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USGS 01562000 Raystown Branch Juniata River at Saxton, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01562000 RAYSTOWN BRANCH JUNIATA RIVER AT SAXTON, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`12'57", long 78`15'56", Bedford County, Hydrologic Unit 02050303, on left bank 500 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 913, 0.5 mi west of Saxton, and 1.5 mi upstream from Shoup Run.
DRAINAGE AREA.--756 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--September 1911 to current year. Monthly discharge only for September 1911 published in WSP 1302.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 795.77 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Oct. 1, 1931, nonrecording gage at site 0.8 mi downstream at datum 4.82 ft lower.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 24.2 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 25.2 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-14 ft; Flood stage-17 ft, the right or east bank begins to overflow affecting low lying areas; few homes affected; Moderate flood stage-19 ft, several homes on the right or east bank in Stonerstown and other low lying areas are affected; Major flood stage-22 ft, the left or west bank overflows; numerous homes are affected and a number of roads are closed.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of June 1, 1889, reached a stage of 23.0 ft at present site and datum, from floodmarks, discharge, about 71,300 ft3/s.
COOPERATION.---Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Geological Survey through the National Streamflow Information Program.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

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00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-10-31
00065 Gage height 2014-07-03  2014-10-31

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 132   10-31-2014  10:00 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 31 based on 103 years of record more
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59 115 132 196 494 521 11300


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.42   10-31-2014  10:00 EDT
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