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Water-Year Summary for Site 02090380

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

Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
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.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR NC-81-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1964 to current year.

Water-stage recorder. The gage datum is 115.8 ft above NAVD88 NAD83 (2011) as determined by levels from NGS benchmark EZ2638 which is BM1 at the station.

Previously reported Datum of gage is 116.83 ft above NGVD of 1929. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.


Since September 1976, some regulation at low flow by Buckhorn Reservoir 1.0 mi upstream.

For Water Year 2014: Records fair. For Water Year 2015: Records fair.
For Water Year 2016: Records fair except those for estimated daily discharge, which are poor.
For Water Year 2017: Records fair except those for estimated discharge, which are poor.
For Water Year 2018: Records fair.
For Water Year 2019: Records good except those for estimated discharge, which are poor
For Water Year 2020: Records good.

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.