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Susquehanna River at Windsor Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Forecast: 9.6 ft 7:00PM Jan 22, 2018Forecast: 9.7 ft 1:00AM Jan 23, 2018Forecast: 9.7 ft 7:00AM Jan 23, 2018Forecast: 9.7 ft 1:00PM Jan 23, 2018Forecast: 10 ft 7:00PM Jan 23, 2018Forecast: 10.9 ft 1:00AM Jan 24, 2018Forecast: 11.6 ft 7:00AM Jan 24, 2018Forecast: 12 ft 1:00PM Jan 24, 2018Highest Forecast: 12.2 ft 7:00PM Jan 24, 2018Forecast: 11.9 ft 1:00AM Jan 25, 2018Forecast: 11.4 ft 7:00AM Jan 25, 2018USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWSRN6(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (5:00PM Jan 22, 2018)ObservedForecast (issued 10:08AM Jan 22)Latest observed value: 24.96 ft at 2:30 PM EST 19-Jan-2018. Flood Stage is 17 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Susquehanna River at Windsor are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 20.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 19
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 24.27 ft on 06/29/2006
(2) 24.21 ft on 09/08/2011
(3) 21.22 ft on 01/20/1996
(4) 19.45 ft on 04/01/1993
(5) 19.09 ft on 04/04/2005
(6) 18.60 ft on 01/10/1998
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 24.21 ft on 09/08/2011
(2) 18.44 ft on 03/07/2011
(3) 17.47 ft on 03/16/2007
(4) 24.27 ft on 06/29/2006
(5) 19.09 ft on 04/04/2005
(6) 17.09 ft on 03/23/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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24.27 Record flood crest of June 2006. Widespread severe flooding occurs, similar to 2011. The Village potable water wells are potentially compromised by flood waters.
24.21 Flood crest of September 2011. Severe flooding of numerous residences and businesses occurs along Main Street in the Village of Windsor. Water floods Route 79 in the north end of the village, including the Middle School basement and the Quick Check Citgo parking lot. Numerous residences on Grove Street west of the Route 79 intersection flood from groundwater. Route 79 at Exit 79 becomes impassible.
23 Bus garage on Main Street in the Village floods. Flood water rises about two-thirds of the way into parking lot toward Main Street. Several homes are flooded along Route 79 in the north end of the Village of Windsor. Main Street near old Exit 79 floods.
21.2 Flood crest of January 1996. Village Department of Public Works and the water pumphouse floods.
20.5 Major flood stage. Fordway Road along the river becomes inundated. Flooding affects a large farmstead on Route 79, just south of the middle school, and floods many residential back lawns along the river. Significant basement flooding occurs in homes along Main Street from groundwater intrusion.
19.5 Pine crest Campground on route 79 floods.
19 Moderate flood stage. Residences on Bridge Street flood. Golden Oaks Golf Course on the east side of Route 79 floods.
18 Residential basement flooding occurs on Bridge Street.
17 Flood stage. Flooding of agricultural lands near the river occurs. Water threatens homes on Bridge Street in the Village of Windsor.
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Latitude: 42.074722° N, Longitude: 75.638056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 17 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 899.534 ft 916.534 ft Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 900.000 ft 917.000 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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