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Towanda Creek at Monroeton Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 7.08 ft at 2:30PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7.07 ft at 2:45PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7.07 ft at 3:00PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7.07 ft at 3:15PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7.06 ft at 3:30PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7.06 ft at 3:45PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7.06 ft at 4:00PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7.06 ft at 4:15PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7.05 ft at 4:30PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7.05 ft at 4:45PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7.04 ft at 5:00PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7.04 ft at 5:15PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7.04 ft at 5:30PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7.03 ft at 5:45PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7.03 ft at 6:00PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7.03 ft at 6:15PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7.02 ft at 6:30PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7.02 ft at 6:45PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7.01 ft at 7:00PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7.01 ft at 7:15PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7.01 ft at 7:30PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7.01 ft at 7:45PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7 ft at 8:00PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7 ft at 8:15PM May 18, 2019Observed: 7 ft at 8:30PM May 18, 2019Observed: 6.99 ft at 8:45PM May 18, 2019Observed: 6.99 ft at 9:00PM May 18, 2019Observed: 6.99 ft at 9:15PM May 18, 2019Observed: 6.98 ft at 9:30PM May 18, 2019Observed: 6.98 ft at 9:45PM May 18, 2019Observed: 6.98 ft at 10:00PM May 18, 2019Observed: 6.97 ft at 10:15PM May 18, 2019Observed: 6.97 ft at 10:30PM May 18, 2019Observed: 6.97 ft at 10:45PM May 18, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 11:00PM May 18, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 11:15PM May 18, 2019Observed: 6.96 ft at 11:30PM May 18, 2019Observed: 6.95 ft at 11:45PM May 18, 2019Observed: 6.95 ft at 12:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.95 ft at 12:15AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.95 ft at 12:30AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.94 ft at 12:45AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.94 ft at 1:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.94 ft at 1:15AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.93 ft at 1:30AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.93 ft at 1:45AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.93 ft at 2:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.93 ft at 2:15AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.93 ft at 2:30AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.93 ft at 2:45AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.93 ft at 3:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.92 ft at 3:15AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.92 ft at 3:30AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.92 ft at 3:45AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 4:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 4:15AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 4:30AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 4:45AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 5:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 5:15AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 5:30AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 5:45AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 6:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 6:15AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 6:30AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 6:45AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 7:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 7:15AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 7:30AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 7:45AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.89 ft at 8:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 8:15AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 8:30AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 8:45AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 9:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 9:15AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 9:30AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 9:45AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 10:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 10:15AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 10:30AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 10:45AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 11:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 11:15AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 11:30AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 11:45AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 12:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 12:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 12:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 12:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 1:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 1:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 1:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 1:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 2:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 2:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.85 ft at 2:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 2:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 3:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 3:04PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 3:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 3:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 3:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 4:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.84 ft at 4:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.83 ft at 4:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.83 ft at 4:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.83 ft at 5:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.83 ft at 5:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.82 ft at 5:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.82 ft at 5:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.82 ft at 6:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.82 ft at 6:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.82 ft at 6:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.82 ft at 6:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.81 ft at 7:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.81 ft at 7:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.81 ft at 7:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.81 ft at 7:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.8 ft at 8:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.8 ft at 8:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.8 ft at 8:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.8 ft at 8:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.8 ft at 9:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.8 ft at 9:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.8 ft at 9:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.8 ft at 9:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.79 ft at 10:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.8 ft at 10:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.91 ft at 10:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.06 ft at 10:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.11 ft at 11:00PM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.12 ft at 11:15PM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.11 ft at 11:30PM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.1 ft at 11:45PM May 19, 2019Observed: 7.09 ft at 12:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.08 ft at 12:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.06 ft at 12:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.05 ft at 12:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.04 ft at 1:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.02 ft at 1:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.01 ft at 1:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.01 ft at 1:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7 ft at 2:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 6.99 ft at 2:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 6.98 ft at 2:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 6.98 ft at 2:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 6.98 ft at 3:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7 ft at 3:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.02 ft at 3:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.06 ft at 3:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.08 ft at 4:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.13 ft at 4:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.18 ft at 4:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.22 ft at 4:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.24 ft at 5:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.25 ft at 5:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.26 ft at 5:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.26 ft at 5:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.27 ft at 6:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.27 ft at 6:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.27 ft at 6:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.27 ft at 6:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.27 ft at 7:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.27 ft at 7:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.27 ft at 7:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.27 ft at 7:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.28 ft at 8:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.28 ft at 8:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.29 ft at 8:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.28 ft at 8:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.29 ft at 9:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.29 ft at 9:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.29 ft at 9:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.3 ft at 9:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.3 ft at 10:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.31 ft at 10:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.31 ft at 10:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.31 ft at 10:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.31 ft at 11:00AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.31 ft at 11:15AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.31 ft at 11:30AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.31 ft at 11:45AM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.31 ft at 12:00PM May 20, 2019Highest Observation: 7.32 ft at 12:15PM May 20, 2019Observed: 7.31 ft at 12:30PM May 20, 2019Highest Observation: 7.32 ft at 12:45PM May 20, 2019Highest Observation: 7.32 ft at 1:00PM May 20, 2019Highest Observation: 7.32 ft at 1:15PM May 20, 2019Highest Forecast: 7.5 ft 8:00PM May 20, 2019Forecast: 7.3 ft 2:00AM May 21, 2019Forecast: 7.1 ft 8:00AM May 21, 2019Forecast: 7.1 ft 2:00PM May 21, 2019Forecast: 7 ft 8:00PM May 21, 2019Forecast: 6.9 ft 2:00AM May 22, 2019Forecast: 6.9 ft 8:00AM May 22, 2019Forecast: 6.8 ft 2:00PM May 22, 2019Forecast: 6.8 ft 8:00PM May 22, 2019Forecast: 6.7 ft 2:00AM May 23, 2019Forecast: 6.8 ft 8:00AM May 23, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMONP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:15PM May 20, 2019)ObservedForecast (issued 9:32AM May 20)Latest observed value: 7.32 ft at 1:15 PM EDT 20-May-2019. 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) 17.38 ft on 08/14/2018
(2) 16.87 ft on 08/13/2018
(3) 17.74 ft on 10/21/2016
(4) 20.97 ft on 09/08/2011
(5) 16.25 ft on 04/08/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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21 This is the record river crest which occurred during the 2011 Tropical Storm Lee flood.
20.9 This is the crest height of the flood waters after the rapid snowmelt and heavy rain event January 19 1996.
18.5 Serious flooding begins along the creek throughout much of Monroeton and surrounding areas. This flood level is near the level of the March 1936 historic flood.
17 Homes are flooded along Brocktown Road, and along Canton Avenue in Monroeton.
15.5 Water begins spreading into the backyards, and surrounding homes, along Brocktown Road southwest of Monroeton.
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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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