Gilman Peak Weather STation, Chino Hills SP

Summary

SCH Number
2015068507
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Gilman Peak Weather STation, Chino Hills SP
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/30/2015

Document Description
State Parks will grant an easement to the US Army Corps of Engineers for a weather station near Gilman Peak at Chino Hills State Park. Carbon Canyon Gilman Rain Gauge has been operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers since the 1950s. This Carbon Canyon Gilman Rain Gauge is also an official National Weather Service station. The data is also transmitted via the GOES (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite) satellite where it is used by the Corps, National Weather Service, U.S. Geological Survey, Orange County, Riverside County and others for real time flood forecasting. Equipment at the Carbon Canyon Gilman guage includes a rain gauge, data logger, GOES radio, solar panels, battery and antennas.

Contact Information
Larrynn Carver
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Inland Empire District 17801 Lake Perris Drive
Perris, CA 92571

Phone : (951) 453-4139

Location

Counties
San Bernardino
Other Location Info
Chino Hills State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15305 - Class 5
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alterations in Land Use Limitations
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