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  • USGS 01534300 Lackawanna River near Forest City, PA


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    Station gage imageSTATION.--01534300 LACKAWANNA RIVER NEAR FOREST CITY, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 41`40'47", long 75`28'20", Susquehanna County, Hydrologic Unit 02050107, on left bank 1,600 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 171, 1.3 mi downstream from Stillwater Dam, 1.6 mi downstream from confluence of East and West Branches, and 2.2 mi north of Forest City.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--38.8 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1958 to current year.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,551.28 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Dec. 11, 1958, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
    Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 17.4 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 18.8 ft;
    Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this station.
    COOPERATION.--Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Geological Survey through the National Streamflow Information Program and the Copperative Water Program.
    This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 2 Available Parameters for this site
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-29
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-01  2014-08-29

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 5.0   08-29-2014  22:00 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 29 based on 55 years of record more
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    Value Aug 29
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    0.64 5.0 5.4 13 28 29 357

    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 1.38   08-29-2014  22:00 EDT
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