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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 Bloomsburg are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Wilkes Barre Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Danville
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 28
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 19
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 32.75 ft on 09/09/2011
(2) 32.70 ft on 03/09/1904
(3) 31.20 ft on 06/25/1972
(4) 28.64 ft on 06/28/2006
(5) 28.20 ft on 03/18/1865
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.39 ft on 12/27/2020 (P)
(2) 22.74 ft on 08/15/2018
(3) 32.75 ft on 09/09/2011
(4) 22.57 ft on 03/12/2011
(5) 28.64 ft on 06/28/2006
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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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39.5 Flood waters begin to reach the Rupert Drive Bridge in Catawissa.
36.5 FEMA 0.2% Annual Chance Flood Level (500-year flood).
32.8 Flood of record from Tropical Storm Lee in 2011.
32.3 Flood of record from Hurricane Agnes in 1972.
32 Bloomsburg high school is affected by flood waters.
30 Most areas south of 10th Street and west of Railroad Street are affected by high water. Flood waters inundate more than 25 percent of Bloomsburg.
29.5 FEMA 1% Annual Chance Flood Level (100-year flood).
28 A large part of Bloomsburg south of 10th Street and west of Railroad Street is affected by high water.
26 Much of the runway at the airport is inundated. High water begins to affect the sewage treatment plant and the race track at the fairgrounds.
24 Much of the fairgrounds, as well as adjacent areas, are affected by high water. High water also begins to affect the runway at the airport.
22.5 FEMA 10% Annual Chance Flood Level (10-year flood).
22 A number of homes located between the fairgrounds and the river are affected by high water. Several buildings at the airport are also affected.
20 High water affects the fairgrounds and the surrounding area.
19 High water affects homes along River Road.
(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
10 Day (HEFS) 7 Day (NAEFS) 7 Day (GEFS)
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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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