--03045000 LOYALHANNA CREEK AT KINGSTON,
--Lat 40`17'33", long
79`20'27", Westmoreland County, Hydrologic Unit 05010008, on
right bank 60 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 217 at
Kingston, 100 ft downstream from Miller Run, 1.9 mi upstream from
Ninemile Run, and 3 mi southeast of Latrobe.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1939 to current year.
Monthly discharge only October to December 1939, published in WSP
--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.
Datum of gage is 1,013.16 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of
1929 (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers bench mark). Prior to Oct. 1, 1969,
at datum 1.00 ft higher.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by NWS:
Action stage-13 ft; Flood stage-17
ft; Moderate flood stage-18 ft; Major flood stage-20 ft.
--Flow regulated by Latrobe Reservoir,
capacity, 3,670 acre-ft, and diversion works at Kingston. U.S. Army
Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.
since at least 1918, 15.8 ft, present datum, Oct. 15, 1954. Flood of
Mar. 17 or 18, 1936 reached a stage of about 15.5 ft, present datum,
from information by local residents, discharge, 21,000 ft3/s, from
rating curve extended above 8,700 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. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District,
the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S.
Geological Survey through the Cooperative Water Program.