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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Yellow Breeches Creek near Camp Hill are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 13
Moderate Flood Stage: 9
Flood Stage: 7
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 18.77 ft on 09/26/1975
(2) 18.33 ft on 06/22/1972
(3) 14.57 ft on 04/17/2011
(4) 11.66 ft on 10/09/1976
(5) 11.30 ft on 01/25/1979
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.46 ft on 03/22/2019
(2) 7.68 ft on 01/25/2019
(3) 7.47 ft on 09/10/2018
(4) 8.63 ft on 07/26/2018
(5) 7.86 ft on 07/25/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.17 ft on 09/12/1966
(2) 0.18 ft on 11/04/1963
(3) 0.27 ft on 07/14/1969
(4) 0.28 ft on 08/19/1965
(5) 0.31 ft on 08/02/1954
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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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23.5 FEMA 0.2% Annual Chance Flood Level (500-year flood).
19 Many homes and businesses in the Yellow Breeches Creek basin are affected by flood waters.
18.8 Flood of record from September, 1975.
18 FEMA 1.0% Annual Chance Flood Level (100-year flood).
17 Many homes and businesses in the Yellow Breeches Creek basin are affected by flood waters. The flow of Yellow Breeches Creek is no longer confined to the single span bridge opening on Green Lane Drive near the gage. Both bridge approaches are inundated.
16 FEMA 2% Annual Chance Flood Level (50-year flood).
15 Numerous homes and businesses along Yellow Breeches Creek are affected by flood waters.
14 Flood waters begin to reach the Spanglers Mill Road Bridge.
13 Numerous homes along the entire length of Yellow Breeches Creek are affected by high water levels.
12 FEMA 10% Annual Chance Flood Level (10-year flood).
11 A number of homes along the entire length of Yellow Breeches Creek are affected by high water.
10.5 Flood waters begin to reach the Green Lane Drive Bridge.
10 Flood waters begin to reach the Slate Hill Road Bridge.
9 A number of homes in the Green Lane Farms development are affected by high water. Cedar Cliff Drive on the left bank upstream from the single span bridge on Green Lane Drive is inundated. Creekwood Drive has several feet of water on it, and water is approaching homes.
7 Low lying areas in the Green Lane Farms development on the right bank of Yellow Breeches Creek begin to flood. A mobile home park near Williams Grove is also affected by high water.
Photos
(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
3 Day (SREF) 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 48 hours.

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

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