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Conestoga River at Lancaster Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 11:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 11:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 11:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 11:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 12:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 1:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 1:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 1:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 2:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 2:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 2:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 2:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 3:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 3:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 3:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 3:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 4:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 4:01PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 4:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 4:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 4:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 5:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 5:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 5:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 5:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 6:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 6:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 6:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 6:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 7:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 7:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 7:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 7:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 8:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 8:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 8:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 8:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 9:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 9:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 9:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 9:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 10:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 10:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 10:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 10:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 12:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 1:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 1:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 1:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 1:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 2:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 2:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 2:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 2:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 3:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 3:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 3:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:01AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 6:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 6:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 6:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 6:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 7:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 7:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 7:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 7:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 11:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 11:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 11:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 11:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 2:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 2:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 2:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 2:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 4:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 4:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 4:16PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 4:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 4:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 5:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 5:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 5:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 10:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 10:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 10:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 10:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 12:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 12:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 12:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 12:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 1:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 1:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 1:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 1:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 2:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 2:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 2:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 2:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 3:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 3:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 3:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 3:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:16AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 5:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 5:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 5:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 5:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 10:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 10:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 10:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 10:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 12:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 12:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 12:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 12:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 1:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 1:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 1:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 1:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 2:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 2:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 2:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 2:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 3:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 3:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 3:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 3:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 4:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 4:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 4:16PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 4:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 4:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 6:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 6:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 6:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 6:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 7:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 7:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 7:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 7:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 8:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 9:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 9:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 10:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 10:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 10:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 10:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 11:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 11:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 11:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 11:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 12:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.62 ft at 12:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 12:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 12:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 1:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.37 ft at 1:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.55 ft at 1:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 1:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 2:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 2:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.22 ft at 2:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.38 ft at 2:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.52 ft at 3:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.66 ft at 3:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.8 ft at 3:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.93 ft at 3:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.05 ft at 4:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 4:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 4:16AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 4:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.37 ft at 4:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.45 ft at 5:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 5:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.6 ft at 5:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.66 ft at 5:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.71 ft at 6:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.75 ft at 6:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.79 ft at 6:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.82 ft at 6:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.84 ft at 7:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.86 ft at 7:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.88 ft at 7:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.88 ft at 7:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.89 ft at 8:00AM Jul 28, 2014Highest Observation: 8.9 ft at 8:15AM Jul 28, 2014Highest Observation: 8.9 ft at 8:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.89 ft at 8:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.89 ft at 9:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.88 ft at 9:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.85 ft at 9:30AM Jul 28, 2014Highest Forecast: 6.8 ft 2:00PM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 8:00PM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 4.8 ft 2:00AM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 4.4 ft 8:00AM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 4.1 ft 2:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 4 ft 8:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 2:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 8:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 2:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 3.7 ft 8:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 3.7 ft 2:00AM Jul 31, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLNCP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:17AM Jul 28, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 2:44AM Jul 28)Latest observed value: 8.85 ft at 9:30 AM EDT 28-Jul-2014. Flood Stage is 11 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:15
Moderate Flood Stage:13
Flood Stage:11
Action Stage:9

Historical Crests
(1) 27.90 ft on 06/23/1972
(2) 21.30 ft on 09/08/2011
(3) 18.14 ft on 01/25/1978
(4) 17.80 ft on 10/09/2005
(5) 17.52 ft on 08/24/1933
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.30 ft on 11/01/1966
(2) 2.39 ft on 09/30/1965
(3) 2.41 ft on 10/17/1985
(4) 2.42 ft on 09/06/1966
(5) 2.43 ft on 06/14/1976
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15 Many homes near the river are affected by high water.
13 Several homes are affected by high water.
11 Grofftown Road will flood.
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(1) looking upstream from gage
(2) looking downstream from gage
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Latitude: 40.050000° N, Longitude: 76.277500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 11 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 29 245.6 ft 256.6 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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