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Water-Year Summary for Site 02476500

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
02476500 SOWASHEE CREEK AT MERIDIAN, MS
LOCATION - Lat 32°22'04", long 88°40'38" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.17, T.6 N., R.16 E., Lauderdale County, MS, Hydrologic Unit 03170001, Choctaw Meridian, at Bonita Road bridge, 0.6 mi downstream from Southern Railway System bridge, and 9.4 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 52.1 mi². 49.0 prior to Nov 19, 1992.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR MS-80-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1950 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 300.00 ft above NGVD of 1929. From Oct. 20, 1950 to Nov 13, 1959, at Highway 80 / 11, 0.4 miles upstream from the current location, at datum 8.95 ft higher. From Nov. 13, 1959 to Dec. 13, 1990, at Highway 39 / 19, 0.1 miles upstream from the current location, at datum 5.95 ft higher. From Dec. 13, 1990, to Nov. 19, 1992, at Highway 80 / 11, 0.4 miles upstream from the current location, at datum 5.95 ft higher.
REMARKS - Records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage since at least 1900, 35.4 feet, in February 1936, at a site 0.6 miles upstream at the present datum, from information by Southern Railway Company. Flood of Mar. 31, 1949, reached a stage of 32.6 feet at a site 0.6 miles upstream at present datum, from information by Southern Railway Company. Flood of Apr. 8, 1938, reached a stage of 32 feet at site 0.4 mi upstream at present datum, from information by National Weather Service. The flood of Feb. 21, 1961, reached a stage 6.7 ft lower than that of the flood in February 1936, at site 0.6 mi upstream.