Flood Inundation Map Available
--01549760 WEST BRANCH SUSQUEHANNA RIVER AT
JERSEY SHORE, PA
--Lat 41 12'08", long 077
15'05", Lycoming County, Hydrologic Unit 02050206, on right
bank of left river channel at SR44 bridge in Jersey Shore.
--5,225 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 26, 1938 staff gage.
National Weather Service wire-weight gage installed October 4, 1946.
Recording equipment installed March 23, 2000 for operation as a
--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 513.19
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.
--Daily discharge not available.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Data transmitter operational limit -
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-23 ft, Long Island (Rt
44) and North Main Street in Jersey Shore may be closed to traffic;
Flood stage-26 ft, river overflows onto Long Island; Moderate flood
stage-28 ft, the left, or north bank overflows; some homes adjacent to
the river are affected; Major flood stage-29 ft, many homes and
businesses in Jersey Shore are affected by high water.