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

Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
LOCATION - Lat 35°53'59", long 77°53'04" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Nash County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03020101, on right bank 500 ft downstream of Tar River Reservoir.
DRAINAGE AREA - 775 mi².
The maximum discharges for water years 2012 to 2015 have been revised, based on the development of rating 4.0, as follows:

Water Year       Date          Discharge     Gage Height
                                (ft³/s)         (ft)

  2012        Apr. 10, 2012      4,400          9.60         
  2013        Jul. 04, 2013      5,750          10.95
  2014        May 20, 2014       7,720          12.81
  2015        Dec. 26, 2014      5,780          10.98
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 2011 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 92.38 ft above North American Datum of 1988, from benchmark. Satellite telemetry at station.

Flow regulated by Rocky Mount Reservoir.

For Water Year 2014: Daily discharges above 200 ft³/s are fair and poor below, including those for estimated daily discharges. 
For Water Year 2015: Records Poor. 
For Water Year 2016: Records Good.
For Water Year 2017: Records good, except those for estimated discharges, which are poor.


EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge 15,700 ft³/s October 9, 2016;  maximum gage height 19.58 ft, October 9, 2016 due to regulation and as a result of Hurricane Matthew.