USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02090380 CONTENTNEA CREEK NEAR LUCAMA, NC
LOCATION - Lat 35°41'28", long 78°06'35" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Wilson County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03020203, on right bank 250 ft upstream from bridge on North Carolina Highway 581, 1.0 mi downstream of Buckhorn Reservoir, 1.0 mi upstream from Buckhorn Branch, and 6.5 mi northwest of Lucama.
DRAINAGE AREA - 161 mi².
- WDR NC-81-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1964 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 116.83 ft above NGVD of 1929. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge 24,000 ft³/s, September 17, 1999 from rating curve extended above 6,000 ft³/s, on basis of flow over dam measurement of peak flow; Maximum gage height 24.82 ft, from flood marks as a result of Hurricane Floyd.