--01548005 BALD EAGLE CREEK NEAR BEECH CREEK
--Lat 41`04'51", long
77`32'59", Clinton County, Hydrologic Unit 02050204, on right
bank at abandoned railroad bridge, 1.5 mi downstream from Beech Creek
Station, 1.5 mi downstream from Beech Creek, and 4.2 mi downstream from
Foster Joseph Sayers Dam.
--562 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--July 1910 to September 1995, April
2016 to present (continuous-record station); October 1996 to March 2016
(crest- stage partial-record station). Prior to October 1967, published
as North Bald Eagle Creek at Beech Creek Station, and prior to October
1984 as Bald Eagle Creek at Beech Creek Station.
--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.
Datum of gage is 560.00 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of
1929. Prior to October 1984 at site 1.2 mi upstream at datum 11.74 ft
higher. July 1910, to Jan. 10, 1930, non-recording gage.
--Funding for the operation of this
station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore
District and the U.S. Geological Survey.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Data transmitter operational limit -
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-10 ft, pastures and
agricultural fields on left bank affected by high water; Flood stage-11
ft, high water levels threaten cottage area of Mill Hall downstream of
Beech Creek Station; Moderate flood stage-13 ft, homes in cottage area
are isolated by high water from Bald Eagle Creek; Major flood stage-14
ft, homes in cottage area are cutoff by high water from Bald Eagle