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Towanda Creek at Monroeton Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 7 ft at 4:00PM Dec 05, 2022Highest Observation: 7 ft at 4:15PM Dec 05, 2022Highest Observation: 7 ft at 4:30PM Dec 05, 2022Highest Observation: 7 ft at 4:45PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 5:00PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 5:15PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 5:30PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 5:45PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 6:00PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 6:15PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 6:30PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 6:45PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 7:00PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 7:15PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 7:30PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 7:45PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 8:00PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.97 ft at 8:15PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.97 ft at 8:30PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.97 ft at 8:45PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.97 ft at 9:00PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.97 ft at 9:15PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.97 ft at 9:30PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.97 ft at 9:45PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.97 ft at 10:00PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.97 ft at 10:15PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.97 ft at 10:30PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 10:45PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 11:00PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 11:15PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 11:30PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 11:45PM Dec 05, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 12:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.95 ft at 12:15AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 12:30AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 12:45AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.95 ft at 1:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.95 ft at 1:15AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.95 ft at 1:30AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.95 ft at 1:45AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.95 ft at 2:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.95 ft at 2:15AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.95 ft at 2:30AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.95 ft at 2:45AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.95 ft at 3:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.95 ft at 3:15AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.95 ft at 3:30AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.95 ft at 3:45AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.94 ft at 4:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.94 ft at 4:15AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.94 ft at 4:30AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.94 ft at 4:32AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.94 ft at 4:45AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.94 ft at 5:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.94 ft at 5:15AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.94 ft at 5:30AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.94 ft at 5:45AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.94 ft at 6:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.94 ft at 6:15AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.94 ft at 6:30AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.94 ft at 6:45AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.94 ft at 7:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.94 ft at 7:15AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.94 ft at 7:30AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.94 ft at 7:45AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.94 ft at 8:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.93 ft at 8:15AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.93 ft at 8:30AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.93 ft at 8:45AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.93 ft at 9:00AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.93 ft at 9:15AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.93 ft at 9:30AM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.93 ft at 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6.92 ft at 4:00PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.92 ft at 4:15PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.92 ft at 4:30PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.93 ft at 4:45PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.93 ft at 5:00PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.94 ft at 5:15PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.95 ft at 5:30PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.95 ft at 5:45PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.95 ft at 6:00PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.95 ft at 6:15PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:30PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.95 ft at 6:45PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 7:00PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 7:15PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 7:30PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 7:45PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 8:00PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 8:15PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 8:30PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 8:45PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:00PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:15PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:30PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:45PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 10:00PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 10:15PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.96 ft at 10:30PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.97 ft at 10:45PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.97 ft at 11:00PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.97 ft at 11:15PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.97 ft at 11:30PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.97 ft at 11:45PM Dec 06, 2022Observed: 6.97 ft at 12:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.97 ft at 12:15AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 12:30AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 12:45AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 1:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 1:15AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 1:30AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 1:45AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 2:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 2:15AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 2:30AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 2:45AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 3:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 3:15AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 3:30AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 3:31AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 3:45AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 4:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 4:15AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 4:30AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 4:45AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 5:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 5:15AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 5:30AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 5:45AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 6:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 6:15AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 6:30AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 6:45AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 7:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 7:15AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 7:30AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 7:45AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 8:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 8:15AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 8:30AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 8:45AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 9:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 9:15AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 9:30AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 9:45AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 10:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 10:15AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.99 ft at 10:30AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 10:45AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 11:00AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 11:15AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 11:30AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 11:45AM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 12:00PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 12:15PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 12:30PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 12:45PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 1:00PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 1:15PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 1:30PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 1:45PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 2:00PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 2:15PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 2:30PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.98 ft at 2:45PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.97 ft at 3:00PM Dec 07, 2022Observed: 6.97 ft at 3:15PM Dec 07, 2022Highest Forecast: 7.2 ft 7:00PM Dec 07, 2022Highest Forecast: 7.2 ft 1:00AM Dec 08, 2022Forecast: 7 ft 7:00AM Dec 08, 2022Forecast: 7 ft 1:00PM Dec 08, 2022Forecast: 6.9 ft 7:00PM Dec 08, 2022Forecast: 6.9 ft 1:00AM Dec 09, 2022Forecast: 6.8 ft 7:00AM Dec 09, 2022Forecast: 6.8 ft 1:00PM Dec 09, 2022Forecast: 6.8 ft 7:00PM Dec 09, 2022Forecast: 6.7 ft 1:00AM Dec 10, 2022Forecast: 6.7 ft 7:00AM Dec 10, 2022USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMONP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:45PM Dec 7, 2022)ObservedForecast (issued 9:49AM Dec 7)Latest observed value: 6.97 ft at 3:15 PM EST 7-Dec-2022. Flood Stage is 15.5 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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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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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
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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
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