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Water-Year Summary for Site 02143040

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Available Parameters
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Mean,Min.)  

Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
02143040 JACOB FORK AT RAMSEY, NC
LOCATION - Lat 35°35'26", long 81°34'01" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Burke County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03050102, on left bank 16 ft downstream from bridge on Secondary Road 1924, 0.6 mile downstream from Queens Creek, and 0.6 mile north of Ramsey.
DRAINAGE AREA - 25.7 mi². (Casar quadrangle 7-1/2 min).
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR NC-81-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1961 to current year. Occasional low-flow measurements, water years 1960-61.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest stage gage. Tipping-bucket raingage and electronic datalogger. Datum of gage is 1,102.62 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
REMARKS -

For 2014 Water Year: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
For 2015 Water Year: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
For 2016 Water Year: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
For 2017 Water Year: Records fair.
For 2018 Water Year: Records fair.
For 2019 Water Year: Records fair.
For 2020 Water Year: Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
For 2021 Water Year: Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.

 

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of August 1940 reached a stage of about 39 ft, from information by local resident. Flood of July 1916 reached a stage of about 19 ft, from information by North Carolina State Highway Commission.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge from rating curve extended above 3,400 ft³/s on basis of contracted-opening measurement of peak flow.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 2000 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage and electronic datalogger. Satellite telemetry at station.
REMARKS -

Gage is operated in cooperation with North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

For Water Years 2001-2016: Precipitation data collected during freezing periods may not be accurately reflected in daily record.
For Water Year 2017: Frozen precipitation collected during January and March 2017 is not reflected in daily or monthly totals.
For Water Year 2018: Frozen precipitation collected during December 2017, January and March 2018 is not reflected in daily or monthly totals.
For Water Year 2019: Frozen precipitation collected during December 2018, and February 2019 is not reflected in daily or monthly totals.
For Water Year 2020: Frozen precipitation collected during February 2020 is not reflected in daily or monthly totals.
For Water Year 2021: Frozen precipitation collected during January and February 2021 is not reflected in daily or monthly totals.