USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
02453500 MULBERRY FORK AT CORDOVA, AL
LOCATION - Lat 33°45'27", long 87°10'13" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Walker County, AL, Hydrologic Unit 03160109, on right bank at downstream side of abutment of St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad bridge, just downstream from Cane Creek, 0.1 mi east of Cordova, and at mile 30.8.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,916 mi².
- WDR AL-82-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1890 to June 1897 fragmentary gage-height records collected by National Weather Service. June 1900 to December 1913 monthly discharge published in WSP 1304. January 1914 to December 1923 and August 1937 to September 1971 in files of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. October 1971 to November 2009 (gage heights only). November 2009 - current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 243.60 ft above NGVD of 1929. August 1937 to September 1961, nonrecording gage at present site and datum. Prior to August 1937, nonrecording gage at 8.2 ft lower datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height, 39.80 ft, March 30, 1951, maximum gage height (since 1961) 24.70 ft, Jan. 7, 2009; minimum, -9.35 ft, several days in October 1909 (present datum); maximum stage known, 46.5 ft (present datum), April 1892 (information by National Weather Service).
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 2012 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: August 2012 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-temperature sensor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 31.3°C, June 08, 2015; minimum, 2.4°C, Jan. 6, 2018.