Graph: Patapsco River Near Elkridge at Patapsco Valley State Park July 27 - August 1, 2016

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National Weather Service Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service

A hydrograph shows how the river level changes over time at a specific location.

Record Flooding - flooding which equals or exceeds the highest stage or discharge at a given site during the period of record keeping.

Major Flooding - extensive inundation of structures and roads. Significant evacuations of people and/or transfer of property to higher elevations.