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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 36°17'57", long 80°24'53" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Stokes County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03040101, on left bank 1,200 ft downstream of U.S. Highway 52 bridge, 1.3 mi downstream of Southern Railway bridge, 2.0 mi downstream of Danbury Creek, and 1.0 mi southwest of Dalton.
DRAINAGE AREA - 42.8 mi².

WSP 2104: Drainage area.

Gage datum was revised on August 31, 2016, based on an error in the determination of the gage datum.

PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1960 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 814.11 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.

A Natural Resources Conservation Service flood-control dam on upstream tributary, drainage area 4.7 mi² with flood storage of 695 acre-ft, was completed on June 21, 1977.

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 for period of record, 9,400 ft³/s, September 22, 1979, from rating curve extended above 7,700 ft³/s on basis of slope-area discharge measurement at gage height 17.86 ft.