. Front Street and E. Main Street. The west side of Owego is inundated past Paige and Franklin Streets.
35.9 This was the flood level of the June 2006 flood.
35 Widespread flooding occurs in Owego to the west of Route 96. Route 17C along 5th Avenue floods.
33 Major flood stage. Flood waters cut off McMaster Street around Elm and Temple Streets. Extensive basement to first floor flooding occurs along the south side of Front Street and 5th Avenue in Owego.
32.97 This was the flood level of the severe snowmelt flood of January 20, 1996.
32 Moderate flood stage. A portion of Route 17C west of Owego is threatened by flood waters. A section of Nichols begins to flood. Some flooding expands across Elm Street and Foundry Street in Owego. Homes and businesses begin to flood along Route 17C east of Front Street.
31.97 This is the flood level of April 11, 1993.
31 Flooding leaks over portions of River and Williams Streets to Route 17C behind the Price Chopper. Basement flooding increases between Hickories Park and Downtown, including near the Owego Walk-In Health Care building. The Fairgrouds are inundated.
30 Flood stage. Backyards of homes and businesses right along the northern edge of the river begin to flood. Hickories Park floods. Flood waters back up along Owego Creek into the Fairgrounds and portions of Route 96.
29 Caution stage. Owego Creek begins backing up and spreading toward the Fairgrounds.
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Latitude: 42.097222° N, Longitude: 76.266667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 30 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 776.105 806.105 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 776.64 806.64 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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