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Penns Creek at Penns Creek Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 3.28 ft at 11:45PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 3.28 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 3.28 ft at 12:01AM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 3.28 ft at 12:15AM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 3.28 ft at 12:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 12:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 1:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 1:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.27 ft at 1:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 2:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 2:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 2:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 3:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 3:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 3:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 4:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 4:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 4:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 5:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 5:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 5:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.24 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 7:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 7:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 7:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 9:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.22 ft at 9:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 9:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 11:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 11:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 1:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 1:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 1:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 3:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 4:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 7:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 7:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 7:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:01AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 1:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 6:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 6:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 6:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 7:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 7:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 7:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 3:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 3:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 3:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 3:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 4:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 4:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 4:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 4:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 5:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 5:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 5:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 5:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 6:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 6:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 6:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 6:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 7:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 7:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 7:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 7:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 8:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 8:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.13 ft at 8:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 8:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 9:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 9:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 9:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 9:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 10:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 10:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 10:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 10:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 11:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 11:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 11:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 11:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 12:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 12:01AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 12:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 12:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 12:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 1:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 1:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 1:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 1:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 2:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 2:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 2:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 2:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 3:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 3:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 6:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 6:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 6:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 6:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 7:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 7:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.11 ft at 7:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 8:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 8:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 8:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 8:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 9:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 9:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 9:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 9:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 10:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 10:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 10:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 10:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 11:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 11:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 11:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 11:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 12:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 12:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 12:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 12:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 2:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 2:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 2:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 2:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 4:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 5:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 5:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 5:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 5:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 6:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 6:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 6:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 6:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 7:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 7:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 7:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 7:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 8:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 8:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 8:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 8:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 9:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 9:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 9:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 9:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 10:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 10:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 10:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 10:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 11:00PM Apr 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.04 ft 2:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 3.02 ft 8:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 2:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 2.98 ft 8:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 2.96 ft 2:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 2.94 ft 8:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 2:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 2.86 ft 8:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 2.82 ft 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 2.8 ft 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPNCP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:32PM Apr 19, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:31AM Apr 19)Latest observed value: 3.05 ft at 11:00 PM EDT 19-Apr-2014. 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

Historical 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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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)
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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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