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Water-Year Summary for Site 02088500

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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°30'41", long 78°09'37" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Johnston County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03020201, on left bank 600 ft downstream of bridge on Secondary Road 2320, 0.8 mi upstream from Little Creek, and 3 mi north of Princeton.
DRAINAGE AREA - 232 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1233: 1935(M). WDR NC-81-1: Drainage area. Discharge for December 27, 2018 was revised to include estimated discharges.
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 1930 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1303.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 106.8 ft above NAVD88 NAD83(2011).  Satellite telemetry at station.
Historical: The datum was previously reported as 107.75 ft above NGVD29 supplemental adjustment of 1935. Prior to November 17, 1934, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS - Slight fluctuation and occasional regulation for short periods is caused by mills upstream from station. 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: 20,700 ft3/s, September 17, 1999, from rating curve extended above 9,000 ft3/s by logarithmic plotting; Maximum gage-height: 16.58 ft, September 17, 1999, as a result of Hurricane Floyd. Minimum daily mean discharge, no flow, August 22, 2002 (many occurrences).