USGS 01573600 Swatara Creek at Middletown, PA
STATION.--01573600 SWATARA CREEK AT MIDDLETOWN,
LOCATION.--Lat 40`11'32.86, long
76`43'41.58", Dauphin County, Hydrologic Unit 02050305, at
Grubb Street Bridge and Hoffer Park, at Middletown.
DRAINAGE AREA.--569 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 2007 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 278.56
ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1988.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by USGS: Data transmitter operational limit -
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-10 ft; Flood stage-11
ft, both banks overflow upstream of the Vine Street bridge; Moderate
flood stage-14 ft, residences are affected by high water on both banks
upstream of the Vine Street bridge; Major flood stage-16 ft, widespread
flooding occurs; numerous homes are affected by high water; Rte 230 is
REMARKS.--Satellite telemetry at station.
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 New Cumberland Office.
Summary of all available data for this site
Instantaneous-data availability statement
Most recent instantaneous value: 1.36 09-21-2014 17:15 EDT