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Water-Year Summary for Site 03213700

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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 37°40'23", long 82°16'49" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Pike County, KY, Hydrologic Unit 05070201, on left bank at Williamson, 100 ft upstream from bridge on County Route 52/31, 0.8 mi downstream from Pond Creek, and at mile 56.5.
DRAINAGE AREA - 936 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR WV-78-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1967 to current year (daily discharge and peaks). Gage-height records collected in this vicinity since 1926 are contained in reports of National Weather Service.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter.  Datum of gage is 619.91 ft above NAVD 88.  Prior to Aug. 11, 2021 reported as 619.68 ft above NAVD 88 (Vertcon conversion of 620.45 ft above NGVD 29).
REMARKS - Maximum peak flow of 94,000 ft³/s from rating curve extended above 18,000 ft³/s, highest since 1875. Maximum peak stage of 52.56 ft from floodmarks.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Floods of Jan. 30, 1957, Mar. 12, 1963, and Mar. 7, 1967, reached stages of 43.6 ft, 44.5 ft, and 40.7 ft, respectively, at datum then in use, from readings by National Weather Service.