--01534860 LACKAWANNA RIVER BELOW LEGGETTS
CREEK AT SCRANTON, PA
--Lat 41`26'28, long 75`38'33",
Lackawanna County, Hydrologic Unit 02050107, at Parker Street Bridge at
Scranton, 0.25 mi downstream from Leggetts Creek and 14.1 mi upstream
--174 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--August 2008 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.
Datum of gage is 708.59 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of
1929. Satellite telemetry at station.
--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.
--Satellite telemetry at station.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Data transmitter operational limit -
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-6 ft; Flood stage-7.5
ft, Water begins to exit channel banks in areas near Parker Street
outside of flood control structures; Moderate flood stage-8 ft,
Sections of Scranton near Parker Street outside of flood control bank
protection begin to get impacted by flood waters; Major flood stage-9.5