Detailed Station Information (FROM NWISWeb)
- Latitude 40°13'29", Longitude 76°53'54" NAD27,
- Cumberland County, Pennsylvania , Hydrologic Unit 02050305
- DRAINAGE AREA
- 216.00 square miles
- Datum of gage is 307.49 feet above sea level NGVD29.
- SITE TYPE:
- Stream / River
- AVAILABLE DATA:
|Data Type||Begin Date||End Date||Count|
|Real-time||This is a real-time site|
|Water Quality Samples||1963-10-19||1994-06-06||11|
- Record for this site is maintained by the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center
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- ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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.