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USGS 03025500 Allegheny River at Franklin, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--03025500 ALLEGHENY RIVER AT FRANKLIN, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 41`23'22", long 79`49'14", Venango County, Hydrologic Unit 05010003, on right bank at upstream side of Eighth Street bridge on U.S. Highway 322 at Franklin, 1,000 ft downstream from French Creek, and at mile 124.4.
DRAINAGE AREA.--5,982 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1914 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1305. Gage-height records collected at same site since April 1905 are contained in reports of U.S. Weather Bureau.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 955.84 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Sept. 16, 1932, nonrecording gage, and Sept. 16-30, 1932, water-stage recorder, at present site at datum 2.00 ft higher.
COOPERATION.--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.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated by Allegheny Reservoir 74 mi upstream since 1965, by Chautauqua Lake since 1941, by Tionesta Lake since 1940, by Union City Reservoir since 1971, and by Woodcock Creek Lake since January 1974. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter at station.
The 1-hour 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-13 ft; Flood stage-17 ft; Moderate flood stage-19 ft; Major flood stage-21 ft.
This station managed by the PAWSC Pittsburgh Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 7 Available Parameters for this site
  
00065 Gage height 2015-01-23  2015-05-23
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2015-05-23
00045 Precipitation 2015-01-23  2015-05-23
00010 Temperature, water 2010-11-17  2015-05-23
00095 Specific cond at 25C 2010-11-17  2015-05-23
00400 pH 2011-07-28  2015-05-23
00300 Dissolved oxygen 2011-07-28  2015-05-23

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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 4.50   05-23-2015  06:00 EDT
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 6,790   05-23-2015  06:00 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for May 23 based on 74 years of record more
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2390 5250 6790 10200 13600 18700 46700


Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 14.1   05-23-2015  05:30 EDT
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