River Statement
Issued by NWS State College, PA

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE, PA
1205 PM EST SUN JAN 25 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: 01/22/2015 11:49:30   ID: 41
     LOCATION: WALNUT ST WRIGHTSVILLE.
     REPORT:   IN GENERAL, APPROXIMATELY 40 PERCENT OF THE
     CHANNEL IS OPEN. THERE IS OPEN WATER, BUT IT IS CLEAR OF ANY
     MOVING ICE.  REMARKS: ON THE WESTERN SHORE AT WRIGHTSVILLE
     THERE REMAINS AN OPEN CHANNEL BETWEEN THE 30 AND 462
     BRIDGES..IT EXTENDS ABOVE CHICKIES AND DOWN TO MURPHY`S
     HOLLOW..DIFFICULT SEEING AS FOG IS THICK THIS AM BUT DID NOT APPEAR TO
     CHANGE FROM YESTESDAY. IF ANYTHING, MINOR CHANGES.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/20/2015 8:43:19   ID: 20
     LOCATION: COLUMBIA BOROUGH RIVER PARK/ROUTE 462 BRIDGE.
     REPORT:   REMARKS: FROM EAST SHORE, PACKED SLUSH ICE
     WITH OPEN POOLS IN THE AREA OF THE ROUTE 262 BRIDGE
     APPROXIMATELY HALF THE RIVER WIDTH.  THERE APPEARS TO BE A CHANNEL OF
     OPEN WATER FROM THE WEST SHORE TO THE MIDDLE OF THE RIVER.
     UNABLE TO DETERMINE THE DISTANT UP OR DOWNSTREAM OF THIS
     OPEN WATER.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/19/2015 8:50:43   ID: 29
     LOCATION: MARIETTA BOAT CLUB,  MARIETTA, PA.
     REPORT: THERE IS SOME BORDER ICE.  THE ICE EXTENDS 100
     FEET FROM THE EAST SHORE AND 10 FEET FROM THE WEST SHORE.
     IN GENERAL, APPROXIMATELY 10 PERCENT OF THE CHANNEL IS OPEN.
     THERE IS OPEN WATER, BUT IT IS CLEAR OF ANY MOVING ICE.  THE
     ICE CONSISTS OF FRAZIL SLUSH.  REMARKS: ABOUT 90% OF THE
     RIVER IS COVERED WITH FRAZIL SLUSH & SOME OPEN HOLES ARE SEEN.
     THE CHANNEL ON THE WEST SIDE IS OPEN & FLOWING WELL.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/19/2015 9:40:14   ID: 12
     LOCATION: SUSQUEHANNA RIVER IN LOWER SWATARA TOWNSHIP
     BETWEEN THE PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE BRIDGE (I-76) TO AND ALONG
     HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
     REPORT:   THE UPSTREAM END OF THE COMPLETE ICE COVER IS
     NEAR UNKNOWN BUT BEYOND THE AREA VISIBLE FROM THE
     OBSERVATION POINT.  THE DOWNSTREAM END OF THE COMPLETE ICE COVER IS
     NEAR UNKNOWN BUT BEYOND THE LIMIT OF THE AREA VISIBLE FROM
     THE OBSERVATION POINT.  REMARKS: SOLID ICE. NO OPEN CHANNELS
     OR PONDS, AND NO MOVEMENT.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/20/2015 15:17:34   ID: 27
     LOCATION: 1 FRONT ST., EAST PENNSBORO, PA 17025.
     REPORT:   REMARKS: DISCONTINUOUS ICE COVER WITHIN THE
     IMMEDIATE VICINITY OF THE CONODOGUINET CREEK CONFLUENCE,
     OTHERWISE THE REMAINDER OF THE 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: 01/19/2015 16:13:08   ID: 32
     LOCATION: WEST FAIRVIEW BOAT LAUNCH.
     REPORT:   THE RIVER IS ALMOST COMPLETELY ICE FILLED,
     LESS THAN 5% OPEN WATER. ICE IS NOT MOVING BUT CONSISTS OF
     CLUMPS OF THIN ICE THAT HAS BEEN PILED ON TOP OF OTHER LAYERS.

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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