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USGS 01562000 Raystown Branch Juniata River at Saxton, PA

  Stream Site

DESCRIPTION:
Latitude 40°12'57",   Longitude 78°15'56"   NAD27
Bedford County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 02050303
Drainage area: 756 square miles
Datum of gage: 795.77 feet above   NGVD29.
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2014-10-25  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1911-10-01  2014-10-24  37645 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1962-03-12  1964-03-13  12 
    Suspended sediment discharge, tons per day  1962-03-12  1964-03-13  12 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1911-10-01  2014-06-08 37507 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1962-03-12  1964-03-13 12 
    Suspended sediment discharge, tons per day  1962-03-12  1964-03-13 12 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1911-10  2014-06  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1962-03  1964-03  
    Suspended sediment discharge, tons per day  1962-03  1964-03  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1912  2014  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1962  1964  
    Suspended sediment discharge, tons per day  1962  1964  
 Peak streamflow 1889-06-01  2012-10-31  102 
 Field measurements 1928-08-13  2014-10-17  710 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1950-03-23  2009-06-30  363 

Additional Data Sources

Begin Date

End Date

Count
 Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1986-12-06  2007-09-30  638502 
OPERATION:
Record for this site is maintained by the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

STATION.--01562000 RAYSTOWN BRANCH JUNIATA RIVER AT SAXTON, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`12'57", long 78`15'56", Bedford County, Hydrologic Unit 02050303, on left bank 500 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 913, 0.5 mi west of Saxton, and 1.5 mi upstream from Shoup Run.
DRAINAGE AREA.--756 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--September 1911 to current year. Monthly discharge only for September 1911 published in WSP 1302.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 795.77 ft above sea level. Prior to Oct. 1, 1931, nonrecording gage at site 0.8 mi downstream at datum 4.82 ft lower.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of June 1, 1889, reached a stage of 23.0 ft at present site and datum, from floodmarks, discharge, about 71,300 ft3/s.
FLOOD STAGE.--NOAA, National Weather Service river forecast station flood stage provided to USGS April 1999 is 17 feet.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the National Weather Service, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Geological Survey.