-587.0 cfs (-8.69%) since yesterday
87.09% of Normal
Total streamflow across the
was last observed at
cfs, and is expected to yield approximately
acre-ft of water today; about 87%
Average streamflow for this time of year is
with recent peaks last observed
2021-09-02 when daily discharge volume was observed at
Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the
Lehigh River At Glendon
reporting a streamflow rate of 1,700 cfs.
This is also the highest stage along the Lehigh River, with a gauge stage of
7.99 ft at this location.
This river is monitored from 6 different streamgauging stations along the Lehigh River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 1,461 ft, the
Lehigh River At Stoddartsville.
Percent of Normal
About the lehigh river
The Lehigh River is a 109-mile-long river located in eastern Pennsylvania, USA. It is a primary tributary of the Delaware River and has a significant historical background, as it played a vital role in the industrial development of the Lehigh Valley in the 19th century. The river is fed by many small streams, and its watershed covers an area of about 1,360 square miles. There are several dams and reservoirs built along the river, including the Francis E. Walter Dam, which serves as a flood control and hydroelectric facility. The river is used for various recreational activities, including whitewater rafting, fishing, and kayaking. Additionally, the river is used for agricultural purposes, such as irrigation and grazing. The Lehigh River is a vital natural resource for the region, and it continues to serve as an essential economic, recreational, and ecological asset.