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Ramapo River at Pompton Lakes, NJ (PPTN4)


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Inundation Levels
NAVD88 Stage

193.523.0
Record Crest: 22.62 ft
192.522.0
191.521.0
190.520.0
189.519.0
188.518.0
187.517.0
186.516.0
185.515.0
185.014.5

Major Flooding Begins

184.514.0
184.013.5

Moderate Flooding Begins

183.513.0
183.012.5
182.512.0
182.011.5

Minor Flooding Begins

181.511.0
180.510.0

Near Flooding Begins

179.59.0
* = Extended rating
Weather Forecast Office Philadelphia/Mount Holly, NJ Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center
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6.9 ft at 11/24/2017 23:15:00 UTC
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 13.5
Flood Stage: 11.5
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 22.62 ft on 08/29/2011
(2) 21.60 ft on 04/05/1984
(3) 18.05 ft on 03/14/2010
(4) 16.99 ft on 04/16/2007
(5) 16.72 ft on 03/11/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.80 ft on 05/01/2014
(2) 14.33 ft on 09/08/2011
(3) 22.62 ft on 08/29/2011
(4) 14.80 ft on 04/17/2011
(5) 16.72 ft on 03/11/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

Graphical representation of flood inundation for NWS flood categories are based on steady state hydraulic modeling of water surface elevations for incremented discharges. Map shows approximate inundation areas for given water surface elevations and should not be used for navigation or permitting or other legal purposes, but strictly as a planning reference tool.

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14.5 Major flooding with evacuations. Flooding worsened by the confluence of the Pompton River.
13.5 Hamburg Turnpike is closed between Route 202 and Riverview Road. Many residences are flooded south of Dawes Highway.
12.5 Several residences in Pompton Lakes, along Riveredge Drive, take on water.
11.5 South section of Pompton Lakes experiences flooding.
10 Nuisance, low lying flooding, occurs near the dam in the Pompton Lakes.
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Graphical representation of flood inundation for NWS flood categories are based on steady state hydraulic modeling of water surface elevations for incremented discharges. Map shows approximate inundation areas for given water surface elevations and should not be used for navigation or permitting or other legal purposes, but strictly as a planning reference tool.