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  • USGS 01554000 Susquehanna River at Sunbury, PA

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    Station gage imageSTATION.--01554000 SUSQUEHANNA RIVER AT SUNBURY, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 40`50'04", long 76`49'37", Snyder County, Hydrologic Unit 02050301, on right bank at borough of Shamokin Dam, on grounds of Pennsylvania Power and Light Co. generating plant, 1.0 mi downstream from Shamokin Creek, 1.5 mi downstream from Sunbury Fabridam, and 1.8 mi south of Sunbury.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--18,300 mi2, approximately (excluding that of Shamokin Creek).
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1937 to current year. June 1918 to September 1918 (gage heights only), in reports of Pennsylvania Department of Forests and Waters.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 408.61 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. See WSP 1903 for history of changes prior to Dec. 13, 1937. Dec. 13, 1937, to Mar. 23, 1967, water-stage recorder at site 1.7 mi upstream at datum 11.05 ft higher.
    GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
    Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 39.9 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 40.7 ft;
    Supplied by NWS: Action stage-20 ft, river interests encouraged to monitor conditions; Shikellamy State Park closed due to high water; Flood stage-24 ft, both banks overflow; areas not protected by flood wall and levee system are affected; Moderate flood stage-26 ft, high water affects a number of homes and businesses in areas not protected by flood wall and levee system; Major flood stage-34 ft, most areas adjacent to river which are not protected by flood wall and levee system are affected by high water. Catastrophic flooding occurs in some of these areas.
    COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the City of Sunbury Municipal Authority, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
    This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

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    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-09-01
    00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2014-09-01

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 7,330   09-01-2014  13:45 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 1 based on 76 years of record more
    Min
    (1939)
    25th
    percen-
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    Median Most Recent
    Instantaneous
    Value Sep 1
    Mean 75th
    percen-
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    Max
    (2006)
    1460 3360 5100 7330 8380 9090 56800


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 6.97   09-01-2014  13:45 EDT
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