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  • USGS 01558000 Little Juniata River at Spruce Creek, PA

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    Station gage imageSTATION.--01558000 LITTLE JUNIATA RIVER AT SPRUCE CREEK, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 40`36'45", long 78`08'27", Huntingdon County, Hydrologic Unit 02050302, on right bank on SR 4006, 150 ft downstream from Penn Central Railroad bridge, 0.5 mi northwest of village of Spruce Creek, and 0.5 mi upstream from Spruce Creek.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--220 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1938 to current year. Prior to October 1938 monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1302.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 751.15 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
    GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
    Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 20.9 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 21.9 ft;
    Supplied by NWS: Action stage-6 ft; Flood stage-8 ft, the left or north bank overflows affecting several homes; Moderate flood stage-10 ft, homes are affected on both banks; several roads affected including Rte 45; Major flood stage-14 ft, many homes adjacent to Little Juniata are affected by high water.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Mar. 18, 1936 reached a stage of 19.1 ft, from floodmarks 175 ft downstream, discharge, 39,800 ft3/s, from rating curve extended above 5,600 ft3/s on basis of slope-area measurement at gage height 15.77 ft.
    COOPERATION.---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, Baltimore District, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protectionand the U.S. Geological Survey through the Cooperative Water Program and the National Streamflow Information Program.
    This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

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    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-20
    00065 Gage height 2014-04-22  2014-08-20

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 117   08-20-2014  15:15 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 20 based on 75 years of record more
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    (1966)
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    Instantaneous
    Value Aug 20
    Mean 75th
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    Max
    (1969)
    53 84 101 117 139 159 537


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 2.01   08-20-2014  15:15 EDT
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