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Towanda Creek at Monroeton Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 6.76 ft at 2:00PM Oct 18, 2021Highest Observation: 6.76 ft at 2:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.75 ft at 2:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.75 ft at 3:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.75 ft at 3:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.74 ft at 3:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.74 ft at 4:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.74 ft at 4:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.74 ft at 4:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.73 ft at 5:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.73 ft at 5:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.73 ft at 5:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.73 ft at 6:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.73 ft at 6:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.72 ft at 6:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.72 ft at 7:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.72 ft at 7:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.72 ft at 7:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.71 ft at 8:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.71 ft at 8:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.71 ft at 8:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.71 ft at 9:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.7 ft at 9:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.7 ft at 9:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.7 ft at 10:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.7 ft at 10:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.69 ft at 10:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.69 ft at 11:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.69 ft at 11:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.69 ft at 11:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.68 ft at 12:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.68 ft at 12:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.68 ft at 12:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.68 ft at 1:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.67 ft at 1:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.67 ft at 1:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.67 ft at 2:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.67 ft at 2:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.67 ft at 2:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.66 ft at 3:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.66 ft at 3:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.66 ft at 3:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.65 ft at 4:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.66 ft at 4:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.65 ft at 4:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.65 ft at 5:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.65 ft at 5:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.64 ft at 5:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.64 ft at 6:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.64 ft at 6:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.64 ft at 6:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.64 ft at 7:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.64 ft at 7:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.64 ft at 8:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.63 ft at 8:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.63 ft at 9:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.62 ft at 9:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.62 ft at 9:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.62 ft at 10:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.62 ft at 10:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.62 ft at 10:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.61 ft at 11:00AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.61 ft at 11:15AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.61 ft at 11:45AM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.61 ft at 12:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.61 ft at 12:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.6 ft at 12:45PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.61 ft at 1:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.6 ft at 1:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.6 ft at 1:45PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.6 ft at 2:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.6 ft at 2:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.6 ft at 2:45PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.59 ft at 3:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.59 ft at 3:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.59 ft at 3:45PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.59 ft at 4:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 4:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 4:45PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 5:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 5:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 5:45PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 6:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 6:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 6:45PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 7:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 7:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 8:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.56 ft at 8:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.56 ft at 9:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.56 ft at 10:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 10:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 10:45PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 11:00PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 11:15PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.56 ft at 11:45PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 12:00AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.56 ft at 12:15AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.56 ft at 12:45AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.56 ft at 1:00AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.56 ft at 1:15AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.55 ft at 1:45AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.55 ft at 2:00AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.54 ft at 2:15AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.54 ft at 2:45AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.54 ft at 3:00AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.54 ft at 3:15AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.54 ft at 3:45AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.54 ft at 4:00AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.54 ft at 4:15AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.53 ft at 4:45AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.53 ft at 5:00AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.53 ft at 5:15AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.53 ft at 5:45AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.53 ft at 6:00AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.53 ft at 6:15AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.52 ft at 6:45AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.53 ft at 7:00AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.52 ft at 7:15AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.52 ft at 7:45AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.52 ft at 8:00AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.52 ft at 8:15AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.51 ft at 8:45AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.51 ft at 9:00AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.51 ft at 9:15AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.51 ft at 9:45AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.5 ft at 10:00AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.5 ft at 10:15AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.5 ft at 10:45AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.5 ft at 11:00AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.5 ft at 11:15AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.49 ft at 11:45AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.49 ft at 12:00PM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.49 ft at 12:15PM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.49 ft at 12:45PM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.49 ft at 1:00PM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 6.49 ft at 1:15PM Oct 20, 2021Forecast: 6.5 ft 2:00PM Oct 20, 2021Forecast: 6.4 ft 8:00PM Oct 20, 2021Forecast: 6.4 ft 2:00AM Oct 21, 2021Forecast: 6.4 ft 8:00AM Oct 21, 2021Forecast: 6.4 ft 2:00PM Oct 21, 2021Forecast: 6.4 ft 8:00PM Oct 21, 2021Forecast: 6.5 ft 2:00AM Oct 22, 2021Highest Forecast: 6.7 ft 8:00AM Oct 22, 2021Forecast: 6.6 ft 2:00PM Oct 22, 2021Forecast: 6.5 ft 8:00PM Oct 22, 2021Forecast: 6.5 ft 2:00AM Oct 23, 2021Forecast: 6.4 ft 8:00AM Oct 23, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMONP1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (1:45PM Oct 20, 2021)ObservedForecast (issued 10:01AM Oct 20)Latest observed value: 6.49 ft at 1:15 PM EDT 20-Oct-2021. Flood Stage is 15.5 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Towanda Creek at Monroeton are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 18.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 17
Flood Stage: 15.5
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 20.97 ft on 09/08/2011
(2) 20.86 ft on 01/19/1996
(3) 18.99 ft on 09/18/2004
(4) 18.70 ft on 11/16/1926
(5) 18.60 ft on 03/18/1936
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.97 ft on 11/01/2019
(2) 17.38 ft on 08/14/2018
(3) 16.87 ft on 08/13/2018
(4) 17.74 ft on 10/21/2016
(5) 20.97 ft on 09/08/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 4.81 ft on 09/21/1932

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21 This is the record river crest which occurred during the 2011 Tropical Storm Lee flood. Extensive flooding occurred throughout Monroeton to South Towanda.
20.9 This is the crest height of the flood waters after the rapid snowmelt and heavy rain event January 19 1996. Extensive flooding occurred throughout Monroeton to South Towanda.
20.5 FEMA flood insurance risk maps indicate that this level, as measured at the stream gage, marks the 1% (100 year) floodplain. Your property is at risk for flooding during a major flood event. A 100 year flood is a flood that has a 1 percent chance of occurring in any year.
18.5 Serious flooding extends to Canton Avenue and Shaw Boulevard, all the way downriver to South Towanda. Portions of Route 220 are flooded. Bradford County Airport floods. This flood level is near the level of the March 1936 historic flood.
17.4 This is the approximate flood crest from August 14, 2018. Homes in Monroeton are flooded along Brocktown Road up to Spencer, Dalipiaz and Berwick Drives.
17 This is the approximate flood stage from November 1, 2019. Homes in Monroeton are flooded along Brocktown Road up to Spencer, Dalpiaz and Berwick Drives.
15.5 Water begins spreading into the backyards, and surrounding homes, along Brocktown Road southwest of Monroeton. Widespread agricultural flooding occurs downstream to the confluence of the Susquehanna River.
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(1) looking upstream
(2) view of gagehouse
(3) looking downstream
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Latitude: 41.706944° N, Longitude: 76.485000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 15.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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 29 765.53 ft 781.03 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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