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  • USGS 01563200 Rays Br Juniata R bl Rays Dam nr Huntingdon, PA

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    Station gage imageSTATION.--01563200 RAYSTOWN BRANCH JUNIATA RIVER BELOW RAYSTOWN DAM NEAR HUNTINGDON, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 40`25'44", long 77`59'29", Huntingdon County, Hydrologic Unit 02050303, on left bank 1.0 mi downstream from Raystown Dam on Township Route 430, 4.0 mi south of Huntingdon, and 4.7 mi upstream from mouth.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--960 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--January 1946 to current year. Prior to October 1946 monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1302. Prior to Oct. 1, l969, published as Raystown Branch Juniata River near Huntingdon.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 597.36 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers benchmark). Prior to Oct. 1, 1969, water-stage recorder at site 4.3 mi upstream at datum 22.72 ft higher.
    GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
    Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 20.4 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 21.4 ft;
    Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this station.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Mar. 18, 1936, reached a stage of 31.0 ft, discharge, 87,000 ft3/s, at previous site and datum, by computation of peak discharge at dam.
    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 Cooperative Water Program.
    This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

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    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-09-02
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-05  2014-09-02
    00010 Temperature, water 2014-05-05  2014-09-02

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 209   09-02-2014  12:30 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 2 based on 41 years of record more
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    (1973)
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    Max
    (2006)
    128 202 209 211 267 282 844


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 3.30   09-02-2014  12:30 EDT
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    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

    Most recent instantaneous value: 25.8   09-02-2014  12:30 EDT
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