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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
02485700 HANGING MOSS CREEK NEAR JACKSON, MS
LOCATION - Lat 32°21'54", long 90°08'41" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.13, T.6 N., R.1 E., Hinds County, MS, Hydrologic Unit 03180002, Choctaw Meridian, on left bank of Hanging Moss Creek, 600 ft east of Old Canton Road, at Parham Bridges Park, 0.7 mi upstream from White Oak Creek, and 1.4 mi upstream from the mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 16.8 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR MS-85-1: 1984, WDR MS-90-1: 1983.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1952 to September 1980 (annual maximums only). October 1980 to current year. Daily mean gage heights published since October 1980.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 260.00 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to May 31, 1961, at datum 72.23 ft lower. From June 1, 1961 to July 10, 1980, at datum 1.33 ft higher. Prior to July 11, 1980, site located 0.6 mi upstream at downstream side of bridge on frontage road, 100 ft downstream from U. S. Highway 51 (Interstate 55).
REMARKS - Records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Statistics shown below are for water years 1981 to current year, except for instantaneous extremes, which are shown for the entire period of record at the present datum. Telemeter and satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -

Extremes for period of record after 1961 (New Datum)

Maximum instantaneous discharge = 6,450 cfs on April 3, 2017. (Indirect measurement)

Gage height from HWM of Indirect measurement = 22.27 feet on April 3, 2017.

Maximum instantaneous gage height = 24.18 feet on April 7, 2003.

Extremes for period of record before 1961 (Old Datum)

Maximum instantaneous discharge = 5,320 cfs on April 29, 1953.

Maximum instantaneous gage height = 27.37 feet on April 29, 1953.