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Yellow Breeches Creek near Camp Hill: 01571500

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STATION.--01571500YELLOW BREECHES CREEK NEAR CAMP HILL, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`13'29", long 76`53'54",Cumberland County, Hydrologic Unit 02050305,on left bank 50 ft downstream from single-span highway bridgeon Green Lane Drive, 150 ft downstream from Olmsted Mill dam,1.0 mi southeast of Camp Hill, and 3.1 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--216 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--April 1909 toDecember 1919, July 1954 to current year. Prior toJanuary 1910 monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1302.Prior to June 1954, published as "at Olmsteds Mill".
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum ofgage is 307.49 ft above sea level. March 1909 toDecember 1919, nonrecording gage at site 50 ft upstreamat same datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Floodof July 22, 1953, reached a stage of 9.4 ft, from floodmarks,discharge, 3,940 ft3/s.
FLOOD STAGE.--NOAA, National WeatherService river forecast station flood stage provided to USGSApril 1999 is 7 feet.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operationof this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department ofEnvironmental Protection, the National Weather Service,and the U.S. Geological Survey.
LOCATION
Latitude 4013'29", Longitude 7653'54" NAD27,
Cumberland County, Pennsylvania , Hydrologic Unit 02050305
DRAINAGE AREA
216.00 square miles
GAGE
Datum of gage is 307.49 feet above sea level NGVD29.
SITE TYPE:
Stream / River
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data TypeBegin DateEnd DateCount
Real-timeThis is a real-time site
Peak streamflow1910-01-222004-09-1861
Daily streamflow1910-01-012003-09-3021641
Water Quality Samples1963-10-191994-06-0611

 

 

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