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USGS 01452500 Monocacy Creek at Bethlehem, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01452500 MONOCACY CREEK AT BETHLEHEM, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`38'28", long 75`22'47", Northampton County, Hydrologic Unit 02040106, on right bank 40 ft downstream from highway bridge at entrance to Monocacy Park at Bethlehem, and 2.1 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--44.5 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1948 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Concrete control since July 17,1969. Datum of gage is 247.24 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to May 15, 1962, non-recording gage at site 40 ft upstream at same datum. Satellite telemetry at station.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by USGS: Data transmitter operational limit-17.0 ft;
Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of July 10, 1945, reached a stage of 9.74 ft, from floodmarks, discharge, 5,200 ft3/s, by slope-area measurement.
COOPERATION.--Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the City of Allentown, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey through the Cooperative Water Program.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

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00065 Gage height 2014-07-30  2014-11-27
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-11-27

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Most recent instantaneous value: 2.31   11-27-2014  22:45 EST
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Most recent instantaneous value: 35   11-27-2014  22:45 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 27 based on 66 years of record more
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8.6 28 35 39 50 71 157