During periods of rain or snow melt some low lying areas may experience flooding. It is always better to be prepared, to watch the latest river levels and projected levels for the follow these links, When rivers are flowing above flood stage, this has a tendency to back up streams that may normally flow into the Susquehanna, so please pay attention to water levels.
The Main Branch of the Susquehanna River levels can be found at the following links; Windsor, NY, Conklin, NY, Owego, NY, Waverly, Towanda, Meshoppen, Wilkes-Barre, Bloomsburg, Danville and Sunbury.
The other major river systems in our area can be found here;
Delaware River levels can be found at the following links, some monitoring stations are listed for NY and NJ, it all depends what side of the river the gauges are on. Here are the links for the Delaware; Hale Eddy, NY, Lordville, NY, Barryville, Matamoras/Port Jervis, Montague, NJ and Tocks Island.
To find out the latest water levels in your area click on your county then the reporting station to get the latest water levels; Bradford, Clinton, Columbia, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Lycoming, Monroe, Montour, Northumberland, Pike, Snyder, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Wayne, and Wyoming.
To find how high water affects the Wyoming Valley Area, click here.
This post can always be found on the Resources page, under the headings Disaster and Weather.