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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Little Juniata River at Spruce Creek are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 19.10 ft on 03/18/1936
(2) 16.98 ft on 06/23/1972
(3) 15.77 ft on 11/25/1950
(4) 15.46 ft on 09/18/2004
(5) 14.08 ft on 04/16/1993
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.40 ft on 05/07/2022
(2) 8.54 ft on 09/01/2021
(3) 8.22 ft on 03/29/2020
(4) 12.18 ft on 09/10/2018
(5) 8.33 ft on 02/16/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.41 ft on 09/26/1943
(2) 1.57 ft on 08/29/1966
(3) 1.61 ft on 10/21/1963
(4) 1.62 ft on 09/19/1963
(5) 1.62 ft on 09/06/1965
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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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14 Many homes adjacent to the Little Juniata are affected by high water.
12 Homes on both banks are affected by high water. A number of roads are closed.
10 Homes are affected on both banks. Several roads are also affected including Route 45.
8 The left, or north bank overflows, affecting several homes.
(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)
HEFS Ensemble NAEFS Ensemble GEFS Ensemble

Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 hours.

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