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Penns Creek at Penns Creek Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 1:15PM Aug 25, 2015Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 1:30PM Aug 25, 2015Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 1:45PM Aug 25, 2015Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 2:00PM Aug 25, 2015Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 2:15PM Aug 25, 2015Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 2:30PM Aug 25, 2015Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 2:45PM Aug 25, 2015Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 3:00PM Aug 25, 2015Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 3:15PM Aug 25, 2015Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 3:30PM Aug 25, 2015Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 3:45PM Aug 25, 2015Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 4:00PM Aug 25, 2015Highest Observation: 1.81 ft at 5:15PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:30PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:45PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:00PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:15PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:30PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:45PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.8 ft at 7:00PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:15PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:30PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:45PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:00PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:15PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:30PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:45PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:00PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:15PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:30PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:45PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 11:00PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 11:15PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.79 ft at 11:30PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.78 ft at 11:45PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 1.78 ft at 12:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.78 ft at 12:15AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.78 ft at 12:30AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.78 ft at 12:45AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.78 ft at 1:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.78 ft at 1:15AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.78 ft at 1:30AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.78 ft at 1:45AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.78 ft at 2:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.78 ft at 2:15AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.78 ft at 2:30AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.78 ft at 2:45AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.78 ft at 3:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.78 ft at 3:15AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.78 ft at 3:30AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.78 ft at 3:45AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 4:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 4:15AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 4:30AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 4:45AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 5:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 5:15AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 5:30AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 5:45AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 6:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 6:15AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 6:30AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 6:45AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 7:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 7:15AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 7:30AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 7:45AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 8:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 8:15AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 8:30AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 8:45AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 9:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 9:15AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 9:30AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 9:45AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 10:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 10:15AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 10:30AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.77 ft at 10:45AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 11:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 11:15AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 11:30AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 11:45AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 12:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 12:15PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 12:30PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 12:45PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 1:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 1:15PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 1:30PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 1:45PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 2:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 2:15PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 2:30PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 2:45PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 3:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 3:15PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 3:30PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 3:45PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.76 ft at 4:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 4:15PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 4:30PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 4:45PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 5:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 5:15PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 5:30PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 5:45PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 6:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 6:15PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 6:30PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 6:45PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 7:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 7:15PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 7:30PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 7:45PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 8:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 8:15PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 8:30PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 8:31PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 8:45PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 9:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 9:15PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 9:30PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 9:45PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.75 ft at 10:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 10:15PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 10:30PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 10:45PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 11:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 11:15PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 11:30PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 11:45PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 12:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 12:15AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 12:30AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 12:45AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 1:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 1:15AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 1:30AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 1:45AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 2:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 2:15AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 2:30AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 2:45AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 3:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 3:15AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 3:30AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 3:45AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.74 ft at 4:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 5:15AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 5:30AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 5:45AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 6:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 6:15AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 6:30AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 6:45AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 7:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 7:15AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 7:30AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 7:45AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 8:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 8:15AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 8:30AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 8:45AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 9:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 9:15AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 9:30AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 9:45AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 10:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 10:15AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 10:30AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 10:45AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 11:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 11:15AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 11:30AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 11:45AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 12:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 12:15PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 12:30PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 12:45PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 1:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 1:15PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 1:30PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 1:45PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 2:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 3:15PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 3:30PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 3:45PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 4:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.73 ft at 4:15PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 4:30PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 4:45PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 5:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 5:15PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 5:30PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 5:45PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 6:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 6:15PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 6:30PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 6:45PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 7:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 7:15PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 7:30PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 7:45PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 8:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 8:15PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 8:30PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 8:31PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 8:45PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 9:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 9:15PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 9:30PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 9:45PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 10:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 10:15PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 10:30PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 10:45PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 11:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 11:15PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 11:30PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 11:45PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 12:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 12:15AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 12:30AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 12:45AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 1:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.72 ft at 1:15AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 1:30AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 1:45AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 2:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 2:15AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 2:30AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 2:45AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 3:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 3:15AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 3:30AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 3:45AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 4:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 4:15AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 4:30AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 4:45AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 5:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 5:15AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 5:30AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 5:45AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 6:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 6:15AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 6:30AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 6:45AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 7:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 7:15AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 7:30AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 7:45AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 8:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 8:15AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 8:30AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 8:45AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 9:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 9:15AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 9:30AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 9:45AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 10:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.7 ft at 11:15AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 11:30AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.7 ft at 11:45AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 1.71 ft at 12:00PM Aug 28, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.7 ft 2:00PM Aug 28, 2015Highest Forecast: 1.7 ft 8:00PM Aug 28, 2015Forecast: 1.6 ft 2:00AM Aug 29, 2015Forecast: 1.6 ft 8:00AM Aug 29, 2015Forecast: 1.6 ft 2:00PM Aug 29, 2015Forecast: 1.6 ft 8:00PM Aug 29, 2015Forecast: 1.6 ft 2:00AM Aug 30, 2015Forecast: 1.6 ft 8:00AM Aug 30, 2015Forecast: 1.6 ft 2:00PM Aug 30, 2015Forecast: 1.6 ft 8:00PM Aug 30, 2015Forecast: 1.6 ft 2:00AM Aug 31, 2015Forecast: 1.6 ft 8:00AM Aug 31, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPNCP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:02PM Aug 28, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 9:33AM Aug 28)Latest observed value: 1.71 ft at 12:00 PM EDT 28-Aug-2015. Flood Stage is 8 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Penns Creek at Penns Creek are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 14.85 ft on 06/23/1972
(2) 13.74 ft on 01/19/1996
(3) 13.00 ft on 02/26/1979
(4) 13.00 ft on 09/16/1934
(5) 12.19 ft on 09/18/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.87 ft on 05/16/2014
(2) 8.88 ft on 09/08/2011
(3) 8.06 ft on 04/17/2011
(4) 10.06 ft on 03/11/2011
(5) 9.73 ft on 12/01/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.03 ft on 09/03/1966
(2) 1.04 ft on 08/08/1965
(3) 1.04 ft on 11/22/1984
(4) 1.19 ft on 10/29/1985
(5) 1.25 ft on 10/11/1983
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14 Widespread flooding occurs on both banks with many homes affected.
12 Significant overflow of both banks occurs. Numerous homes are affected by high water levels.
10 High water overflows both banks. Several homes and cottages on the left or north bank are affected. Many secondary roads along the creek are closed due to high water levels.
8 The left, or north bank overflows downstream of the Route 104 bridge. A campground is affected. A number of secondary roads in the Penns Creek drainage are affected by high water.
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(1) looking upstream
(2) view of the gagehouse
(3) looking downstream
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Latitude: 40.866667° N, Longitude: 77.048611° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 8 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 506.7 ft 514.7 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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