Storms lead to rising rivers in Pennsylvania, Washington, and New York

Snoflo | 2018-01-21



Flooding has been seen across regions of Pennsylvania, Washington, and New York as precipitation runoff continues from the latest storm systems. Rivers in Pennsylvania like the Susquehanna River At Marietta and French Creek At Meadville are exceptionally high for this time of year with the Susquehanna River At Marietta rising by over 18000.0cfs over the past 24 hours alone. With potential flood conditions in the area, folks should take extra caution before performing any river related activity.


Washington has been experiencing flooding also as some rivers have sky rocketed by over 304.01%. The South Fork Tolt River Near Carnation was flowing at 383cfs earlier this morning, notably above its average of 87.7793197279cfs. The Coal Creek At Mohler has also been flowing at highs, as the river depth inched past 2.62ft and flows reached 42cfs.



We've also seen New York rivers exceptionally high for this time of year with over 2 river gauges across the state experiencing rising river levels and approaching flood stage. Rivers like the Horse Pound Brook Near Lake Carmel Ny are above 1.84ft (37cfs), having risen by over 3.3cfs over the past 24 hours. Such high flow levels are uncommon for the rivers, creating the potential for damage to the surrounding area.



Read More:
http://www.floodsafety.noaa.gov/
https://water.usgs.gov/floods/resources/
http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/education/svrwx101/floods/


Related Links:
Pennsylvania Flow Report
Washington Flow Report
New York Flow Report



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