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Record runoff discharging at Conowingo Dam

Maryland, USA
discharging at Conowingo Dam - Flood warnings remain in effect in Harford and Cecil counties Thursday as RECORD RAIN and snowmelt in Pennsylvania and New York send high water down the Susquehanna River. Water was rushing through the dam at a rate of 323,000 cubic feet per second. The previous record for a March 6 was 320,000 cf/s in 1979. The average for this date is 70,500 cubic feet per second. The all-time record high flow was 1.13 million cubic feet per second, on June 24, 1972, in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Agnes.

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