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Water-Year Summary for Site 02111500

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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
02111500 REDDIES RIVER AT NORTH WILKESBORO, NC
LOCATION - Lat 36°10'30", long 81°10'08" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Wilkes County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03040101, On left bank 550 ft upstream from bridge on Secondary Road 1517, 1.2 mi northwest of North Wilkesboro, 1.4 mi upstream from North Wilkesboro municipal dam, and 2.3 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 89.2 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1433: 1944. WDR NC-80-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1939 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1303.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 978.08 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.  
REMARKS -

Slight diurnal fluctuation at low flow during growing season.

Gage-height records are generally good. Discharge records are generally fair 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 from rating curve extended above 5,600 ft³/s on basis of computation of peak flow over dam; gage height: 22.02 ft. Maximum instantaneous discharge, 27,000cfs, Aug 14, 1940. Maximum instantaneous gage height, 22.02 ft, Aug 14, 1940.