Schuylkill River at Berne, Berks County PA (BREP1)
Gage Location: Berks County, PennsylvaniaSite Location: Berks County, Pennsylvania
Latitude: 40.523Longitude: -75.999Elevation: 310.65 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 355 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 12 ft. Moderate Stage: 14 ft.Major Stage: 16 ft.
First Flood: 1942-05-23Last Flood: 2011-09-08 Crest: 15.45 ft.Datum change: 1947-08-01Number of Floods: 29

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Date of FloodCrest(ft)Streamflow(cfs)CategoryCode
1942-05-231526900ModerateC1 C8
1950-11-2614.52-9999Moderatenone
1950-12-0414.4624200Moderatenone
1952-03-1112.0217000Minornone
1952-11-2212.8619900Minornone
1955-08-1915.7329400Moderatenone
1970-04-0212.1217300Minornone
1972-06-221942800MajorF2
1976-01-2612.7918300MinorF2
1976-02-2513.5-9999MinorF2
1979-01-2513.7721700MinorF2
1981-02-0213.79-9999MinorF2
1983-04-1614.7125300ModerateF2
1983-12-1413.3120100MinorF2
1984-05-2912.5217300MinorF2
1988-05-1912.1815500MinorF2
1989-05-0612.617600MinorF2
1996-01-1914.3122000ModerateF2
1996-01-2713.920600MinorF2
1996-10-1914.0221000ModerateF2
1999-09-1613.3418700MinorF2
2000-12-1712.0514500MinorF2
2004-08-1312.8917200MinorF2
2004-09-1815.0524900ModerateF2
2006-06-2818.5739900MajorF2
2006-11-1714.1219900ModerateF2
2008-03-0512.9515900MinorF2
2011-03-1114.220100ModerateF2
2011-09-0815.4523900ModerateF2



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: 01:25 PM Jul 21, 2014