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USGS 01451000 Lehigh River at Walnutport, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01451000 LEHIGH RIVER AT WALNUTPORT, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`45'25", long 75`36'12", Northampton County, Hydrologic Unit 02040106, on left bank 0.3 mi upstream from highway bridge at Walnutport, and 0.4 mi upstream from Trout Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--889 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1946 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and climatological sensor. Datum of gage is 350.27 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite and landline telemety at station.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 22.2 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 23.6 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-7.5 ft, at 6 ft, minor flooding begins downstream at Catasaqua and Hokendaqua; Flood stage-8 ft; Moderate flood stage-12 ft, at 13 ft, flooding begins just downstream from the Slatington Walnutport Bridge; Major flood stage-16 ft;
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum stage known, 20.6 ft, May 23, 1942, from floodmarks, discharge not determined.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS.--
The 15-minute precipitation data for this station are temporary and will only be displayed for 120 days. Time series of 1-hour or cumulative daily values will NOT be available for retrieval following the 120-day display period. Although the instrumentation is calibrated at least once a year, the temporary classification means that documented routine inspections and other quality assurance measures are not performed that would make the data acceptable for archival, retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive studies.
This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.

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All 3 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-09-23
00065 Gage height 2014-05-26  2014-09-23
00045 Precipitation 2014-05-26  2014-09-23

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 546   09-23-2014  03:30 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 23 based on 67 years of record more
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174 415 546 573 1020 1160 12300


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.11   09-23-2014  03:30 EDT
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Precipitation, total, inches

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.00   09-23-2014  03:30 EDT
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