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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Chemung River at Chemung are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Elmira Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 31.62 ft on 06/23/1972
(2) 24.10 ft on 09/27/1975
(3) 23.97 ft on 05/28/1946
(4) 20.44 ft on 03/06/1964
(5) 20.13 ft on 10/15/1955
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.63 ft on 03/15/2007
(2) 17.40 ft on 04/03/2005
(3) 18.45 ft on 09/18/2004
(4) 16.05 ft on 09/10/2004
(5) 18.52 ft on 11/09/1996
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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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25.8 Water reaches the underside of the bridge on Route 427.
24 Major road and railroad damages occur due to backwater and flooding. In the past there has been 2 feet of water in the business section of Wellsburg.
23 Major flooding begins.
20 Moderate flooding begins. The bridges at Wellsburg and Wilawanna are closed.
16 Flood stage where minor flooding begins. Water reaches Route 427 upstream of the Chemung river gage.

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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
3 Day (SREF) 7 Day (NAEFS) 7 Day (GEFS)
SREF Ensemble NAEFS Ensemble  GEFS Ensemble 

Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 48 hours.

See the Product Description Document link for more details on the interpretation of the 3,7 day graphics. 

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The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
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