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.
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USGS 03029000 Clarion River at Ridgway, PA
REMARKS.--Daily discharge not available.
STATION.--03029000 CLARION RIVER AT RIDGWAY, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 41`25'15", long
78`44'10", Elk County, Hydrologic Unit 05010005, at bridge on
State Highway 948 in Ridgway, 300 ft below the mouth of Elk
DRAINAGE AREA.--303 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--1940 to 1953 (continuous-record
gaging station), 1954 to 1993 (measurements only), 1994 to current year
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and heated tipping bucket
precipitation gage. Datum of gage is 1,354.88 ft above National
Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite telemetry at station.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this
station is provided by Brookfield Power.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated since June 1952 by East
Branch Clarion River Lake and at low flow by industrial plant above
station. Daily discharge not available.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-11 ft; Flood stage-16
ft; Moderate flood stage-18 ft; Major flood stage-20 ft.
This station managed by the PAWSC Pittsburgh Field Office.
Summary of all available data for this site
Instantaneous-data availability statement
Most recent instantaneous value: 1960 04-19-2018 05:00 EDT
Most recent instantaneous value: 6.58 04-19-2018 05:00 EDT