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  • USGS 01533400 Susquehanna River at Meshoppen, PA

      Stream Site

    Latitude 41°36'26",   Longitude 76°03'02"   NAD27
    Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 02050106
    Drainage area: 8,720 square miles
    Datum of gage: 599.76 feet above   NGVD29.
    Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
     Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2014-08-22  
     Daily Data
        Discharge, cubic feet per second  1976-10-01  2014-08-21  13839 
     Daily Statistics 
        Discharge, cubic feet per second  1976-10-01  2013-10-29 13543 
     Monthly Statistics 
        Discharge, cubic feet per second  1976-10  2013-10  
     Annual Statistics 
        Discharge, cubic feet per second  1977  2014  
     Peak streamflow 1977-09-26  2013-02-01  37 
     Field measurements 1975-08-13  2014-07-07  204 

    Additional Data Sources

    Begin Date

    End Date

     Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1985-10-01  2007-09-30  384856 
     Annual Water-Data Report (pdf)  **offsite** 2006  2013  8 
    Record for this site is maintained by the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center
    Email questions about this site to Pennsylvania Water Science Center Water-Data Inquiries

    LOCATION.--Lat 4l`36'26", long 76`03'02", Wyoming County, Hydrologic Unit 02050106, on right bank 0.3 mi south of Meshoppen, 0.3 mi downstream from Meshoppen Creek, 2.3 mi upstream from bridge on State Highway 87, and 2.4 mi upstream from Mehoopany Creek.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--8,720 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1976 to current year.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 599.76 ft above sea level.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of June 1972 reached a stage of 43.51 ft, from floodmark information by local resident, discharge, about 331,000 ft3/s, from rating curve extended above 220,000 ft3/s.
    FLOOD STAGE.--NOAA, National Weather Service river forecast station flood stage provided to USGS April 1999 is 27 feet.
    COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the National Weather Service, and the U.S. Geological Survey.