--01563200 RAYSTOWN BRANCH JUNIATA RIVER
BELOW RAYSTOWN DAM NEAR HUNTINGDON, PA
--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.
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
--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.
---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.