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Raritan River at Manville, NJ (MNVN4)


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Inundation Levels
NAVD88 Stage

46.827.1
Record Crest: 27.1 ft
45.726.0
44.825.1
43.824.1
42.923.2
42.022.3
41.021.3
40.120.4

Major Flooding Begins

39.219.5
38.218.5
37.317.6

Moderate Flooding Begins

36.416.7
35.415.7
34.514.8

Minor Flooding Begins

33.613.9
32.612.9
31.712.0

Near Flooding Begins

31.211.5
* = Extended rating
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4.5 ft at 12/16/2017 19:15:00 UTC
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 17
Flood Stage: 14
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 27.10 ft on 09/17/1999
(2) 26.24 ft on 08/28/2011
(3) 23.80 ft on 08/28/1971
(4) 22.41 ft on 10/20/1996
(5) 22.30 ft on 04/16/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.99 ft on 05/01/2014
(2) 19.18 ft on 09/08/2011
(3) 26.24 ft on 08/28/2011
(4) 17.30 ft on 04/17/2011
(5) 14.94 ft on 03/11/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.25 ft on 09/19/1964
(2) 3.30 ft on 08/30/1944
(3) 3.40 ft on 10/15/1957

Graphical representation of flood inundation for NWS flood categories are based on steady state hydraulic modeling of water surface elevations for incremented discharges. Map shows approximate inundation areas for given water surface elevations and should not be used for navigation or permitting or other legal purposes, but strictly as a planning reference tool.

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20 Flooding becomes widespread across Manville. Flooding expands between Dukes Parkway and Brooks Blvd. The amount of flooding can vary from event to event and can be affected by the amount of water in the Millstone.
19 South Bridge Street in Somerville is closed. The amount of flooding can vary from event to event and can be affected by the amount of water in the Millstone.
18 East Dukes Parkway and several bridges in Manville are flooded. Roads throughout the area are closed due to high water. The amount of flooding can vary from event to event and can be affected by the amount of water in the Millstone.
17 Street and roadway flooding increases across the Manville area. The Van Veghten Bridge and Main Street in Manville are flooded as well as 5th Street in Somerville. The amount of flooding can vary from event to event and can be affected by the amount of water in the Millstone.
16 Lincoln Avenue in the Lost Valley section of Manville floods.
15 Dukes Parkway begins to flood in Hillsborough.
13 Southside Avenue in Somerville floods.
12 Cautionary/Action stage is reached. Roads and trails flood within Dukes Park.
11 At this level, inundation begins in Dukes Park in Manville.
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Graphical representation of flood inundation for NWS flood categories are based on steady state hydraulic modeling of water surface elevations for incremented discharges. Map shows approximate inundation areas for given water surface elevations and should not be used for navigation or permitting or other legal purposes, but strictly as a planning reference tool.