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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Susquehanna River at Bainbridge are issued routinely year-round.

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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Windsor
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 22
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 27.05 ft on 06/29/2006
(2) 26.20 ft on 09/08/2011
(3) 23.10 ft on 03/29/1914
(4) 22.20 ft on 03/15/1977
(5) 22.10 ft on 03/01/1910
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.84 ft on 12/19/2023 (P)
(2) 16.52 ft on 04/09/2022
(3) 15.97 ft on 12/26/2020
(4) 17.36 ft on 04/08/2017
(5) 15.09 ft on 05/17/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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27.05 This was the record flood of June 2006. Flooding was widespread and severe in Sidney and Bainbridge.
26.5 The East-West Main Street intersection and Press Building in Sidney begins to flood.
26.2 Widespread severe flood damage caused by the September 2011 flood.
26 The water treatment building and Grand Street in Sidney are inundated.
25 Flood waters spread to Clinton Street, Grand Street, Avery Street, Liberty Street and Pleasant Street in Sidney. The Sidney central fire station takes on water.
24 River Street and portions of East Main, and North Main Street in Bainbridge flood. Severe flooding occurs in Sidney. Sherman Avenue, Bridge Street, Willow Street and Cross Street flood. Scoville-Meno car dealership is impacted by flood waters.
23 Portions of Route 7 between County Route 38 and Dingman Hill Road near Bainbridge are flooded. Flood waters reach the American Legion and inundate Adams, Gilbert, Weir and Union Streets in Sidney.
22 Major Flood Stage. Flooding inundates County Route 39, Walnut Street, Front Street, and Oak Avenue in Bainbridge.
21 Water floods the westbound entrance ramp of I-88 at Bainbridge. Camp Street and Gilbert Street in Sidney are flooded.
20 Moderate Flood Stage. Water is 2 to 3 feet deep on Willow Street Extension in Sidney. Flood waters reach Camp Street, Winegard Street and Maple Avenue in sidney. The NYSEG substation and telephone buildings flood.
19 Flooding develops near Front Street and Walnut Avenue in Bainbridge. Street level to first floor flooding occurs on Railroad Avenue, Colgrove Street and lower portions of River Street in Sidney.
18.5 Minor flooding begins to impact the ball fields, trails and buildings on Willow Street Extension in Sidney.
17 Flooding occurs in the low lying areas across the river from Bainbridge.
15 Minor flooding occurs in fields and low lands near the river from Sidney to Bainbridge.
(1) looking upstream
(2) view of the gagehouse
(3) looking downstream

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Potential River Levels - Used to
Potential River Levels
Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
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Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 Hours.

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