--01567000 JUNIATA RIVER AT NEWPORT, PA
--Lat 40`28'42", long
77`07'46", Perry County, Hydrologic Unit 02050304, on right
bank at downstream side of bridge on State Highway 34 at Newport and
1,000 ft upstream from Little Buffalo Creek.
--3,354 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--April 1899 to current year.
Water-quality 1944 to 1993 and 2008 to March 2015.
--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.
Datum of gage is 363.93 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of
1929. Prior to July 16, 1929, non-recording gage at same site and
--Station established and maintained by
the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station
is provided by the U.S. Geological Survey.
--Flow regulated since Oct 1972 by Raystown
Dam (station 01563100) about 75 mi upstream.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Data transmitter operational limit -
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-17 ft; Flood stage-22
ft, backwater from tributary streams affects basements of a number of
homes; Moderate flood stage-25 ft, the left, or north bank overflows;
first floor floods of several homes in low lying areas; Major flood
stage-30 ft, the right, or south bank overflows; streets begin to be
affected by high water; most of business district and a large
residential area are affected.