Monday, April 16, 2007

River report...

Bucks County Playhouse as seen from the parking lot at Lambertville Station on Monday, 5:30 PM. The New Hope gage is reading 10.63 this evening, and flood stage is 13.0'.
One can hope.

Looks like the river at Riegelsville will come close to leaving its banks, maybe even go over at 22.0' if it continues to rise. The Belvidere gage however is several feet from flood stage (also 22.0') and doesn't appear that it will come close at all (currently 15.85').

Port Jervis is another place that won't reach flood stage (currently 11.10').

Trenton is also predicted to have minor flooding.

What does this mean?

It doesn't appear that the upper Delaware River will be flooding, and the lower section of the non-tidal river may flood in two or three locations below Easton (the Lehigh confluence).

We'll take a look tomorrow.