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USGS 01568000 Sherman Creek at Shermans Dale, PA


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LOCATION.--Lat 40`19'24", long 77`10'09", Perry County, Hydrologic Unit 02050305, on left bank on downstream side of bridge on State Highway 34 at Shermans Dale, and 1.2 mi upstream from Fishing Run.
DRAINAGE AREA.--207 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1929 to current year. Prior to October 1962, published as "at Shermandale".
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and Pluvio precipitation gage. Datum of gage is 422.63 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Jan. 29, 1930, non-recording gage at same site and datum. Satellite and landline telemetry at station.
COOPERATION.--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.
The 15-minute precipitation data for this station are temporary and will only be displayed for 120 days. Time series of 1-hour or cumulative daily values will NOT be available for retrieval following the 120-day display period. Although the instrumentation is calibrated at least once a year, the temporary classification means that documented routine inspections and other quality assurance measures are not performed that would make the data acceptable for archival, retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive studies.

Supplied by USGS: Data transmitter operational limit - 24.6 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-5 ft, River Road is closed upstream of Shermansdale; Flood stage-9 ft, several homes along River Road are affected; Moderate flood stage-11 ft, a number of homes along River Road and other low lying areas adjacent to Sherman Creek are affected; Major flood stage-16 ft, many homes along the length of Sherman Creek are affected by high water; numerous roads are closed.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

Available Parameters Period of Record
1953-06-25  1956-09-29
1929-10-01  2023-06-06


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