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West Branch Susquehanna River at Lock Haven Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 10.99 ft at 4:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.98 ft at 5:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.98 ft at 5:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.98 ft at 5:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.97 ft at 5:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.96 ft at 6:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.96 ft at 6:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.95 ft at 6:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.94 ft at 6:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.94 ft at 7:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.93 ft at 7:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.92 ft at 7:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.92 ft at 7:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.91 ft at 8:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.91 ft at 8:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.9 ft at 8:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.9 ft at 8:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.89 ft at 9:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.88 ft at 9:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.87 ft at 9:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.87 ft at 9:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.86 ft at 10:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.85 ft at 10:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.85 ft at 10:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.84 ft at 10:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.84 ft at 11:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.83 ft at 11:15PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.83 ft at 11:30PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.82 ft at 11:45PM May 13, 2021Observed: 10.82 ft at 12:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.81 ft at 12:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.81 ft at 12:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.8 ft at 12:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.8 ft at 1:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.8 ft at 1:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.79 ft at 1:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.79 ft at 1:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.78 ft at 2:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.78 ft at 2:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.77 ft at 2:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.77 ft at 2:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.77 ft at 3:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.76 ft at 3:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.75 ft at 3:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.75 ft at 3:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.74 ft at 4:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.74 ft at 4:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.73 ft at 4:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.73 ft at 4:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.72 ft at 5:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.72 ft at 5:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.71 ft at 5:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.71 ft at 5:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.7 ft at 6:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.7 ft at 6:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.69 ft at 6:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.69 ft at 6:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.68 ft at 7:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.68 ft at 7:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.67 ft at 7:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.67 ft at 7:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.67 ft at 8:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.66 ft at 8:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.66 ft at 8:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.66 ft at 8:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.65 ft at 9:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.65 ft at 9:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.65 ft at 9:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.65 ft at 9:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.64 ft at 10:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.64 ft at 10:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.64 ft at 10:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.63 ft at 10:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.63 ft at 11:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.63 ft at 11:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.63 ft at 11:16AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.62 ft at 11:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.62 ft at 11:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.61 ft at 12:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.61 ft at 12:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.6 ft at 12:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.6 ft at 12:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.59 ft at 1:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.59 ft at 1:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.58 ft at 1:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.57 ft at 1:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.56 ft at 2:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.55 ft at 2:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.54 ft at 2:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.53 ft at 2:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.52 ft at 3:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.51 ft at 3:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.5 ft at 3:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.48 ft at 3:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.47 ft at 4:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.46 ft at 4:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.44 ft at 4:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.44 ft at 4:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.42 ft at 5:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.41 ft at 5:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.4 ft at 5:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.39 ft at 5:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.37 ft at 6:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.36 ft at 6:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.34 ft at 6:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.33 ft at 6:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.32 ft at 7:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.31 ft at 7:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.3 ft at 7:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.29 ft at 7:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.28 ft at 8:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.27 ft at 8:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.26 ft at 8:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.25 ft at 8:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.24 ft at 9:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.23 ft at 9:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.22 ft at 9:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.21 ft at 9:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.21 ft at 10:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.2 ft at 10:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.2 ft at 10:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.19 ft at 10:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.19 ft at 11:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.18 ft at 11:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.18 ft at 11:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.17 ft at 11:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 10.16 ft at 12:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.16 ft at 12:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.16 ft at 12:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.15 ft at 12:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.14 ft at 1:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.14 ft at 1:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.14 ft at 1:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.13 ft at 1:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.13 ft at 2:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.13 ft at 2:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.12 ft at 2:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.12 ft at 2:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.12 ft at 3:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.11 ft at 3:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.11 ft at 3:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.1 ft at 3:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.1 ft at 4:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.1 ft at 4:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.09 ft at 4:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.09 ft at 4:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.08 ft at 5:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.08 ft at 5:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.08 ft at 5:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.07 ft at 5:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.07 ft at 6:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.06 ft at 6:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.06 ft at 6:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.06 ft at 6:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.06 ft at 7:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.05 ft at 7:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.05 ft at 7:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.04 ft at 7:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.04 ft at 8:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.04 ft at 8:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.03 ft at 8:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.03 ft at 8:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.03 ft at 9:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.03 ft at 9:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.02 ft at 9:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.02 ft at 9:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.02 ft at 10:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.02 ft at 10:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.02 ft at 10:16AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.01 ft at 10:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.01 ft at 10:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.01 ft at 11:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.01 ft at 11:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10 ft at 11:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10 ft at 11:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 10 ft at 12:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 10 ft at 12:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 10 ft at 12:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 10 ft at 12:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.99 ft at 1:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.99 ft at 1:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.99 ft at 1:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.99 ft at 1:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.98 ft at 2:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.98 ft at 2:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.98 ft at 2:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.97 ft at 2:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.97 ft at 3:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.97 ft at 3:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.97 ft at 3:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.96 ft at 3:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.96 ft at 4:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.96 ft at 4:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.96 ft at 4:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.96 ft at 4:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.95 ft at 5:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.95 ft at 5:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.95 ft at 5:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.94 ft at 5:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.94 ft at 6:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.94 ft at 6:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.94 ft at 6:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.94 ft at 6:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.94 ft at 7:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.93 ft at 7:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.93 ft at 7:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.93 ft at 7:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.92 ft at 8:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.92 ft at 8:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.92 ft at 8:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.91 ft at 8:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.91 ft at 9:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.91 ft at 9:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.9 ft at 9:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.9 ft at 9:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.9 ft at 10:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.89 ft at 10:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.89 ft at 10:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.89 ft at 10:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.88 ft at 11:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.88 ft at 11:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.87 ft at 11:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.87 ft at 11:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 9.86 ft at 12:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.86 ft at 12:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.86 ft at 12:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.85 ft at 12:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.85 ft at 1:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.85 ft at 1:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.84 ft at 1:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.84 ft at 1:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.84 ft at 2:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.84 ft at 2:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.83 ft at 2:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.83 ft at 2:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.82 ft at 3:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.82 ft at 3:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.82 ft at 3:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.81 ft at 3:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.81 ft at 4:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.81 ft at 4:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.81 ft at 4:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.81 ft at 4:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.8 ft at 5:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.8 ft at 5:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.8 ft at 5:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.8 ft at 5:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.79 ft at 6:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.79 ft at 6:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.79 ft at 6:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.78 ft at 6:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.78 ft at 7:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.78 ft at 7:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.78 ft at 7:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.78 ft at 7:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.77 ft at 8:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.77 ft at 8:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.77 ft at 8:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.77 ft at 8:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.77 ft at 9:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.76 ft at 9:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.76 ft at 9:16AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.76 ft at 9:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.76 ft at 9:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.75 ft at 10:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.75 ft at 10:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.75 ft at 10:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.75 ft at 10:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.75 ft at 11:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.75 ft at 11:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.75 ft at 11:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.74 ft at 11:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.74 ft at 12:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.74 ft at 12:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.73 ft at 12:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.73 ft at 12:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.73 ft at 1:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.73 ft at 1:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.73 ft at 1:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.73 ft at 1:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.73 ft at 2:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.72 ft at 2:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.72 ft at 2:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.72 ft at 2:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.72 ft at 3:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 9.71 ft at 3:15PM May 16, 2021Highest Forecast: 9.7 ft 8:00PM May 16, 2021Forecast: 9.6 ft 2:00AM May 17, 2021Forecast: 9.6 ft 8:00AM May 17, 2021Forecast: 9.5 ft 2:00PM May 17, 2021Forecast: 9.5 ft 8:00PM May 17, 2021Forecast: 9.5 ft 2:00AM May 18, 2021Forecast: 9.4 ft 8:00AM May 18, 2021Forecast: 9.4 ft 2:00PM May 18, 2021Forecast: 9.4 ft 8:00PM May 18, 2021Forecast: 9.4 ft 2:00AM May 19, 2021Forecast: 9.3 ft 8:00AM May 19, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLHVP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:33PM May 16, 2021)ObservedForecast (issued 10:13AM May 16)Latest observed value: 9.71 ft at 3:15 PM EDT 16-May-2021. Flood Stage is 21 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the West Branch Susquehanna River at Lock Haven are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 21
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 32.30 ft on 03/18/1936
(2) 31.10 ft on 06/23/1972
(3) 29.80 ft on 06/01/1889
(4) 28.13 ft on 09/18/2004
(5) 27.61 ft on 11/26/1950
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.93 ft on 09/11/2018
(2) 24.10 ft on 12/02/2010
(3) 28.13 ft on 09/18/2004
(4) 25.86 ft on 01/20/1996
(5) 17.82 ft on 03/25/1994
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.63 ft on 10/02/1941
(2) 5.10 ft on 09/02/1939

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39.5 Approximate level of the FEMA 0.2% Annual Chance Flood level (500-year flood).
35.5 Flood waters begin to reach teh Woodward Avenue Bridge.
34.5 Flood waters begin to reach the North Jay Street Bridge.
33.5 Approximate level of the FEMA 1% Annual Chance Flood level (100-year flood).
32.5 Flood of record from 1936. Flood waters begin to reach teh railroad bridge crossing the river near Farrandsville.
31 Approximate level of the FEMA 2% Annual Chance Flood level (50-year flood).
30.5 Flood waters begin to reach the first Island Road Bridge.
27 Approximately 75 percent of Lock Haven would be inundated if the levee system was not in place.
25 Numerous homes and businesses would be flooded if the levee system was not in place. Approximate level of the FEMA 10% Annual Chance Flood level (10-year flood).
23 Considerable flooding would occur if the levee system was not in place.
21 The right, or south bank overflows in areas not protected by the levee system.
19 River interests should monitor conditions for continued rising water levels.
17 River interests should monitor conditions for continued rising water levels. Historically, at these levels, homes downstream along the antes creek are affected.
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(1) looking upstream
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(3) looking downstream
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Latitude: 41.138056° N, Longitude: 77.442222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 21 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 29 534.51 555.51 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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