USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
02082950 LITTLE FISHING CREEK NEAR WHITE OAK, NC
LOCATION - Lat 36°11'00", long 77°52'34" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Halifax County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03020102, on right bank 8 ft downstream of bridge on Secondary Road 1338, 1.1 mi west of White Oak, 1.8 mi upstream from Powells Creek, 4.3 mi upstream from mouth, and 12 mi west of Enfield.
DRAINAGE AREA - 177 mi².
- WSP 1723: 1960(M). WDR NC-81-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1959 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 115.44 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. February 14, 1962, to April 23, 1979, auxiliary nonrecording gage 3.6 mi downstream. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in July 1959 reached a stage of 19.3 ft, from flood marks; discharge not determined.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge for period of record, 31,000 ft³/s, September 16, 1999, from rating curve extended above 6,900 ft³/s on basis of slope-conveyance study of peak flow. Maximum gage height, 30.80 ft, September 16, 1999, from floodmarks as a result of Hurricane Floyd.