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USGS 01551500 WB Susquehanna River at Williamsport, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01551500 WEST BRANCH SUSQUEHANNA RIVER AT WILLIAMSPORT, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 41`14'10", long 76`59'49", Lycoming County, Hydrologic Unit 02050206, on right bank 100 ft upstream from Market Street bridge at South Williamsport, and 350 ft upstream from Hagermans Run.
DRAINAGE AREA.--5,682 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--March 1895 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 494.98 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Mar. 1, 1895, to Sept. 30, 1928, nonrecording gage at bridge 100 ft downstream at same datum. Prior to July 1980, 100 ft downstream on left bank at same datum.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 41.0 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 42.4 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-10 ft; Flood stage-20 ft, high water affects a few homes and some roadways in areas not protected by levee system; camping area west of Williamsport significantly affected; Moderate flood stage-21 ft, a number of residences and roads in the area outside the levee system are affected; Major flood stage-30 ft, many homes and businesses outside the levee system are affected by high water;
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum stage known prior to 1895, 32.4 ft, June 1, 1889, discharge, about 252,000 ft3/s.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the City of Williamsport, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.

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00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-07-30
00065 Gage height 2014-04-01  2014-07-30

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Most recent instantaneous value: 2,780   07-30-2014  18:15 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 30 based on 119 years of record more
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