River Statement
Issued by NWS State College, PA

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE, PA
1216 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...RIVER ICE STATEMENT...

...WEST BRANCH RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES...

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/24/2015 12:45:55   ID: 2
     LOCATION: SHIKELLAMY STATE PARK BOAT LAUNCH.
     REPORT: THERE IS SOME BORDER ICE.  THE ICE EXTENDS 15
     FEET FROM THE NORTH SHORE AND 50 FEET FROM THE SOUTH SHORE.
     IN GENERAL, APPROXIMATELY 90 PERCENT OF THE CHANNEL IS OPEN.
     THERE IS SOME ICE IN THE OPEN WATER.  THE ICE CONSISTS OF
     FRAZIL PANS.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/22/2015 13:15:06   ID: 47
     LOCATION: WEST BRANCH SUSQUEHANNA RIVER 2 MI. UPSTREAM
     FROM CONFLUENCE OF NORTH BRANCH.
     REPORT: THERE IS SOME BORDER ICE.  THE ICE EXTENDS 30
     FEET FROM THE WEST SHORE AND 10 FEET FROM THE EAST SHORE.  IN
     GENERAL, APPROXIMATELY 60 PERCENT OF THE CHANNEL IS OPEN.
     THERE IS SOME ICE IN THE OPEN WATER.  THE ICE CONSISTS OF
     FRAZIL PANS.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/23/2015 15:59:59   ID: 4
     LOCATION: WEST BRANCH OF THE SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BETWEEN
     MUNCY AND WATSONTOWN.
     REPORT: THERE IS SOME BORDER ICE.  THE ICE EXTENDS 10
     FEET FROM THE EAST SHORE AND 10 FEET FROM THE WEST SHORE.  IN
     GENERAL, APPROXIMATELY 90 PERCENT OF THE CHANNEL IS OPEN.
     THERE IS SOME ICE IN THE OPEN WATER.  THE ICE CONSISTS OF
     FRAZIL SLUSH.  REMARKS: 98% OF THE CHANNEL IS OPEN WITH A SMALL
     AMOUNT OF FRAZIL SLUSH FLOWING DOWNSTREAM AT A RAPID FLOW
     RATE.

...MAIN STEM RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES...

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/26/2015 8:32:10   ID: 41
     LOCATION: WALNUT ST WRIGHTSVILLE.
     REPORT:   IN GENERAL, APPROXIMATELY 30 PERCENT OF THE
     CHANNEL IS OPEN. THERE IS SOME ICE IN THE OPEN WATER.
     REMARKS: OPEN CHANNELS REMAIN FROM MURPHYS HOLLOW TO CHICKES ROCK
     ONLY ON WEST SIDE. ABOVE 30 /246 BRIDGE STACKED ICE..BELOW
     462 BRIDGE, TWO OPEN CHANNELS: ONR IN CENTER OF RIVER AND THE
     OTHER ALONG THE WEST SHORE.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/27/2015 10:46:41   ID: 20
     LOCATION: COLUMBIA BOROUGH RIVER PARK/ROUTE 462 BRIDGE.
     REPORT:   IN GENERAL, APPROXIMATELY 20 PERCENT OF THE
     CHANNEL IS OPEN. THERE IS OPEN WATER, BUT IT IS CLEAR OF ANY
     MOVING ICE.  REMARKS: THERE IS A CHANNEL TOWARD THE WEST
     SIDE THAT DOES NOT APPEAR TO EXTEND TO THE SHORELINE.  THE
     RIVER IS OTHERWISE ICE COVERED, PACKED SLUSH, WITH SMALL POOLS
     OF OPEN WATER IN THE AREA BETWEEN THE ROUTE 462 BRIDGE AND
     OLD BRIDGE PIERS TOWARD THE EAST SHORE.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/26/2015 8:51:34   ID: 29
     LOCATION: MARIETTA BOAT CLUB, MARIETTA, PA.
     REPORT: THERE IS SOME BORDER ICE.  THE ICE EXTENDS 100
     FEET FROM THE EAST SHORE AND 15 FEET FROM THE WEST SHORE.
     IN GENERAL, APPROXIMATELY 20 PERCENT OF THE CHANNEL IS OPEN.
     THERE IS OPEN WATER, BUT IT IS CLEAR OF ANY MOVING ICE.
     REMARKS: ABOUT 75% COVER, MOSTLY PACKED SLUSH. THE CHANNEL ON
     THE WEST SIDE IS OPEN & CLEAR. IT SEEMS TO BE FLOWING WELL.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/26/2015 10:15:34   ID: 12
     LOCATION: SUSQUEHANNA RIVER IN LOWER SWATARA TOWNSHIP
     BETWEEN THE PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE BRIDGE (I-76) TO AND ALONG
     HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
     REPORT:   REMARKS: SOLID ICE COVER, NOW SNOW COVERED.
     NO OPEN PONDS OR CHANNELS.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/26/2015 14:55:58   ID: 27
     LOCATION: WEST SHORE SUSQUEHANNA 1 FRONT ST, EAST
     PENNSBORO, PA 17025.
     REPORT: THERE IS SOME BORDER ICE.  THE ICE EXTENDS 50
     FEET FROM THE WEST SHORE.  IN GENERAL, APPROXIMATELY 90
     PERCENT OF THE CHANNEL IS OPEN. THERE IS SOME ICE IN THE OPEN
     WATER.  THE ICE CONSISTS OF FRAZIL SLUSH.  REMARKS:
     APPROXIMATELY 200FT OF OPEN CHANNEL -FREE OF ICE NEAR THE CONODOGUINET
     CREEK CONFLUENCE; OTHERWISE >90% OF CHANNEL IS SOLID ICE.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/23/2015 10:38:40   ID: 23
     LOCATION: CITY ISLAND, HARRISBURG.
     REPORT:   THE UPSTREAM END OF THE COMPLETE ICE COVER IS
     NEAR UNKNOWN.  THE DOWNSTREAM END OF THE COMPLETE ICE COVER
     IS NEAR UNKNOW.  REMARKS: ICE AROUND CITY ISLAND IS SOLID,
     THERE ARE A FEW SMALL OPEN CHANNELS NORTH OF CITY ISLAND.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/22/2015 8:53:36   ID: 39
     LOCATION: CLARKSBURG BRIDGE NEAR THE JUNCTION OF THE
     SUSQUEHANNA AND THE JUNIATA.
     REPORT:   IN GENERAL, APPROXIMATELY 50 PERCENT OF THE
     CHANNEL IS OPEN. THERE IS SOME ICE IN THE OPEN WATER.  THE
     ICE CONSISTS OF FRAZIL SLUSH.  REMARKS: THE JUNIATA IS RUNNING
     CLEAR AND THERE IS SLUSH ICE ON THE SUSQUEHANNA.  SHERMANS
     CREEK IS FROZEN SOLID.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/22/2015 11:15:38   ID: 1
     LOCATION: SUNBURY.
     REPORT: THERE IS SOME BORDER ICE.  THE ICE EXTENDS 10
     FEET FROM THE EAST SHORE AND 10 FEET FROM THE WEST SHORE.  IN
     GENERAL, APPROXIMATELY 40 PERCENT OF THE CHANNEL IS OPEN.
     THERE IS SOME ICE IN THE OPEN WATER.  THE ICE CONSISTS OF
     FRAZIL PANS.


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