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Shenango River at New Castle Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 6.58 ft at 5:30PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 5:45PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 6:00PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 6:15PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 6:30PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 6:45PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 7:00PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 7:15PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 7:30PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 7:45PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 8:00PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 8:15PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 8:30PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 8:45PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 9:00PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 9:15PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 9:30PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 9:45PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 10:00PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 10:15PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 10:30PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 10:45PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 11:00PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 11:15PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 11:30PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 11:45PM Oct 15, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 12:00AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 12:15AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.57 ft at 12:30AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 12:45AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 1:00AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 1:15AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 1:30AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 1:45AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 2:00AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 2:15AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 2:30AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 2:45AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 3:00AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 3:15AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 3:30AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 3:45AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.58 ft at 4:00AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.59 ft at 4:15AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.59 ft at 4:30AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.6 ft at 4:45AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.6 ft at 5:00AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.61 ft at 5:15AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.61 ft at 5:30AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.62 ft at 5:45AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.63 ft at 6:00AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.64 ft at 6:15AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.65 ft at 6:30AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.66 ft at 6:45AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.67 ft at 7:00AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.67 ft at 7:15AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.68 ft at 7:30AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.69 ft at 7:45AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.7 ft at 8:00AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.71 ft at 8:15AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.71 ft at 8:30AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.72 ft at 8:45AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.73 ft at 9:00AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.73 ft at 9:15AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.73 ft at 9:30AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.74 ft at 9:45AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.74 ft at 10:00AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.74 ft at 10:15AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.75 ft at 10:30AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.75 ft at 10:45AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.75 ft at 11:00AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.75 ft at 11:15AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.75 ft at 11:30AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.76 ft at 11:45AM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.76 ft at 12:00PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.76 ft at 12:15PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.76 ft at 12:30PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.77 ft at 12:45PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.77 ft at 1:00PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.77 ft at 1:15PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.77 ft at 1:30PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.77 ft at 1:45PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.78 ft at 2:00PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.78 ft at 2:15PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.78 ft at 2:30PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.79 ft at 2:45PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.79 ft at 3:00PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.8 ft at 3:15PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.8 ft at 3:30PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.81 ft at 3:45PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.82 ft at 4:00PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.83 ft at 4:15PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.84 ft at 4:30PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.84 ft at 4:45PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.85 ft at 5:00PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.86 ft at 5:15PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.87 ft at 5:30PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.87 ft at 5:45PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.88 ft at 6:00PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.89 ft at 6:15PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.9 ft at 6:30PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.9 ft at 6:45PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.91 ft at 7:00PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.92 ft at 7:15PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.92 ft at 7:30PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.93 ft at 7:45PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.94 ft at 8:00PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.94 ft at 8:15PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.95 ft at 8:30PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.95 ft at 8:45PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.95 ft at 9:00PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:15PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:30PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.97 ft at 9:45PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.97 ft at 10:00PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.97 ft at 10:15PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.98 ft at 10:30PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.98 ft at 10:45PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.98 ft at 11:00PM Oct 16, 2021Observed: 6.98 ft at 11:15PM Oct 16, 2021Highest Observation: 6.99 ft at 11:30PM Oct 16, 2021Highest Observation: 6.99 ft at 11:45PM Oct 16, 2021Highest Observation: 6.99 ft at 12:00AM Oct 17, 2021Highest Observation: 6.99 ft at 12:15AM Oct 17, 2021Highest Observation: 6.99 ft at 12:30AM Oct 17, 2021Highest Observation: 6.99 ft at 12:45AM Oct 17, 2021Highest Observation: 6.99 ft at 1:00AM Oct 17, 2021Highest Observation: 6.99 ft at 1:15AM Oct 17, 2021Highest Observation: 6.99 ft at 1:30AM Oct 17, 2021Highest Observation: 6.99 ft at 1:45AM Oct 17, 2021Highest Observation: 6.99 ft at 2:00AM Oct 17, 2021Highest Observation: 6.99 ft at 2:15AM Oct 17, 2021Highest Observation: 6.99 ft at 2:30AM Oct 17, 2021Highest Observation: 6.99 ft at 2:45AM Oct 17, 2021Highest Observation: 6.99 ft at 3:00AM Oct 17, 2021Highest Observation: 6.99 ft at 3:15AM Oct 17, 2021Highest Observation: 6.99 ft at 3:30AM Oct 17, 2021Highest Observation: 6.99 ft at 3:45AM Oct 17, 2021Highest Observation: 6.99 ft at 4:00AM Oct 17, 2021Highest Observation: 6.99 ft at 4:15AM Oct 17, 2021Highest Observation: 6.99 ft at 4:30AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.98 ft at 4:45AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.98 ft at 5:00AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.98 ft at 5:15AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.98 ft at 5:30AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.97 ft at 5:45AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.97 ft at 6:00AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.97 ft at 6:15AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:30AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:45AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.96 ft at 7:00AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.96 ft at 7:15AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.95 ft at 7:30AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.95 ft at 7:45AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.94 ft at 8:00AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.94 ft at 8:15AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.94 ft at 8:30AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.93 ft at 8:45AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.93 ft at 9:00AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.93 ft at 9:15AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.92 ft at 9:30AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.92 ft at 9:45AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.91 ft at 10:00AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.91 ft at 10:15AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.91 ft at 10:30AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.9 ft at 10:45AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.9 ft at 11:00AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.89 ft at 11:15AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.89 ft at 11:30AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.89 ft at 11:45AM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.88 ft at 12:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.88 ft at 12:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.88 ft at 12:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.87 ft at 12:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.87 ft at 1:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.87 ft at 1:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.86 ft at 1:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.86 ft at 1:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.86 ft at 2:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.86 ft at 2:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.85 ft at 2:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.85 ft at 2:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.84 ft at 3:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.84 ft at 3:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.84 ft at 3:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.84 ft at 3:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.83 ft at 4:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.83 ft at 4:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.83 ft at 4:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.82 ft at 4:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.82 ft at 5:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.82 ft at 5:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.82 ft at 5:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.82 ft at 5:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.81 ft at 6:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.81 ft at 6:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.81 ft at 6:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.81 ft at 6:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.8 ft at 7:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.8 ft at 7:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.8 ft at 7:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.8 ft at 7:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.8 ft at 8:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.79 ft at 8:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.79 ft at 8:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.79 ft at 8:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.79 ft at 9:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.78 ft at 9:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.78 ft at 9:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.78 ft at 9:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.78 ft at 10:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.78 ft at 10:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.77 ft at 10:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.77 ft at 10:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.77 ft at 11:00PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.77 ft at 11:15PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.77 ft at 11:30PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.76 ft at 11:45PM Oct 17, 2021Observed: 6.76 ft at 12:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.76 ft at 12:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.76 ft at 12:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.76 ft at 12:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.75 ft at 1:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.75 ft at 1:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.75 ft at 1:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.75 ft at 1:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.75 ft at 2:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.75 ft at 2:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.74 ft at 2:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.74 ft at 2:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.74 ft at 3:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.74 ft at 3:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.73 ft at 3:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.73 ft at 3:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.73 ft at 4:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.73 ft at 4:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.73 ft at 4:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.72 ft at 4:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.72 ft at 5:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.72 ft at 5:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.72 ft at 5:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.72 ft at 5:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.71 ft at 6:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.71 ft at 6:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.71 ft at 6:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.71 ft at 6:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.71 ft at 7:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.71 ft at 7:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.71 ft at 7:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.71 ft at 7:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.7 ft at 8:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.7 ft at 8:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.7 ft at 8:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.7 ft at 8:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.7 ft at 9:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.7 ft at 9:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.7 ft at 9:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.7 ft at 9:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.69 ft at 10:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.69 ft at 10:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.69 ft at 10:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.69 ft at 10:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.69 ft at 11:00AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.69 ft at 11:15AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.69 ft at 11:30AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.69 ft at 11:45AM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.69 ft at 12:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.68 ft at 12:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.68 ft at 12:30PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.68 ft at 12:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.68 ft at 1:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.68 ft at 1:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.68 ft at 1:30PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.68 ft at 1:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.68 ft at 2:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.67 ft at 2:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.68 ft at 2:30PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.68 ft at 2:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.67 ft at 3:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.67 ft at 3:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.67 ft at 3:30PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.67 ft at 3:45PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.67 ft at 4:00PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.67 ft at 4:15PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.67 ft at 4:30PM Oct 18, 2021Observed: 6.67 ft at 4:45PM Oct 18, 2021NCSP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:17PM Oct 18, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 6.67 ft at 4:45 PM EDT 18-Oct-2021. Flood Stage is 19 ft
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NOTE: The above river forecast includes future rainfall/snowmelt. Forecast stages may be different if the actual rainfall/snowmelt is different than the forecast rainfall/snowmelt.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Shenango River at New Castle are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Upstream Gauge - at Shenango Dam Tailwater Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Transfer
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 23
Moderate Flood Stage: 21
Flood Stage: 19
Action Stage: 15.9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 20.60 ft on 01/22/1959
(2) 17.60 ft on 10/17/1954
(3) 17.50 ft on 07/17/1958
(4) 17.00 ft on 05/28/1946
(5) 17.00 ft on 01/28/1952
(6) 16.80 ft on 02/11/1959
(7) 16.80 ft on 02/11/1959
(8) 16.70 ft on 12/31/1942
(9) 16.00 ft on 03/11/1064
(10) 16.00 ft on 03/11/1964
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.00 ft on 03/11/1964
(2) 15.80 ft on 03/07/1964
(3) 15.00 ft on 04/01/1960
(4) 16.80 ft on 02/11/1959
(5) 16.80 ft on 02/11/1959
(6) 20.60 ft on 01/22/1959
(7) 17.50 ft on 07/17/1958
(8) 17.60 ft on 10/17/1954
(9) 17.00 ft on 01/28/1952
(10) 17.00 ft on 05/28/1946
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.70 ft on 12/05/1962

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22.7 Flood waters reach railroad tracks on right downstream bank across the river from the water company.
20.6 Hundreds of homes and businesses flooded in New Castle. This is the flood of record.
19.5 Water company out of operation unless sandbags have been installed.
18.6 Water reaches the floor level at Water Company Pumping Station.
18.25 Water reaches the gage house tabletop. Gage out of service.
18 Basements are flooded in low lying areas of New Castle.
Photos
(1) View of New Castle Gage House on the Shenango River
(2) View of the Electric Tape River gage near New Castle
(3) View of the Sutron DCP Gage system at the river gage site near New Castle
(4) View from the gage house upstream from the left downstream bank.
(5) View from the gage house Downstream from the left downstream bank.
(6) View of Water Treatment Plant Buildings along Shenango River near gage.
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Latitude: 41.017778° N, Longitude: 80.362778° 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 802 821 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 786.21 ft 805.21 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

Current/Historical Observations:

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