Warning: Javascript must be enabled to use all the features on this page!


Page Loading - Please Wait...

* We've detected you're using a mobile device. Find our mobile dedicated web site here.
Click to hideNews Bulletins
Click to hide state-specific text


* IMPORTANT: Next Generation Station Page

USGS 01571500 Yellow Breeches Creek near Camp Hill, PA

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

Click to hidestation-specific text

 


Station gage imageSTATION.--01571500 YELLOW BREECHES CREEK NEAR CAMP HILL, PA
LOCATION.--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 mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--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 Olmsteds Mill".
GAGE.--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.
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: Data transmitter operational limit - 19.3 ft;
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.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
1985-10-01  2019-12-14
2007-10-01  2019-12-14







 (7)
 

  -- or --

 


 

Summary of all available data for this site
Instantaneous-data availability statement


Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 508 12-14-2019   20:45 EST
Graph of

Add up to 2 more sites and replot for "Discharge, cubic feet per second"

?
 


Create presentation-quality / stand-alone graph.   Subscribe to WaterAlert      


Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 14 based on 75 water years of record more
Min
(2002)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Dec 14
Max
(1984)
112 157 221 342 349 508 2910


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.33 12-14-2019   20:45 EST
Graph of

Add up to 2 more sites and replot for "Gage height, feet"

?
 


Create presentation-quality / stand-alone graph.   Subscribe to WaterAlert