--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.
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.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
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;
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.
--Flood of June 1,
1889, reached a stage of 35.9 ft, from floodmarks, discharge, 209,000
ft3/s, from rating curve extended above 100,000 ft3/s.
--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.
|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.