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USGS 01372500 WAPPINGER CREEK NEAR WAPPINGERS FALLS NY

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LOCATION.--Lat 41°39'11", long 73°52'21" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Dutchess County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020008, on left bank 700 ft downstream from Red Oaks Mill dam, and 4.5 mi northeast of village of Wappingers Falls.
DRAINAGE AREA.--181 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--May 1903 to June 1905 (monthly discharges and daily gage heights only, published in WSP 97, 125, 166, and 202), August 1928 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 741: 1932. WSP 1902: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 114.37 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by Corps of Engineers). May 1903 to June 1905 staff gage at site 2.5 mi downstream at different datum. Aug. 7, 1928 to Sept. 25, 1931, water-stage recorder at site 2 mi downstream at different datum.
REMARKS.--No estimated daily discharges. Records good. Satellite gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 18,600 ft3/s, Aug. 19, 1955, gage height, 19.60 ft, from floodmarks in gage shelter, from rating curve extended above 7,200 ft3/s on basis of flow-over-dam and contracted-opening measurements at gage height 18.02 ft and contracted-opening and flow-over-road measurement at gage height 19.60 ft; minimum discharge, 0.90 ft3/s, Sept. 20, 21, 1964, gage height, 2.05 ft; minimum gage height, 1.96 ft, Sept. 9, 1995.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2012

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This station managed by the NY Water Science Center, Troy.

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00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-07-14
00065 Gage height 2014-03-16  2014-07-14

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 673   07-14-2014  06:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 14 based on 85 years of record more
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Max
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11 36 63 107 127 673 2070


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Most recent instantaneous value: 4.65   07-14-2014  06:30 EST
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