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  • USGS 03038000 Crooked Creek at Idaho, PA

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    Station gage imageSTATION.--03038000 CROOKED CREEK AT IDAHO, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 40`39'17", long 79`20'56", Armstrong County, Hydrologic Unit 05010006, on right bank at downstream end of old bridge abutment at Idaho, 0.4 mi downstream from Keystone Generation Station, 1.5 mi downstream from Plum Creek, and 2.4 mi west of Shelocta.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--191 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1937 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods published in WSP 1305.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and concrete weir control. Datum of gage is 961.04 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (Baltimore and Ohio Railroad bench mark).
    GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
    Supplied by NWS: Action stage-9 ft; Flood stage-12.5 ft.
    REMARKS.--Flow regulated to some extent since March 1968 by Keystone Lake 7 mi upstream, usable capacity, 22,010 acre-ft. Evaporation from operation of steam-electric plant 0.4 mi upstream, which began during July 1967, can amount to as much as 30 ft3/s. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter at station.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of March 1936 reached a stage of 18.6 ft, from floodmark, discharge, 19,400 ft3/s.
    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 Cooperative Water Program.
    This station managed by the PAWSC Pittsburgh Field Office.

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    00065 Gage height 2014-04-21  2014-08-20
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-20
    00010 Temperature, water 2012-11-15  2014-08-20

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    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 3.09   08-20-2014  00:30 EDT
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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 160   08-20-2014  00:30 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 20 based on 76 years of record more
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    Value Aug 20
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    6.9 26 39 79 81 160 646


    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

    Most recent instantaneous value: 21.0   08-20-2014  00:30 EDT
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