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USGS 01449000 Lehigh River at Lehighton, PA

  Stream Site

Latitude 40°49'45",   Longitude 75°42'20"   NAD27
Carbon County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 02040106
Drainage area: 591 square miles
Datum of gage: 444.26 feet above   NGVD29.
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2014-12-18  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1982-10-01  2014-12-17  11765 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1982-10-01  2014-08-21 11648 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1982-10  2014-08  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1983  2014  
 Peak streamflow 1982-04-04  2012-12-21  32 
 Field measurements 1976-11-29  2014-12-16  272 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1999-05-18  1999-09-02  3 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2013  8 

Additional Data Sources

Begin Date

End Date

 Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1986-10-01  2007-09-30  311685 
Record for this site is maintained by the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center
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LOCATION.--Lat 40`49'45", long 75`42'20", Carbon County, Hydrologic Unit 02040106, on left bank 190 ft downstream from highway bridge at East Weissport, and 0.3 mi upstream from Mahoning Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--591 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1945 to Sept. 1948 (monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1302). October 1982 to current year. Gage height records beginning 1935 are contained in reports of the U.S. Weather Bureau. Miscellaneous measurements, water years 1977-78, 1980-81, and annual maximum, 1982.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 444.26 ft above sea level. Prior to August 1970, at same site at datum 2.0 ft higher. Prior to December 1982, nonrecording gage at highway bridge 190 ft upstream at same datum.
FLOOD STAGE.--NOAA, National Weather Service river forecast station flood stage provided to USGS April 1999 is 10 feet.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.