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--01465500 NESHAMINY CREEK NEAR LANGHORNE,
--Lat 40`10'26", long
74`57'26", Bucks County, Hydrologic Unit 02040201, on left
bank at bridge on State Highway 213, 0.3 mi downstream from Mill Creek,
and 1.7 mi west of Langhorne.
--210 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1934 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.
Datum of gage is 40.57 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of
1929. Satellite telemetry at station.
--Station established and maintained by
the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station
is provided by the Bucks County Commissioners, the Pennsylvania
Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Geological
--The National Weather Service forecast for
Neshaminy Creek can be viewed at: http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=phi&gage=lngp1
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Maximum recordable gage height
(stage sensor operational limit) - 21.7 ft; Data transmitter
operational limit - 22.2 ft;
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-8 ft, At 7 ft, water
begins to overflow the lowest banks, on both sides of the creek, into
adjacent wooded areas; Flood stage-9 ft, Flooding begins on Bridle
Drive in Middletown Twp. At 10.5 ft, Rte 413, near Bridgeton Pike in
Middletown Twp, is subject to closures due to flooding; Moderate flood
stage-12 ft, Widespread flooding occurs on Bridle Drive in Middletown
Twp. The road becomes impassable; At 13 ft, Periwinkle Drive in
Middletown Twp begins to flood; Major flood stage-14 ft, Residential
properties are flooded on Bridle Drive in Middletown Twp. Flooding also
occurs on Business US 1 in Middletown Twp near Rising Sun Avenue.
Flooding is also possible further downstream in the Croyden Section of