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Water-Year Summary for Site 02479160

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Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 30°51'12", long 88°54'49" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.20, T.2 S., R.9 W., Stone County, MS, Hydrologic Unit 03170007, St. Stephens Meridian, on left bank on downstream side of bridge on State Highway 26, 1.7 mi downstream from Flat Branch, 8.6 mi upstream from Sweetwater Creek, and 13.4 mi east of Wiggins.
DRAINAGE AREA - 701 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR MS-80-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Occasional discharge measurements, water years 1956-57, 1959-60. October 1971 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 48.94 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to 1978 water year, at datum 0.05 ft lower.
REMARKS - Estimated daily discharges: June 15-25. Records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - A flood (believed to be that of July 1916) reached a stage of 30.5 ft, from Mississippi State Highway Department plans. The flood of June 3, 1959, reached a stage of 25.88 ft, and the flood of Feb. 19, 1961, 25.83 ft from floodmarks, discharge, about 26,000 ft³/s, based on peak data at sites upstream and downstream.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 43,900 ft³/s, April 8, 1983, maximum gage height, 28.81 ft; minimum discharge, 63 ft³/s, August 27, 2000.