Flood Inundation Map Available
--01549760 WEST BRANCH SUSQUEHANNA RIVER AT
JERSEY SHORE, PA
--Lat 41 12'08", long 077
15'05", Lycoming County, Hydrologic Unit 02050206, on right
bank of left river channel at SR44 bridge in Jersey Shore.
--5,225 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 26, 1938 staff gage.
National Weather Service wire-weight gage installed October 4, 1946.
Recording equipment installed March 23, 2000 for operation as a
--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 513.19
ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
--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 through the National Streamflow
--Daily discharge not available.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Data transmitter operational limit -
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-23 ft, Long Island (Rt
44) and North Main Street in Jersey Shore may be closed to traffic;
Flood stage-26 ft, river overflows onto Long Island; Moderate flood
stage-28 ft, the left, or north bank overflows; some homes adjacent to
the river are affected; Major flood stage-29 ft, many homes and
businesses in Jersey Shore are affected by high water.