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West Branch Susquehanna River at Lock Haven Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 7.85 ft at 6:30AM Sep 19, 2017Highest Observation: 7.85 ft at 6:45AM Sep 19, 2017Highest Observation: 7.85 ft at 7:00AM Sep 19, 2017Highest Observation: 7.85 ft at 7:15AM Sep 19, 2017Highest Observation: 7.85 ft at 7:30AM Sep 19, 2017Highest Observation: 7.85 ft at 7:45AM Sep 19, 2017Highest Observation: 7.85 ft at 8:00AM Sep 19, 2017Highest Observation: 7.85 ft at 8:15AM Sep 19, 2017Highest Observation: 7.85 ft at 8:30AM Sep 19, 2017Highest Observation: 7.85 ft at 8:45AM Sep 19, 2017Highest Observation: 7.85 ft at 9:00AM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.84 ft at 9:15AM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.84 ft at 10:30AM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.84 ft at 10:45AM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.84 ft at 11:00AM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.84 ft at 11:15AM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.84 ft at 11:30AM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.84 ft at 11:45AM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.84 ft at 12:00PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.84 ft at 12:15PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.84 ft at 1:30PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.84 ft at 1:45PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.84 ft at 2:00PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.84 ft at 2:15PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.84 ft at 2:30PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.84 ft at 2:45PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.84 ft at 3:00PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.84 ft at 3:15PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.84 ft at 3:30PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.84 ft at 3:45PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 4:00PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 4:15PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 4:30PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 4:45PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 5:00PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.84 ft at 5:15PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 6:30PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 6:45PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 7:00PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 7:15PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 7:30PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 7:45PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 8:00PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 8:15PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 8:30PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 8:45PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 9:00PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 9:15PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 9:30PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 9:45PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 10:00PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 10:01PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 10:15PM Sep 19, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 12:30AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 12:45AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 1:00AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 1:15AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 2:30AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 2:45AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 3:00AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 3:15AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 3:30AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 3:45AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 4:00AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 4:15AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 4:30AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 4:45AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 5:00AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 5:15AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 5:30AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 5:45AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.82 ft at 6:00AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 6:15AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.82 ft at 7:30AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.82 ft at 7:45AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.82 ft at 8:00AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.82 ft at 8:15AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.82 ft at 8:30AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.82 ft at 8:45AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.82 ft at 9:00AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.82 ft at 9:15AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.82 ft at 9:30AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.82 ft at 9:45AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.82 ft at 10:00AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.82 ft at 10:15AM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.81 ft at 2:30PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.81 ft at 2:45PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.81 ft at 3:00PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.81 ft at 3:15PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.81 ft at 3:30PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.81 ft at 3:45PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.81 ft at 4:00PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.81 ft at 4:15PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.81 ft at 4:30PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.81 ft at 4:45PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.81 ft at 5:00PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.81 ft at 5:15PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.81 ft at 5:30PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.81 ft at 5:45PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.81 ft at 6:00PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.81 ft at 6:15PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 9:30PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 9:45PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 10:00PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 10:15PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 10:30PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 10:45PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 11:00PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 11:15PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 11:30PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 11:45PM Sep 20, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 12:00AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 12:15AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 12:30AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 12:45AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 1:00AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 1:15AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 1:30AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 1:45AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 2:00AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.8 ft at 2:15AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 3:30AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 3:45AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 4:00AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 4:15AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 4:30AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 4:45AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 5:00AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 5:15AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 5:30AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 5:45AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 6:00AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 6:15AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 7:30AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 7:45AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 8:00AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 8:15AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 8:30AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 8:45AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 9:00AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 9:15AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 9:30AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 9:45AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 10:00AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.79 ft at 10:15AM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 2:30PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 2:45PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 3:00PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 3:15PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 3:30PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 3:45PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 4:00PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 4:15PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 4:30PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 4:45PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 5:00PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 5:15PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 5:30PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 5:45PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 6:00PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 6:15PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 6:30PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 6:45PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 7:00PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 7:15PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 8:30PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 8:45PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 9:00PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 9:15PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 10:30PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 10:45PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 11:00PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.78 ft at 11:15PM Sep 21, 2017Observed: 7.77 ft at 12:30AM Sep 22, 2017Observed: 7.77 ft at 12:45AM Sep 22, 2017Observed: 7.77 ft at 1:00AM Sep 22, 2017Observed: 7.77 ft at 1:15AM Sep 22, 2017Highest Forecast: 7.8 ft 8:00AM Sep 22, 2017Highest Forecast: 7.8 ft 2:00PM Sep 22, 2017Highest Forecast: 7.8 ft 8:00PM Sep 22, 2017Highest Forecast: 7.8 ft 2:00AM Sep 23, 2017Highest Forecast: 7.8 ft 8:00AM Sep 23, 2017Highest Forecast: 7.8 ft 2:00PM Sep 23, 2017Highest Forecast: 7.8 ft 8:00PM Sep 23, 2017Highest Forecast: 7.8 ft 2:00AM Sep 24, 2017Highest Forecast: 7.8 ft 8:00AM Sep 24, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLHVP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:17AM Sep 22, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 8:46AM Sep 21)Latest observed value: 7.77 ft at 1:15 AM EDT 22-Sep-2017. Flood Stage is 21 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the West Branch Susquehanna River at Lock Haven are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 21
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 32.30 ft on 03/18/1936
(2) 31.10 ft on 06/23/1972
(3) 29.80 ft on 06/01/1889
(4) 28.13 ft on 09/18/2004
(5) 27.61 ft on 11/26/1950
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 24.10 ft on 12/02/2010
(2) 28.13 ft on 09/18/2004
(3) 25.86 ft on 01/20/1996
(4) 17.82 ft on 03/25/1994
(5) 18.30 ft on 11/28/1993
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.63 ft on 10/02/1941
(2) 5.10 ft on 09/02/1939

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39.5 Approximate level of the FEMA 0.2% Annual Chance Flood level (500-year flood).
35.5 Flood waters begin to reach teh Woodward Avenue Bridge.
34.5 Flood waters begin to reach the North Jay Street Bridge.
33.5 Approximate level of the FEMA 1% Annual Chance Flood level (100-year flood).
32.5 Flood of record from 1936. Flood waters begin to reach teh railroad bridge crossing the river near Farrandsville.
31 Approximate level of the FEMA 2% Annual Chance Flood level (50-year flood).
30.5 Flood waters begin to reach the first Island Road Bridge.
27 Approximately 75 percent of Lock Haven would be inundated if the levee system was not in place.
25 Numerous homes and businesses would be flooded if the levee system was not in place. Approximate level of the FEMA 10% Annual Chance Flood level (10-year flood).
23 Considerable flooding would occur if the levee system was not in place.
21 The right, or south bank overflows in areas not protected by the levee system.
19 River interests should monitor conditions for continued rising water levels.
17 River interests should monitor conditions for continued rising water levels. Historically, at these levels, homes downstream along the antes creek are affected.
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(1) looking upstream
(2) view of the gagehouse
(3) looking downstream
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Latitude: 41.138056° N, Longitude: 77.442222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 21 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 29 534.5 ft 555.5 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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