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North Branch Raritan River near Raritan Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 8.56 ft at 4:00AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 8.42 ft at 4:15AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 8.24 ft at 4:30AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 8.04 ft at 4:45AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 7.8 ft at 5:00AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 7.54 ft at 5:15AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 7.28 ft at 5:30AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 7.02 ft at 5:45AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 6.76 ft at 6:00AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 6.5 ft at 6:15AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 6.27 ft at 6:30AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 6.02 ft at 6:45AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 5.72 ft at 7:00AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 5.49 ft at 7:15AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 5.3 ft at 7:30AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 5.12 ft at 7:45AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.96 ft at 8:00AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.83 ft at 8:15AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.72 ft at 8:30AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.62 ft at 8:45AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.54 ft at 9:00AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.47 ft at 9:15AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.42 ft at 9:30AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.37 ft at 9:45AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.33 ft at 10:00AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.3 ft at 10:15AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:30AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.24 ft at 10:45AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:00AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.19 ft at 11:15AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.17 ft at 11:30AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.14 ft at 11:45AM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.12 ft at 12:00PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 12:15PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.08 ft at 12:30PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.07 ft at 12:45PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 1:00PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 4.04 ft at 1:15PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.9 ft at 3:30PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.89 ft at 3:45PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.88 ft at 4:00PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.87 ft at 4:15PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.86 ft at 4:30PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.84 ft at 4:45PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.84 ft at 5:00PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 5:15PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.81 ft at 5:30PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.8 ft at 5:45PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.79 ft at 6:00PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.78 ft at 6:15PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.77 ft at 6:30PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.76 ft at 6:45PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.76 ft at 7:00PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.74 ft at 7:15PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.74 ft at 7:30PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.73 ft at 7:45PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.72 ft at 8:00PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.72 ft at 8:15PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.7 ft at 8:30PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.7 ft at 8:45PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.69 ft at 9:00PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:15PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:30PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.67 ft at 9:45PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:00PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:15PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:30PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:45PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.67 ft at 11:00PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:15PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:30PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:45PM Dec 01, 2020Observed: 3.67 ft at 12:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.69 ft at 12:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.69 ft at 12:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.7 ft at 1:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.69 ft at 1:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.65 ft at 1:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.66 ft at 2:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.65 ft at 7:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.65 ft at 7:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.64 ft at 7:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.62 ft at 7:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.6 ft at 8:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.6 ft at 8:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.48 ft at 9:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.45 ft at 9:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.44 ft at 10:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.44 ft at 10:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.43 ft at 10:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.43 ft at 10:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.43 ft at 11:00AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.42 ft at 11:15AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.42 ft at 11:30AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.42 ft at 11:45AM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.42 ft at 12:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.42 ft at 12:15PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.41 ft at 12:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.41 ft at 12:45PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.41 ft at 1:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.41 ft at 1:15PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.4 ft at 1:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.4 ft at 1:45PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.4 ft at 2:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.4 ft at 2:15PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.4 ft at 2:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.4 ft at 2:45PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.4 ft at 3:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.39 ft at 3:15PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.39 ft at 3:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.39 ft at 3:45PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.38 ft at 4:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.38 ft at 4:15PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.38 ft at 4:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.38 ft at 4:45PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.38 ft at 5:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.38 ft at 5:15PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.37 ft at 5:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.37 ft at 5:45PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.37 ft at 6:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.37 ft at 6:15PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.37 ft at 6:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.36 ft at 6:45PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.36 ft at 7:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.36 ft at 7:15PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.36 ft at 7:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.36 ft at 7:45PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.36 ft at 8:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.36 ft at 8:15PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.36 ft at 8:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.36 ft at 8:45PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.35 ft at 9:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.35 ft at 9:15PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.35 ft at 9:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.35 ft at 9:45PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.34 ft at 10:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.34 ft at 10:15PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.34 ft at 10:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.34 ft at 10:45PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.34 ft at 11:00PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.34 ft at 11:15PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.34 ft at 11:30PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.34 ft at 11:45PM Dec 02, 2020Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:15AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:45AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.33 ft at 1:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.33 ft at 1:15AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.33 ft at 1:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.33 ft at 1:45AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.33 ft at 2:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.33 ft at 2:15AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.33 ft at 2:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.33 ft at 2:45AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 3:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 3:15AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 3:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 3:45AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 4:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 4:15AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 4:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 4:45AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 5:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 5:15AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.31 ft at 5:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.31 ft at 5:45AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.31 ft at 6:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.31 ft at 6:15AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.31 ft at 6:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.31 ft at 6:45AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.3 ft at 7:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.3 ft at 7:15AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.3 ft at 7:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.3 ft at 7:45AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.3 ft at 8:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.3 ft at 8:15AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.3 ft at 8:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.3 ft at 8:45AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.3 ft at 9:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.29 ft at 9:15AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.29 ft at 9:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.29 ft at 9:45AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.29 ft at 10:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.29 ft at 10:15AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.29 ft at 10:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.29 ft at 10:45AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.29 ft at 11:00AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.29 ft at 11:15AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.29 ft at 11:30AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.29 ft at 11:45AM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.28 ft at 12:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.28 ft at 12:15PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.28 ft at 12:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.28 ft at 12:45PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.28 ft at 1:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.28 ft at 1:15PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.28 ft at 1:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.28 ft at 1:45PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.28 ft at 2:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.28 ft at 2:15PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.28 ft at 2:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.28 ft at 2:45PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.28 ft at 3:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.28 ft at 3:15PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.27 ft at 3:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.27 ft at 3:45PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.27 ft at 4:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.27 ft at 4:15PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.27 ft at 4:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.27 ft at 4:45PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.27 ft at 5:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.27 ft at 5:15PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.26 ft at 5:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.26 ft at 5:45PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.26 ft at 6:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.26 ft at 6:15PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.26 ft at 6:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.26 ft at 6:45PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:15PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:45PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.26 ft at 8:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.26 ft at 8:15PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.26 ft at 8:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.26 ft at 8:45PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.26 ft at 9:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.26 ft at 9:15PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.26 ft at 9:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.25 ft at 9:45PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:15PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.25 ft at 10:45PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.25 ft at 11:00PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.25 ft at 11:15PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.25 ft at 11:30PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.24 ft at 11:45PM Dec 03, 2020Observed: 3.24 ft at 12:00AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 3.24 ft at 12:15AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 3.24 ft at 12:30AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 3.24 ft at 12:45AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 3.24 ft at 1:00AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 3.24 ft at 1:15AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 3.24 ft at 1:30AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 3.24 ft at 1:45AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 3.24 ft at 2:00AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 3.24 ft at 2:15AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 3.24 ft at 2:30AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 3.24 ft at 2:45AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 3.24 ft at 3:00AM Dec 04, 2020Observed: 3.24 ft at 3:15AM Dec 04, 2020Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00AM Dec 04, 2020Forecast: 3.2 ft 1:00PM Dec 04, 2020Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00PM Dec 04, 2020Forecast: 3.3 ft 1:00AM Dec 05, 2020Forecast: 3.9 ft 7:00AM Dec 05, 2020Highest Forecast: 4.5 ft 1:00PM Dec 05, 2020Forecast: 4.4 ft 7:00PM Dec 05, 2020Forecast: 4.1 ft 1:00AM Dec 06, 2020Forecast: 3.8 ft 7:00AM Dec 06, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesRRTN4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:47AM Dec 4, 2020)ObservedForecast (issued 9:13AM Dec 3)Latest observed value: 3.24 ft at 3:15 AM EST 4-Dec-2020. Flood Stage is 10 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the North Branch Raritan River near Raritan are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at North Branch Village Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at South Branch
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 18.98 ft on 09/16/1999
(2) 17.97 ft on 08/28/2011
(3) 15.47 ft on 08/28/1971
(4) 15.44 ft on 10/19/1996
(5) 15.30 ft on 07/07/1984
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.51 ft on 11/25/2018
(2) 13.29 ft on 05/01/2014
(3) 12.70 ft on 09/08/2011
(4) 17.97 ft on 08/28/2011
(5) 11.15 ft on 04/17/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.23 ft on 10/13/1995
(2) 2.31 ft on 08/06/1966

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16 US Route 202 begins to flood.
15 At this level, backwater from the Route 202 bridge effects the river.
13 The first evacuations begin in Village of North Branch at Route 28 and Vaanderveer Avenue.
10 Flooding occurs along Old York Road and in North Branch Village.
7 Minor flooding begins upstream on Black River Road.
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Latitude: 40.570556° N, Longitude: 74.679167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 10 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 50.43 ft 60.43 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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