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STATION.--01573600 SWATARA CREEK AT MIDDLETOWN, PA
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 - 35.7 ft;
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 affected.
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.
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