Bald Eagle Creek near Beech Creek Station, Clinton County PA (BECP1)
Gage Location: Clinton County, PennsylvaniaSite Location: Clinton County, Pennsylvania
Latitude: 41.081Longitude: -77.55Elevation: 560 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 562 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 11 ft. Moderate Stage: 13 ft.Major Stage: 14 ft.
First Flood: 1916-06-17Last Flood: 2013-06-27 Crest: 13.75 ft.Datum change: 1984-10-01Number of Floods: 30

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Date of FloodCrest(ft)Streamflow(cfs)CategoryCode
1916-06-1713.222000ModerateC1 G1
1924-04-061115900MinorC1 G1
1936-03-1814.4225600MajorC1 G1
1940-03-3111.0616200MinorC1 G1
1946-05-2712.4820000MinorC1 G1
1950-11-2512.9621400MinorC1 G1
1964-03-1012.4119700MinorC1 G1
1972-06-2312.2919400MinorC1 F2 G1
1986-03-1511.985830MinorF2
1988-05-1911.465060MinorF2
1989-05-1711.24690MinorF2
1993-04-1612.766420MinorF2
1993-11-2814.39960MajorF2
1996-01-1915.6212600MajorF2
1996-11-0912.296470MinorF2
2003-11-1911.344880MinorF2
2003-12-1111.745460MinorF2
2004-07-2711.354897MinorF2
2004-09-0912.696980MinorF2
2004-09-1815.9613400MajorF2
2004-09-2811.645310MinorF2
2005-11-3011.785520MinorF2
2008-03-0511.65250MinorF2
2010-01-2511.445020MinorF2
2010-12-0114.5710400MajorF2
2011-03-1111.595240MinorF2
2011-04-2812.136070MinorF2
2011-05-1911.435010MinorF2
2011-09-0711.665340MinorF2
2013-06-2713.758850ModerateF2



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