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Water-Year Summary for Site 02069000

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Available Parameters
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2017: 2016-10-01 to 2017-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
LOCATION - Lat 36°19'09", long 80°03'01" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Stokes County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03010103, Located on the left bank of Secondary Road 2023, at Pine Hall, 1.5 miles upstream of Belews Creek and 2.5 miles downstream of Town Fork Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 501 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1923 to March 1926, April 1986 to October 1990, December 2008 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 563.4 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988, by differential GPS. October 1923 to March 1926, nonrecording gage at different elevation. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.

Some diurnal fluctuation and slight regulation at low flow caused by Talbott and Townes Reservoirs (station numbers 02067800, 02067820) and other upstream development.

For Water Year 2014: Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. 

For Water Year 2015: Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. 

For Water Year 2016: Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. 

For Water Year 2017: Records good. 

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of August 17, 1985 reached a stage of 25 ft, present datum, from floodmarks, discharge not determined. Flood of September 22, 1979 reached a stage of 27.5 ft, present datum, information supplied by local resident.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, not determined; Maximum gage height 25.77 ft, January 25, 2010.
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 2008 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage. Satellite telemetry at station.
REMARKS - Precipitation data collected during freezing periods may not be accurately reflected in daily record.