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

Water year 2018: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
LOCATION - Lat 35°53'40", long 77°31'59" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Edgecombe County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03020103, on right bank 50 ft downstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 64 in Tarboro, 6.5 mi downstream from Fishing Creek, and 49.2 mi upstream from Pamlico River at Washington.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,183 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1273: 1899-1900, 1933. WSP 1503: 1932. WDR NC-81-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1896 to December 1900, October 1931 to current year. Gage-height records at various datums collected at same site since 1905 are contained in reports of the National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 9.32 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. July 1896 to December 1900, nonrecording gage at Seaboard Coast Line Railroad bridge 600 ft downstream at different datum. October 1 to December 8, 1931, nonrecording gage at site 100 ft upstream at present datum. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.

Some diurnal fluctuation at low flow caused by mills upstream from station.

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

For Water Year 2017: Records good.

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of July 27, 1919, reached a stage of 34.0 ft, present datum, from flood marks; discharge, 52,800 ft³/s.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge 70,600 ft³/s, September 19, 1999; Maximum gage height 41.51 ft, September 19, 1999 from flood marks, as a result of Hurricane Floyd.