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West Branch Susquehanna River at Karthaus Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 1.97 ft at 7:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 7:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 7:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 8:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 8:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 8:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 8:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 9:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 9:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 9:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 9:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.95 ft at 10:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 10:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 10:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 10:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 11:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 11:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 11:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 11:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.96 ft at 12:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.97 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: 1.97 ft at 1:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 1:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 1:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.97 ft at 1:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 2:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.98 ft at 2:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 2:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 2:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 3:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 3:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 3:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 3:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 4:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 4:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 4:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 4:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 5:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 5:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 5:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 5:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 6:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 6:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 8:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.09 ft at 8:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.1 ft at 8:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.1 ft at 8:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.1 ft at 9:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 9:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.1 ft at 9:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 9:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 10:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 10:15PM Nov 25, 2014Highest Observation: 2.12 ft at 10:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 10:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.1 ft at 11:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.1 ft at 11:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.11 ft at 11:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 3:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 4:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 4:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 4:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 5:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 5:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 6:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 7:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 7:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 7:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 7:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 8:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 9:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 9:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 9:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 10:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 10:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 10:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 10:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 11:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:15PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:30PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:45PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 12:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 1:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 1:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 1:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 1:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 2:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 2:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 2:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 2:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 3:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 3:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 3:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 3:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 4:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 4:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 4:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 4:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 5:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 5:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 5:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 5:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 6:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 6:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 6:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 6:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 7:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 7:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 7:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 7:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 7:46AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 8:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 8:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 9:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 9:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 9:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 9:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 10:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 10:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 10:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 10:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 11:00AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 11:15AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 11:30AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 11:45AM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 1.99 ft at 12:00PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.02 ft at 12:15PM Nov 27, 2014Observed: 2.01 ft at 12:30PM Nov 27, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.92 ft 1:00PM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 7:00PM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 1.86 ft 1:00AM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 1.85 ft 7:00AM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 1.83 ft 1:00PM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 7:00PM Nov 29, 2014Forecast: 1.78 ft 1:00AM Nov 30, 2014Forecast: 1.75 ft 7:00AM Nov 30, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesKARP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:02AM Nov 28, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:50AM Nov 27)Latest observed value: 2.01 ft at 12:30 PM EST 27-Nov-2014. 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
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Elevation
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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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