Funding for this site is provided by:
--01571500 YELLOW BREECHES CREEK NEAR CAMP
--Lat 40`13'29", long
76`53'54", Cumberland County, Hydrologic Unit 02050305, on
left bank 50 ft downstream from single-span highway bridge on Green
Lane Drive, 1.0 mi southeast of Camp Hill, and 3.1 mi upstream from
--213 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--March 1909 to December 1919, July
1954 to current year. Prior to January 1910 monthly discharge only,
published in WSP 1302. Prior to June 1954, published as "at
--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.
Datum of gage is 307.49 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of
1929. March 1909 to December 1919, non-recording gage at site 50 ft
upstream at same datum.
--Station established and maintained by
the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station
is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
and the U.S. Geological Survey.
--There is diurnal regulation at low flow
caused by operation of mill upstream.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Data transmitter operational limit -
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-6 ft; Flood stage-7 ft,
low lying areas in the Green Lane Farms development on the right bank
of the Yellow Breeches Creek begin to flood; a mobile home park near
Williams Grove is also affected; Moderate flood stage-9 ft, a number of
homes in the Green Lane Farms development area affected; Cedar Cliff
Drive on the left bank upstream from the bridge is inundated; Creekwood
Drive has several feet of water on it and water is approaching homes;
Major flood stage-13 ft, numerous homes along the entire length of
Yellow Breeches Creek are affected by high water levels.