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Water-Year Summary for Site 02081942

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

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
02081942 TAR RIVER AT NORTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY 581 NEAR SPRING HOPE, NC
LOCATION - Lat 35°52'55.51", long 78°05'22.34" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Nash County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03020101, at bridge on North Carolina Highway 581, 3.9 mi south of intersection of North Carolina Highway 581 and United States Highway 64 near Spring Hope, NC.
DRAINAGE AREA - 670.7 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2012 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 128.62 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988 by differential GPS. Satellite telemetery at station.
REMARKS -
For Water Year 2014: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
For Water Year 2015: Records are good, except during periods of ice affected gage-height, which are poor. Ice formation in the gage pool affected the stage on February 20 and 21.
For Water Year 2016: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
For Water Year 2017: Records good.
For Water Year 2018: Records good except those for estimated discharges, which are poor.
For Water Year 2019: Records good except those for estimated discharges, which are poor.
For Water Year 2020: Records good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum Discharge: 14,500 ft3/s, October 10, 2016; Maximum Gage Height: 23.88 ft, October 10, 2016; as a result of Hurricane Matthew; Minimum daily mean discharge, 12.0 ft3/s, July 6, 2012.