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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 Trenton are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Washington Crossing Upstream Gauge
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 30.60 ft on 03/08/1904
(2) 28.60 ft on 08/20/1955
(3) 28.50 ft on 10/11/1903
(4) 25.33 ft on 04/04/2005
(5) 25.09 ft on 06/29/2006
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.76 ft on 09/03/2021
(2) 19.93 ft on 01/15/2018 (P)
(3) 16.46 ft on 05/01/2014
(4) 20.76 ft on 01/09/2014
(5) 22.16 ft on 09/09/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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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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25 The Delaware River meets the Delaware Canal, backfilling the Rivermawr and Flats neighborhoods making all roads east of the canal impassable.
24.5 Carr's Lane in Yardley begins to flood.
23 North and South Bell Avenues in Yardley begin to flood.
22 Route 32 in Yardley is flooded in both directions. Up to two feet of water covers portions of Morgan Avenue, Brown Street, Maple Avenue, and Fuld Avenue.
21.5 Ferry Street in Yardley begins to flood.
20 Houses on Brown Street in Yardley begin to take on water. Houses on Afton Avenue also take on water. Southbound lanes are closed along stretches of Route 29 in Trenton. Route 32 North is closed in Yardley borough. River Road (Route 32), north of Woodside Road and south of Mt. Eyre Road, in Lower Makefield Township, begins to flood.
19.5 Morgan Avenue in Yardley Borough begins to flood. River Road (PA Rt 32) at East Ferry Road in Lower Makefield Township begins to flood.
18.5 Route 32 South at East College Avenue in Yardley borough begins to flood.
18 Route 32 North is closed between Brown Street and Maple Avenue.
17 Pa Route 32 North in Yardley Borough begins to flood between Brown Street and Maple Avenue.
(1) Ice at the Trenton Gage

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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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