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Susquehanna River at Sunbury Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 7.16 ft at 6:45AM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.17 ft at 7:00AM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.18 ft at 7:15AM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.19 ft at 7:30AM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.19 ft at 7:45AM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.21 ft at 8:00AM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.23 ft at 8:15AM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.26 ft at 8:30AM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.29 ft at 8:45AM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.3 ft at 9:00AM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.31 ft at 9:15AM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.31 ft at 9:30AM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.31 ft at 9:45AM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.3 ft at 10:00AM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.3 ft at 10:15AM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.29 ft at 10:30AM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.29 ft at 10:45AM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.29 ft at 11:00AM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.29 ft at 11:15AM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.28 ft at 11:30AM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.28 ft at 11:45AM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.26 ft at 12:00PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.27 ft at 12:15PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.26 ft at 12:30PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.27 ft at 12:45PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.27 ft at 1:00PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.27 ft at 1:15PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.27 ft at 1:30PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.26 ft at 1:45PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.26 ft at 2:00PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.26 ft at 2:15PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.26 ft at 2:30PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.26 ft at 2:45PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.26 ft at 3:00PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.26 ft at 3:15PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.25 ft at 3:30PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.25 ft at 3:45PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.25 ft at 4:00PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.24 ft at 4:15PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.24 ft at 4:30PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.24 ft at 4:45PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.23 ft at 5:00PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.23 ft at 5:01PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.22 ft at 5:15PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.22 ft at 5:30PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.21 ft at 5:45PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.2 ft at 6:00PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.18 ft at 6:15PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.15 ft at 6:30PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.13 ft at 6:45PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.11 ft at 7:00PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.09 ft at 7:15PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.08 ft at 7:30PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.07 ft at 7:45PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.06 ft at 8:00PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.06 ft at 8:15PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.05 ft at 8:30PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.05 ft at 8:45PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.04 ft at 9:00PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.04 ft at 9:15PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.05 ft at 9:30PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.04 ft at 9:45PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.04 ft at 10:00PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.04 ft at 10:15PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.05 ft at 10:30PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.05 ft at 10:45PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.05 ft at 11:00PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.05 ft at 11:15PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.05 ft at 11:30PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.05 ft at 11:45PM Feb 24, 2015Observed: 7.05 ft at 12:00AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.05 ft at 12:15AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.05 ft at 12:30AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.06 ft at 12:45AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.06 ft at 1:00AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.07 ft at 1:15AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.09 ft at 1:30AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.09 ft at 1:45AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.1 ft at 2:00AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.11 ft at 2:15AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.13 ft at 2:30AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.14 ft at 2:45AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.15 ft at 3:00AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.16 ft at 3:15AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.17 ft at 3:30AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.18 ft at 3:45AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.19 ft at 4:00AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.2 ft at 4:15AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.21 ft at 4:30AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.22 ft at 4:45AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.22 ft at 5:00AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.23 ft at 5:15AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.24 ft at 5:30AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.25 ft at 5:45AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.25 ft at 6:00AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.26 ft at 6:15AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.27 ft at 6:30AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.28 ft at 6:45AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.28 ft at 7:00AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.29 ft at 7:15AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.3 ft at 7:30AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.32 ft at 7:45AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.33 ft at 8:00AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.37 ft at 8:15AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.4 ft at 8:30AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.42 ft at 8:45AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.42 ft at 9:00AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.43 ft at 9:15AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.42 ft at 9:30AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.41 ft at 9:45AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.39 ft at 10:00AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.37 ft at 10:15AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.34 ft at 10:30AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.31 ft at 10:45AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.29 ft at 11:00AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.27 ft at 11:15AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.26 ft at 11:30AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.26 ft at 11:45AM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.25 ft at 12:00PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.24 ft at 12:15PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.24 ft at 12:30PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.24 ft at 12:45PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.24 ft at 1:00PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.24 ft at 1:15PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.25 ft at 1:30PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.25 ft at 1:45PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.25 ft at 2:00PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.26 ft at 2:15PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.26 ft at 2:30PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.27 ft at 2:45PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.27 ft at 3:00PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.27 ft at 3:15PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.27 ft at 3:30PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.27 ft at 3:45PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.27 ft at 4:00PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.27 ft at 4:15PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.27 ft at 4:30PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.26 ft at 4:45PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.26 ft at 5:00PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.26 ft at 5:01PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.25 ft at 5:15PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.25 ft at 5:30PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.24 ft at 5:45PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.24 ft at 6:00PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.24 ft at 6:15PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.23 ft at 6:30PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.22 ft at 6:45PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.22 ft at 7:00PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.22 ft at 7:15PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.21 ft at 7:30PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.21 ft at 7:45PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.2 ft at 8:00PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.2 ft at 8:15PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.19 ft at 8:30PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.18 ft at 8:45PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.18 ft at 9:00PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.17 ft at 9:15PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.17 ft at 9:30PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.17 ft at 9:45PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.17 ft at 10:00PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.17 ft at 10:15PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.17 ft at 10:30PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.17 ft at 10:45PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.17 ft at 11:00PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.17 ft at 11:15PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.17 ft at 11:30PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.17 ft at 11:45PM Feb 25, 2015Observed: 7.17 ft at 12:00AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.18 ft at 12:15AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.18 ft at 12:30AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.18 ft at 12:45AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.18 ft at 1:00AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.18 ft at 1:15AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.18 ft at 1:30AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.18 ft at 1:45AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.18 ft at 2:00AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.18 ft at 2:15AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.18 ft at 2:30AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.18 ft at 2:45AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.2 ft at 3:00AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.21 ft at 3:15AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.22 ft at 3:30AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.24 ft at 3:45AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.26 ft at 4:00AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.28 ft at 4:15AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.3 ft at 4:30AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.32 ft at 4:45AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.34 ft at 5:00AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.36 ft at 5:15AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.38 ft at 5:30AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.39 ft at 5:45AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.4 ft at 6:00AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.41 ft at 6:15AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.43 ft at 6:30AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.43 ft at 6:45AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.44 ft at 7:00AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.45 ft at 7:15AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.45 ft at 7:30AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.47 ft at 7:45AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.51 ft at 8:00AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.53 ft at 8:15AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.54 ft at 8:30AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.56 ft at 8:45AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.58 ft at 9:00AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.59 ft at 9:15AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 9:30AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.64 ft at 9:45AM Feb 26, 2015Highest Observation: 7.65 ft at 10:00AM Feb 26, 2015Highest Observation: 7.65 ft at 10:15AM Feb 26, 2015Highest Observation: 7.65 ft at 10:30AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 10:45AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.61 ft at 11:00AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.57 ft at 11:15AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.52 ft at 11:30AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.47 ft at 11:45AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.44 ft at 12:00PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.41 ft at 12:15PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.39 ft at 12:30PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.38 ft at 12:45PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.37 ft at 1:00PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.37 ft at 1:15PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.36 ft at 1:30PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.36 ft at 1:45PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.36 ft at 2:00PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.36 ft at 2:15PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.35 ft at 2:30PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.35 ft at 2:45PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.35 ft at 3:00PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.35 ft at 3:15PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.35 ft at 3:30PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.35 ft at 3:45PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.34 ft at 4:00PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.34 ft at 4:15PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.34 ft at 4:30PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.34 ft at 4:45PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.33 ft at 5:00PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.33 ft at 5:15PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.33 ft at 5:16PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.32 ft at 5:30PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.32 ft at 5:45PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.31 ft at 6:00PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.3 ft at 6:15PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.3 ft at 6:30PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.29 ft at 6:45PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.28 ft at 7:00PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.28 ft at 7:15PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.27 ft at 7:30PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.26 ft at 7:45PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.25 ft at 8:00PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.24 ft at 8:15PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.23 ft at 8:30PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.22 ft at 8:45PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.21 ft at 9:00PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.2 ft at 9:15PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.19 ft at 9:30PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.18 ft at 9:45PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.17 ft at 10:00PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.16 ft at 10:15PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.14 ft at 10:30PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.14 ft at 10:45PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.13 ft at 11:00PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.12 ft at 11:15PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.12 ft at 11:30PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.11 ft at 11:45PM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 7.11 ft at 12:00AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.1 ft at 12:15AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.1 ft at 12:30AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.1 ft at 12:45AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.09 ft at 1:00AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.09 ft at 1:15AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.09 ft at 1:30AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.08 ft at 1:45AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.09 ft at 2:00AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.09 ft at 2:15AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.09 ft at 2:30AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.09 ft at 2:45AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.09 ft at 3:00AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.09 ft at 3:15AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.09 ft at 3:30AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.09 ft at 3:45AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.09 ft at 4:00AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.09 ft at 4:15AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.1 ft at 4:30AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.1 ft at 4:45AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.11 ft at 5:00AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.11 ft at 5:15AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.11 ft at 5:30AM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 7.1 ft at 5:45AM Feb 27, 2015Forecast: 7.25 ft 7:00AM Feb 27, 2015Highest Forecast: 7.4 ft 1:00PM Feb 27, 2015Forecast: 7.2 ft 7:00PM Feb 27, 2015Highest Forecast: 7.4 ft 1:00AM Feb 28, 2015Forecast: 7.2 ft 7:00AM Feb 28, 2015Highest Forecast: 7.4 ft 1:00PM Feb 28, 2015Forecast: 7.2 ft 7:00PM Feb 28, 2015Highest Forecast: 7.4 ft 1:00AM Mar 01, 2015Forecast: 7.2 ft 7:00AM Mar 01, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSBYP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:32AM Feb 27, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 10:00AM Feb 26)Latest observed value: 7.1 ft at 5:45 AM EST 27-Feb-2015. Flood Stage is 24 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Susquehanna River at Sunbury are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 34
Moderate Flood Stage: 26
Flood Stage: 24
Action Stage: 20
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 35.80 ft on 06/24/1972
(2) 31.66 ft on 09/09/2011
(3) 30.62 ft on 09/27/1975
(4) 30.44 ft on 09/19/2004
(5) 30.32 ft on 01/20/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 31.66 ft on 09/09/2011
(2) 25.58 ft on 04/29/2011
(3) 26.03 ft on 03/12/2011
(4) 26.89 ft on 06/28/2006
(5) 26.15 ft on 04/03/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 4.83 ft on 10/16/1971
(2) 5.16 ft on 08/06/1983
(3) 5.60 ft on 09/30/1980

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35 Widespread catastrophic flooding occurs in areas outside the flood wall and levee system. This is the design height of the flood protection works anround Sunbury.
34 Most areas adjacent to the river, which are not protected by the flood wall and levee system, are affected by high water. Catasrophic flooding occurs in some of these areas.
32 Widespread flooding occurs in areas not protected by the flood wall and levee system. Many homes and businesses are affected.
30 Widespread flooding occurs in areas not protected by the flood wall and levee system. Many homes and businesses are affected.
28 Widespread flooding occurs in areas not protected by the flood wall and levee system. Many homes and businesses are affected.
26 High water affects a number of homes and businesses in areas not protected by the flood wall and levee system.
24 Both banks overflow. Areas not protected by the flood wall and levee system are affected.
22 River interests are encouraged to monitor conditions for further rises.
20 River interests are encouraged to monitor conditions for further rises. Shilellimy State Park closed due to high water.
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(1) looking upstream
(2) view of the gagehouse
(3) looking downstream
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Latitude: 40.834444° N, Longitude: 76.826944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 24 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 29 408.6 ft 432.6 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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