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USGS 01573560 Swatara Creek near Hershey, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01573560 SWATARA CREEK NEAR HERSHEY, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`17'54", long 76`40'05", Dauphin County, Hydrologic Unit 02050305, on left bank, 0.4 mi downstream from Manada Creek, 0.5 mi upstream from State Highway 39, and 1.5 mi northwest of Hershey.
DRAINAGE AREA.--483 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1975 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and gated concrete control. Datum of gage is 325.94 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. (levels by Susquehanna River Basin Commission).
COOPERATION.--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: Maximum recordable gage height and data transmitter operational limit - 27.6 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-6 ft; Flood stage-7 ft, the right, or north, bank begins to overflow; several roadways upstream of gage are affected by high water; Moderate flood stage-10 ft, a few homes adjacent to the creek upstream of the Rte 39 bridge flood; Major flood stage-14 ft, numerous homes adjacent to the creek are affected by high water.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
1985-10-01  2019-12-07
2007-10-01  2019-12-07







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 560 12-07-2019   00:45 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 7 based on 44 water years of record more
Min
(2002)
25th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Dec 7
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(1994)
127 363 560 637 998 1310 3470


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.10 12-07-2019   00:45 EST
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