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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 06214500 Yellowstone River at Billings MT

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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Flood Tracking - Stage Flood Tracking - Discharge Gage-height Corrections Base Rating Shifted Rating
(About shift-adjusted ratings).
Station operated by the USGS Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center in cooperation with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and as part of the Groundwater and Streamflow Information Program network of Federal Priority Streamgages (FPS).
Leaving USGS: National Weather Service forecast. U.S. Coast Guard boating safety tips.
This station managed by the Billings Field Unit.

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All 3 Available Parameters for this site
  
00010 Temperature, water 2018-09-28  2018-11-18
00060 Discharge 1989-10-01  2018-11-18
00065 Gage height 2018-07-21  2018-11-18

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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.7 11-18-2018   04:00 MST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 4050 11-18-2018   04:00 MST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 18 based on 90 years of record more
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1150 3110 3500 3520 3860 4050 5880


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.22 11-18-2018   04:00 MST
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