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  • USGS 01563500 Juniata River at Mapleton Depot, PA


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    Station gage imageSTATION.--01563500 JUNIATA RIVER AT MAPLETON DEPOT, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 40`23'32", long 77`56'07", Huntingdon County, Hydrologic Unit 02050304, on right bank 0.2 mi downstream from Scrub Run, and 0.3 mi downstream from bridge on State Highway 655 at Mapleton Depot.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--2,030 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1937 to current year.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 557.31 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
    Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 37.5 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 38.5 ft;
    Supplied by NWS: Action stage-15 ft; Flood stage-20 ft, the left or north bank overflows into low lying areas; Moderate flood stage-24 ft, the right or south bank overflows; high water affects homes on right bank near the gage; the glass plant upstream of gage on left bank is flooded; Major flood stage-26 ft, many homes on the right or south bank are affected; the approaches of the highway bridge connecting Mapleton Depot with Rte 22 are inundated.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Mar. 18, 1936, reached a stage of 38.2 ft, from floodmark, discharge, 165,000 ft3/s from rating curve extended above 39,000 ft3/s on basis of runoff comparison with upstream and downstream stations.
    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  2014-08-29
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-01  2014-08-29

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 708   08-29-2014  17:15 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 29 based on 41 years of record more
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    Median Mean 75th
    429 538 708 719 796 972 1930

    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 2.65   08-29-2014  17:15 EDT
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