Penns Creek at Penns Creek, Union County PA (PNCP1)
Gage Location: Union County, PennsylvaniaSite Location: Snyder County, Pennsylvania
Latitude: 40.867Longitude: -77.049Elevation: 506.72 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 301 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 8 ft. Moderate Stage: 10 ft.Major Stage: 12 ft.
First Flood: 1933-08-24Last Flood: 2014-05-17 Crest: 9.87 ft.Datum change: 1930-02-01Number of Floods: 74

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Date of FloodCrest(ft)Streamflow(cfs)CategoryCode
1933-08-241111800Moderatenone
1934-03-058.325750Minornone
1934-09-161319800Majornone
1934-12-018.526010Minornone
1936-03-1110.911500Moderatenone
1936-03-1812.1215700Majornone
1937-11-139.167140Minornone
1940-03-3111.6113600Moderatenone
1942-05-2310.148710Moderatenone
1942-12-309.267310Minornone
1945-11-298.686340Minornone
1946-05-279.798170Minornone
1950-03-298.536340Minornone
1950-11-2511.6213700Moderatenone
1950-12-0485640Minornone
1950-12-088.175920Minornone
1951-03-318.926930Minornone
1952-03-119.297540Minornone
1953-05-268.366200Minornone
1954-03-029.027080Minornone
1955-10-159.37540Minornone
1956-11-029.888510Minornone
1959-01-228.566480Minornone
1961-02-268.125780Minornone
1962-02-288.43620MinorC7
1964-03-119.077180Minornone
1966-02-148.564100MinorC5
1970-04-038.36060Minornone
1972-03-0310.159480Moderatenone
1972-06-2314.8534600Majornone
1973-02-028.026260Minornone
1975-02-258.67190Minornone
1975-09-269.118060Minornone
1976-10-099.18040Minornone
1977-11-088.817550Minornone
1978-01-098.226520Minornone
1979-01-259.768610Minornone
1979-02-2613-9999Majornone
1979-03-068.957210Minornone
1979-09-039.257710Minornone
1979-09-069.047360Minornone
1981-02-119.61-9999Minornone
1981-02-249.187590Minornone
1983-12-138.085830Minornone
1984-02-1511.7313300Moderatenone
1984-06-188.837010Minornone
1986-03-158.897110Minornone
1988-05-198.616540Minornone
1989-07-208.476320Minornone
1993-03-319.017200Minornone
1993-04-019.377820Minornone
1993-04-178.065680Minornone
1993-11-289.477980Minornone
1995-01-208.265990Minornone
1996-01-1913.7425300Majornone
1996-01-278.245960Minornone
1996-10-208.055720Minornone
1996-12-028.416220Minornone
1998-01-088.756770Minornone
1999-01-249.187490Minornone
2003-09-238.446270Minornone
2003-12-118.236000Minornone
2004-09-1812.2716000Majornone
2005-11-308.245970Minornone
2006-09-028.316070Minornone
2007-03-038.997170Minornone
2008-03-0510.329590Moderatenone
2010-01-258.436250Minornone
2010-03-148.927050Minornone
2010-12-019.738470Minornone
2011-03-1110.069320Moderatenone
2011-04-168.065720Minornone
2011-09-088.887000Minornone
2014-05-179.878730Minornone



Codes and description

C1|Crest information during this period may be incomplete and therefore was not used in frequency calculations. Some of the floods are based on current flood stage and nearby gage information.
C2|Crest information during this period 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: 07:31 AM Dec 19, 2014