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USGS 01555000 Penns Creek at Penns Creek, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01555000 PENNS CREEK AT PENNS CREEK, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`52'00", long 77`02'55", Union County, Hydrologic Unit 02050301, on left bank 200 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 104, 0.8 mi northeast of Penns Creek, and 2.9 mi upstream from Sweitzers Run.
DRAINAGE AREA.--301 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1929 to current year. Prior to October 1965, published as Penn Creek at Penns Creek.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 506.72 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Feb. 1, 1930, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 19.1 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 20.0 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-6 ft; Flood stage-8 ft, the left or north bank overflows downstream of Rte 104 bridge; a campground is affected;a number of secondary roads in the Penns Creek drainage are affected; Moderate flood stage-10 ft, high water overflows both banks; several homes and cottages on the left or north bank are affected; many secondary roads along the creek are closed; Major flood stage-12 ft, significant overflow of both banks occurs; numerous homes are affected by high water.
COOPERATION.--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 Information Program and the Cooperative Water Program.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

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00065 Gage height 2014-03-26  2014-07-24
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-07-24

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Most recent instantaneous value: 1.79   07-24-2014  11:00 EDT
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Most recent instantaneous value: 160   07-24-2014  11:00 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 24 based on 84 years of record more
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49 85 144 160 176 211 1000

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