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USGS 05428500 YAHARA RIVER AT EAST MAIN STREET AT MADISON, WI

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LOCATION.-- Lat 43°05'22", long 89°21'39", in sec.7, T.7 N., R.10 E., Dane County, Hydrologic Unit 07090001, at Main Street bridge in Madison.

DRAINAGE AREA.-- 235 square miles, 36.6 is non-contributing.

PERIOD OF RECORD.-- November 2003 to current year.

GAGE.-- Pressure transducer, acoustic velocity meter and phone line with modem. Datum of gage is 840.00 ft. above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Oct. 1, 2005 datum was 843.22 ft. above NGVD of 1929.

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All 3 Available Parameters for this site
  
00065 Gage height 2014-07-29  2014-11-26
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-11-26
00055 Stream velocity [VECTOR] 2014-07-29  2014-11-26

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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 5.44   11-26-2014  11:10 CST
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Daily gage height, feet -- statistics for Nov 26 based on 7 years of record more
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Max
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1.80 2.57 4.41 5.12 5.42 5.44 5.82


Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 260   11-26-2014  11:10 CST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 26 based on 10 years of record more
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163 192 253 260 267 308 314


Stream velocity, feet per second, [VECTOR]

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.08   11-26-2014  11:10 CST
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