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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the West Branch Susquehanna River at West Milton are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Lewisburg
Zoom Level:15
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 19
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 34.55 ft on 06/24/1972
(2) 34.07 ft on 03/18/1936
(3) 31.10 ft on 06/01/1889
(4) 30.43 ft on 05/29/1946
(5) 29.50 ft on 09/27/1975
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.54 ft on 09/12/2018
(2) 26.60 ft on 09/08/2011
(3) 21.03 ft on 04/29/2011
(4) 21.72 ft on 03/11/2011
(5) 22.76 ft on 12/02/2010
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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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42 Approximate level of the FEMA 0.2% Annual Chance Flood level (500-year flood).
36 Flood waters begin to reach the White Deer Pike Bridge to Watsontown.
34.5 Flood of record from Hurricane Agnes in 1972. Approximate level of the FEMA 1% Annual Chance Flood level (100-year flood).
34 Water level reaches the intersection of Arch and First Streets. Most of Milton is affected by high water.
33 Most of the Borough of Milton is affected by high water. Approximate level of the FEMA 2% Annual Chance Flood level (50-year flood).
32 The milton municipal building floods.
30 Many homes on both banks are affected by high water.
28 Numerous homes in Milton and West Milton are affected by high water.
27 Approximate level of the FEMA 10% Annual Chance Flood level (10-year flood).
25 Numerous homes in Milton and West Milton will flood. High water affects the Con Agra Foods plant in Milton.
22 Homes on South Water Street in Milton are flooded.
21 River Road in West Milton floods. Low lying areas in Milton are inundated.
19 River Road on the right, or west bank in West Milton floods. The left bank overflows in the vicinity of Milton.
Photos
(1) Downstream
(2) Downstream
(3) Upstream
(4) gagehouse
(5) gagehouse

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