USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
02087275 CRABTREE CREEK AT U.S. HIGHWAY 70 AT RALEIGH, NC
LOCATION - Lat 35°50'17", long 78°40'27" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Wake County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03020201, on left bank at upstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 70, 0.6 mi upstream from Mine Creek, 4.4 mi northwest of Raleigh.
DRAINAGE AREA - 97.6 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1997 to current year. Unpublished records of gage height for water years 1988 to 1997 are available from the USGS South Atlantic Water Science Center, Raleigh, NC.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 203.72 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of June 29, 1973, reached a stage of about 27.69 ft, discharge, about 11,700 ft³/s.
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 2006 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping bucket raingage. Satellite telemetry at station.