--01567000 JUNIATA RIVER AT NEWPORT, PA
--Lat 40`28'42", long
77`07'46", Perry County, Hydrologic Unit 02050304, on right
bank at downstream side of bridge on State Highway 34 at Newport and
1,000 ft upstream from Little Buffalo Creek.
--3,354 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--April 1899 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder and water-quality monitor.
Datum of gage is 363.93 ft above sea level. Prior to July 16, 1929,
nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
--Station established and maintained by
the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station
is provided by the U.S. Geological Survey through the National
Streamflow Information Program.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
|Water-quality parameters at this station can vary
substantially at different location in the river. Therefore,
water-quality data displayed here characterizes conditions only at
the location where water-quality equipment is deployed.
Supplied by USGS
: Data transmitter operational limit -
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-17 ft; Flood stage-22
ft, backwater from tributary streams affects basements of a number of
homes; Moderate flood stage-25 ft, the left, or north bank overflows;
first floor floods of several homes in low lying areas; Major flood
stage-30 ft, the right, or south bank overflows; streets begin to be
affected by high water; most of business district and a large
residential area are affected.