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  • USGS 03042280 Yellow Creek near Homer City, PA

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    Station gage imageSTATION.--03042280 YELLOW CREEK NEAR HOMER CITY, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 40`34'18", long 79`06'13", Indiana County, Hydrologic Unit 05010007, on left bank 0.3 mi upstream from Central Indiana County Water Authority dam, 0.4 mi upstream from Ferrier Run, which has been diverted, and 3.5 mi northeast of Homer City.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--57.4 mi2, excludes that of Ferrier Run.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1967 to current year.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 1,140 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map.
    GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
    Supplied by NWS: Action stage-6.6 ft; Flood stage-8 ft.
    REMARKS.--Flow regulated since 1971 by Yellow Creek Lake (station 03042260) 4.2 mi upstream.
    COOPERATION.--Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey through the Cooperative Water Program.
    This station managed by the PAWSC Pittsburgh Field Office.

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    00065 Gage height 2014-05-04  2014-09-01
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-09-01

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    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 1.79   09-01-2014  06:15 EDT
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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 25   09-01-2014  06:15 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 1 based on 43 years of record more
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    6.6 9.9 15 25 27 28 282