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Southwest Branch Rancocas Creek at Medford Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 3.95 ft at 2:45AM Oct 13, 2019Highest Observation: 3.95 ft at 3:00AM Oct 13, 2019Highest Observation: 3.95 ft at 3:15AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:30AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:45AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:15AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:30AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:45AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.94 ft at 5:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 5:15AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 5:30AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 5:45AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 6:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 6:15AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 6:30AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.92 ft at 6:45AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.92 ft at 7:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.92 ft at 7:15AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.91 ft at 7:30AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.91 ft at 7:45AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.91 ft at 8:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.91 ft at 8:15AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 8:30AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 8:45AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 9:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 9:15AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 9:30AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 9:45AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 10:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 10:15AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 10:30AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 10:45AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 11:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 11:15AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 11:30AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 11:45AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 12:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 12:15PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.86 ft at 12:30PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.86 ft at 12:45PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.86 ft at 1:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.86 ft at 1:15PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.86 ft at 1:30PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.86 ft at 1:45PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 2:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 2:15PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 2:30PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 2:45PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 3:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 3:15PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 3:30PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 3:45PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 4:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 4:15PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 4:30PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 4:45PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 5:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 5:15PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 5:30PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 5:45PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 6:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 6:15PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 6:30PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 6:45PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 7:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 7:15PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 7:30PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 7:45PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 8:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.86 ft at 8:15PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.86 ft at 8:30PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.86 ft at 8:45PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.86 ft at 9:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 9:15PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 9:30PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 9:45PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 10:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 10:15PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 10:30PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 10:45PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 11:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 11:15PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 11:30PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 11:45PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 12:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 12:15AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 12:30AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 12:45AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 1:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 1:15AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 1:30AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 1:45AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 2:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 2:15AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 2:30AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 2:45AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 3:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 3:15AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 3:30AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 3:45AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 4:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 4:15AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 4:30AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 4:45AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 5:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 5:15AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 5:30AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 5:45AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 6:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 6:15AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 6:30AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 6:45AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 7:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 7:15AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 7:30AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 7:45AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 8:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 8:15AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 8:30AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 8:45AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 9:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 9:15AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 9:30AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 9:45AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 10:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 10:15AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 10:30AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 10:45AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 11:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 11:15AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 11:30AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 11:45AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 12:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 12:15PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 12:30PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 12:45PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 1:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 1:15PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 1:30PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 1:45PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 2:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 2:15PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 2:30PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 2:45PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 3:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 3:15PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 3:30PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 3:45PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 4:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 4:15PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 4:30PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 4:45PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 5:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 5:15PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 5:30PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 5:45PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 6:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 6:15PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 6:30PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 6:45PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 7:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 7:15PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 7:30PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 7:45PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 8:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 8:15PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 8:30PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 8:45PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 9:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 9:15PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 9:30PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 9:45PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 10:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 10:15PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 10:30PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 10:45PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 11:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 11:15PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 11:30PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 11:45PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 12:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 12:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 12:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 12:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 1:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 1:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 1:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 1:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 2:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 2:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 2:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 2:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 3:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 3:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 3:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 3:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 4:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 4:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 4:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 4:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 5:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 5:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 5:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 5:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 6:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 6:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 6:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 6:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 7:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 7:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 7:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 7:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 8:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 8:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 8:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 8:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 9:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 9:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 9:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 10:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 11:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 11:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 11:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 11:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 12:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 12:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 12:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 12:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 1:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 1:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 1:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 1:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 2:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.86 ft at 2:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.86 ft at 2:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.86 ft at 2:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.86 ft at 3:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.86 ft at 3:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.86 ft at 3:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 3:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 4:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 4:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 4:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 4:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 5:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 5:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 5:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 5:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 6:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 6:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 6:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 6:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 7:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 7:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 7:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 7:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 8:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 8:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 8:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 8:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 9:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 9:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 9:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 9:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 10:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 10:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 10:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 10:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.83 ft at 11:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.83 ft at 11:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.83 ft at 11:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.83 ft at 11:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 3.82 ft at 12:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 3.82 ft at 12:15AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 3.82 ft at 12:30AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 3.82 ft at 12:45AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 3.81 ft at 1:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 3.81 ft at 1:15AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 3.81 ft at 1:30AM Oct 16, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMEDN4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:32AM Oct 16, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.81 ft at 1:30 AM EDT 16-Oct-2019. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Southwest Branch Rancocas Creek at Medford. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 17
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 19.70 ft on 07/13/2004
(2) 15.30 ft on 07/05/1989
(3) 14.76 ft on 04/16/2007
(4) 14.71 ft on 06/20/2019
(5) 14.38 ft on 05/01/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.71 ft on 06/20/2019
(2) 14.38 ft on 05/01/2014
(3) 14.31 ft on 08/28/2011
(4) 14.76 ft on 04/16/2007
(5) 19.70 ft on 07/13/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
Zoom Level:16
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19 Widespread flooding with many residences flooded between Medford and Lumberton. Additional widespread flooding is likely to occur further downstream in Lumberton where the south Branch and Southwest Branch merge, although tides still play a role.
17 Additional flooding occurs on Bridge Street in Lumberton. Residences are flooded. Widespread flooding is likely to occur downstream in Lumberton where the South Branch and the Southwest Branch merges, although tides still play a role.
15 Evacuations occur on New Freedom Road with water surrounding homes. Flooding can also occur downstream in Lumberton where the South Branch and Southwest Branch merge, but is highly dependent on tide levels.
14 Flooding occurs in Medford in the vicinity of New Freedom Road and Church Road. Roads are closed. Much of Camp Dark Waters is flooded. Flooding occurs on Bridge Street in Lumberton before the Southwest Branch merges with the South Branch. Flooding can also occur downstream in Lumberton where the South Branch and Southwest Branch merge, but is highly dependent on tide levels.
13 New Freedom Road is closed between Church and Eayerstown Road. Flooding can also occur downstream in Lumberton where the South Branch and Southwest Branch merge, but is highly dependent on tide levels.
11 The creek floods open adjacent land.
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Latitude: 39.895278° N, Longitude: 74.823611° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12 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 18.38 30.38 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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