River Statement
Issued by NWS State College, PA

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE, PA
307 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

...RIVER ICE STATEMENT...

...WEST BRANCH RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES...

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/17/2017 10:39:10   ID: 2
     LOCATION: SUSQUEHANNA STATE PARK, ARCH STREET BRIDGE,
     WILLIAMSPORT. .
     REPORT: THERE IS SOME BORDER ICE.  THE ICE EXTENDS 0
     FEET FROM THE NORTH SHORE AND 0 FEET FROM THE SOUTH SHORE.  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: THERE ARE SMALL AREAS OF SHEET
     ICE IN POCKETS ALONG THE SHORE LINE AND SMALL CHUNKS OF
     BROKEN SHEET ICE VERY WIDELY SCATTERED IN THE RIVER.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/12/2017 10:05:01   ID: 4
     LOCATION: WEST BRANCH OF THE SUSQUEHANNA RIVER FROM
     MUNCY TO WATSONTOWN IN SOUTHERN LYCOMING COUNTY..
     REPORT: THERE IS NO ICE IN THE WATER.

...MAIN STEM RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES...

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/14/2017 09:26:49   ID: 76
     LOCATION: LOWER SUSQUEHANNA RIVER FROM MARIETTA
     SOUTHWARD TO SAFE HARBOR DAM.
     REPORT:   THE UPSTREAM END OF THE COMPLETE ICE COVER IS
     NEAR CHICKIES CREEK.  THE DOWNSTREAM END OF THE COMPLETE
     ICE COVER IS NEAR SAFE HARBOR DAM.  THE DATE OF COMPLETE ICE
     COVER WAS 1/11/2017.  REMARKS: SOLID SHEET ICE WAS OBSERVED
     FROM CHICKIES CREEK SOUTHWARD TO SAFE HARBOR DAM.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/13/2017 09:46:58   ID: 20
     LOCATION: COLUMBIA CROSSING BUILDING/COLUMBIA BOROUGH
     RIVER PARK.
     REPORT:   IN GENERAL, APPROXIMATELY 100 PERCENT OF THE
     CHANNEL IS OPEN. THERE IS SOME ICE IN THE OPEN WATER.  THE
     ICE CONSISTS OF FRAZIL SLUSH.  REMARKS: THE ONLY MINIMAL ICE
     MOVING IN ALMOST TOTALLY OPEN WATER. ANY ICE NOT MOVING IS
     PILED ON ROCKS AND BARS.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/17/2017 06:39:01   ID: 23
     LOCATION: CITY  ISLAND, HARRISBURG .
     REPORT:   IN GENERAL, APPROXIMATELY 90 PERCENT OF THE
     CHANNEL IS OPEN. THERE IS SOME ICE IN THE OPEN WATER.  THE
     ICE CONSISTS OF FRAZIL SLUSH.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/14/2017 10:40:51   ID: 19
     LOCATION: ICE OBSERVATION OF SHERMANS CREEK, PERRY
     COUNTY, SPRING TOWNSHIP AT INTERSECTION OF STATE ROUTE 850 AND
     FALLING SPRINGS ROAD. 40.20.51N 77.13.12.W.
     REPORT: THERE IS SOME BORDER ICE.  THE ICE EXTENDS 5
     FEET FROM THE SOUTH SHORE AND 0 FEET FROM THE NORTH SHORE.  IN
     GENERAL, APPROXIMATELY 90 PERCENT OF THE CHANNEL IS OPEN.
     THERE IS OPEN WATER, BUT IT IS CLEAR OF ANY MOVING ICE.
     REMARKS: OBSERVED VARIED ICE COVERAGE (NO ICE TO ICE COVERAGE
     EXTENDING 15 FOOT FROM THE SOUTH BANK), COVERAGE OVER A
     DISTANCE OF LESS THAN 30 YARDS.

DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/12/2017 09:48:55   ID: 1
     LOCATION: SUNBURY BELOW DAM.
     REPORT: THERE IS SOME BORDER ICE.  THE ICE EXTENDS 5
     FEET FROM THE WEST SHORE AND 5 FEET FROM THE EAST 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.

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