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USGS 03108000 Raccoon Creek at Moffatts Mill, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--03108000 RACCOON CREEK AT MOFFATTS MILL, PA

LOCATION.--Lat 40`37'40", long 80`20'16", Beaver County, Hydrologic Unit 05030101, on left bank at downstream side of highway bridge at Moffatts Mill, 1.4 mi downstream from Gums Run, 4 mi south of Vanport, and 4.2 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--178 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--September 1941 to current year. May 1915 to July 1932 (gage heights and discharge measurements only) in reports of Water Supply Commission of Pennsylvania or Pennsylvania Department of Forests and Waters.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 719.16 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers bench mark). May 27, 1915 to July 31, 1932, and Sept. 2 to Dec. 3, 1941, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-10.4 ft; Flood stage-13 ft.
REMARKS.--Normally, no regulation from Raccoon Creek Lake. Diversion out of the basin from Cherry Valley and Service Creek Reservoirs upstream increased from an average of 4.0 ft3/s at the close of 1957 to 6.8 ft3/s for the present year; diversion began with 2.0 ft3/s for September 1957. Published records do not include diversion. Satellite telemetry at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Apr. 15, 1922, reached a stage of 9.80 ft, discharge, 10,000 ft3/s. Flood of Mar. 5, 1920, also reached a stage of 9.80 ft, backwater from ice.
COOPERATION.--Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by 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 2014-06-25  2014-10-23
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-10-23

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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.76   10-23-2014  04:30 EDT
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Most recent instantaneous value: 39   10-23-2014  04:30 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 23 based on 72 years of record more
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(1954)
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8.3 22 34 39 59 76 290