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 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