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Allegheny River at Franklin Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 4.36 ft at 4:00PM May 24, 2015Highest Observation: 4.36 ft at 4:15PM May 24, 2015Highest Observation: 4.36 ft at 4:30PM May 24, 2015Highest Observation: 4.36 ft at 4:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.35 ft at 5:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.35 ft at 5:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.34 ft at 6:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.34 ft at 6:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.33 ft at 6:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.33 ft at 6:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.33 ft at 7:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.32 ft at 7:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.32 ft at 7:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.32 ft at 7:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.32 ft at 8:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.31 ft at 9:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.31 ft at 9:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.31 ft at 9:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.31 ft at 10:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.31 ft at 10:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.31 ft at 10:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.31 ft at 10:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.31 ft at 11:00PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.3 ft at 11:15PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.3 ft at 11:30PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.3 ft at 11:45PM May 24, 2015Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.3 ft at 1:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.29 ft at 2:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.29 ft at 2:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.29 ft at 2:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.27 ft at 7:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.27 ft at 7:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.27 ft at 7:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:00AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:15AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:30AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:45AM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.25 ft at 12:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.25 ft at 12:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.25 ft at 12:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.25 ft at 12:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.24 ft at 1:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.24 ft at 1:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.24 ft at 1:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.24 ft at 1:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.24 ft at 2:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.24 ft at 2:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.24 ft at 2:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.24 ft at 2:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.24 ft at 3:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.23 ft at 3:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.23 ft at 3:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.23 ft at 3:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 4:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 4:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 4:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 5:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 5:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 5:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 5:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 6:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 6:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 6:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 6:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 7:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 7:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 7:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 7:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 8:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 8:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 8:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 8:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 9:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 9:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 9:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 9:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 10:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 10:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 10:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 10:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:00PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:15PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:30PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:45PM May 25, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 12:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 1:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 1:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 1:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 1:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 3:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 3:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 3:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 3:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 4:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 4:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.2 ft at 4:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.2 ft at 4:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.2 ft at 5:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.2 ft at 5:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.19 ft at 5:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.19 ft at 5:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 6:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 6:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.16 ft at 7:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 7:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 7:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 8:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 8:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.1 ft at 9:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.09 ft at 9:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.08 ft at 9:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.08 ft at 9:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.07 ft at 10:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.06 ft at 10:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.05 ft at 10:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 10:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 11:00AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 11:15AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.02 ft at 11:30AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.02 ft at 11:45AM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.02 ft at 12:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 4.01 ft at 12:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 4 ft at 12:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.99 ft at 12:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.99 ft at 1:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.98 ft at 1:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.98 ft at 1:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.97 ft at 1:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.97 ft at 2:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.96 ft at 2:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.96 ft at 2:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.96 ft at 2:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 3:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 3:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 3:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 3:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 4:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 4:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.95 ft at 4:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 5:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 5:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 5:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 5:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 7:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 7:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 7:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 7:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 8:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 8:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 8:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 8:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 9:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 9:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 9:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 9:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 10:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 10:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 10:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 10:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 11:00PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 11:15PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 11:30PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 11:45PM May 26, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 12:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 12:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 12:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 12:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 1:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 1:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 1:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 1:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 2:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 5:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 5:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 5:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.94 ft at 5:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 6:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 6:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 6:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 6:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.93 ft at 7:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.92 ft at 7:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.92 ft at 7:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.92 ft at 7:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.91 ft at 8:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.91 ft at 8:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.9 ft at 8:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.9 ft at 8:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.9 ft at 9:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.89 ft at 9:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.88 ft at 9:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.88 ft at 9:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.87 ft at 10:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.86 ft at 10:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.85 ft at 10:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.84 ft at 10:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.84 ft at 11:00AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.83 ft at 11:15AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.82 ft at 11:30AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.82 ft at 11:45AM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.81 ft at 12:00PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.8 ft at 12:15PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.8 ft at 12:30PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.79 ft at 12:45PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.78 ft at 1:00PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.77 ft at 1:15PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.77 ft at 1:30PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.76 ft at 1:45PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.76 ft at 2:00PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.75 ft at 2:15PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.75 ft at 2:30PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.74 ft at 2:45PM May 27, 2015Observed: 3.74 ft at 3:00PM May 27, 2015Highest Forecast: 3.8 ft 8:00PM May 27, 2015Highest Forecast: 3.8 ft 2:00AM May 28, 2015Forecast: 3.7 ft 8:00AM May 28, 2015Forecast: 3.7 ft 2:00PM May 28, 2015Forecast: 3.6 ft 8:00PM May 28, 2015Forecast: 3.6 ft 2:00AM May 29, 2015Forecast: 3.5 ft 8:00AM May 29, 2015Forecast: 3.5 ft 2:00PM May 29, 2015Forecast: 3.5 ft 8:00PM May 29, 2015Forecast: 3.5 ft 2:00AM May 30, 2015Forecast: 3.5 ft 8:00AM May 30, 2015Forecast: 3.5 ft 2:00PM May 30, 2015Forecast: 3.5 ft 8:00PM May 30, 2015Forecast: 3.5 ft 2:00AM May 31, 2015Forecast: 3.5 ft 8:00AM May 31, 2015Forecast: 3.5 ft 2:00PM May 31, 2015Forecast: 3.5 ft 8:00PM May 31, 2015Forecast: 3.5 ft 2:00AM Jun 01, 2015Forecast: 3.4 ft 8:00AM Jun 01, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFRKP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:47PM May 27, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 1:07PM May 27)Latest observed value: 3.74 ft at 3:00 PM EDT 27-May-2015. Flood Stage is 17 ft
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NOTE: The above river forecast includes future rainfall/snowmelt. Forecast stages may be different if the actual rainfall/snowmelt is different than the forecast rainfall/snowmelt.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Allegheny River at Franklin are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 21
Moderate Flood Stage: 19
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 26.00 ft on 02/27/1917
(2) 26.00 ft on 02/26/1926
(3) 25.00 ft on 03/17/1865
(4) 24.60 ft on 03/26/1913
(5) 20.70 ft on 01/21/1959
(6) 18.30 ft on 12/30/1942
(7) 16.60 ft on 01/19/1996
(8) 15.66 ft on 09/09/2004
(9) 15.64 ft on 07/22/2003
(10) 15.62 ft on 03/15/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.62 ft on 03/15/2007
(2) 14.20 ft on 09/18/2004
(3) 15.66 ft on 09/09/2004
(4) 15.64 ft on 07/22/2003
(5) 14.20 ft on 12/31/1996
(6) 16.60 ft on 01/19/1996
(7) 13.00 ft on 06/25/1972
(8) 20.70 ft on 01/21/1959
(9) 15.60 ft on 10/16/1954
(10) 18.30 ft on 12/30/1942
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.80 ft on 10/01/1961

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24 The Samuel Justus Recreational Trail downstream from the Eighth Street bridge floods.
22 The Joy Manufacturing Co. Plant floods.
20.8 Two feet of water covers Elk Street.
18 Parts of Franklin-Oil City Road flood.
17 Water begins to enter the rear of homes along Elk Street.
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Latitude: 41.389444° N, Longitude: 79.820556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 17 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 29 955.84 ft 972.84 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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