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Picture of flooding on the Hackensack River, New Jersey.

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New Jersey FloodWatch

This map shows the location of streamgages where the water level is currently at or above flood stage (depicted as a black triangle) or at high flow (depicted as blue circles) The high flow conditions are expressed as percentiles that compare the current (i.e., within the past several hours) instantaneous flow value to historical daily mean flow values for all days of the year. Flood conditions may be more extensive than shown because the National Weather Service (NWS) has not identified a flood stage at all USGS streamgaging sites. The most complete depiction of streamgages at or above flood stage is on the NWS River Observations Map.

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 Use the USGS StreaMail system to request real-time stream stage and flow data by email from your computer, cell phone or Blackberry. Send an email to streammail@usgs.gov and in the "Subject" line, put in a USGS station (site) number. In a few minutes, you'll get back an email with the most recent stream stage and flow.

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Map of streamgages where the water level is currently at or above flood stage or at high flow.

Map of flood and high flow condition.

Map legend for below normal 7-day average streamflow condition map


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Rainfall Calculator

Find out how many gallons of water falls on an area when it rains.

All the water in floods comes from the sky—but have you ever wondered just how many gallons of water falls on an area when it rains? You might be surprised at how much water comes down. Use our Water Science rainfall calculator to see how many gallons of water falls from the sky during a rainstorm.

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