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Rahway River at Springfield, NJ (SPGN4)


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Inundation Levels
NAVD88 Stage

76.511.4
Record Crest: 10.88 ft
75.710.6

Major Flooding Begins

74.79.6
73.88.7

Moderate Flooding Begins

72.87.7

Minor Flooding Begins

71.96.8

Near Flooding Begins

70.65.5
* = Extended rating
Weather Forecast Office Upton, NY Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center
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1.2 ft at 12/14/2017 09:15:00 UTC
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 10.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 8.5
Flood Stage: 7
Action Stage: 6.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 10.88 ft on 08/28/2011
(2) 10.67 ft on 09/16/1999
(3) 9.76 ft on 08/02/1973
(4) 9.56 ft on 07/25/1997
(5) 9.38 ft on 10/19/1996
(6) 9.35 ft on 04/15/2007
(7) 8.63 ft on 06/05/1992
(8) 8.50 ft on 05/29/1968
(9) 8.31 ft on 07/14/1975
(10) 8.08 ft on 03/13/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.88 ft on 08/28/2011
(2) 6.61 ft on 03/11/2011
(3) 6.95 ft on 03/07/2011
(4) 8.08 ft on 03/13/2010
(5) 9.35 ft on 04/15/2007
(6) 10.67 ft on 09/16/1999
(7) 9.56 ft on 07/25/1997
(8) 9.38 ft on 10/19/1996
(9) 8.63 ft on 06/05/1992
(10) 5.88 ft on 11/17/1985
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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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10.5 Major flooding along Laurel Drive, Milltown Road and Smithfield Drive. Major flooding behind Petco's and Blink Fitness shopping center parking lot near Black Brook Park. Major flooding near Kenilworth Blvd between Dorset Drive and Wilshire Drive. Major flooding along Springfield Avenue, Central Avenue and Eastman Street. Moderate flooding along W Holly Street.
8.5 Moderate flooding along Laurel Drive, Milltown Road and Smithfield Drive. Moderate flooding behind Petco's and Blink Fitness shopping center parking lot near Black Brook Park. Moderate flooding near Kenilworth Blvd between Dorset Drive and Wilshire Drive. Moderate flooding along Springfield Avenue, Central Avenue and Eastman Street. Minor flood along W Holly Street.
7 Minor flooding along Laurel Drive, Milltown Road and Smithfield Drive. Minor flooding behind Petco's and Blink Fitness shopping center parking lot near Black Brook Park. Minor flooding near Kenilworth Blvd between Dorset Drive and Wilshire Drive.
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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.