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  • USGS 03016000 Allegheny River at West Hickory, PA

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    Station gage imageSTATION.--03016000 ALLEGHENY RIVER AT WEST HICKORY, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 41`34'15", long 79`24'29", Forest County, Hydrologic Unit 05010003, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on State Highway 127 at West Hickory, 0.6 mi upstream from Siggins Run, 0.8 mi downstream from East Hickory Creek, and at mile 158.9.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--3,660 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1941 to current year.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,059.90 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Dec. 12, 1941, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
    REMARKS.--Flow regulated by Allegheny Reservoir 39 mi upstream since October 1965 and since 1941 by Chautauqua Lake. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter at station.
    The 15-minute precipitation data for this station are temporary and will only be displayed for 120 days. Time series of 1-hour or cumulative daily values will NOT be available for retrieval following the 120-day display period. Although the instrumentation is calibrated at least once a year, the temporary classification means that documented routine inspections and other quality assurance measures are not performed that would make the data acceptable for archival, retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive studies.

    GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
    Supplied by NWS: Action stage-10.7 ft; Flood stage-14 ft; Moderate flood stage-16 ft; Major flood stage-17 ft;
    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, Pittsburgh District, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Geological Survey through the National Streamflow Information Program and Cooperative Water Program.
    This station managed by the PAWSC Pittsburgh Field Office.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 3 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00065 Gage height 2014-04-23  2014-08-21
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-18  2014-08-21
    00045 Precipitation 2014-04-23  2014-08-21

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    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 4.28   08-21-2014  19:00 EDT
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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 3,840   08-21-2014  19:00 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 21 based on 69 years of record more
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    405 1140 1800 2290 2420 3840 15100