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Susquehanna River at Towanda Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 1.32 ft at 5:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 5:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 5:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 5:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 6:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 6:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 6:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 6:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 7:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 7:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 7:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.31 ft at 7:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.31 ft at 8:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.31 ft at 8:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.3 ft at 8:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.29 ft at 8:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.28 ft at 9:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.28 ft at 9:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.27 ft at 9:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.27 ft at 9:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.26 ft at 10:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.25 ft at 10:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.25 ft at 10:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 10:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 11:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.23 ft at 11:15PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 11:30PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 11:45PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 12:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 12:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.2 ft at 12:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.2 ft at 12:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.19 ft at 1:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.19 ft at 1:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.19 ft at 1:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.18 ft at 1:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.18 ft at 2:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.17 ft at 2:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.17 ft at 2:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.16 ft at 2:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.16 ft at 3:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.16 ft at 3:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.15 ft at 3:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.15 ft at 3:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.15 ft at 4:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 4:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 4:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 4:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 5:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 5:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 5:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 5:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 6:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 6:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 6:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 6:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 7:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 7:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 7:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 7:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 8:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.14 ft at 8:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.15 ft at 8:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.15 ft at 8:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.15 ft at 9:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.16 ft at 9:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.16 ft at 9:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.16 ft at 9:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.17 ft at 10:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.17 ft at 10:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.17 ft at 10:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.18 ft at 10:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.18 ft at 11:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.18 ft at 11:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.18 ft at 11:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.19 ft at 11:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.19 ft at 12:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.19 ft at 12:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.19 ft at 12:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.2 ft at 12:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.2 ft at 1:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.2 ft at 1:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.2 ft at 1:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.2 ft at 1:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.2 ft at 2:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.2 ft at 2:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.2 ft at 2:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 2:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 3:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 3:01PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 3:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 3:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 3:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 4:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 4:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 4:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 4:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 5:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 5:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 5:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 5:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 6:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 6:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 6:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 6:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 7:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 7:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 7:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 7:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 8:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 8:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 8:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 8:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 9:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 9:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 9:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 9:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 10:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 10:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 10:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 10:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 11:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 11:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 11:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 11:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 12:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 12:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 12:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 12:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 1:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 1:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 1:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.21 ft at 1:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 2:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 2:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 2:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 2:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.22 ft at 3:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.23 ft at 3:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.23 ft at 3:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 3:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 4:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 4:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 4:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.23 ft at 4:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.23 ft at 5:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.23 ft at 5:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.23 ft at 5:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.23 ft at 5:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.23 ft at 6:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.23 ft at 6:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.23 ft at 6:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.23 ft at 6:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.23 ft at 7:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.23 ft at 7:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.23 ft at 7:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.23 ft at 7:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 8:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 8:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 8:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 8:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 9:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 9:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 9:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 9:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 10:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 10:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 10:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 10:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 11:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 11:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 11:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 11:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.25 ft at 12:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.24 ft at 12:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.25 ft at 12:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.25 ft at 12:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.25 ft at 1:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.25 ft at 1:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.25 ft at 1:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.25 ft at 1:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.25 ft at 2:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.26 ft at 2:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.26 ft at 2:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.26 ft at 2:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.26 ft at 3:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.26 ft at 3:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.26 ft at 3:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.26 ft at 3:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.26 ft at 4:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.26 ft at 4:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.27 ft at 4:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.27 ft at 4:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.27 ft at 5:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.27 ft at 5:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.27 ft at 5:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.28 ft at 5:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.28 ft at 6:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.28 ft at 6:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.29 ft at 6:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.29 ft at 6:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.3 ft at 7:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.3 ft at 7:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.3 ft at 7:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.3 ft at 7:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.31 ft at 8:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.31 ft at 8:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.31 ft at 8:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 8:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 9:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.32 ft at 9:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 9:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.33 ft at 9:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 10:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.34 ft at 10:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 10:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.35 ft at 10:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.36 ft at 11:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.36 ft at 11:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.37 ft at 11:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.38 ft at 11:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 1.39 ft at 12:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.39 ft at 12:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.4 ft at 12:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.41 ft at 12:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.42 ft at 1:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.42 ft at 1:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.43 ft at 1:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 1:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.44 ft at 2:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 2:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.46 ft at 2:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.47 ft at 2:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.48 ft at 3:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 3:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 3:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.51 ft at 3:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 4:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 4:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 4:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 4:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 5:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 5:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 5:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 5:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 6:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 6:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 6:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 7:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 7:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 7:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 7:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 8:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 8:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 8:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 8:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 9:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 9:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 10:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 10:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 11:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.91 ft at 11:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.92 ft at 11:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.94 ft at 12:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 12:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 12:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 12:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 1:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 1:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 1:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 1:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 2:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.09 ft at 2:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.1 ft at 2:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.12 ft at 3:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.13 ft at 3:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.14 ft at 3:30PM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 2.15 ft at 3:45PM Nov 25, 2014Forecast: 2.3 ft 7:00PM Nov 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.4 ft 1:00AM Nov 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.4 ft 7:00AM Nov 26, 2014Forecast: 2.3 ft 1:00PM Nov 26, 2014Forecast: 2.2 ft 7:00PM Nov 26, 2014Forecast: 2.2 ft 1:00AM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 2.2 ft 7:00AM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 2.2 ft 1:00PM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 2.2 ft 7:00PM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 2.1 ft 1:00AM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 2 ft 7:00AM Nov 28, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesTOWP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:46PM Nov 25, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:58AM Nov 25)Latest observed value: 2.15 ft at 3:45 PM EST 25-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 16 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Susquehanna River at Towanda are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25.1
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 33.43 ft on 06/24/1972
(2) 30.52 ft on 09/08/2011
(3) 27.47 ft on 09/27/1975
(4) 25.08 ft on 05/29/1946
(5) 25.03 ft on 03/19/1936
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 30.52 ft on 09/08/2011
(2) 19.41 ft on 04/28/2011
(3) 18.96 ft on 03/12/2011
(4) 17.37 ft on 01/26/2010
(5) 14.16 ft on 03/10/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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33.43 This is the crest level of Hurricane Agnes in 1972. Severe flooding occurred between River Street and Main Street in Towanda. Several stores, commercial buildings, Borough Hall, the police station and the airport were severely damaged. The James Street bridge collapsed.
30.52 This is the crest level of the 2011 Tropical Storm Lee flood. Flood waters extended into parking lots and residences in the business district along Merrill Parkway. Flooding was along the foundations of the police station and Borough Hall.
30 Flood waters cover The Street level in front of the Towanda Borough Hall and the police station.
28.5 Much of the Merrill Parkway floods. Homes and businesses between Main Street and the Parkway are threatened by flood waters.
25.1 Flood waters spill onto Merrill Parkway. The homes in the Flats area of Towanda are inundated. Homes nearest the river from Sheshequin to north Towanda have several feet of water on the first floor.
24.8 This is the flood crest of the January 1996 rain and snow melt flood. Water reaches the railroad tracks on the bank of the river across from Towanda.
22.3 Flood waters reach the first floor level of cottages in Tarrytown.
21 Flooding threatens the waste water treatment plant in Towanda.
19 Airport Road in Towanda Township is threatened by flooding.
18 Flooding of agricultural lands upstream and downstream of towanda increases. Significant basement flooding begins in the Flats area near the airport.
16 Minor field flooding begins from overflow of both banks up and downstream of Towanda.
Photos
(1) looking upstream
(2) view of gagehouse
(3) looking downstream
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Latitude: 41.765278° N, Longitude: 76.441111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 16 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 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 694.375 ft 710.375 ft 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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