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USGS 04087240 ROOT RIVER AT RACINE, WI

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LOCATION.--Lat 42°45'05", long 87°49'25", in NW1/4 NE 1/4 sec.6, T.3 N., R.23 E., Racine County, Hydrologic Unit 04040002, on left bank 30 ft downstream from State Highway 38 bridge in Racine, 350 ft downstream from Horlick Dam, and 5.2 mi upstream from mouth.

DRAINAGE AREA.--190 square miles, of which 1.24 square miles is probably noncontributing.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1963 to present.

REVISED RECORD.--WDR WI-80-1: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 613.87 ft (NAVD88), from WDOT benchmark. Prior to Feb. 5, 1964, nonrecording gage on bridge 30 ft upstream.

REMARKS.--Gage-height telemeter at station.

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Available Parameters Available Period
  
1986-10-01  2020-04-07
2017-10-01  2020-04-07







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 163 04-07-2020   10:00 CDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Apr 7 based on 56 water years of record more
Min
(2000)
25th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Apr 7
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(1988)
45.0 107 163 179 316 462 1260


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.08 04-07-2020   10:00 CDT
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