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Water-Year Summary for Site 02474600

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 31°24'13", long 89°01'18" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.17, T.5 N., R.10 W., Perry County, MS, Hydrologic Unit 03170005, St. Stephens Meridian, near right bank at downstream side of bridge on county highway, 0.5 mi upstream from Linda Creek, 1.0 mi downstream from Sweetwater Creek, 3.5 mi upstream from State Highway 42, and 6.0 mi northwest of Richton.
DRAINAGE AREA - 344 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR MS-87-1: 1986 (m).
PERIOD OF RECORD - Occasional low-flow measurements, water years 1943, 1955-56, 1965. October 1970 to September 2004 operated as a daily value discharge site; October 2004 to September 2014 operated as a flood-hydrograph site. October 2014 to current operated as a crest-stage gage site.
GAGE - Flood-hydrograph partial-record station. Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 117 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - 10/01/2013 - 09/30/2014: Records good. Flows below a stage of 4.80 feet not computed. Daily values for discharge not published.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - A flood prior to January 1941, reached a stage of 26 1/2 ft and the flood of Mar. 21, 1943, reached a stage of 25.7 ft at site 3.5 mi downstream at different datum (from information by U. S. Army Corps of Engineers). A discharge of 4.7 ft³/s was measured Oct. 16, 1963.