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Raritan River at Bound Brook Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 18.26 ft at 1:15AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.26 ft at 1:30AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.26 ft at 1:45AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.25 ft at 2:00AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.25 ft at 2:15AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.25 ft at 2:30AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.24 ft at 2:45AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.24 ft at 3:00AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.24 ft at 3:15AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.24 ft at 3:30AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.23 ft at 3:45AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.23 ft at 4:00AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.22 ft at 4:15AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.22 ft at 4:30AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.22 ft at 4:45AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.22 ft at 5:00AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.22 ft at 5:15AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.22 ft at 5:30AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.22 ft at 5:45AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.21 ft at 6:00AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.21 ft at 6:15AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.21 ft at 6:30AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.2 ft at 6:45AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.2 ft at 7:00AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.2 ft at 7:15AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.2 ft at 7:30AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.19 ft at 7:45AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.19 ft at 8:00AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.19 ft at 8:15AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.18 ft at 8:30AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.18 ft at 8:45AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.18 ft at 9:00AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.18 ft at 9:15AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.18 ft at 9:30AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.17 ft at 9:45AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.17 ft at 10:00AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.17 ft at 10:15AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.17 ft at 10:30AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.17 ft at 10:45AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.17 ft at 11:00AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.16 ft at 11:15AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 11:30AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.14 ft at 11:45AM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 12:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.16 ft at 12:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.17 ft at 12:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.16 ft at 12:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.16 ft at 1:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.16 ft at 1:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 1:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 1:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 2:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.14 ft at 2:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.14 ft at 2:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.14 ft at 2:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.14 ft at 3:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.14 ft at 3:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.14 ft at 3:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 3:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.16 ft at 4:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.16 ft at 4:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.16 ft at 4:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.16 ft at 4:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 5:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 5:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 5:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 5:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 6:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 6:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 6:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 6:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 7:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.14 ft at 7:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.14 ft at 7:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.14 ft at 7:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.14 ft at 8:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 8:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 8:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 8:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 9:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 9:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 9:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 9:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 10:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 10:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 10:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.16 ft at 10:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.16 ft at 11:00PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.16 ft at 11:15PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.16 ft at 11:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.16 ft at 11:45PM May 13, 2022Observed: 18.16 ft at 12:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 12:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 12:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 12:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 1:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.15 ft at 1:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.16 ft at 1:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.16 ft at 1:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.16 ft at 2:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.16 ft at 2:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.16 ft at 2:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.17 ft at 2:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.17 ft at 3:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.17 ft at 3:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.17 ft at 3:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.17 ft at 3:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.17 ft at 4:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.17 ft at 4:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.17 ft at 4:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.17 ft at 4:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.18 ft at 5:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.18 ft at 5:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.18 ft at 5:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.18 ft at 5:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.18 ft at 6:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.18 ft at 6:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.19 ft at 6:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.2 ft at 6:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.2 ft at 7:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.2 ft at 7:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.21 ft at 7:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.21 ft at 7:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.22 ft at 8:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.22 ft at 8:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.22 ft at 8:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.23 ft at 8:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.24 ft at 9:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.24 ft at 9:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.25 ft at 9:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.25 ft at 9:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.26 ft at 10:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.26 ft at 10:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.26 ft at 10:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.26 ft at 10:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.27 ft at 11:00AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.28 ft at 11:15AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.28 ft at 11:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.28 ft at 11:45AM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.28 ft at 12:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.28 ft at 12:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.28 ft at 12:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.28 ft at 12:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.28 ft at 1:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.28 ft at 1:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.27 ft at 1:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.27 ft at 1:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.27 ft at 2:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.27 ft at 2:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.26 ft at 2:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.26 ft at 2:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.26 ft at 3:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.26 ft at 3:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.26 ft at 3:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.26 ft at 3:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.26 ft at 4:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.26 ft at 4:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.26 ft at 4:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.27 ft at 4:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.27 ft at 5:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.28 ft at 5:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.28 ft at 5:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.28 ft at 5:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.28 ft at 6:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.28 ft at 6:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.28 ft at 6:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.29 ft at 6:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.29 ft at 7:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.29 ft at 7:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.29 ft at 7:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.29 ft at 7:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.3 ft at 8:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.3 ft at 8:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.3 ft at 8:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.3 ft at 8:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.3 ft at 9:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.3 ft at 9:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.31 ft at 9:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.31 ft at 9:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.32 ft at 10:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.33 ft at 10:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.34 ft at 10:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.35 ft at 11:00PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.36 ft at 11:15PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.38 ft at 11:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.39 ft at 11:45PM May 14, 2022Observed: 18.41 ft at 12:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.42 ft at 12:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.44 ft at 12:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.46 ft at 12:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.48 ft at 1:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.5 ft at 1:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.52 ft at 1:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.54 ft at 1:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.57 ft at 2:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.58 ft at 2:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.61 ft at 2:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.63 ft at 2:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.66 ft at 3:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.68 ft at 3:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.69 ft at 3:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.7 ft at 3:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.72 ft at 4:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.74 ft at 4:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.75 ft at 4:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.76 ft at 4:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.78 ft at 5:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.79 ft at 5:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.8 ft at 5:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.81 ft at 5:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.82 ft at 6:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.83 ft at 6:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.84 ft at 6:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.85 ft at 6:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.86 ft at 7:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.86 ft at 7:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.87 ft at 7:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.87 ft at 7:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.87 ft at 8:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.88 ft at 8:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.89 ft at 8:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.9 ft at 8:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.91 ft at 9:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.92 ft at 9:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.94 ft at 9:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.97 ft at 9:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.99 ft at 10:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.02 ft at 10:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.06 ft at 10:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.09 ft at 10:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.12 ft at 11:00AM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.16 ft at 11:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.18 ft at 11:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 11:45AM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.23 ft at 12:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.25 ft at 12:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.27 ft at 12:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.28 ft at 12:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.29 ft at 1:00PM May 15, 2022Highest Observation: 19.3 ft at 1:15PM May 15, 2022Highest Observation: 19.3 ft at 1:30PM May 15, 2022Highest Observation: 19.3 ft at 1:45PM May 15, 2022Highest Observation: 19.3 ft at 2:00PM May 15, 2022Highest Observation: 19.3 ft at 2:15PM May 15, 2022Highest Observation: 19.3 ft at 2:30PM May 15, 2022Highest Observation: 19.3 ft at 2:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.29 ft at 3:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.29 ft at 3:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.28 ft at 3:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.27 ft at 3:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.26 ft at 4:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.24 ft at 4:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.22 ft at 4:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.21 ft at 4:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.2 ft at 5:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.18 ft at 5:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.17 ft at 5:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.15 ft at 5:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.14 ft at 6:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.12 ft at 6:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.1 ft at 6:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.09 ft at 6:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.06 ft at 7:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.05 ft at 7:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.03 ft at 7:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19.02 ft at 7:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 19 ft at 8:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.98 ft at 8:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.98 ft at 8:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.97 ft at 8:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.96 ft at 9:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.95 ft at 9:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.94 ft at 9:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.93 ft at 9:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.92 ft at 10:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.92 ft at 10:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.91 ft at 10:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.9 ft at 10:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.9 ft at 11:00PM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.89 ft at 11:15PM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.89 ft at 11:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.88 ft at 11:45PM May 15, 2022Observed: 18.88 ft at 12:00AM May 16, 2022Observed: 18.87 ft at 12:15AM May 16, 2022Forecast: 18.7 ft 2:00AM May 16, 2022Forecast: 18.6 ft 8:00AM May 16, 2022Forecast: 18.6 ft 2:00PM May 16, 2022Forecast: 19 ft 8:00PM May 16, 2022Forecast: 19.8 ft 2:00AM May 17, 2022Highest Forecast: 20.6 ft 8:00AM May 17, 2022Highest Forecast: 20.6 ft 2:00PM May 17, 2022Forecast: 20.1 ft 8:00PM May 17, 2022Forecast: 19.8 ft 2:00AM May 18, 2022Forecast: 19.4 ft 8:00AM May 18, 2022Forecast: 19.1 ft 2:00PM May 18, 2022Forecast: 18.9 ft 8:00PM May 18, 2022USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBDKN4(plotting HGIR2) Graph Created (1:03AM May 16, 2022)ObservedForecast (issued 9:20PM May 15)Latest observed value: 18.87 ft at 12:15 AM EDT 16-May-2022. Flood Stage is 28 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 33
Moderate Flood Stage: 30
Flood Stage: 28
Action Stage: 26
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 42.13 ft on 09/17/1999
(2) 42.13 ft on 09/02/2021
(3) 41.90 ft on 08/28/2011
(4) 38.38 ft on 04/16/2007
(5) 37.47 ft on 08/28/1971
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 29.89 ft on 04/08/2022
(2) 42.13 ft on 09/02/2021
(3) 30.53 ft on 08/24/2021
(4) 28.01 ft on 12/25/2020
(5) 29.65 ft on 11/25/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 16.10 ft on 07/09/1993

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33 A large portion of Bound Brook is protected by the flood reduction project. Pump station operations become critical, at this stage, for the continued protection of the borough.
30 Main Street is protected by flap valves/sluice gates. This level triggers the gate closures to protect Main Street.
28 Backyard and low areas are protected by levees and the flood wall. Without the levees or if there is a breach in the levees, minor flooding will occur.
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Latitude: 40.551111° N, Longitude: 74.548333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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NWS stage 0 ft 28 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 0 ft 28 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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