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Water-Year Summary for Site 03307000

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
LOCATION - Lat 37°07'09", long 85°23'38" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Adair County, KY, Hydrologic Unit 05110001, on left bank at downstream side of bridge on State Highway 61, 0.3 miles upstream from Butlers Fork, 5.0 miles west of Columbia, and at mile 26.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 188 mi² of which 15 mi² probably is noncontributing.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1275: 1940. WSP 1335: 1953. WSP 1555: Drainage area. WRD KY-75-1: 19449(M), 1955(M), 1962(M), 1967(M, 1974(M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1939 to current year. Prior to December 1939, monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1305.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with telemetry. Datum of gage is 610.96 feet above NGVD of 1929. Prior to June 25, 1953, non-recording gage at same site and datum.
COOPERATION - Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District.

10/01/2014-09/30/2015: Records good except for estimated daily discharges which are poor.

10/01/2015-Current:  Records good except for estimated daily discharges which are poor.

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in January 1937 reached a stage of about 23 feet, from information by local residents.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Peak on September 1, 1982 had a stage of 26.12 feet and discharge of 40,600 ft³/s.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - December 1999 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water temperature recorder with telemetry
REMARKS - WATER TEMPERATURES: 10/01/2013-09/30/2014: Records fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - Maximum recorded, 34.0°C, August 1, 2006; minimum recorded, -0.3°C, December 15, 2010, January 14, and February 11,12, 2011.
EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR - 10/01/2013-09/30/2014: Maximum recorded, 29.7°C, June 26, 2013 at 1700; minimum recorded, 2.2°C, January 25, 2013 at 0800.