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Swatara Creek at Middletown Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 5:30PM Dec 10, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 5:45PM Dec 10, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 6:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:15PM Dec 10, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 6:30PM Dec 10, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 6:45PM Dec 10, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 7:00PM Dec 10, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 7:15PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:45PM Dec 10, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 8:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:15PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:15PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:15PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:30PM Dec 10, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 10:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:00PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:15PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:30PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:45PM Dec 10, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 1:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 1:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 1:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 1:45AM Dec 11, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 2:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 3:00AM Dec 11, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 3:15AM Dec 11, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 3:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 3:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 4:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 4:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 4:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 4:45AM Dec 11, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 5:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 5:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 5:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 5:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 7:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:00AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:15AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:30AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:45AM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:00AM Dec 11, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 10:15AM Dec 11, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 10:30AM Dec 11, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 10:45AM Dec 11, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 11:00AM Dec 11, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 11:15AM Dec 11, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 12:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 1:00PM Dec 11, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 1:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 1:30PM Dec 11, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 1:45PM Dec 11, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 2:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 3:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 3:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 3:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 3:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 4:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 4:15PM Dec 11, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 4:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 4:45PM Dec 11, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 5:00PM Dec 11, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 5:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 5:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 5:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 9:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:00PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:15PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:30PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:45PM Dec 11, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 1:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 1:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 1:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 1:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:00AM Dec 12, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 2:15AM Dec 12, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 2:30AM Dec 12, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 2:45AM Dec 12, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 3:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 3:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 3:30AM Dec 12, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 3:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 4:00AM Dec 12, 2017Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 4:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 4:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 4:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 5:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 5:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 5:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 5:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 7:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 8:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 8:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 8:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 8:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 9:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 9:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 10:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 10:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 10:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 10:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 11:00AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 11:15AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 11:30AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:45AM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 12:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 12:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 1:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 1:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 2:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.38 ft at 2:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 2:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.38 ft at 2:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 3:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.38 ft at 3:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 3:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.38 ft at 3:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.38 ft at 4:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 4:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.38 ft at 4:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.38 ft at 4:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.38 ft at 5:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.38 ft at 5:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.37 ft at 5:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.37 ft at 5:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.38 ft at 6:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.37 ft at 6:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.37 ft at 6:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.37 ft at 6:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.35 ft at 7:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.37 ft at 7:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.37 ft at 7:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.36 ft at 7:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.38 ft at 8:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.36 ft at 8:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.37 ft at 8:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.39 ft at 8:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.38 ft at 9:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.37 ft at 9:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.36 ft at 9:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.36 ft at 9:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.35 ft at 10:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.35 ft at 10:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.36 ft at 10:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.36 ft at 10:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.36 ft at 11:00PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.35 ft at 11:15PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.35 ft at 11:30PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 11:45PM Dec 12, 2017Observed: 2.35 ft at 12:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 12:15AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.35 ft at 12:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 12:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 1:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 1:15AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 1:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 1:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:15AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:15AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.35 ft at 3:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.35 ft at 4:15AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.35 ft at 4:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 4:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 5:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 5:15AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.33 ft at 5:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 5:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 6:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 6:15AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 6:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 6:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:15AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 8:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.35 ft at 8:15AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.35 ft at 8:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 8:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.34 ft at 9:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.32 ft at 9:15AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:30AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.3 ft at 9:45AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:00AM Dec 13, 2017Observed: 2.29 ft at 10:15AM Dec 13, 2017Highest Forecast: 2.3 ft 1:00PM Dec 13, 2017Highest Forecast: 2.3 ft 7:00PM Dec 13, 2017Highest Forecast: 2.3 ft 1:00AM Dec 14, 2017Highest Forecast: 2.3 ft 7:00AM Dec 14, 2017Highest Forecast: 2.3 ft 1:00PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Forecast: 2.3 ft 7:00PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Forecast: 2.3 ft 1:00AM Dec 15, 2017Highest Forecast: 2.3 ft 7:00AM Dec 15, 2017Highest Forecast: 2.3 ft 1:00PM Dec 15, 2017Forecast: 2.2 ft 7:00PM Dec 15, 2017Forecast: 2.2 ft 1:00AM Dec 16, 2017Forecast: 2.2 ft 7:00AM Dec 16, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMTLP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:32AM Dec 13, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 9:59AM Dec 13)Latest observed value: 2.29 ft at 10:15 AM EST 13-Dec-2017. Flood Stage is 11 ft
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NOTE: Gauge reading may be affected by ice during freezing weather from November to April.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Swatara Creek at Middletown are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 18
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 23.29 ft on 09/09/2011
(2) 16.36 ft on 03/12/2011
(3) 12.67 ft on 03/08/2011
(4) 12.63 ft on 04/18/2011
(5) 11.81 ft on 01/14/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.81 ft on 01/14/2014
(2) 9.97 ft on 11/24/2011
(3) 23.29 ft on 09/09/2011
(4) 12.63 ft on 04/18/2011
(5) 16.36 ft on 03/12/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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23.29 Flood of Record. Level of flooding associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee on September 9 2011.
20 Widespread flooding of structures...including the trailer park at Harborton Place and Caravan Court.
18 Widespread flooding occurs. Numerous homes are affected by high water. Route 230 is affected. Flooding begins in the vicinty of Hoffer Park.
15 Flooding begins in the vacinity of Few Avenue and near the community swimming pool.
12 Both banks overflow upstream of the Vine Street Bridge and several basements are affected.
11 Minor overbank flooding begins near the Vine Street Bridge downstream to the Susquehanna River.
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Latitude: 40.192500° N, Longitude: 76.728333° 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)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 278.56 Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available 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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