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USGS 01428750 West Branch Lackawaxen River near Aldenville, PA


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LOCATION.--Lat 41`40'28", long 75`22'35", Wayne County, Hydrologic Unit 02040103, on right bank at steel bridge on State Highway 247, 0.3 mi downstream from Johnson Creek, and 2.0 mi northwest of Aldenville.
DRAINAGE AREA.--40.6 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Occasional discharge measurements and annual maximums, water years 1975-86. October 1986 to current year. Published as station number 01427950, 1975-88.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, water-quality monitor and heated tipping bucket precipitation gage. Datum of gage is 1,244.60 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 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District.
The 15-minute precipitation data for this station are temporary and will only be displayed for 120 days. Time series of 1-hour or cumulative daily values will NOT be available for retrieval following the 120-day display period. Although the instrumentation is calibrated at least once a year, the temporary classification means that documented routine inspections and other quality assurance measures are not performed that would make the data acceptable for archival, retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive studies.

Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 13.4 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 14.5 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-5.5 ft; Flood stage-6.5 ft; Moderate flood stage-7.5 ft; Major flood stage-8.5 ft.
This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
2017-10-01  2020-04-06
2019-12-08  2020-04-06
1990-10-01  2020-04-06
2007-10-01  2020-04-06


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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 8.1 04-06-2020   03:30 EDT
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Apr 6 based on 33 water years of record more
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Median Mean 75th
38.1 72.0 72 144 191 229 783

Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.43 04-06-2020   03:30 EDT
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