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USGS 01452000 Jordan Creek at Allentown, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01452000 JORDAN CREEK AT ALLENTOWN, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`37'23", long 75`28'58", Lehigh County, Hydrologic Unit 02040106, on right bank 200 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 145, 0.5 mi northwest of city limits of Allentown, and 2.5 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--75.8 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1944 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 257.82 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (Pennsylvania Department of Transportation datum). Prior to September 17, 2013, gage included rubble masonry control at datum 2.0 ft higher. For history of changes prior to September 17, 2013, refer to WDR-US_2012. Satellite telemetry at station.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by USGS: Data transmitter operational limit - 19.9 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-6 ft, at 7.1 ft, Rte 309 in Whitehall Twp closed; Flood stage-8 ft, Village Road in S Whitehall flooded; Moderate flood stage-10 ft; Major flood stage-11 ft, at 13 ft, Seventh Street bridge flooded.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of May 23, 1942, reached a stage of approximately 7.1 ft, from floodmarks 650 ft downstream.
COOPERATION.--Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the City of Allentown, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Geological Survey through the Cooperative Water Program.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

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00065 Gage height 2014-07-27  2014-11-24
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-11-24

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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.96   11-24-2014  03:45 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 75   11-24-2014  03:45 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 24 based on 70 years of record more
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6.3 36 71 75 123 145 1200