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Water-Year Summary for Site 02088000

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

Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 35°34'15", long 78°35'26" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Johnston County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03020201, On right bank at bridge on North Carolina Highway 50, 0.5 mi upstream from Buffalo Branch, 3.7 mi downstream of Wake-Johnston County line, and 9.5 mi southwest of Clayton.
DRAINAGE AREA - 83.5 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 952: 1940(M), 1941. WSP 1233: 1943(M), 1945, 1949. WDR NC-81-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1939 to current year. Monthly discharge only for October 1939, published in WSP 1303.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. The datum of the gage is 183.8 ±0.07 ft above NAVD88 NAD83(2011) Geoid 18 as determined by a real-time GNSS level II survey performed on December 6, 2019. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
REMARKS - Gage-height records are generally good. Discharge records are generally good except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Additional details on the accuracy of the records can be obtained by contacting the USGS South Atlantic Water Science Center at gs-w-nc_nwisweb_data_inquiries@usgs.gov.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 20,300 ft³/s, October 9, 2016; Maximum gage height, 16.18 ft, October 9, 2016 as a result of Hurricane Matthew. Minimum mean daily discharge, no flow, October 11, 1954 (multiple occurrences)