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West Branch Susquehanna River at Karthaus Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.46 ft at 6:15AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.48 ft at 6:30AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.48 ft at 6:45AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.49 ft at 7:00AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.49 ft at 7:15AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.5 ft at 7:30AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.52 ft at 7:45AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.51 ft at 8:00AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.53 ft at 8:15AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.54 ft at 8:30AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.54 ft at 8:45AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.55 ft at 9:00AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:15AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:30AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 9:45AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 10:00AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 10:15AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 10:30AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.59 ft at 10:45AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:00AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 11:15AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.59 ft at 11:30AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:45AM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.59 ft at 12:00PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:15PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:30PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:45PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.59 ft at 1:00PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:15PM May 19, 2015Highest Observation: 2.62 ft at 1:30PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:45PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.59 ft at 2:00PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:15PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:30PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:45PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:00PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:15PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:30PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:45PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:00PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:15PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:30PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:45PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.59 ft at 5:00PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.58 ft at 5:15PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 5:30PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 5:45PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 6:00PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 6:15PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.57 ft at 6:30PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:45PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.55 ft at 7:00PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.54 ft at 7:15PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.55 ft at 7:30PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.54 ft at 7:45PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.55 ft at 8:00PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.53 ft at 8:15PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.54 ft at 8:30PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.54 ft at 8:45PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.54 ft at 9:00PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.54 ft at 9:15PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.52 ft at 9:30PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.52 ft at 9:45PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.53 ft at 10:00PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.52 ft at 10:15PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.52 ft at 10:30PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.52 ft at 10:45PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.52 ft at 11:00PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.5 ft at 11:15PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.51 ft at 11:30PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.5 ft at 11:45PM May 19, 2015Observed: 2.5 ft at 12:00AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.49 ft at 12:15AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.49 ft at 12:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.5 ft at 12:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.49 ft at 1:00AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.49 ft at 1:15AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.49 ft at 1:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.5 ft at 1:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.49 ft at 2:00AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.48 ft at 2:15AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.49 ft at 2:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.47 ft at 2:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.48 ft at 3:00AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 3:15AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.48 ft at 3:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.47 ft at 3:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.47 ft at 4:00AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.47 ft at 4:15AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.47 ft at 4:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.47 ft at 4:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 5:00AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 5:15AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 5:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 5:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.45 ft at 6:00AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 6:15AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 6:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.46 ft at 6:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 7:00AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 7:15AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 7:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.43 ft at 7:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.44 ft at 8:00AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 8:15AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.42 ft at 8:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.41 ft at 8:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:00AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.39 ft at 9:15AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.39 ft at 9:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.38 ft at 10:00AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.38 ft at 10:15AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.37 ft at 10:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.36 ft at 10:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.37 ft at 11:00AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.35 ft at 11:15AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.36 ft at 11:30AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.35 ft at 11:45AM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.35 ft at 12:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.33 ft at 12:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.33 ft at 12:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.33 ft at 12:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.31 ft at 1:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.32 ft at 1:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.31 ft at 2:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.3 ft at 2:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.3 ft at 2:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.29 ft at 2:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.28 ft at 3:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.24 ft at 4:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.25 ft at 4:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.24 ft at 5:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.24 ft at 5:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.25 ft at 5:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.23 ft at 5:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.24 ft at 6:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.22 ft at 6:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.22 ft at 6:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.22 ft at 6:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.22 ft at 7:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.22 ft at 7:01PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.21 ft at 7:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.21 ft at 7:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.22 ft at 7:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.2 ft at 8:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.2 ft at 9:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.2 ft at 9:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 9:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 9:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 10:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 10:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 10:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 10:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 11:00PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 11:15PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 11:30PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 11:45PM May 20, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 12:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 12:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 12:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 12:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 1:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 1:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 1:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 1:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 2:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 2:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 2:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 2:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 3:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 3:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 3:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 3:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 4:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 4:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 4:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 4:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 5:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 5:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 5:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 5:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 6:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 6:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 6:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 6:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 7:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 7:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 7:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 7:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 8:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 8:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 8:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 8:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 9:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 9:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 9:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 9:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 10:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 10:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 10:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 10:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 11:00AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 11:15AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 11:30AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 11:45AM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 12:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 12:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 12:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 12:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 1:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 1:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 1:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 1:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 2:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 2:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 2:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 2:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.1 ft at 3:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.1 ft at 3:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 3:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 3:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.1 ft at 4:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.1 ft at 4:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 4:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 4:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.1 ft at 5:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.1 ft at 5:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.09 ft at 5:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.1 ft at 5:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 6:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 6:01PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 6:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.09 ft at 6:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.1 ft at 6:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 7:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.11 ft at 7:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.12 ft at 7:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.13 ft at 7:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 8:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 8:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 8:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 8:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 9:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.2 ft at 9:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.21 ft at 9:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.21 ft at 9:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.22 ft at 10:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.24 ft at 10:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.23 ft at 10:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.24 ft at 10:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.26 ft at 11:00PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.25 ft at 11:15PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.27 ft at 11:30PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.26 ft at 11:45PM May 21, 2015Observed: 2.26 ft at 12:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.28 ft at 12:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.3 ft at 12:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.31 ft at 1:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.31 ft at 1:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.31 ft at 2:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.31 ft at 2:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.31 ft at 2:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.32 ft at 2:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.31 ft at 3:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.31 ft at 3:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.32 ft at 3:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.32 ft at 3:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.33 ft at 4:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.32 ft at 4:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.33 ft at 4:30AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.33 ft at 4:45AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.33 ft at 5:00AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.32 ft at 5:15AM May 22, 2015Observed: 2.32 ft at 5:30AM May 22, 2015Forecast: 2.3 ft 8:00AM May 22, 2015Forecast: 2.36 ft 2:00PM May 22, 2015Highest Forecast: 2.4 ft 8:00PM May 22, 2015Forecast: 2.39 ft 2:00AM May 23, 2015Forecast: 2.36 ft 8:00AM May 23, 2015Forecast: 2.3 ft 2:00PM May 23, 2015Forecast: 2.27 ft 8:00PM May 23, 2015Forecast: 2.25 ft 2:00AM May 24, 2015Forecast: 2.23 ft 8:00AM May 24, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesKARP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:02AM May 22, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 8:42AM May 21)Latest observed value: 2.32 ft at 5:30 AM EDT 22-May-2015. Flood Stage is 19 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the West Branch Susquehanna River at Karthaus are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 19
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 24.50 ft on 03/18/1936
(2) 18.57 ft on 06/23/1972
(3) 15.98 ft on 03/10/1964
(4) 13.82 ft on 12/30/1942
(5) 13.41 ft on 01/19/1996

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.41 ft on 01/19/1996
(2) 18.57 ft on 06/23/1972
(3) 15.98 ft on 03/10/1964
(4) 13.82 ft on 12/30/1942
(5) 24.50 ft on 03/18/1936

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.43 ft on 09/26/1964
(2) 0.48 ft on 09/30/1943
(3) 0.48 ft on 09/22/1955
(4) 0.68 ft on 08/10/1966
(5) 0.78 ft on 09/02/1963
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24 A number of homes are affected by high water.
22 Several homes in low lying areas near Mosquito Creek are affected.
19 The left, or west bank overflows.
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(1) looking upstream
(2) view of the gagehouse
(3) looking downstream
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Latitude: 41.117500° N, Longitude: 78.109167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 19 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 29 830.6 ft 849.6 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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