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USGS 01573600 Swatara Creek at Middletown, PA

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STATION.--01573600 SWATARA CREEK AT MIDDLETOWN, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`11'32.86, long 76`43'41.58", Dauphin County, Hydrologic Unit 02050305, at Grubb Street Bridge and Hoffer Park, at Middletown.
DRAINAGE AREA.--569 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 2007 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 278.56 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS.--Satellite telemetry at station. Stage-only.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by USGS: Data transmitter operational limit - 35.7 ft. Flood of Record-- 23.29 ft.
Supplied by NWS: Level of flooding associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee on September 9, 2011. 20 ft--Widespread flooding of structures... including the trailer park at Harborton Place and Caravan Court. 18 ft-- Widespread flooding occurs. Numerous homes are affected by high water. Route 230 is affected. Flooding begins in the vicinity of Hoffer Park. 15 ft--Flooding begins in the vicinity of Few Avenue and near the community swimming pool. 12 ft-- Both banks overflow upstream from the Vine Street Bridge and several basements are affected. 11 ft-- Minor overbank flooding begins near Vine Street Bridge and downstream to the Susquehanna River.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

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