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Last Update: 4:45am EDT -- May 21, 2024
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Latest Observation


Normal

Current Stage: 1.32 ft
Current Flow: 396.00 cfs

Historic Observations

Record Stage: 17.46 ft
Record Flow: 128,000.00 cfs

Forecast
Time/Date Stage Flow Category
8:00am EDT -- May 21, 2024 1.40 ft 484.00 cfs Normal
2:00pm EDT -- May 21, 2024 1.30 ft 376.00 cfs Normal
8:00pm EDT -- May 21, 2024 1.30 ft 376.00 cfs Normal
2:00am EDT -- May 22, 2024 1.30 ft 376.00 cfs Normal
8:00am EDT -- May 22, 2024 1.30 ft 376.00 cfs Normal
2:00pm EDT -- May 22, 2024 1.30 ft 376.00 cfs Normal
8:00pm EDT -- May 22, 2024 1.30 ft 376.00 cfs Normal
Previous 10 Observations
Time/Date Stage Flow Category
4:30am EDT -- May 21, 2024 1.32 ft 396.00 cfs Normal
4:15am EDT -- May 21, 2024 1.32 ft 396.00 cfs Normal
4:00am EDT -- May 21, 2024 1.32 ft 396.00 cfs Normal
3:45am EDT -- May 21, 2024 1.32 ft 396.00 cfs Normal
3:30am EDT -- May 21, 2024 1.32 ft 396.00 cfs Normal
3:15am EDT -- May 21, 2024 1.32 ft 396.00 cfs Normal
3:00am EDT -- May 21, 2024 1.32 ft 396.00 cfs Normal
2:45am EDT -- May 21, 2024 1.32 ft 396.00 cfs Normal
2:30am EDT -- May 21, 2024 1.32 ft 396.00 cfs Normal
2:15am EDT -- May 21, 2024 1.32 ft 396.00 cfs Normal

Normal: The water surface is below the top of its banks.

Action: The water surface is generally near or slightly above the top of its banks, but no man-made structures are flooded.

Minor: Minimal or no property damage, but possibly some public threat (e.g., inundation of roads).

Moderate: Some inundation of structures and roads near stream. Some evacuations of people and/or transfer of property to higher elevations.

Major: Extensive inundation of structures and roads. Significant evacuations of people and/or transfer of property to higher elevations.

Flood Stage Impacts

17.46 ft.: New record flood with Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011. Widespread flooding in the region.

10.00 ft.: Major flood stage.

8.00 ft.: Moderate flood stage. Water reaches homes in Lost Valley.

7.00 ft.: Water reaches Priddle Camp Road.

6.00 ft.: Minor flood stage. Water reaches lowest houses in Burtonsville.

5.00 ft.: The river is nearly bankfull and the road to Lost Valley is under water.

4.50 ft.: Action stage. Water threatens access road to Lost Valley.

Hydrograph

Hydrograph

Gauge Location

Gauge reading affected by reservoir operations.
Gauge reading may be affected by ice. Forecast flows are unadjusted for ice.
Forecasts are issued routinely year-round.

Source National Water Prediction Service / US Geological Survey