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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Perkiomen Creek at Graterford are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 24.23 ft on 09/02/2021
(2) 19.32 ft on 08/05/2020
(3) 18.26 ft on 07/09/1935
(4) 18.20 ft on 08/28/2011
(5) 17.08 ft on 06/22/1972
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 24.23 ft on 09/02/2021
(2) 12.93 ft on 12/25/2020
(3) 12.46 ft on 12/01/2020
(4) 19.32 ft on 08/05/2020
(5) 16.03 ft on 07/12/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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19 The Schwenksville Sewer and Water Plant floods as does Route 73/Haldeman Road.
18 Smaller tributaries are affected by high water from the Perkiomen. Flooding is possible near the Route 113 Bridge in Perkiomen Township.
16 Collegeville businesses on Route 29, between East Ninth Avenue and East Main Street, begin to take on water.
15 East Main Street in Collegeville floods.
14 Storm sewers back up in Collegeville and flood Route 29.
13 First Avenue in Collegeville becomes impassable.
12 Portions of Central Perkiomen Park in Collegeville are flooded. Flood waters expand onto and to the west of First Avenue in Collegeville.
11 Graterford Road and Penitentiary Bridge are closed due to flooding.
8 Park Avenue in Schwenksville is flooded. The Perkiomen Trail is flooded in Perkiomen Township at Plank Road and Route 113.

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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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