Bush Kill at Shoemakers, Monroe County PA (SHOP1)
Gage Location: Monroe County, PennsylvaniaSite Location: Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Latitude: 41.088Longitude: -75.038Elevation: 421.13 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 117 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 6 ft. Moderate Stage: 7 ft.Major Stage: 8 ft.
First Flood: 1920-07-24Last Flood: 2011-09-08 Crest: 6.16 ft.Datum change: 1956-06-21Number of Floods: 15

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Date of FloodCrest(ft)Streamflow(cfs)CategoryCode
1920-07-247.25250ModerateC1
1936-03-126.13590MinorC1
1936-03-186.924770MinorC1
1955-08-1913.9523400MajorC1
1969-07-288.367300Majornone
1973-12-216.344280Minornone
1978-01-096.674720Minornone
1996-01-277.014990Moderatenone
2004-09-187.275330Moderatenone
2005-04-037.515670Moderatenone
2006-06-287.315380Moderatenone
2011-03-076.043820Minornone
2011-03-116.94850Minornone
2011-08-287.355480Moderatenone
2011-09-086.163950Minornone



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: 08:00 PM May 28, 2014