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  • USGS 01447800 Lehigh R bl Francis E Walter Res nr White Haven PA

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    Station gage imageSTATION.--01447800 LEHIGH RIVER BELOW FRANCIS E. WALTER RESERVOIR NEAR WHITE HAVEN, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 41`06'17", long 75`43'57", Luzerne County, Hydrologic Unit 02040106, on right bank 0.7 mi downstream from Francis E. Walter Reservoir, 2.0 mi upstream from Fawn Run, and 4.0 mi northeast of White Haven.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--290 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1957 to current year. Prior to October 1962 published as "below Bear Creek Reservoir", October 1962 to September 1971 published as "below Francis E. Walter Reservoir."
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and water-quality monitor. Datum of gage is 1,212.95 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers).
    GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
    Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 31.1 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 32.5 ft;
    Supplied by NWS: Action stage-7 ft; Flood stage-8 ft; Moderate flood stage-9 ft; Major flood stage-9.8 ft.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of August 1955 reached a discharge of 54,200 ft3/s based on slope-area measurement at site 4.9 mi downstream.
    COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and the U.S. Geological Survey through the Cooperative Water Program.
    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  2014-08-20
    00065 Gage height 2014-04-22  2014-08-20
    00010 Temperature, water 2011-08-21  2014-08-20

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 212   08-20-2014  08:30 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 20 based on 53 years of record more
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    (1999)
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    Median Most Recent
    Instantaneous
    Value Aug 20
    Mean 75th
    percen-
    tile
    Max
    (1981)
    47 112 159 212 282 345 2570


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 3.33   08-20-2014  08:30 EDT
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    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

    Most recent instantaneous value: 20.5   08-20-2014  08:30 EDT
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