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  • 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
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Questions or concerns about USGS streamflow data in Montana and Wyoming can be directed to Kirk Miller (kmiller@usgs.gov; 307-775-9168).

Updated September 21, 2018 - USGS water-resources monitoring will continue with partner funds and USGS Cooperative Matching Funds at the following site: USGS water-resources monitoring will be discontinued at the following sites effective October 1, 2018:
  • 06024540 Big Hole R bel Mudd Cr nr Wisdom, MT (seasonal water temperature)
  • 06308400 Pumpkin Cr nr Miles City, MT (annual streamflow, water temperature, and sampling)
USGS monitoring activities at these sites were funded by partner agencies. Lack of partner funding for these sites resulted in discontinuation of all streamgaging activities.

USGS 06036650 Jefferson River near Three Forks MT

  Stream Site

DESCRIPTION:
Latitude 45°53'49.69",   Longitude 111°35'44.42"   NAD83
Broadwater County, Montana, Hydrologic Unit 10020005
Drainage area: 9,558 square miles
Datum of gage: 4,076.76 feet above   NGVD29.
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    1995-10-01  2018-11-13  
 Daily Data
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  1999-10-01  2018-11-12  7613 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1978-10-01  2018-11-12  14287 
 Daily Statistics 
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  1999-10-01  2003-09-29 1456 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1978-10-01  2017-10-17 13896 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  1999-10  2003-09  
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1978-10  2017-10  
 Annual Statistics 
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  2000  2003  
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1979  2018  
 Peak streamflow 1979-05-29  2017-06-17  39 
 Field measurements 1978-06-12  2018-11-09  426 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1982-10-21  2013-08-28  356 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2017  12 
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Record for this site is maintained by the USGS Montana Water Science Center
Email questions about this site to Montana Water Science Center Water-Data Inquiries