USGS 01449000 Lehigh River at Lehighton, PA


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Station gage imageSTATION.--01449000 LEHIGH RIVER AT LEHIGHTON, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`49'45", long 75`42'20", Carbon County, Hydrologic Unit 02040106, on left bank 190 ft downstream from highway bridge at East Weissport, and 0.3 mi upstream from Mahoning Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--591 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1945 to Sept. 1948 (monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1302). October 1982 to current year. Gage height records beginning 1935 are contained in reports of the U.S. Weather Bureau. Miscellaneous measurements, water years 1977-78, 1980-81, and annual maximum, 1982.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and heated tipping bucket precipitation gage. Datum of gage is 445.17 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to August 1970, at same site at datum 2.0 ft higher. Prior to December 1982, non-recording gage at highway bridge 190 ft upstream at same datum. Prior to April 25, 2022 and April 18, 2023 datum of gage was erroneously reported as 444.26 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.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated by Francis E. Walter Reservoir since February 1961.
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 NWS--Action stage-9 ft; Flood stage-10 ft; Moderate flood stage-12 ft; Major flood stage-14 ft.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
2024-01-31  2024-05-30
1986-10-01  2024-05-30
2007-10-01  2024-05-30
2022-01-01  2024-05-30


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