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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED CREST FOR TRENTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
355 PM EDT MON APR 4 2005

ALL POINTS ALONG THE DELAWARE RIVER HAVE CRESTED. THE FOLLOWING IS A 
COMPARISON OF HISTORICAL RIVER STAGES AND THE CURRENT CREST. THE 
AUGUST 19-20, 1955 FLOOD STAGE IS THE HIGHEST ON RECORD EXCEPT FOR 
THE TRENTON GAUGE. THE SEPTEMBER 19, 2004 EVENT WAS HURRICANE IVAN. 
EASTON...STOCKTON...MILFORD AND WASHINGTON CROSSING CRESTS ARE 
ESTIMATED. PRECIPITATION STORM TOTALS ARE BELOW THIS LIST.


FOR THE DELAWARE RIVER...

*TOCKS ISLAND CREST....................32.35 FT AT 10 PM 4/3 
 HISTORICAL DATA.......................37.4 FT - AUGUST 19, 1955
                                       30.3 FT - SEPTEMBER 19, 2004
 FLOOD STAGE...........................21.0 FT 


*BELVEDERE CREST.......................27.24 FT AT 3 AM 4/4 
 HISTORICAL DATA.......................30.2 FT - AUGUST 19, 1955                                     
                                       24.8 FT - SEPTEMBER 19, 2004 
 FLOOD STAGE...........................22.0 FT


*EASTON PHILLIPSBURG BRIDGE..ESTIMATED 35.0 FT 
 HISTORICAL DATA.......................43.7 FT - AUGUST 19, 1955
                                       33.5 FT - SEPTEMBER 19, 2004  
 FLOOD STAGE...........................22.0 FT


*RIEGELSVILLE CREST....................33.75 FT  MORNING OF 4/4
 HISTORICAL DATA.......................38.9 FT - AUGUST 20, 1955
                                       31.0 FT - SEPTEMBER 19, 2004  
 FLOOD STAGE...........................22.0 FT


*FRENCHTOWN CREST......................22.55 FT AT 7 AM ON 4/4
 HISTORICAL DATA.......................27.8 FT - AUGUST 20, 1955
                                       20.7 FT - SEPTEMBER 19, 2004  
 FLOOD STAGE...........................16.0 FT


*MILFORD FORECAST..........ESTIMATED...25.5 FT  
 HISTORICAL DATA.......................40.3 FT - AUGUST 20, 1955
 FLOOD STAGE...........................16.0 FT


*STOCKTON CREST............ESTIMATED...26.75 FT 
 HISTORICAL DATA.......................28.4 FT - AUGUST 20, 1955
                                       22.5 FT - SEPTEMBER 19, 2004  
 FLOOD STAGE...........................18.0 FT


*NEW HOPE CREST........................19.17 FT  AT 10 AM ON 4/4
 HISTORICAL DATA.......................24.3 FT - AUGUST 20, 1955
 FLOOD STAGE...........................13.0 FT


*WASHINGTON CROSSING CREST.ESTIMATED...22.19 FT  
 HISTORICAL DATA.......................27.8 FT - AUGUST 20, 1955
                                       20.2 FT - SEPTEMBER 19, 2004 
 FLOOD STAGE...........................20.0 FT


*TRENTON CREST.........................25.33 FT  AT 230 PM 4/4
 HISTORICAL DATA.......................30.3 FT - MARCH 8, 1904
                                       28.6 FT - AUGUST 20, 1955
                                       23.4 FT - SEPTEMBER 19, 2004 
 FLOOD STAGE...........................20.0 FT

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********************STORM TOTAL RAINFALL********************

LOCATION          STORM TOTAL    TIME/DATE    COMMENTS
                     RAINFALL       OF
                     (INCHES)   MEASUREMENT


DELAWARE

...KENT COUNTY...
   SANDTOWN              2.19  1030 AM   4/3  
   DOVER                 1.99  1030 AM   4/3  

...NEW CASTLE COUNTY...
   BLACKBIRD             2.80  1030 AM   4/3  
   BEAR                  2.71  1000 AM   4/3  
   WILMINGTON            2.54   800 AM   4/3  

...SUSSEX COUNTY...
   MILFORD               2.00  1000 PM   4/2 
   LONG NECK             2.00  1000 PM   4/2  
   GEORGETOWN            1.95   930 AM   4/3  
   BETHANY BEACH         1.92  1030 AM   4/3  

MARYLAND

...CAROLINE COUNTY...
   DENTON                2.19  1000 PM   4/2
   RIDGELY               2.02  1000 PM   4/2 
   FEDERALSBURG          1.70  1030 AM   4/3  

...KENT COUNTY...
   GALENA                3.40  1150 AM   4/3  

...TALBOT COUNTY...
   EASTON                1.95  1030 AM   4/3  

NEW JERSEY

...ATLANTIC COUNTY...
   FOLSOM                1.92  1030 AM   4/3  
   HAMMONTON             1.85   830 AM   4/3  ALSO WIND GUST TO 57 MPH
   ATLANTIC CITY         1.45   800 AM   4/3  

...BURLINGTON COUNTY...
   TABERNACLE            2.70   240 PM   4/3
   NWS MOUNT HOLLY       2.21   800 AM   4/3
   MOUNT LAUREL          2.17   800 AM   4/3  
   NEW LISBON            1.76   800 AM   4/3  
   CHATSWORTH            1.55  1030 AM   4/3  

...CAMDEN COUNTY...
   AUDUBON               2.78   700 PM   4/2 
   SOMERDALE             2.76   700 AM   4/3
   BLUE ANCHOR           2.35  1030 AM   4/3  

...CAPE MAY COUNTY...
   CAPE MAY POINT        1.47  1030 AM   4/3  
   NORTH WILDWOOD        1.01  1030 AM   4/3  

...CUMBERLAND COUNTY...
   NEWPORT               2.25  1000 AM   4/3
   MILLVILLE             1.96  1119 AM   4/3  

...HUNTERDON COUNTY...
   CALIFON               3.92  1230 PM   4/3 
   FLEMINGTON            3.62  1030 AM   4/3  
   MILFORD               3.26  1032 AM   4/3
   EAST AMWELL           2.20  1230 PM   4/3

...MERCER COUNTY...
   WEST WINDSOR          1.80  1031 AM   4/3  
   HIGHTSTOWN            1.76  1030 AM   4/3  

...MIDDLESEX COUNTY...
   NEW BRUNSWICK         1.71  1030 AM   4/3  

...MONMOUTH COUNTY...
   CREAM RIDGE           2.20   900 AM   4/3
   MIDDLETOWN            1.55   800 AM   4/3
   KEANSBURG             0.93  1030 AM   4/3  

...MORRIS COUNTY...
   CHESTER               4.20   915 AM   4/3
   JEFFERSON TWP         3.80  1130 AM   4/3 
   MARCELLA              2.72  1100 PM   4/2   

...OCEAN COUNTY...
   POINT PLEASANT        1.50  1030 AM   4/3  

...SOMERSET COUNTY...
   BRIDGEWATER           3.55   800 PM   4/2
   NESHANIC              3.48  1030 AM   4/3  
   POTTERSVILLE          3.07  1030 AM   4/3
   HILLSBOROUGH          3.04   940 PM   4/2  
   SOMERVILLE            2.37   800 AM   4/3  
   BLACKWELLS MILLS      2.06  1030 AM   4/3  

...SUSSEX COUNTY...
   WANTAGE               4.12   745 AM   4/3
   ANDOVER               3.70   800 AM   4/3
   NEWTON                3.48   845 AM   4/4  
   SUSSEX COUNTY         2.66   800 AM   4/3  

...WARREN COUNTY...
   STEWARTSVILLE         4.12   745 AM   4/3
   BLAIRSTOWN            4.12   900 AM   4/3
   BLOOMSBURY            3.69   900 AM   4/3
   RIEGELSVILLE          2.81  1031 AM   4/3
   WASHINGTON            2.70   400 PM   4/3  

PENNSYLVANIA

...BERKS COUNTY...
   BECHTELSVILLE         3.46  1031 AM   4/3
   FLEETWOOD             3.30   800 AM   4/4  
   READING               2.29   800 AM   4/3  

...BUCKS COUNTY...
   SPRINGTOWN            3.79  1031 AM   4/3  
   SELLERSVILLE          3.72  1152 AM   4/3  
   FURLONG               3.49   200 PM   4/3
   DOYLESTOWN            3.18   800 AM   4/3  

...CARBON COUNTY...
   LEHIGHTON             4.83  1031 AM   4/3  

...CHESTER COUNTY...
   VALLEY FORGE          4.12  1031 AM   4/3  
   FRICKS                3.53  1031 AM   4/3  
   WEST CHESTER          3.23  1031 AM   4/3

...DELAWARE COUNTY...  
   CHADDS FORD           3.20  1030 AM   4/3  

...LEHIGH COUNTY...
   ALLENTOWN LEHIGH VLY  3.62   800 AM   4/3  
   ALLENTOWN CITY        3.61   800 AM   4/3
   GERMANSVILLE          3.50   800 AM   4/4 

...MONROE COUNTY...
   TOBYHANNA             5.00   950 AM   4/3  
   MOUNT POCONO          4.80   958 AM   4/3  
   EAST STROUDSBURG      4.73  1031 AM   4/3
   POCONO SUMMIT         4.44   800 AM   4/3
   BLAKESLEE             4.35  1031 AM   4/3  
   MOUNT POCONO          3.93   705 AM   4/2  

...MONTGOMERY COUNTY...
   WYNNEWOOD             4.40   910 AM   4/3  
   POTTSTOWN             3.52   800 AM   4/3 
   BLUE BELL             3.35  1000 AM   4/3  
   NORRISTOWN            3.27  1031 AM   4/3 
   HATBORO               3.00   830 AM   4/3
   EAGLEVILLE            2.63   630 AM   4/3

...NORTHAMPTON COUNTY...
   FORKS TOWNSHIP        4.30   200 AM   4/3
   WILLIAMS TOWNSHIP     4.12   150 PM   4/3 
                
...PHILADELPHIA COUNTY...
   PHILADELPHIA          2.85  1000 AM   4/3  

$$

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