May 23, 2013 10:45 EDT: Update:
The outage of the GOES-13 East satellite that occurred on May 22, 2013 which has kept some USGS Water Data current condition data from being updated is only affecting a few sites presently.
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USGS 09470380 MONTEZUMA CANYON WASH AT CORONADO NATL MEMORIAL
is funded through the
and is managed by the
Tucson Field office.
Questions may be directed to:
Field Office Chief, Emmet McGuire: (520) 670-3307
This site is a Flood Warning Station located in
Montezuma Canyon and was installed 08/18/2011. It measures
precipitation and storm runoff in the burned area of the
Monument Fire. The station consists of a rain gage, a water
level sensor, and a Data Collection Platform (DCP). Data
collected from these sensors are stored and transmitted hourly
by the DCP via satellite telemetry. The data are then displayed
on this web page.
There is a 2nd rain gage located in Montezuma Pass lookout area
1.8 miles from this station at the top of the drainage. Click on
this link to go to the Montezuma
Pass Precip Gage .
NOTE: More station
information can be found in the pull-down menu
are transmitted and updated hourly except during large storm events
which may trigger more frequent transmissions)
This station managed by the Tucson Field Office; USGS, AZ-WSC.