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A new USGS gauge is being installed on the new Route 213 Bridge near Langhorne.  During the gage checkout period, continue to 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: 1.4 ft 7:00AM Jan 19, 2018Highest Forecast: 1.4 ft 1:00PM Jan 19, 2018Highest Forecast: 1.4 ft 7:00PM Jan 19, 2018Highest Forecast: 1.4 ft 1:00AM Jan 20, 2018Highest Forecast: 1.4 ft 7:00AM Jan 20, 2018Highest Forecast: 1.4 ft 1:00PM Jan 20, 2018Forecast: 1.3 ft 7:00PM Jan 20, 2018Forecast: 1.3 ft 1:00AM Jan 21, 2018Forecast: 1.3 ft 7:00AM Jan 21, 2018LNGP1 Graph Created (4:02AM Jan 19, 2018)Forecast (issued 11:14AM Jan 18)Flood Stage is 9 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
NOTE: A new USGS gauge is being installed - during the gauge check out period, please see data from the 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): -9999

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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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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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
Reference Frame
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)
Elevation information source
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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Potential River Levels - Used to
Potential River Levels
Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
3 Day (SREF) 7 Day (NAEFS) 7 Day (GEFS)
SREF Ensemble NAEFS Ensemble  GEFS Ensemble 

Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 48 hours.

See the Product Description Document link for more details on the interpretation of the 3,7 day graphics. 

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Probabilistic QPF Trace Ensemble
River Level Exceedence Chart
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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