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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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Lackawanna River at Parker St Bridge Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 1.83 ft at 4:30AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 4:45AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:00AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:15AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 5:30AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:45AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:00AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:15AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:30AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 6:45AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 7:00AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 7:15AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 7:30AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 7:45AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 8:00AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 8:15AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 8:30AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 8:31AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 8:45AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 9:00AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 9:15AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 9:30AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 9:45AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:00AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:15AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:30AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:45AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 11:00AM Nov 20, 2017Highest Observation: 1.85 ft at 11:15AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 11:30AM Nov 20, 2017Highest Observation: 1.85 ft at 11:45AM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 12:00PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 12:15PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 12:30PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 12:45PM Nov 20, 2017Highest Observation: 1.85 ft at 1:00PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 1:15PM Nov 20, 2017Highest Observation: 1.85 ft at 1:30PM Nov 20, 2017Highest Observation: 1.85 ft at 1:45PM Nov 20, 2017Highest Observation: 1.85 ft at 2:00PM Nov 20, 2017Highest Observation: 1.85 ft at 2:15PM Nov 20, 2017Highest Observation: 1.85 ft at 2:30PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 2:45PM Nov 20, 2017Highest Observation: 1.85 ft at 3:00PM Nov 20, 2017Highest Observation: 1.85 ft at 3:15PM Nov 20, 2017Highest Observation: 1.85 ft at 3:30PM Nov 20, 2017Highest Observation: 1.85 ft at 3:45PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 4:00PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 4:15PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 4:30PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 4:45PM Nov 20, 2017Highest Observation: 1.85 ft at 5:00PM Nov 20, 2017Highest Observation: 1.85 ft at 5:15PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 5:30PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 5:45PM Nov 20, 2017Highest Observation: 1.85 ft at 6:00PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 6:15PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 6:30PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 6:45PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 7:00PM Nov 20, 2017Highest Observation: 1.85 ft at 7:15PM Nov 20, 2017Highest Observation: 1.85 ft at 7:30PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 7:45PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 8:00PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 8:15PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 8:30PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 8:45PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 9:00PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 9:15PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 9:30PM Nov 20, 2017Highest Observation: 1.85 ft at 9:45PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:00PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:15PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:30PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 10:45PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 11:00PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 11:15PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 11:30PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.84 ft at 11:45PM Nov 20, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 12:00AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 12:15AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 12:30AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 12:45AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 1:00AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 1:15AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 1:30AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 1:45AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 2:00AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 2:15AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 2:30AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 2:45AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 3:00AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 3:15AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 3:30AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.83 ft at 3:45AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:00AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:15AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:30AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:45AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:00AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:15AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:30AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:45AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:00AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:15AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:30AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:45AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 7:00AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 7:15AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 7:30AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 7:31AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 7:45AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 8:00AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 8:15AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.8 ft at 8:30AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 8:45AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 9:00AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 9:15AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 9:30AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 9:45AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 10:00AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 10:15AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 10:30AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 10:45AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 11:00AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 11:15AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 11:30AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 11:45AM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 12:00PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 12:15PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 12:30PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 12:45PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 1:00PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 1:15PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 1:30PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 1:45PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 2:00PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 2:15PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 2:30PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 2:45PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 3:00PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 3:15PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 3:30PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 3:45PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:00PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:15PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:30PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:45PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:00PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:15PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:30PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:45PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:00PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:15PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:30PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 6:45PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 7:00PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 7:15PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 7:30PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.82 ft at 7:45PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 8:00PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 8:15PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 8:30PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 8:45PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 9:00PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 9:15PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 9:30PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 9:45PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 10:00PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:15PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 10:30PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:45PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:00PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 11:15PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.81 ft at 11:30PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:45PM Nov 21, 2017Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:00AM Nov 22, 2017Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:15AM Nov 22, 2017Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:30AM Nov 22, 2017Observed: 1.8 ft at 12:45AM Nov 22, 2017Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:00AM Nov 22, 2017Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:15AM Nov 22, 2017Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:30AM Nov 22, 2017Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:45AM Nov 22, 2017Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:00AM Nov 22, 2017Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:15AM Nov 22, 2017Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:30AM Nov 22, 2017Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:45AM Nov 22, 2017Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:00AM Nov 22, 2017Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:15AM Nov 22, 2017Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:30AM Nov 22, 2017Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:45AM Nov 22, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPKIP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:15AM Nov 22, 2017)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.79 ft at 3:45 AM EST 22-Nov-2017. Flood Stage is 7.5 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Lackawanna River at Parker St Bridge. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 9.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 8
Flood Stage: 7.5
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 11.00 ft on 06/28/2006
(2) 11.00 ft on 06/27/2006
(3) 10.80 ft on 09/18/2004
(4) 9.46 ft on 06/28/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.46 ft on 06/28/2013
(2) 7.73 ft on 09/07/2011
(3) 11.00 ft on 06/28/2006
(4) 11.00 ft on 06/27/2006
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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8 Sections of Scranton, near Parker Street outside of the flood control, begin to experience flooding.
7.5 Water begins to exit the channel banks in areas near Parker Street outside of the flood control structures.
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Latitude: 41.441111° N, Longitude: 75.641667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 7.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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