Funding for this site is provided by:
--01571500 YELLOW BREECHES CREEK NEAR CAMP
--Lat 40`13'29", long
76`53'54", Cumberland County, Hydrologic Unit 02050305, on
left bank 50 ft downstream from single-span highway bridge on Green
Lane Drive, 1.0 mi southeast of Camp Hill, and 3.1 mi upstream from
--213 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--March 1909 to December 1919, July
1954 to current year. Prior to January 1910 monthly discharge only,
published in WSP 1302. Prior to June 1954, published as "at
--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.
Datum of gage is 307.49 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of
1929. March 1909 to December 1919, non-recording gage at site 50 ft
upstream at same datum.
--Station established and maintained by
the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station
is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
and the U.S. Geological Survey.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Data transmitter operational limit -
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-6 ft; Flood stage-7 ft,
low lying areas in the Green Lane Farms development on the right bank
of the Yellow Breeches Creek begin to flood; a mobile home park near
Williams Grove is also affected; Moderate flood stage-9 ft, a number of
homes in the Green Lane Farms development area affected; Cedar Cliff
Drive on the left bank upstream from the bridge is inundated; Creekwood
Drive has several feet of water on it and water is approaching homes;
Major flood stage-13 ft, numerous homes along the entire length of
Yellow Breeches Creek are affected by high water levels.