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Susquehanna River at Conowingo Dam Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 14.88 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 14.85 ft at 6:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 14.87 ft at 6:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 14.88 ft at 6:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 14.89 ft at 7:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 14.92 ft at 7:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 15.46 ft at 7:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 16.32 ft at 7:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 16.99 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.21 ft at 8:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.25 ft at 8:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.29 ft at 8:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.29 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.27 ft at 9:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.27 ft at 9:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.29 ft at 9:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.31 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.31 ft at 10:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.3 ft at 10:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.3 ft at 10:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.28 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.33 ft at 11:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.35 ft at 11:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.35 ft at 11:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.36 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.82 ft at 12:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 18 ft at 12:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 18.05 ft at 12:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 18.06 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 18.05 ft at 1:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 18.03 ft at 1:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.99 ft at 1:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.99 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.98 ft at 2:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.99 ft at 2:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.98 ft at 2:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.96 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.96 ft at 3:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.93 ft at 3:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.93 ft at 3:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.93 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.9 ft at 4:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.89 ft at 4:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.88 ft at 4:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.89 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.89 ft at 5:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.9 ft at 5:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.89 ft at 5:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.88 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.85 ft at 6:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.85 ft at 6:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.85 ft at 6:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.85 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.87 ft at 7:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.87 ft at 7:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.88 ft at 7:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.88 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.9 ft at 8:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.92 ft at 8:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.93 ft at 8:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.95 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.97 ft at 9:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.98 ft at 9:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 18 ft at 9:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 18.02 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 18.02 ft at 10:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 18.02 ft at 10:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 18.01 ft at 10:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 18.01 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 18.02 ft at 11:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 18.03 ft at 11:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 18.03 ft at 11:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 18.02 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.02 ft at 12:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.02 ft at 12:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.02 ft at 12:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.01 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18 ft at 1:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.98 ft at 1:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.97 ft at 1:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.96 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.94 ft at 2:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.65 ft at 2:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.32 ft at 2:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.22 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.2 ft at 3:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.17 ft at 3:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.16 ft at 3:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.16 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.14 ft at 4:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.13 ft at 4:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.12 ft at 4:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.11 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.1 ft at 5:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.1 ft at 5:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.09 ft at 5:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.09 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.09 ft at 6:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.1 ft at 6:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.11 ft at 6:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.14 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.16 ft at 7:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.17 ft at 7:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.18 ft at 7:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.2 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.21 ft at 8:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.25 ft at 8:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 17.76 ft at 8:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.37 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.6 ft at 9:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.66 ft at 9:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.69 ft at 9:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.7 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.69 ft at 10:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.7 ft at 10:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.72 ft at 10:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.72 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.73 ft at 11:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.74 ft at 11:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.74 ft at 11:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.73 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.73 ft at 12:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.74 ft at 12:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.74 ft at 12:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.73 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.71 ft at 1:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.67 ft at 1:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.65 ft at 1:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.68 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.7 ft at 2:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.69 ft at 2:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.68 ft at 2:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.65 ft at 3:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.65 ft at 3:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.68 ft at 3:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.68 ft at 3:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.66 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.66 ft at 4:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.65 ft at 4:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.64 ft at 4:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.64 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.62 ft at 5:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.62 ft at 5:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.61 ft at 5:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.59 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.59 ft at 6:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.59 ft at 6:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.58 ft at 6:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.57 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.57 ft at 7:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.58 ft at 7:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.6 ft at 7:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.61 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.62 ft at 8:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.63 ft at 8:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.62 ft at 8:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.63 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.65 ft at 9:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.67 ft at 9:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.69 ft at 9:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.69 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.68 ft at 10:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.68 ft at 10:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.68 ft at 10:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.69 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.69 ft at 11:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.66 ft at 11:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.64 ft at 11:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 18.64 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.64 ft at 12:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.34 ft at 12:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.03 ft at 12:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.95 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.92 ft at 1:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.9 ft at 1:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.89 ft at 1:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.48 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.22 ft at 2:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.17 ft at 2:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.15 ft at 2:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.14 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.14 ft at 3:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.16 ft at 3:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.16 ft at 3:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.16 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.16 ft at 4:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.15 ft at 4:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.16 ft at 4:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.16 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.42 ft at 5:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.12 ft at 5:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.49 ft at 5:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.57 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.61 ft at 6:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.63 ft at 6:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.65 ft at 6:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.65 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.65 ft at 7:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.67 ft at 7:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.68 ft at 7:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 19.05 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 19.26 ft at 8:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 19.32 ft at 8:30AM Apr 18, 2014Highest Observation: 19.36 ft at 8:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.01 ft at 2:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18 ft at 3:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.96 ft at 3:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.95 ft at 3:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.93 ft at 3:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.96 ft at 4:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.96 ft at 4:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.96 ft at 4:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.96 ft at 4:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.95 ft at 5:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.95 ft at 5:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.97 ft at 5:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.97 ft at 5:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.97 ft at 6:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.98 ft at 6:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.98 ft at 6:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 17.99 ft at 6:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18 ft at 7:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18 ft at 7:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18 ft at 7:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18 ft at 7:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.25 ft at 8:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.59 ft at 8:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.65 ft at 8:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.69 ft at 8:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.72 ft at 9:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.68 ft at 9:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.72 ft at 9:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.73 ft at 9:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.72 ft at 10:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.72 ft at 10:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.71 ft at 10:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.69 ft at 10:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.68 ft at 11:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.23 ft at 11:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.07 ft at 11:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.03 ft at 11:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 18.01 ft at 12:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 17.99 ft at 12:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 17.99 ft at 12:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 17.89 ft at 12:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 17.45 ft at 1:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 17.31 ft at 1:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 17.26 ft at 1:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 17.25 ft at 1:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 17.24 ft at 2:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 17.25 ft at 2:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 17.24 ft at 2:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 17.23 ft at 2:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 17.2 ft at 3:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 17.12 ft at 3:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 16.6 ft at 3:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 15.97 ft at 3:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 15.64 ft at 4:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 15.56 ft at 4:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 15.54 ft at 4:30AM Apr 19, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesCNWM2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:47AM Apr 19, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 15.54 ft at 4:30 AM EDT 19-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 23.5 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Susquehanna River at Conowingo Dam are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:28.5
Moderate Flood Stage:24.8
Flood Stage:23.5
Action Stage:21.5

Historical Crests
(1) 36.83 ft on 06/24/1972
(2) 34.18 ft on 01/20/1996
(3) 32.41 ft on 09/09/2011
(4) 30.92 ft on 09/27/1975
(5) 30.07 ft on 09/19/2004
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Currently none available.
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31 Notification level 9 with 43 to 53 gates open at Conowingo Dam.
29.4 Notification level 8 with 36 to 42 gates open at Conowingo Dam.
28.5 Notification level 7 with 33 to 35 gates open at Conowingo Dam.
26.3 Notification level 6 with 26 to 32 gates open at Conowingo Dam.
24.8 Notification level 5 with 21 to 25 gates open at Conowingo Dam. Backyards and basements on Main Street and Tome's Landing begin to flood.
23.7 Notification level 4 with 18 to 20 gates open at Conowing Dam. Minor flooding begins in the town of Port Deposit Maryland.
22.9 Notification level 3 with 16 to 17 gates open at Conowingo Dam. Maryland route 222 north of Port Deposit closed.
21.5 Notification level 2 with 12 to 15 gates open at Conowingo Dam.
20 Notification level 1 with 10 to 11 gates open at Conowingo dam.
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Latitude: 39.657778° N, Longitude: 76.174444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 23.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 5 ft 28.5 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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