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Conemaugh River at Seward Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 3:45AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 4:00AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 4:15AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 4:30AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 4:45AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 5:00AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 5:15AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 5:30AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 5:45AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 6:00AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 6:15AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 6:30AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 6:45AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 7:00AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 7:15AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 7:30AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 7:45AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 8:00AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 8:15AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 8:30AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 8:45AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 9:00AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 9:15AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 9:30AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 9:45AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 10:00AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 10:15AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 10:30AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 10:45AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 11:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.09 ft at 11:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.09 ft at 11:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.09 ft at 11:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.09 ft at 12:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.09 ft at 12:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 12:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 12:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 1:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 1:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 1:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 1:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 2:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 2:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 2:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 2:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 3:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 3:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 3:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 3:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 4:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 4:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 4:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 4:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 8:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 8:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 8:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 8:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 9:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 9:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 9:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 9:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 10:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 10:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 10:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 10:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 11:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 11:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 11:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 11:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 12:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 12:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 12:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 12:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 3:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 3:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 3:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 3:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 4:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 4:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 4:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 4:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 6:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 10:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 10:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 10:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 10:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 11:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 11:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 11:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 11:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 6:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 6:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 6:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 6:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 7:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 7:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 7:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 7:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 8:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 8:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 8:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 8:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 9:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 9:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 10:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 10:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 10:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 10:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 11:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 11:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 11:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 11:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 6:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 6:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 6:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 7:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 7:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 7:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 7:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 10:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 10:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 10:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 10:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 3:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 3:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 3:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 3:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 4:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 4:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 4:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 4:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 5:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 5:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 5:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 5:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 6:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 6:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 6:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 6:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 10:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 10:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 10:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 10:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:15AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:45AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 1:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 1:15AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 1:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 1:45AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 2:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 2:15AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 2:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 2:45AM Sep 17, 2014Highest Forecast: 2 ft 8:00AM Sep 17, 2014Highest Forecast: 2 ft 2:00PM Sep 17, 2014Highest Forecast: 2 ft 8:00PM Sep 17, 2014Highest Forecast: 2 ft 2:00AM Sep 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 2 ft 8:00AM Sep 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 2 ft 2:00PM Sep 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 2 ft 8:00PM Sep 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 2 ft 2:00AM Sep 19, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 8:00AM Sep 19, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 2:00PM Sep 19, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 8:00PM Sep 19, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 2:00AM Sep 20, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 8:00AM Sep 20, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 2:00PM Sep 20, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 8:00PM Sep 20, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 2:00AM Sep 21, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 8:00AM Sep 21, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 2:00PM Sep 21, 2014Forecast: 1.9 ft 8:00PM Sep 21, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSWDP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:33AM Sep 17, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:29PM Sep 16)Latest observed value: 2.03 ft at 2:45 AM EDT 17-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 12 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 Conemaugh River at Seward are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:16
Moderate Flood Stage:14
Flood Stage:12
Action Stage:8.8

Historical Crests
(1) 27.06 ft on 07/20/1977
(2) 26.40 ft on 03/18/1936
(3) 20.68 ft on 01/19/1996
(4) 15.10 ft on 11/08/1997
(5) 14.63 ft on 05/25/1997
(6) 14.35 ft on 03/14/2010
(7) 12.76 ft on 12/20/2008 (P)
(8) 12.10 ft on 09/18/2004
(9) 11.73 ft on 01/06/2005
(10) 10.39 ft on 03/05/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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26 FLOOD WATERS REACH 4TH AVE IN NORTHWEST PORTION OF SEWARD
25 WATER BEGINS TO ENTER THE SEWARD POWER PLANT PROPERTY
20.7 WATER REACHES FLOOR LEVEL IN TRAILERS JUST DOWNSTREAM FROM ROUTE 56 BRIDGE OVER CONEMAUGH RIVER.
12 ROUTE 56 BELOW POWER PLANT ROAD IS FLOODED
Photos
(1) Seward gage house located on left descending bank, just above bridge
(2) looking downstream on Conemaugh River from bridge at Seward gage
(3) looking upstream on Conemaugh River from bridge at Seward gage
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Latitude: 40.419167° N, Longitude: 79.026389° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12 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 1076.01 ft 1088.01 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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