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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
02083000 FISHING CREEK NEAR ENFIELD, NC
LOCATION - Lat 36°09'02", long 77°41'35" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Edgecombe County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03020102, on right bank 15 ft downstream of bridge on U.S. Highway 301, 2,000 ft downstream of Seaboard Coast Line Railroad bridge, 2 mi southwest of Enfield, 4.8 mi downstream of Rocky Creek, and 40 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 526 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 872: 1935(M). WSP 1333: 1928(M), 1932-33, 1935. WDR NC-81-1: Drainage area. See also Period of Record.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1923 to current year. Figures of daily discharge below 250 ft³/s, October 1, 1923, to July 3, 1924; below 350 ft³/s, May 30, 1925, to May 31, 1926; below 150 ft³/s, June 1 to November 16, 1926; and below 100 ft³/s, November 17, 1926, to September 30, 1928, as published in WSP 622, 642, and 662 are unreliable and should not be used. Gage-height records collected at site 2,000 ft upstream at different datum July 1, 1910 to April 30, 1914, and at present site and datum since May 1, 1914, are contained in reports of National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 73.23 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to October 28, 1932, nonrecording gage at same site at datum 76.26. October 29, 1932 to September 30, 1992, at same site at datum 76.26 ft. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
REMARKS -

Slight diurnal fluctuation and some regulation at low flow caused by upstream mills.

For Water Year 2014: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
For Water Year 2015: Records good.
For Water Year 2016: Records good.
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.
For Water Year 2020: Records good, except those for estimated discharges, which are poor.


EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - The flood of April 19, 1910, reached a stage of 20.1 ft, (from floodmarks of Seaboard Coast Line Railroad Co.) at site 2,000 ft upstream at datum 76.26 ft. Flood of July 24, 1919, reached a stage of 19.6 ft at datum 76.26 ft; discharge, 20,300 ft³/s.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum Discharge: 30,100 ft³/s, Sep 18, 1999; Maximum Gage Height: 21.65 ft, September 18, 1999; as a result of Hurricane Floyd.