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 42°31'45.1", long 94°15'24.1"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 NW 1/4
sec.10, T.89 N., R.29 W., Webster County, IA, Hydrologic Unit
07100004, on right bank 15 ft upstream from bridge on County Highway
P41, 1.8 mi northwest of Fort Dodge, 3.7 mi upstream from South
Branch Lizard Creek, and 5.4 mi upstream from mouth. (map)
DRAINAGE AREA.--275 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Stage-only records from March 2009 to current
year (no winter records).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,042.28 ft above
National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps