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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Schuylkill River at Berne are issued routinely year-round.
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Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 19.00 ft on 06/22/1972
(2) 18.57 ft on 06/28/2006
(3) 15.73 ft on 08/19/1955
(4) 15.67 ft on 09/02/2021
(5) 15.45 ft on 09/08/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.57 ft on 01/10/2024
(2) 13.35 ft on 12/18/2023
(3) 15.67 ft on 09/02/2021
(4) 12.20 ft on 12/25/2020
(5) 12.91 ft on 08/14/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 4.50 ft on 09/02/1949
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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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18 Many homes on Mohrsville Road between Mohrsville and Shoemakersville are inundated.
16 Several residences and businesses in Shoemakersville are inundated.
15 Main Street in Shoemakersville floods.
14 Mohrsville Road in Perry Township floods. Second Street in Shoemakersville floods.
12 Miller Street in Shoemakersville floods.
10 Open adjacent land begins to flood between Shoemakersville and Hamburg.

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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) 10 Day (NAEFS) 10 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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During winter months, cold and ice may result in inaccurate real-time stream stage and streamflow data. Adjustments or deletions of this data can only be done after detailed analysis.
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