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[!] ICE EFFECTS ON STREAMFLOW -- 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.

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USGS 03041000 Little Conemaugh River at East Conemaugh, PA


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LOCATION.--Lat 40`20'45", long 78`52'58", Cambria County, Hydrologic Unit 05010007, on right bank 1,000 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 271 at East Conemaugh, 300 ft downstream from Clapboard Run, and 2.7 mi upstream from confluence with Stonycreek River.
DRAINAGE AREA.--183 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Water years 1939-95 (continuous-record); 1996-2017 (only annual peak discharge published); 2018 to current year (stage-only).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,211.29 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Feb. 1, 1940, July 21, 1977 to Dec. 13, 1979, and Feb. 7, 1984 to Sept. 30, 1984, non-recording gage at site 1,000 ft downstream at datum 3.0 ft lower. Feb. 2, 1940 to July 20, 1977, Dec. 14, 1979 to Feb. 6, 1984, and Oct. 1, 1984 to Oct. 4, 1989, water-stage recorder 1,100 ft downstream at same datum. Satellite telemetry at station.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated by reservoirs and diversion above station; the two most effective reservoirs have a combined capacity of 5,640 acre-ft.
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-22 ft; Flood stage-25 ft; Moderate flood stage-27 ft; Major flood stage-28 ft.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

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2014-10-01  2021-01-27


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