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[!] During cold weather, stage and discharge values may be affected by ice at some streamgages. Streamgages experiencing ice conditions will have the discharge record temporarily disabled to prevent the display of erroneous discharge values. Display of discharge record will resume when it is determined that ice conditions are no longer present. Adjustment of data affected by ice can only be done after detailed analysis.

USGS 03049000 Buffalo Creek near Freeport, PA


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Station gage imageSTATION.--03049000 BUFFALO CREEK NEAR FREEPORT, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`42'57", long 79`41'59", Butler County, Hydrologic Unit 05010009, on right bank 0.6 mi upstream from Little Buffalo Creek and 3 mi north of Freeport.
DRAINAGE AREA.--137 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1940 to current year. Monthly discharge only for October 1940, published in WSP 1305.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 792 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to July 19, 1962, non-recording gage at same site and datum.
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.
This station managed by the PAWSC Pittsburgh Field Office.

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00060 Discharge 1991-10-01  2018-03-24
00065 Gage height 2017-11-24  2018-03-24

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 70.4 03-24-2018   16:00 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Mar 24 based on 75 years of record more
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40.0 70.4 197 340 417 524 2080

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Most recent instantaneous value: 1.38 03-24-2018   16:00 EDT
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