months, stage and discharge may be affected by ice in the
channel. Data values reported on these pages may be
significantly higher or lower than the actual streamflow.
Adjustments to the data will be done after detailed analyses.
Ice affected values identified on graphs (•) may be viewed by choosing the table
output format. If you have questions about these values,
please contact the
Idaho Water Data Maintainer.
LOCATION.--Lat 46° 09'03", long 115° 35'14"
(NAD83), in SW1/4 SW1/4 SE1/4 sec.33, T.33 N., R.7 E., Idaho County,
Hydrologic Unit 17060303, Lowell quad., Clearwater National Forest,
on right bank 0.7 mi upstream from Lowell, 0.9 mi upstream from
confluence with Selway River, 1.2 mi downstream from Pete King Creek,
and 19 mi east of Kooskia.
DRAINAGE AREA.--1,178 mi2, revised. Mean elevation,
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1910 to September 1912, October 1929 to
current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,452.98 ft above
NGVD of 1929. Prior to Nov. 21, 1930, nonrecording gages at site 1 mi
upstream at different datums.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 35,100
ft3/s June 8, 1964, gage height, 13.50 ft, from rating
curve extended above 17,000 ft3/s; minimum, probably less
than 100 ft3/s Jan. 8, 1937, during period of ice