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Forecast services to continue at Langhorne stream gage during Route 213 bridge construction.  Click here for forecast hydrograph, click here to access temporary USGS observations from a gage 0.55 miles downstream located at Brownsville Rd.

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Passaic River at Chatham Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 8:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 8:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 9:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 9:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 9:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 9:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 10:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 10:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 10:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 10:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 12:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 12:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 12:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 12:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 1:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 1:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 1:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 1:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 2:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 2:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 2:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 2:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 3:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 3:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 3:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 3:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 4:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 4:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 4:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 4:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 5:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 5:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 5:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 5:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 6:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 6:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 6:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 6:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 7:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 7:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 7:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 7:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 8:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 8:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 8:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 8:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 9:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 9:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 9:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 9:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 10:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 10:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 10:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 10:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 3.47 ft at 12:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.47 ft at 12:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.47 ft at 12:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.47 ft at 12:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 1:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 1:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 1:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 1:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 2:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 2:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 2:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 2:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 3:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 3:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 3:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 3:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 4:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 5:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 6:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 7:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 7:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 7:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 7:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 8:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 8:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 8:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 8:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 9:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 10:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 10:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 10:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 10:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 11:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 11:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 11:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 11:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 12:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 12:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 12:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 12:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 1:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 1:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 1:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 1:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 2:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 2:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 2:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 2:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 3:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 3:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 3:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 3:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 4:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 4:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 4:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 4:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 5:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 5:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 5:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 5:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 6:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 6:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 6:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 6:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 7:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 7:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 7:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 7:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 8:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 8:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 8:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 8:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 10:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 10:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 11:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 11:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 11:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 11:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 12:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 12:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 12:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 12:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 1:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 2:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 2:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 2:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 2:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 3:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 4:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 4:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 4:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 4:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 5:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 5:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 5:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 5:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 6:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 6:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 6:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 6:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 7:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 7:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 7:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 7:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 8:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 8:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 8:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 8:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 9:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 9:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 9:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 9:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 10:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 10:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 10:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 10:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 11:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 11:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 11:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 11:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 12:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 12:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 12:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 12:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 1:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 1:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 1:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 1:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 2:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 2:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 2:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 2:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 3:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 3:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 3:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 3:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 4:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 4:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 4:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 4:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 5:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 5:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 5:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 5:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 6:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 6:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 6:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 7:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 7:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 7:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 7:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 8:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 8:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 8:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 9:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 9:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 9:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 9:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 10:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 10:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 10:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 10:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 11:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 11:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 11:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 12:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 12:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 1:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 1:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 1:45AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 3.68 ft at 2:00AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 3.68 ft at 2:15AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 3.68 ft at 2:30AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 3.68 ft at 2:45AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 3.68 ft at 3:00AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 3.68 ft at 3:15AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 3.68 ft at 3:30AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 3.68 ft at 3:45AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 3.68 ft at 4:00AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 3.68 ft at 4:15AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 3.68 ft at 4:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 4:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 6:15AM Oct 23, 2014Forecast: 3.7 ft 8:00AM Oct 23, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 2:00PM Oct 23, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 8:00PM Oct 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.9 ft 2:00AM Oct 24, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 8:00AM Oct 24, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 2:00PM Oct 24, 2014Forecast: 3.7 ft 8:00PM Oct 24, 2014Forecast: 3.7 ft 2:00AM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 8:00AM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 2:00PM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 8:00PM Oct 25, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesCAMN4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:02AM Oct 23, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:24PM Oct 22)Latest observed value: 3.65 ft at 6:15 AM EDT 23-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 6 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Passaic River at Chatham are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:10
Moderate Flood Stage:8
Flood Stage:6
Action Stage:5.5

Historical Crests
(1) 9.36 ft on 08/02/1973
(2) 8.30 ft on 01/09/1905
(3) 8.16 ft on 08/28/1971
(4) 8.14 ft on 09/27/1975
(5) 8.00 ft on 03/18/1907
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.25 ft on 10/11/1983

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11 FLOODING BEGINS BETWEEN UNIVERSITY AVENUE AND ROUTE 24, NORTH OF MAIN STREET.
10 CHARWOOD AND BROOK ROADS BEGIN TO FLOOD. PASSAIC STREET BEGINS TO FLOOD NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF OSBORNE AVENUE. EDWARD COURT BEGINS TO FLOOD.
9 BUSINESS PARKING LOTS BETWEEN CHATHAM ROAD AND THE PASSAIC RIVER FLOOD.
8 BUSINESSES ALONG JOHN F. KENNEDY PARKWAY, WEST OF THE MORRIS TURNPIKE, BEGIN TO FLOOD.
6.5 THE CENTRAL AND BRIDGE AVENUE BRIDGES IN CHATHAM TOWNSHIP ARE SUBJECT TO CLOSURES. EDGEWOOD ROAD IS CLOSED.
6 PORTIONS OF THE SHEPARD KOLLUCK PARK IN CHATHAM FLOODS. RIVER ROAD BY HENRY DRIVE IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURES.
5.5 OPEN AREAS ADJACENT TO THE PASSAIC RIVER FLOOD IN NEW PROVIDENCE, CHATHAM TOWNSHIP, AND BERKLEY HEIGHTS.
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Latitude: 40.726111° N, Longitude: 74.389722° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 6 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 29 193.51 ft 199.51 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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