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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Towanda Creek at Monroeton are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 18.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 17
Flood Stage: 15.5
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 20.97 ft on 09/08/2011
(2) 20.86 ft on 01/19/1996
(3) 18.99 ft on 09/18/2004
(4) 18.70 ft on 11/16/1926
(5) 18.60 ft on 03/18/1936
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.97 ft on 11/01/2019
(2) 17.38 ft on 08/14/2018
(3) 16.87 ft on 08/13/2018
(4) 17.74 ft on 10/21/2016
(5) 20.97 ft on 09/08/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 4.81 ft on 09/21/1932
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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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21 This is the record river crest which occurred during the 2011 Tropical Storm Lee flood. Extensive flooding occurred throughout Monroeton to South Towanda.
20.9 This is the crest height of the flood waters after the rapid snowmelt and heavy rain event January 19 1996. Extensive flooding occurred throughout Monroeton to South Towanda.
20.5 FEMA flood insurance risk maps indicate that this level, as measured at the stream gage, marks the 1% (100 year) floodplain. Your property is at risk for flooding during a major flood event. A 100 year flood is a flood that has a 1 percent chance of occurring in any year.
18.5 Serious flooding extends to Canton Avenue and Shaw Boulevard, all the way downriver to South Towanda. Portions of Route 220 are flooded. Bradford County Airport floods. This flood level is near the level of the March 1936 historic flood.
17.4 This is the approximate flood crest from August 14, 2018. Homes in Monroeton are flooded along Brocktown Road up to Spencer, Dalipiaz and Berwick Drives.
17 This is the approximate flood stage from November 1, 2019. Homes in Monroeton are flooded along Brocktown Road up to Spencer, Dalpiaz and Berwick Drives.
15.5 Water begins spreading into the backyards, and surrounding homes, along Brocktown Road southwest of Monroeton. Widespread agricultural flooding occurs downstream to the confluence of the Susquehanna River.
(1) looking upstream
(2) view of gagehouse
(3) looking downstream

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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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