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USGS 03041500 Conemaugh River at Seward, PA

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Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey.Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Station gage imageSTATION.--03041500 CONEMAUGH RIVER AT SEWARD, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`25'09", long 79`01'35", Westmoreland County, Hydrologic Unit 05010007, on left bank at upstream side of bridge on State Highway 56 at Seward, 2.0 mi downstream from Findley Run, and 9 mi northwest of Johnstown.
DRAINAGE AREA.--715 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--May 1938 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,076.01 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated by steel mills and reservoirs above station; the eight most effective reservoirs have a combined capacity of 51,850 acre-ft. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Mar. 18, 1936 reached a stage of 26.4 ft, from floodmarks, discharge, 75,000 ft3/s, by contracted-opening measurement at site 6.7 mi downstream, adjusted for inflow.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-8.8 ft; Flood stage-12 ft; Moderate flood stage-14 ft; Major flood stage-16 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 Cooperative Water Program.
This station managed by the PAWSC Pittsburgh Field Office.

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00010 Temperature, water 2013-01-15  2014-10-31
00065 Gage height 2014-07-03  2014-10-31
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-10-31
00045 Precipitation 2014-07-03  2014-10-31

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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 10.8   10-31-2014  12:45 EDT
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Gage height, feet

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 235   10-31-2014  12:45 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 31 based on 75 years of record more
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154 235 250 379 680 700 10100