USGS 03009680 Potato Creek at Smethport, PA
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STATION.--03009680 POTATO CREEK AT SMETHPORT, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 41`48'35", long
78`25'50", McKean County, Hydrologic Unit 05010001, on left
bank 30 ft upstream from U.S. Highway 6 at east borough limits of
Smethport, and 500 ft downstream from Marvin Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--160 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1974 to 1995.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,454.84
ft above sea level.
REMARKS.--Landline and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of June 22,
1972 reached a stage of 15.54 ft, discharge, 12,800 ft3/s, on basis of
contracted-opening measurement of peak flow.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this
station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
*** There are no data available on the Waterdata system for the time period specified,
although data may be available in the files of the local USGS office operating the station.