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During the winter season, discharge and gage height values may be impacted by ice formation and backwater, while precipitation values may be impacted by intermittent snow accumulation and subsequent melting. Use all values as PRELIMINARY ONLY.

USGS 05458900 West Fork Cedar River at Finchford, IA

  Stream Site

Latitude 42°37'46",   Longitude 92°32'36"   NAD27
Black Hawk County, Iowa, Hydrologic Unit 07080204
Drainage area: 846 square miles
Datum of gage: 867.54 feet above   NGVD29.
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2015-03-28  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1945-10-01  2015-03-27  25367 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1945-10-01  2014-12-07 25270 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1945-10  2014-12  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1946  2015  
 Peak streamflow 1929-03  2014-06-22  70 
 Field measurements 1945-09-12  2015-02-03  754 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1968-10-02  2012-09-25  250 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2014  9 

Additional Data Sources

Begin Date

End Date

 Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1990-10-01  2007-09-30  432828 
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