UPDATE, 11/9: As of November 8, the USGS has successfully restored all of the operational gages that stopped transmitting due to an issue with the satellite telemetry system that records and transmits data. The USGS will now focus on restoring other equipment that experienced the telemetry issues, including about 85 rapid deployment gages that are used periodically for emergency response. Read more
LOCATION.--Lat 43°23'51", long 94°50'38"
referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 NE 1/4
sec.15, T.99 N., R.34 W., Emmet County, IA, Hydrologic Unit 07100002,
on right bank 1,100 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 9 in
Estherville, 350 ft upstream from School Creek, 2.3 mi upstream from
Brown Creek, and 404.2 mi upstream from mouth. (map)
DRAINAGE AREA.--1,372 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Discharge records from October 1951 to May
1995; stage-only records from March 2009 to current year (no winter
records). Prior to December 1951, monthly mean discharge for some
periods published in WSP 1728.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1438: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage is
1,247.55 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.