USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
03017500 TIONESTA CREEK AT LYNCH, PA
LOCATION - Lat 41°36'07", long 79°03'01" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Forest County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 05010003, on right bank at downstream side of highway bridge at Lynch, 500 ft upstream from Bluejay Creek and 7 mi south of Sheffield.
DRAINAGE AREA - 233 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - 1938-1979, 1981 (discharge measurements only), 1988-2010 (discharge measurements only), 2011 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1305.
REVISED RECORDS - WSP 923: 1939-40; WSP 1955: 1943, 1946-47, 1948 (M), 1952, 1953 (M), 1955-56.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,252.41 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
COOPERATION - Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2002 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - August 2012 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water temperature sensor interfaced with a data collection platform with 15-minute recording interval.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 30.0 °C, July 23, 2016; minimum, -0.1°C, many days during winter periods.