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[!] Over the next year, the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center will be updating the geodetic vertical elevation (gage datum) for many locations. Click HERE for additional information including a current list of streamgages with upcoming datum changes. This update in gage datum does not affect the location of the streamgage, nor the observed local gage height or discharge recorded at the streamgage.

USGS 01533400 Susquehanna River at Meshoppen, PA


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LOCATION.--Lat 41`36'26", long 76`03'02", Wyoming County, Hydrologic Unit 02050106, on right bank 0.3 mi south of Meshoppen, 0.3 mi downstream from Meshoppen Creek, 2.3 mi upstream from bridge on State Highway 87, and 2.4 mi upstream from Mehoopany Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--8,720 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1976 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 599.76 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite and landline telemetry at station.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.
Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 47.2 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 48.6 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-25 ft; Flood stage-27 ft, minor flooding begins; About 8 homes have limited roadway access in Mile Beach; Moderate flood stage-31 ft, homes and cottages on Mehoopany side and in the Skinners Eddy and Tunkannock areas begin to be affected; Major flood stage-40 ft, Many homes and roads on both sides of the river begin to flood including the village of Meshoppen;
This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.

Available Parameters Period of Record
1976-10-01  2022-08-08


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