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  • USGS 03081000 Youghiogheny River below Confluence, PA

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    Station gage imageSTATION.--03081000 YOUGHIOGHENY RIVER BELOW CONFLUENCE, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 39`49'39", long 79`22'22", Fayette County, Hydrologic Unit 05020006, on left bank 1.0 mi downstream from Casselman River, 1.5 mi northwest of Confluence, and at mile 72.0.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--1,029 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1940 to current year. Monthly discharge only for June 1940, published in WSP 1305.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,302.77 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
    REMARKS.--Flow regulated since 1925 by Deep Creek Reservoir and since 1943 by Youghiogheny River Lake 1.7 mi upstream. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter at station.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Mar. 17, or 18, 1936 reached a stage of 21.6 ft, from floodmarks, discharge, 85,000 ft3/s.
    GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
    Supplied by NWS: Action stage-7 ft; Flood stage-12 ft; Moderate flood stage-14 ft; Major flood stage-17 ft.
    COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.
    This station managed by the PAWSC Pittsburgh Field Office.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 6 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-05  2014-09-02
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-09-02
    00010 Temperature, water 2007-10-01  2014-09-02
    00400 pH 2007-10-01  2014-09-02
    00095 Specific cond at 25C 2007-10-01  2014-09-02
    00300 Dissolved oxygen 2007-10-01  2014-09-02

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    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 2.54   09-02-2014  04:45 EDT
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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 949   09-02-2014  04:45 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 2 based on 73 years of record more
    Min
    (1944)
    25th
    percen-
    tile
    Median Most Recent
    Instantaneous
    Value Sep 2
    Mean 75th
    percen-
    tile
    Max
    (1975)
    188 705 884 949 1010 1130 3880


    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

    Most recent instantaneous value: 17.6   09-02-2014  04:45 EDT
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