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USGS 03045000 Loyalhanna Creek at Kingston, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--03045000 LOYALHANNA CREEK AT KINGSTON, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`17'33", long 79`20'27", Westmoreland County, Hydrologic Unit 05010008, on right bank 60 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 217 at Kingston, 100 ft downstream from Miller Run, 1.9 mi upstream from Ninemile Run, and 3 mi southeast of Latrobe.
DRAINAGE AREA.--172 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1939 to current year. Monthly discharge only October to December 1939, published in WSP 1305.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,013.16 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers bench mark). Prior to Oct. 1, 1969, at datum 1.00 ft higher.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-13 ft; Flood stage-17 ft; Moderate flood stage-18 ft; Major flood stage-20 ft.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated by Latrobe Reservoir, capacity, 3,670 acre-ft, and diversion works at Kingston. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum stage since at least 1918, 15.8 ft, present datum, Oct. 15, 1954. Flood of Mar. 17 or 18, 1936 reached a stage of about 15.5 ft, present datum, from information by local residents, discharge, 21,000 ft3/s, from rating curve extended above 8,700 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 2014-08-19  2014-12-17
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-12-17

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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.79   12-17-2014  23:45 EST
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Most recent instantaneous value: 518   12-17-2014  23:45 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 18 based on 73 years of record more
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