USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
06770200 Platte River near Kearney, Nebr.
LOCATION - Lat 40°39'29", long 99°05'10" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.14, T.8 N., R.16 W., Kearney County, NE, Hydrologic Unit 10200101, on right bank near downstream side of bridge on State Highway 44, 2 mi south of Kearney, and at mile 117.
DRAINAGE AREA - 57,260 mi² of which 4,720 mi² probably is noncontributing.
- WDR NE-94-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1982 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 2,134.11 ft above sea level.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow, 23,700 ft³/s, June 29, 1983, gage height, 7.42 ft. Maximum peak stage, 8.62 ft, February 24, 1994, backwater from ice.