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Questions or concerns about USGS data and data products in Montana and Wyoming can be directed to the Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center Data Management Section.

UPDATED July 25, 2022: The following stations are part of a short-term project and are scheduled to be discontinued on September 30, 2022 if alternative funding can not be secured.
  • 06192900 Dugout Creek near mouth, near Willsall, MT
  • 12355342 Hallowat Creek above Kletomus Creek, near Olney, MT
  • 12355347 Big Creek below Lookout Creek, near Apgar, MT

Please contact the Wyoming-Montana Science Center for more information.

USGS 06192980 Shields River ab Smith Cr, nr Wilsall, MT

  Stream Site

Latitude 46°10'01.78",   Longitude 110°33'15.43"   NAD83
Park County, Montana, Hydrologic Unit 10070003
Drainage area: 53.9 square miles
Datum of gage: 5,747 feet above   NAVD88.
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2018-08-22  2022-08-19  
 Daily Data
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  2019-08-20  2022-08-19  2876 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  2018-08-23  2021-08-17  1087 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  2018-08-23  2021-08-17 1087 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  2018-08  2021-08  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  2018  2021  
 Field measurements 2018-08-22  2022-08-17  49 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 2022-05-24  2022-08-17  5 
 Water-Year Summary 2018  2021  4 
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