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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Delaware River at Easton are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Belvidere Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Riegelsville
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 26
Flood Stage: 22
Action Stage: 20
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 44.40 ft on 08/19/1955
(2) 38.10 ft on 10/10/1903
(3) 37.20 ft on 04/04/2005
(4) 37.09 ft on 06/29/2006
(5) 33.45 ft on 09/19/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 25.73 ft on 09/02/2021
(2) 22.14 ft on 12/26/2020
(3) 29.23 ft on 09/09/2011
(4) 25.15 ft on 08/29/2011
(5) 26.11 ft on 03/12/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.30 ft on 09/26/1941
(2) -0.30 ft on 09/20/1908
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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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41 The intersection of Third and Rose Streets in Phillipsburg begins to flood.
39 Union Square in Phillipsburg is flooded.
38 Approach roads on both sides of the Northampton Street bridge flood.
34 Portions of North Delaware Drive in Easton, closest to the river, begin to flood.
31 North Main Street at Broad Street in Phillipsburg is flooded.
28 Sawmill Street in Phillipsburg begins to flood due to a combination of Delaware River flooding and backwater effects from the Lopatcong Creek.
26 Flooding occurs in Easton up to Lehigh Drive.
25 Portions of Bushkill Drive and Route 611 are flooded due to a combination of Delaware River flooding and backwater effects on Bushkill Creek.
24 Larry Holmes Drive in Easton is subject to flooding. Riverside Way in Phillipsburg is flooded in the area of the boat ramp.
20 Minor flooding begins upstream in Harmony Station New Jersey and Sandts Eddy Pennsylvania.
18 Backwater from the Delaware causes flooding in Easton along the Lehigh River

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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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