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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
02419500 TALLAPOOSA RIVER AT MILSTEAD, AL
LOCATION - Lat 32°26'56", long 85°53'51" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Macon County, AL, Hydrologic Unit 03150110, at bridge on State Highway 229, 4.4 mi downstream of Uphapee Creek, 9.9 mi downstream of Thurlow Dam, at Milstead, and at river mile 39.8.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3,771 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1971 to September 1977, October 1980 to September 1983, October 1997 to current year (gage heights only). Daily discharges are published for water years 1898-1902. Data from May 1902 to December 1971 in files of National Weather Service.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 153.84 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS - Missing values: April 4, 2019. Record considered good. Daily gage height is affected by operation of hydroelectric plants at Thurlow, Yates, and Martin Dams.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Significant flood events include: 54.0 ft, Dec. 10, 1919; 50.9 ft, Mar. 15, 1929; 49.0 ft, Nov. 28, 1943; 48.5 ft, Nov. 29, 1948; 51.5 ft, Feb. 26, 1961; 47.8 ft, Apr. 8, 1964; 48.9 ft, Apr. 14, 1979; 44.75 ft, June 21, 1989; 49.85 ft, Mar. 17, 1990; 46.27 ft, May 9, 2003.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height, 42.4 ft, Apr. 1, 1977; minimum gage height, -1.3 ft, Oct. 30, 1978.