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Water-Year Summary for Site 02437100

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Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02437100 TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT ABERDEEN LOCK AND DAM, MS
LOCATION - Lat 33°49'48", long 88°31'12" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.22, T.14 S., R.19 W., Monroe County, MS, Hydrologic Unit 03160101, Huntsville Meridian, 0.85 mi upstream from (02437500) Tombigbee River at Aberdeen and at mile 362.98.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,047 mi², prior to construction of Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1928 to September 1958, October 1958 to September 1971 (annual maximums only), October 1971 to September 1982, May 1984 to current year. Prior to October 1982, published as "02437500 Tombigbee River at Aberdeen." Daily mean gage-heights published from October 1971 to September 1982. Gage-height records collected at site 0.45 mi upstream since 1909 are contained in reports of National Weather Service.
GAGE - Water-stage, gate-position, and lockage recorder. Datum of gage is 150.00 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by U. S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to October 1, 1982, water-stage recorder at site 0.85 mi downstream at datum 4.71 ft higher (see 02437500 Tombigbee River at Aberdeen, MS).
REMARKS - No estimated daily discharges. Records good above 1,000 ft³/s and poor below due to variable backwater from Columbus Lock and Dam. Regulation for maintenance of navigational pool only since May 1984. Statistics shown below are for water years 1984 to the current year, except for instantaneous extremes, which are shown for the entire period of record. Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of April 20, 1892, reached a stage of 44.80 ft, discharge, 98,000 ft³/s, at site .85 miles downstream at 4.71 ft higher datum.