Susquehanna River at Meshoppen, Wyoming County PA (MHPP1)
Gage Location: Wyoming County, PennsylvaniaSite Location: Wyoming County, Pennsylvania
Latitude: 41.607Longitude: -76.051Elevation: 599.76 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 8720 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 27 ft. Moderate Stage: 31 ft.Major Stage: 40 ft.
First Flood: 1972-06-23Last Flood: 2011-09-08 Crest: 44.48 ft.Datum change: 1976-10-01Number of Floods: 28

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Date of FloodCrest(ft)Streamflow(cfs)CategoryCode
1972-06-2343.51331500MajorC1
1979-03-0635.06207000ModerateC2
1983-12-1633.39185000ModerateF2
1984-02-1632.91179000ModerateF2
1984-04-0633.03181000ModerateF2
1986-03-1630.35151000MinorF2
1990-10-2528.06126000MinorF2
1993-03-3129.88145000MinorF2
1993-04-0232.2172000ModerateF2
1993-04-1231.09159000ModerateF2
1994-03-2528.16127000MinorF2
1996-01-2036.34226000ModerateF2
1996-11-1028.29128000MinorF2
1996-12-0328.06126000MinorF2
1998-01-0928.94135000MinorF2
2000-02-2927.89124000MinorF2
2004-09-1835.27188000ModerateF2
2005-01-1528.18110000MinorF2
2005-03-2928.49113000MinorF2
2005-04-0434.06175000ModerateF2
2006-06-2832.78163000ModerateF2
2007-03-1627.84125000MinorF2
2008-02-0727.02117000MinorF2
2010-01-2627.95119000MinorF2
2011-03-1130.23145000MinorF2
2011-04-2727.52114000MinorF2
2011-04-2930.86152000MinorF2
2011-09-0844.48293000MajorF2



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