USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
02102192 BUCKHORN CREEK NEAR CORINTH, NC
LOCATION - Lat 35°33'35", long 78°58'25" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Chatham County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03030004, on left bank, upstream of bridge on North Carolina Highway 42, 0.2 mi downstream of White Oak Creek, 1.2 mi downstream of Harris Lake, and 2 mi east of Corinth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 76.3 mi².
- WDR NC-81-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1972 to current year. Regulated by Shearon Harris Lake since December 1, 1980.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 154.63 ft above NGVD of 1929. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - [POST REGULATION] Maximum discharge: 4,300 ft³/s; Maximum gage-height: 16.77 ft, September 6, 1996; as a result of Hurricane Fran. Minimum daily discharge: no flow, August 13, 2013.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - Maximum discharge: 6,920 ft³/s; gage height: 20.02 ft, February 2, 1973. Minimum discharge: 0.01 ft³/s, September 2, 1976.