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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Conococheague Creek at Fairview are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 24.50 ft on 06/23/1972
(2) 17.97 ft on 02/15/1984
(3) 16.50 ft on 06/01/1889
(4) 16.00 ft on 03/29/1924
(5) 16.00 ft on 10/09/1976
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.19 ft on 01/10/2024 (P)
(2) 10.19 ft on 05/08/2022 (P)
(3) 10.61 ft on 09/02/2021
(4) 11.08 ft on 09/28/2018
(5) 10.58 ft on 09/13/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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21 Water reaches the bridge on Fairview Road.
15 Water floods several homes north of Williamsport.
13 Water reaches backyards of homes near Wilson's Bridge. Numerous roads are flooded.
12 Water approaches homes north of Williamsport. Some homes and a campground will also be cut off from access due to flooded roads, but the homes themselves are not flooded.
11 Several roads, including Wishard Road, Kemps Mill Road, Independence Road, Cress Pond Road, and Walnut Point Road, are flooded north of Williamsport.
10 Wishard Road and Kemp Mill Road are both flooded.
9 Water begins to cover Wishard Road and Kemp Mill Road.
8 Lowlands near the creek begin to flood. Water approaches Wishard Road and Kemps Mill Road in northern Washington County.

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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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