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Allegheny River at Sharpsburg Lock and Dam Pool (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 12.91 ft at 8:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.9 ft at 9:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.9 ft at 9:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.9 ft at 9:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.9 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.89 ft at 10:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.89 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.89 ft at 11:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.9 ft at 11:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.89 ft at 11:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 12.89 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.88 ft at 12:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.88 ft at 12:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.87 ft at 12:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.86 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.85 ft at 1:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.85 ft at 1:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.82 ft at 1:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.82 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.82 ft at 2:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.81 ft at 2:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.81 ft at 2:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.82 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.81 ft at 3:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.8 ft at 3:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.8 ft at 3:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.8 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.8 ft at 4:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.8 ft at 4:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.81 ft at 4:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.8 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.8 ft at 5:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.8 ft at 5:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.81 ft at 5:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.8 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.79 ft at 6:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.79 ft at 6:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.8 ft at 6:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.79 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.81 ft at 7:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.8 ft at 7:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.8 ft at 7:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.8 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.82 ft at 8:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.81 ft at 8:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.82 ft at 8:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.82 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.81 ft at 9:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.82 ft at 9:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.82 ft at 9:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.83 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.84 ft at 10:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.82 ft at 10:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.81 ft at 10:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.81 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.79 ft at 11:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.8 ft at 11:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.78 ft at 11:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.76 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.75 ft at 12:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.76 ft at 12:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.75 ft at 12:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.76 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.75 ft at 1:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.76 ft at 1:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.77 ft at 1:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.76 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.76 ft at 2:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.76 ft at 2:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.76 ft at 2:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.76 ft at 3:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.76 ft at 3:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.76 ft at 3:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.78 ft at 3:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.77 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.78 ft at 4:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.78 ft at 4:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.76 ft at 4:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.76 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.75 ft at 5:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.75 ft at 5:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.74 ft at 5:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.75 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.74 ft at 6:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.74 ft at 6:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.73 ft at 6:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.73 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.73 ft at 7:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.73 ft at 7:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.72 ft at 7:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.72 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.71 ft at 8:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.71 ft at 8:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.71 ft at 8:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.71 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.71 ft at 9:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.7 ft at 9:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.7 ft at 9:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.7 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.69 ft at 10:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.69 ft at 10:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.69 ft at 10:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.68 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.68 ft at 11:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.69 ft at 11:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 12.68 ft at 12:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.67 ft at 12:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.68 ft at 12:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.67 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.67 ft at 1:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.67 ft at 1:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.67 ft at 1:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.66 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.66 ft at 2:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.66 ft at 2:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.66 ft at 2:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.65 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.65 ft at 3:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.65 ft at 3:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.65 ft at 3:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.65 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.65 ft at 4:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.64 ft at 4:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.64 ft at 4:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.64 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.64 ft at 5:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.64 ft at 5:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.63 ft at 5:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.63 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.63 ft at 6:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.64 ft at 6:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.63 ft at 6:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.63 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.63 ft at 7:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.63 ft at 7:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.63 ft at 7:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.62 ft at 8:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.64 ft at 8:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.62 ft at 8:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.58 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.62 ft at 9:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.59 ft at 9:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.61 ft at 9:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.61 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.61 ft at 10:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.6 ft at 10:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.61 ft at 10:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.61 ft at 11:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.6 ft at 11:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.6 ft at 11:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.6 ft at 11:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.6 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.59 ft at 12:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.58 ft at 12:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.56 ft at 12:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.56 ft at 1:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.56 ft at 1:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.55 ft at 1:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.54 ft at 1:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.53 ft at 2:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.53 ft at 2:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.53 ft at 2:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.53 ft at 2:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.52 ft at 3:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.53 ft at 3:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.53 ft at 3:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.55 ft at 3:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.53 ft at 4:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.55 ft at 4:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.5 ft at 4:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.53 ft at 5:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.53 ft at 5:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.52 ft at 5:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.52 ft at 5:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.49 ft at 6:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.53 ft at 6:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.52 ft at 6:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.52 ft at 7:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.53 ft at 7:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.52 ft at 7:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.53 ft at 7:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.52 ft at 8:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.52 ft at 8:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.53 ft at 8:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.53 ft at 8:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.54 ft at 9:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.54 ft at 9:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.54 ft at 9:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.54 ft at 9:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.54 ft at 10:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.54 ft at 10:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.55 ft at 10:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.53 ft at 10:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.53 ft at 11:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.52 ft at 11:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.53 ft at 11:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.51 ft at 11:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 12.49 ft at 12:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.49 ft at 12:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.48 ft at 12:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.48 ft at 1:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.47 ft at 1:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.46 ft at 1:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.46 ft at 1:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.45 ft at 2:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.44 ft at 2:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.45 ft at 2:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.6 ft at 2:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.42 ft at 3:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.43 ft at 3:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.42 ft at 3:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.42 ft at 3:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.41 ft at 4:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.41 ft at 4:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.4 ft at 4:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.4 ft at 4:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.39 ft at 5:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.39 ft at 5:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.39 ft at 5:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.39 ft at 5:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.38 ft at 6:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.39 ft at 6:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.38 ft at 6:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.37 ft at 6:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.39 ft at 7:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.36 ft at 7:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.37 ft at 7:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.36 ft at 7:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.36 ft at 8:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.36 ft at 8:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.38 ft at 8:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.36 ft at 8:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.34 ft at 9:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.35 ft at 9:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.34 ft at 9:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.35 ft at 9:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.35 ft at 10:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.33 ft at 10:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.32 ft at 10:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.31 ft at 10:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.29 ft at 11:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.29 ft at 11:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.31 ft at 11:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.29 ft at 11:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.3 ft at 12:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.29 ft at 12:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.3 ft at 12:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.3 ft at 12:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.31 ft at 1:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.31 ft at 1:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.31 ft at 1:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.32 ft at 1:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.31 ft at 2:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.34 ft at 2:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.3 ft at 2:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.31 ft at 3:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.31 ft at 3:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.3 ft at 3:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.31 ft at 3:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.31 ft at 4:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.31 ft at 4:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.31 ft at 4:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.29 ft at 4:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.3 ft at 5:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.3 ft at 5:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.3 ft at 5:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.3 ft at 5:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.29 ft at 6:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.29 ft at 6:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.29 ft at 6:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.29 ft at 6:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.3 ft at 7:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.29 ft at 7:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 12.28 ft at 7:30PM Apr 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 12.3 ft 2:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 12.2 ft 8:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 12.1 ft 2:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 12.1 ft 8:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 12.1 ft 2:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 12.1 ft 8:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 12 ft 2:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 12 ft 8:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 11.9 ft 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 11.9 ft 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 11.9 ft 2:00PM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 11.9 ft 8:00PM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 11.8 ft 2:00AM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 11.8 ft 8:00AM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 11.8 ft 2:00PM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 11.8 ft 8:00PM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 11.7 ft 2:00AM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 11.7 ft 8:00AM Apr 24, 2014SHRP1(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (8:33PM Apr 19, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 1:01PM Apr 19)Latest observed value: 12.28 ft at 7:30 PM EDT 19-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 21 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 Sharpsburg Lock and Dam are issued routinely year-round.

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Upstream Gauge - at C.W. Bill Young Lock and Dam Upstream Gauge
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:23
Moderate Flood Stage:22
Flood Stage:21
Action Stage:16.3

Historical Crests
(1) 26.90 ft on 06/24/1972
(2) 22.90 ft on 01/20/1996
(3) 22.10 ft on 09/18/2004
(4) 18.50 ft on 03/16/2007
(5) 16.20 ft on 03/24/2007


Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 01/01/1980
Zoom Level: 16
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23.1 13TH STREET FLOODS IN SHARPSBURG.
21.7 TRUMBULL CONSTRUCTION CO ON 51ST STREET FLOODS.
21.3 FLOODING BEGINS NEAR THE M&M GAS STATION ON NORTH MAIN STREET IN SHARPSBURG.
21 Lock wall overtopped.
19 Navigation suspended, lock out of service.
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Latitude: 40.487500° N, Longitude: 79.915278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 21 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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 711.960021972656 ft 732.960021972656 ft  

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