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Water-Year Summary for Site 02082585

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

Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 35°57'17", long 77°47'14" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Edgecombe County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03020101, on left bank 20 ft downstream of bridge on North Carolina Highway 97, 0.5 mi upstream from Cowlick Branch, and 1.0 mi north-northeast of Rocky Mount.
DRAINAGE AREA - 925 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR NC-81-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1976 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 52.81 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
REMARKS - Prior to October 1996, some regulation at low flow caused by mill above station.  Gage-height records are generally good.  Discharge records are generally fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor.  Additional details on the accuracy of the records can be obtained by contacting the USGS South Atlantic Water Science Center at gs-w-nc_nwisweb_data_inquiries@usgs.gov
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge: 34,100 ft3/s, September 17, 1999; Maximum gage height: 31.66 ft, September 17, 1999; Minimum daily mean discharge: 3.4 ft3/s, December 14, 2007.
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 2003 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.