Lackawaxen River at Hawley, Wayne County PA (HWYP1)
Gage Location: Wayne County, PennsylvaniaSite Location: Wayne County, Pennsylvania
Latitude: 41.476Longitude: -75.173Elevation: 869 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 290 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 11 ft. Moderate Stage: 12 ft.Major Stage: 20 ft.
First Flood: 1914-03-28Last Flood: 2011-09-07 Crest: 11.3 ft.Datum change: 1938-08-01Number of Floods: 15

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Date of FloodCrest(ft)Streamflow(cfs)CategoryCode
1914-03-2812.612600ModerateC1
1936-03-1819.127600ModerateC1 C8
1942-05-2320.150000Majornone
1952-07-1011.7821700Minornone
1955-08-1924.851900Majornone
1957-12-2111.038820Minornone
1973-06-291316400ModerateF2
1984-05-2912.0113500ModerateF2
1986-03-1511.5912600MinorF2
1996-01-1911.5412700MinorF2
2004-09-1814.4917700ModerateF2
2005-04-0315.2419600ModerateF2
2006-06-2818.1928000ModerateF2
2006-07-0111.3910900MinorF2
2011-09-0711.310800MinorF2



Codes and description

C1|Crest information looks unreliable and incomplete and not used in frequency calculations. Some of the floods are based on current flood stage and nearby gage information.
C2|Crest information looks reliable despite potential problems. This data was used in frequency calculations.
C3|Crest height estimated by the USGS.
C4|Crest height is from the National Weather Service.
C5|Crest height affected by backwater.
C6|Crest occurred at a previous flood stage that is lower than the current flood stage. The crests below the new flood stage are not used in flood frequency calculations.
C7|Crest from USGS yearly peak and/or date is different than the crest we provide. In many cases MARFC uses crest based on backwater or ice effects.
C8|Crest month or day of occurrence has been estimated by The Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center usually based on nearby gage information.
C9|Crest date (day) in the month is unknown.
F1|Flow is an estimate.
F2|Flow affected by regulation or diversion and in some cases to an unknown degree.
F3|Flow effected by snow-melt, ice jam or debris jam break up.
F4|Flow affected by dam failure.
F5|Flow - All or part of the record affected by urbanization, mining, agricultural changes, channelization or other factors.
G1|Gage height at a different site and/or datum.
G2|Gage is not an official USGS gage with crests provided by the NWS. Crest information looks unreliable and incomplete and not used in flood frequency calculations.
G3|Gage datum changed during this year.
none,No code; Good Data

Updated: 07:20 AM Nov 12, 2013