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USGS 04087240 ROOT RIVER AT RACINE, WI

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 42°45'05", long 87°49'25", in NW1/4 NE 1/4 sec.6, T.3 N., R.23 E., Racine County, Hydrologic Unit 04040002, on left bank 30 ft downstream from State Highway 38 bridge in Racine, 350 ft downstream from Horlick Dam, and 5.2 mi upstream from mouth.

DRAINAGE AREA.--190 square miles, of which 1.24 square miles is probably noncontributing.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1963 to present.

REVISED RECORD.--WDR WI-80-1: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 613.87 ft (NAVD88), from WDOT benchmark. Prior to Feb. 5, 1964, nonrecording gage on bridge 30 ft upstream.

REMARKS.--Gage-height telemeter at station.

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This station managed by the USGS Wisconsin Water Science Center - Middleton WI.

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00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-11-26
00065 Gage height 2014-07-29  2014-11-26

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 26 based on 50 years of record more
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Value Nov 26
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(1977)
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Max
(1993)
Ice 6.0 20 45 81 95 738


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.12   11-26-2014  08:15 CST
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