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Juniata River at Lewistown Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.2 ft at 8:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 8:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 9:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 9:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 10:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 10:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 11:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 11:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 12:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 12:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 1:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 1:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 2:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 2:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 3:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 3:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 4:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 4:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 5:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 5:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 6:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 6:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 7:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 7:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 8:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 8:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 9:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 9:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 10:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 10:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 11:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 11:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 12:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 12:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 1:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 1:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 2:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 3:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 3:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 4:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 4:01PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 4:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 5:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 5:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 6:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 6:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 7:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 7:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 8:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 8:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 10:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 10:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 11:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 11:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 12:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 12:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 1:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 1:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 2:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 2:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 3:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 3:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 4:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 4:01AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 4:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 5:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 5:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 6:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 6:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 7:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 7:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 8:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 8:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 9:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 9:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 10:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 10:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 11:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 11:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 12:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 12:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 1:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 1:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 2:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 2:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 3:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 3:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 4:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 4:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 4:31PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 5:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 5:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 6:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 6:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 7:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 7:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 8:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 8:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 9:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 9:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 10:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 10:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 11:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 11:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 12:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 12:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 1:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 1:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 2:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 2:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 3:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 3:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 4:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 4:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 4:31AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 5.48 ft at 5:00AM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 5.48 ft at 5:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 6:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 6:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 7:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 7:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 8:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 8:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 9:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 9:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 10:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 10:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 11:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 11:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 12:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 12:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 1:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 1:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 2:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 2:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 3:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 3:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 4:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 4:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 4:31PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 5:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 5:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 6:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 6:30PM Dec 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.36 ft 1:00AM Dec 19, 2014Forecast: 5.3 ft 7:00AM Dec 19, 2014Forecast: 5.25 ft 1:00PM Dec 19, 2014Forecast: 5.2 ft 7:00PM Dec 19, 2014Forecast: 5.15 ft 1:00AM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 5.1 ft 7:00AM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 5.06 ft 1:00PM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 5.02 ft 7:00PM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 5 ft 1:00AM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 4.97 ft 7:00AM Dec 21, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLWSP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:32PM Dec 18, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:55AM Dec 18)Latest observed value: 5.4 ft at 6:30 PM EST 18-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 23 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 28
Moderate Flood Stage: 27
Flood Stage: 23
Action Stage: 18
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 43.30 ft on 06/01/1889
(2) 43.00 ft on 03/18/1936
(3) 42.10 ft on 06/23/1972
(4) 32.00 ft on 11/26/1950
(5) 31.68 ft on 09/19/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 31.68 ft on 09/19/2004
(2) 23.60 ft on 11/08/1997
(3) 31.63 ft on 01/20/1996
(4) 21.34 ft on 03/26/1994
(5) 22.40 ft on 11/29/1993
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.30 ft on 09/04/1968
(2) 1.30 ft on 07/18/1969
(3) 1.50 ft on 10/04/1948
(4) 1.70 ft on 10/31/1951
(5) 2.10 ft on 11/17/1971
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35 Widespread inundation occurs on both banks of the river. A large portion of Lewistown is affected by flood waters.
32 The right, or south bank begins to overflow. Expect water up to 6 feet deep in houses on West Elizabeth Street. Expect water up to 2 feet deep in houses on South Main Street.
30 Widespread inundation occurs in and around Lewistown. Water reaches South Main Street.
28 Considerable flood damage occurs to homes and businesses in and around lewistown.
27 Several homes on West Elizabeth Street will flood. Route 22 is also affected.
25 Basement flooding occurs in the low lying areas adjacent to the river and Kishacoquillas creek. Athletic fields will be inundated.
23 Basements of a few homes in the lowest lying areas will flood. Backwater on Kishacoquillas Creek will affect the athletic fields.
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(1) looking upstream
(2) view of the gagehouse
(3) looking downstream
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Latitude: 40.594444° N, Longitude: 77.582778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 23 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 29 443.8 ft 466.8 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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