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Susquehanna River at Owego Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 17.23 ft at 12:15AM Oct 16, 2018Highest Observation: 17.23 ft at 12:30AM Oct 16, 2018Highest Observation: 17.23 ft at 12:45AM Oct 16, 2018Highest Observation: 17.23 ft at 1:00AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.22 ft at 1:15AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.22 ft at 1:30AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.22 ft at 1:45AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.21 ft at 2:00AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.21 ft at 2:15AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.21 ft at 2:30AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.2 ft at 2:45AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.2 ft at 3:00AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.2 ft at 3:15AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.2 ft at 3:30AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.2 ft at 3:45AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.19 ft at 4:00AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.19 ft at 4:15AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.19 ft at 4:30AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.18 ft at 4:45AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.18 ft at 5:00AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.18 ft at 5:15AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.18 ft at 5:30AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.17 ft at 5:45AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.17 ft at 6:00AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.17 ft at 6:15AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.17 ft at 6:30AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.17 ft at 6:45AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.16 ft at 7:00AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.16 ft at 7:15AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.16 ft at 7:30AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.16 ft at 7:45AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.16 ft at 8:00AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.16 ft at 8:15AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.16 ft at 8:30AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.16 ft at 8:45AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.15 ft at 9:00AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.15 ft at 9:15AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.15 ft at 9:30AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.15 ft at 9:45AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 10:00AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 10:15AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 10:30AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 10:45AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 11:00AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 11:15AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 11:30AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 11:45AM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 12:00PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.13 ft at 12:15PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 12:30PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 12:45PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 1:00PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 1:15PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 1:30PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 1:45PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 2:00PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 2:15PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 2:30PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 2:45PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 3:00PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 3:15PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 3:30PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.13 ft at 3:45PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 4:00PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.13 ft at 4:15PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.13 ft at 4:30PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 4:45PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.13 ft at 5:00PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 5:15PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 5:30PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 5:45PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.14 ft at 6:00PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.13 ft at 6:15PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.13 ft at 6:30PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.13 ft at 6:45PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.13 ft at 7:00PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.13 ft at 7:15PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.13 ft at 7:30PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.13 ft at 7:45PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.13 ft at 8:00PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.13 ft at 8:15PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.13 ft at 8:30PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.13 ft at 8:45PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.12 ft at 9:00PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.12 ft at 9:15PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.12 ft at 9:16PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.12 ft at 9:30PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.12 ft at 9:45PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.12 ft at 10:00PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.12 ft at 10:15PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.12 ft at 10:30PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.12 ft at 10:45PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.12 ft at 11:00PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.12 ft at 11:15PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.12 ft at 11:30PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.12 ft at 11:45PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 17.12 ft at 12:00AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.12 ft at 12:15AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.11 ft at 12:30AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.11 ft at 12:45AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.11 ft at 1:00AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.11 ft at 1:15AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.11 ft at 1:30AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.11 ft at 1:45AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.11 ft at 2:00AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.11 ft at 2:15AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.1 ft at 2:30AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.1 ft at 2:45AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.1 ft at 3:00AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.1 ft at 3:15AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.1 ft at 3:30AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.1 ft at 3:45AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.1 ft at 4:00AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.09 ft at 4:15AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.09 ft at 4:30AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.09 ft at 4:45AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.09 ft at 5:00AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.09 ft at 5:15AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.08 ft at 5:30AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.08 ft at 5:45AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.07 ft at 6:00AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.07 ft at 6:15AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.07 ft at 6:30AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.07 ft at 6:45AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.07 ft at 7:00AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.07 ft at 7:15AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.07 ft at 7:30AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.06 ft at 7:45AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.06 ft at 8:00AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.06 ft at 8:15AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.06 ft at 8:30AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.05 ft at 8:45AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.05 ft at 9:00AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.05 ft at 9:15AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.05 ft at 9:30AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.05 ft at 9:45AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.04 ft at 10:00AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.04 ft at 10:15AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.04 ft at 10:30AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.03 ft at 10:45AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.03 ft at 11:00AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.03 ft at 11:15AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.03 ft at 11:30AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.03 ft at 11:45AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.02 ft at 12:00PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.02 ft at 12:15PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.02 ft at 12:30PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.02 ft at 12:45PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.02 ft at 1:00PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.02 ft at 1:15PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.01 ft at 1:30PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17.01 ft at 1:45PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17 ft at 2:00PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17 ft at 2:15PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 17 ft at 2:30PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.99 ft at 2:45PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.99 ft at 3:00PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.99 ft at 3:15PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.98 ft at 3:30PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.98 ft at 3:45PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.98 ft at 4:00PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.98 ft at 4:15PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.98 ft at 4:30PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.97 ft at 4:45PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.97 ft at 5:00PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.98 ft at 5:15PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.97 ft at 5:30PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.97 ft at 5:45PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.97 ft at 6:00PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.96 ft at 6:15PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.97 ft at 6:30PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.97 ft at 6:45PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.97 ft at 7:00PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.97 ft at 7:15PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.97 ft at 7:30PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.96 ft at 7:45PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.96 ft at 8:00PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.96 ft at 8:15PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.96 ft at 8:30PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.96 ft at 8:45PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.95 ft at 9:00PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.95 ft at 9:15PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.95 ft at 9:16PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.94 ft at 9:30PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.94 ft at 9:45PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.94 ft at 10:00PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.93 ft at 10:15PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.93 ft at 10:30PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.92 ft at 10:45PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 16.91 ft at 11:00PM Oct 17, 2018Highest Forecast: 17.1 ft 2:00AM Oct 18, 2018Highest Forecast: 17.1 ft 8:00AM Oct 18, 2018Forecast: 17 ft 2:00PM Oct 18, 2018Forecast: 16.9 ft 8:00PM Oct 18, 2018Forecast: 16.8 ft 2:00AM Oct 19, 2018Forecast: 16.7 ft 8:00AM Oct 19, 2018Forecast: 16.6 ft 2:00PM Oct 19, 2018Forecast: 16.5 ft 8:00PM Oct 19, 2018Forecast: 16.4 ft 2:00AM Oct 20, 2018Forecast: 16.3 ft 8:00AM Oct 20, 2018USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesOWGN6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:00AM Oct 18, 2018)ObservedForecast (issued 8:40AM Oct 17)Latest observed value: 16.91 ft at 11:00 PM EDT 17-Oct-2018. Flood Stage is 30 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 33
Moderate Flood Stage: 32
Flood Stage: 30
Action Stage: 29
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 39.62 ft on 09/08/2011
(2) 35.90 ft on 06/29/2006
(3) 33.15 ft on 04/03/2005
(4) 32.97 ft on 01/20/1996
(5) 31.97 ft on 04/11/1993
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 39.62 ft on 09/08/2011
(2) 35.90 ft on 06/29/2006
(3) 33.15 ft on 04/03/2005
(4) 31.04 ft on 09/18/2004
(5) 32.97 ft on 01/20/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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39.61 Flood of record. September 2011. Over 90 percent of Owego was inundated by deep flood waters.
36 Flooding inundates Route 17C and spreads over to the east side of Owego along E. Front Street and E. Main Street. The west side of Owego is inundated past Paige and Franklin Streets.
35.9 This was the flood level of the June 2006 flood.
35 Widespread flooding occurs in Owego to the west of Route 96. Route 17C along 5th Avenue floods.
33 Major flood stage. Flood waters cut off McMaster Street around Elm and Temple Streets. Extensive basement to first floor flooding occurs along the south side of Front Street and 5th Avenue in Owego.
32.97 This was the flood level of the severe snowmelt flood of January 20, 1996.
32 Moderate flood stage. A portion of Route 17C west of Owego is threatened by flood waters. A section of Nichols begins to flood. Some flooding expands across Elm Street and Foundry Street in Owego. Homes and businesses begin to flood along Route 17C east of Front Street.
31.97 This is the flood level of April 11, 1993.
31 Flooding leaks over portions of River and Williams Streets to Route 17C behind the Price Chopper. Basement flooding increases between Hickories Park and Downtown, including near the Owego Walk-In Health Care building. The Fairgrouds are inundated.
30 Flood stage. Backyards of homes and businesses right along the northern edge of the river begin to flood. Hickories Park floods. Flood waters back up along Owego Creek into the Fairgrounds and portions of Route 96.
29 Caution stage. Owego Creek begins backing up and spreading toward the Fairgrounds.
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Latitude: 42.097222° N, Longitude: 76.266667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 30 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 776.105 806.105 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 776.64 806.64 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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