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USGS 01564895 Juniata River at Lewistown, PA


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Station gage imageSTATION.--01564895 JUNIATA RIVER AT LEWISTOWN, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`35'40", long 77`34'58", Mifflin County, Hydrologic Unit 02050304, on left bank 1200 ft upstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 103, and 0.4 mi upstream from Kishacoquillas Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--2,519 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--1989 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 443.83 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite and landline telemetry at station.
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.
Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 51.0 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 52.5 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-18 ft; Flood stage-23 ft, basements of a few homes in the lowest lying areas will flood; backwater on Kishacoquillas Creek will affect the athletic fields; Moderate flood stage-27 ft, several homes on West Elizabeth Street will flood; Rte 22 is also affected; Major flood stage-28 ft, considerable flood damage occurs to homes and businesses in and around Lewistown.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

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All 2 Available Parameters for this site
00060 Discharge 2016-04-01  2016-10-25
00065 Gage height 2016-06-27  2016-10-25

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Most recent instantaneous value: 799   10-25-2016   12:30 EDT
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Most recent instantaneous value: 3.17   10-25-2016   12:30 EDT
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