--01534860 LACKAWANNA RIVER BELOW LEGGETTS
CREEK AT SCRANTON, PA
--Lat 41`26'28, long 75`38'33",
Lackawanna County, Hydrologic Unit 02050107, at Parker Street Bridge at
Scranton, 0.25 mi downstream from Leggetts Creek and 14.1 mi upstream
--174 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--August 2008 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 708.59
ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
--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 National Streamflow
--Satellite telemetry at station.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Data transmitter operational limit -
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-6 ft; Flood stage-7.5
ft, Water begins to exit channel banks in areas near Parker Street
outside of flood control structures; Moderate flood stage-8 ft,
Sections of Scranton near Parker Street outside of flood control bank
protection begin to get impacted by flood waters; Major flood stage-9.5