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--01564512 AUGWICK CREEK NEAR SHIRLEYSBURG,
--Lat 40`16'55", long
77`53'27", Huntingdon County, Hydrologic Unit 02050304, on
left bank 0.2 mi upstream from Sugar Run, and 1.2 mi southwest of
--301 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--Continuous-record gaging station
October 2017 to current year. Operated as a Continuous-record,
annual-peak site (annual maximum only) 1990 through September
--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.
Datum of gage is 570 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929,
from topographic map. Satelite and landline telemetry at station.
--Station established and maintained by
the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Pennsylvania
Department of Environmental Protection.
--Daily discharge not available prior to
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Maximum recordable gage height
(stage sensor operational limit) - 21.9 ft; Data transmitter
operational limit - 22.9 ft;
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-8 ft; Flood stage-10 ft,
the Aughwick Creek at Shirleysburg exceeds its banks; several homes are
affected; Moderate flood stage-12 ft, flood waters from Aughwick Creek
cover portions of Gilbo Road, Aughwick Mills Road and Keystone Road in
Shirley Twp; Major flood stage-20 ft;