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West Branch Susquehanna River at West Milton Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:30AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:45AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:00AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:15AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:30AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:45AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:00AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:15AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:30AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:45AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.31 ft at 7:00AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.31 ft at 7:15AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.31 ft at 7:30AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.32 ft at 7:45AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.32 ft at 8:00AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.32 ft at 8:15AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.33 ft at 8:30AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.33 ft at 8:45AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.35 ft at 9:00AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.34 ft at 9:15AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.35 ft at 9:30AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.35 ft at 9:45AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.36 ft at 10:00AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.36 ft at 10:15AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 10:30AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 10:45AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 11:00AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 11:01AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 11:15AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 11:30AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.41 ft at 11:45AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.42 ft at 12:00PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.42 ft at 12:15PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.43 ft at 12:30PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:45PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.45 ft at 1:00PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.45 ft at 1:15PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.46 ft at 1:30PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.47 ft at 1:45PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.48 ft at 2:00PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.48 ft at 2:15PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.48 ft at 2:30PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.49 ft at 2:45PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.49 ft at 3:00PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.52 ft at 3:15PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.51 ft at 3:30PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.53 ft at 3:45PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.53 ft at 4:00PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.53 ft at 4:15PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.55 ft at 4:30PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.55 ft at 4:45PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.55 ft at 5:00PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.55 ft at 5:15PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.56 ft at 5:30PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 5:45PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.56 ft at 6:00PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 6:15PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 6:30PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 6:45PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 7:00PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 7:15PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 7:30PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 7:45PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.6 ft at 8:00PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:15PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:30PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.6 ft at 8:45PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.6 ft at 9:00PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 9:15PM May 06, 2021Highest Observation: 4.61 ft at 9:30PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 9:45PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.6 ft at 10:00PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 10:15PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.6 ft at 10:30PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 10:45PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.6 ft at 11:00PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.6 ft at 11:15PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 11:30PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 11:45PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 12:00AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 12:15AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 12:30AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 12:45AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 1:00AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 1:15AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 1:30AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 1:45AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:00AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:15AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 2:30AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 2:45AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 3:00AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 3:15AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 3:30AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.56 ft at 3:45AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 4:00AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 4:15AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.56 ft at 4:30AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.56 ft at 4:45AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.56 ft at 5:00AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.55 ft at 5:15AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.55 ft at 5:30AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.55 ft at 5:45AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.54 ft at 6:00AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.53 ft at 6:15AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.53 ft at 6:30AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.53 ft at 6:45AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.53 ft at 7:00AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.52 ft at 7:15AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.52 ft at 7:30AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.52 ft at 7:45AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.51 ft at 8:00AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.52 ft at 8:15AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.51 ft at 8:30AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.5 ft at 8:45AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.5 ft at 9:00AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.5 ft at 9:15AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.49 ft at 9:30AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.49 ft at 9:45AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.49 ft at 10:00AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.49 ft at 10:02AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.49 ft at 10:15AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.48 ft at 10:30AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.48 ft at 10:45AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.48 ft at 11:00AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.47 ft at 11:15AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.47 ft at 11:30AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.47 ft at 11:45AM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.46 ft at 12:00PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.46 ft at 12:15PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.45 ft at 12:30PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.45 ft at 12:45PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.45 ft at 1:00PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:15PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:30PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:45PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.43 ft at 2:00PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.43 ft at 2:15PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.43 ft at 2:30PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.42 ft at 2:45PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.43 ft at 3:00PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.41 ft at 3:15PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 3:30PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.41 ft at 3:45PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 4:00PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 4:15PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 4:30PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 4:45PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 5:00PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:15PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:30PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 5:45PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 6:00PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 6:15PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 6:30PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.37 ft at 6:45PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.37 ft at 7:00PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.36 ft at 7:15PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.36 ft at 7:30PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.36 ft at 7:45PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.37 ft at 8:00PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.36 ft at 8:15PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.37 ft at 8:30PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.36 ft at 8:45PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.35 ft at 9:00PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.35 ft at 9:15PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.34 ft at 9:30PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.35 ft at 9:45PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:00PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:15PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.33 ft at 10:30PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:45PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.33 ft at 11:00PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.33 ft at 11:15PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.34 ft at 11:30PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.34 ft at 11:45PM May 07, 2021Observed: 4.34 ft at 12:00AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.33 ft at 12:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.33 ft at 12:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.33 ft at 12:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.34 ft at 1:00AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.35 ft at 1:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.35 ft at 1:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.35 ft at 1:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.35 ft at 2:00AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.37 ft at 2:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.36 ft at 3:00AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.37 ft at 3:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.37 ft at 3:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.37 ft at 3:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.37 ft at 4:00AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.37 ft at 4:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 4:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 4:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 5:00AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 5:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 5:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 5:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 6:00AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 6:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 6:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 6:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 7:00AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 7:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 7:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.38 ft at 7:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 8:00AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 8:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 8:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 8:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 9:00AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.39 ft at 9:02AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 9:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.4 ft at 9:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.42 ft at 9:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.41 ft at 10:00AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.41 ft at 10:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.41 ft at 10:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.42 ft at 10:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.41 ft at 11:00AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.42 ft at 11:15AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.41 ft at 11:30AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.42 ft at 11:45AM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.42 ft at 12:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.43 ft at 12:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.42 ft at 12:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.43 ft at 12:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.42 ft at 1:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.43 ft at 1:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.43 ft at 1:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.43 ft at 2:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.43 ft at 3:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.43 ft at 3:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.42 ft at 4:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.45 ft at 4:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.43 ft at 4:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.43 ft at 5:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.43 ft at 5:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.43 ft at 6:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.43 ft at 6:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.45 ft at 7:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.43 ft at 8:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.43 ft at 8:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.45 ft at 9:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.45 ft at 9:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.45 ft at 10:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.45 ft at 10:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.46 ft at 10:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.46 ft at 10:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.46 ft at 11:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.47 ft at 11:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.47 ft at 11:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.48 ft at 11:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.48 ft at 12:00AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.47 ft at 12:15AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.48 ft at 12:30AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.49 ft at 12:45AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.49 ft at 1:00AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.49 ft at 1:15AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.5 ft at 1:30AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.49 ft at 1:45AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.49 ft at 2:00AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.5 ft at 2:15AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.5 ft at 2:30AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.49 ft at 2:45AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.5 ft at 3:00AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.5 ft at 3:15AM May 09, 2021Observed: 4.5 ft at 3:30AM May 09, 2021Forecast: 4.5 ft 8:00AM May 09, 2021Forecast: 4.8 ft 2:00PM May 09, 2021Forecast: 4.8 ft 8:00PM May 09, 2021Forecast: 5 ft 2:00AM May 10, 2021Forecast: 5.3 ft 8:00AM May 10, 2021Forecast: 5.8 ft 2:00PM May 10, 2021Forecast: 6.3 ft 8:00PM May 10, 2021Forecast: 6.9 ft 2:00AM May 11, 2021Highest Forecast: 7.6 ft 8:00AM May 11, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesILTP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:18AM May 9, 2021)ObservedForecast (issued 10:36AM May 8)Latest observed value: 4.5 ft at 3:30 AM EDT 9-May-2021. Flood Stage is 19 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts for the West Branch Susquehanna River at West Milton are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 19
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 34.55 ft on 06/24/1972
(2) 34.07 ft on 03/18/1936
(3) 31.10 ft on 06/01/1889
(4) 30.43 ft on 05/29/1946
(5) 29.50 ft on 09/27/1975
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.54 ft on 09/12/2018
(2) 26.60 ft on 09/08/2011
(3) 21.03 ft on 04/29/2011
(4) 21.72 ft on 03/11/2011
(5) 22.76 ft on 12/02/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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42 Approximate level of the FEMA 0.2% Annual Chance Flood level (500-year flood).
36 Flood waters begin to reach the White Deer Pike Bridge to Watsontown.
34.5 Flood of record from Hurricane Agnes in 1972. Approximate level of the FEMA 1% Annual Chance Flood level (100-year flood).
34 Water level reaches the intersection of Arch and First Streets. Most of Milton is affected by high water.
33 Most of the Borough of Milton is affected by high water. Approximate level of the FEMA 2% Annual Chance Flood level (50-year flood).
32 The milton municipal building floods.
30 Many homes on both banks are affected by high water.
28 Numerous homes in Milton and West Milton are affected by high water.
27 Approximate level of the FEMA 10% Annual Chance Flood level (10-year flood).
25 Numerous homes in Milton and West Milton will flood. High water affects the Con Agra Foods plant in Milton.
22 Homes on South Water Street in Milton are flooded.
21 River Road in West Milton floods. Low lying areas in Milton are inundated.
19 River Road on the right, or west bank in West Milton floods. The left bank overflows in the vicinity of Milton.
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(1) Downstream
(2) Downstream
(3) Upstream
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(5) gagehouse
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Latitude: 41.018611° N, Longitude: 76.865278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 19 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 29 460 460 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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