USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
02087322 CRABTREE CREEK AT OLD WAKE FOREST ROAD AT RALEIGH, NC
LOCATION - Lat 35°48'57", long 78°37'34" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Wake County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03020201, on right bank on upstream side of bridge at Old Wake Forest Road, 2.8 mi northeast of Raleigh.
DRAINAGE AREA - 119 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1997 to current year. February 1988 to September 1989, daily discharges, October 1989 to October 1991, discharge measurements and unpublished, fragmentary gage-height and discharge records.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 185.69 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Satellite and telephone telemetry at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of September 1996 reached a stage of 21.6 ft, from floodmarks.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height, 20.12 ft, October 8, 2016, as a result of Hurricane Matthew; minimum gage height, 1.00 ft, September 18 and 19, 2016.
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 2007 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage. Satellite telemetry at station.