River Statement
Issued by NWS State College, PA

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE, PA
1122 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

...RIVER ICE STATEMENT...

...WEST BRANCH RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES...

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 02/01/2016 16:13:23   ID: 2
     LOCATION: SHIKELLAMY STATE PARK - CONFLUENCE.
     REPORT: THERE IS NO ICE IN THE WATER.  REMARKS: NO
     SHORE ICE OR FLOATING ICE IS VISIBLE IN EITHER BRANCH.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 02/01/2016 22:00:21   ID: 4
     LOCATION: WEST BRANCH OF THE SUSQUEHANNA RIVER FROM
     WILLIAMSPORT TO WATSONTOWN.
     REPORT: THERE IS NO ICE IN THE WATER.

...MAIN STEM RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES...

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 02/04/2016 8:41:18   ID: 76
     LOCATION: LOWER SUSQUEHANNA RIVER FROM MARIETTA
     SOUTHWARD TO SAFE HARBOR DAM.
     REPORT:   THE RIVER IS COVERED WITH PACKED SLUSH ICE
     FROM COLUMBIA/WRIGHTSVILLE SOUTHWARD TO SAFE HARBOR DAM. THERE
     IS ALSO SOME SHEET ICE AMONG THE ISLANDS NORTH OF TURKEY
     HILL.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 02/05/2016 9:03:50   ID: 41
     LOCATION: ROUTE 30 BRIDGE TO LONG LEVEL.
     REPORT: THERE IS SOME BORDER ICE.  THE ICE EXTENDS 20
     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 PIECES OF SHEET ICE.  REMARKS: ICE
     IS ALMOST TOTALLY GONE BETWEEN THE BRIDGES FOR ROUTES 30 AND
     462. LARGE AMOUNTS OF ICE SHEETS HAVE PUSHED UP ONTO LAND
     AT SEVERAL PLACES ALONG WESTERN SHORE. APPROXIMATELY FROM
     ROUTE 462 TO MURPHY`S HOLLOW ALMOST TOTALLY OPEN WITH SOME ICE
     NOTED. FROM MURPHY`S HOLLOW SOUTH TO LAKE CLARKE THERE IS
     APPROXIMATELY 50% OPEN WATER. FROM THE TO TURKEY POINT IT
     STARTS CLOSING AGAIN. LOWER END OF LAKE CLARKE ICE COVERED. AT
     THE BEGINNING OF LAKE CLARKE ICE HAS PUSHED UP IN PILES ALONG
     SHORE.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 02/01/2016 19:15:19   ID: 20
     LOCATION: COLUMBIA BOROUGH RIVER PARK/RTE. 462 BRIDGE.
     REPORT:   THE RIVER REMAINS ICE/SNOW COVERED SHORE TO
     SHORE FROM MY OBSERVATION SITE.  THE WATER LEVEL UNDER
     APPEARS TO HAVE DROPPED JUDGING BY THE ICE LEVEL ON THE BRIDGE
     PIERS.  LARGE POOLS OF WATER ON TOP OF THE ICE.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 02/01/2016 8:12:12   ID: 29
     LOCATION: MARIETTA BOAT CLUB, MARIETTA, PA.
     REPORT:   THE UPSTREAM END OF THE COMPLETE ICE COVER IS
     NEAR COMPLETE.  THE DOWNSTREAM END OF THE COMPLETE ICE
     COVER IS NEAR COMPLETE.  THE DATE OF COMPLETE ICE COVER WAS
     1/21/2016.  REMARKS: THERE IS A SOLID, SNOW COVERED, ICE COVER
     FROM SHORE TO SHORE. THE SNOW LOOKS TO BE MELTING & THERE
     SEEMS TO BE HOLES IN THE ICE. NO MAJOR BREAK UP AT THIS TIME.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 02/04/2016 10:34:58   ID: 12
     LOCATION: SUSQUEHANNA RIVER IN LOWER SWATARA TOWNSHIP
     BETWEEN THE PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE BRIDGE (I-76) TO AND ALONG
     HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
     REPORT:   IN GENERAL, APPROXIMATELY 100 PERCENT OF THE
     CHANNEL IS OPEN. THERE IS SOME ICE IN THE OPEN WATER.  THE
     ICE CONSISTS OF PIECES OF SHEET ICE.  REMARKS: THE RISE IN
     RIVER LEVEL BROKE UP THE SOLID ICE COVERING AND MOVED IT DOWN
     RIVER. SPORADIC PIECES OF SHEET ICE ARE FLOATING BY BUT THE
     CHANNEL IS 100% OPEN.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/31/2016 11:36:31   ID: 23
     LOCATION: CITY ISLAND.
     REPORT:   IN GENERAL, APPROXIMATELY 90 PERCENT OF THE
     CHANNEL IS OPEN. THERE IS SOME ICE IN THE OPEN WATER.  THE
     ICE CONSISTS OF PIECES OF SHEET ICE.  REMARKS: THE ICE THAT
     WAS BACK UP AROUND THE BRIDGES BY CITY ISLAND, OVER THE LAST
     WEEK, HAS RELEASED TO BELOW THE DOCK STREET DAM.  ICE THAT
     PUSHED UP ON SOME OF THE BANKS HAS REMAINED. THERE IS ALSO
     VERY FEW ICE CHUNKS FLOATING IN OPEN WATER.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 02/04/2016 7:15:07   ID: 19
     LOCATION: PERRY COUNTY PA, AT INTERSECTION OF STATE
     ROUTE 850 AND FALLING SPRINGS ROAD. 40.20.51N 77.13.12.W.
     REPORT: THERE IS NO ICE IN THE WATER.  REMARKS: CREEK
     IS HIGH DUE TO RECENT RAIN AND THE MELTING SNOW.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 02/05/2016 8:09:14   ID: 1
     LOCATION: SUNBURY BELOW DAM.
     REPORT: THERE IS NO ICE IN THE WATER.

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