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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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Neshaminy Creek at Langhorne Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Forecast: 2.7 ft 2:00AM May 31, 2016Forecast: 2.1 ft 8:00AM May 31, 2016Forecast: 1.8 ft 2:00PM May 31, 2016Forecast: 1.7 ft 8:00PM May 31, 2016Forecast: 1.6 ft 2:00AM Jun 01, 2016Forecast: 1.5 ft 8:00AM Jun 01, 2016Forecast: 1.5 ft 2:00PM Jun 01, 2016Forecast: 1.4 ft 8:00PM Jun 01, 2016Forecast: 1.4 ft 2:00AM Jun 02, 2016Forecast: 1.4 ft 8:00AM Jun 02, 2016LNGP1 Graph Created (10:03PM May 30, 2016)Forecast (issued 10:53AM May 30)Flood Stage is 9 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
NOTE: Gauge readings will be affected by nearby construction beginning October 1, 2014. Forecasts will continue to be provided. The USGS has installed a temporary gage .5 miles downstream. To see those observations click here.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Neshaminy Creek at Langhorne are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 22.84 ft on 08/19/1955
(2) 21.91 ft on 09/16/1999
(3) 19.56 ft on 08/28/2011
(4) 18.99 ft on 06/30/1973
(5) 17.30 ft on 08/23/1933
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.64 ft on 05/01/2014
(2) 10.70 ft on 09/07/2011
(3) 19.56 ft on 08/28/2011
(4) 12.10 ft on 04/17/2011
(5) 9.51 ft on 03/11/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.35 ft on 09/01/1963
(2) 0.40 ft on 10/11/1963

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11 At this level, considerable damage is reported throughout the lower Neshaminy Creek Basin.
10 At this level, some homes in the area of the Langhorne gage are evacuated.
9 Flood stage reached with some homes flooded in Langhorne Terrace.
7 Water begins to overflow the lowest banks, on both sides of the creek, into adjacent wooded areas.
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Latitude: 40.173889° N, Longitude: 74.957222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 9 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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 40.57 ft 49.57 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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During winter months, cold and ice may result in inaccurate real-time stream stage and streamflow data. Adjustments or deletions of this data can only be done after detailed analysis.
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