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 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