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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
03380500 SKILLET FORK AT WAYNE CITY, IL
LOCATION - Lat 38°21'48", long 88°35'16" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.7, T.2 S., R.6 E., Wayne County, IL, Hydrologic Unit 05120115, on left bank downstream side of State Highway 15 bridge, 0.4 miles upstream from Shoe Creek, 1.5 miles upstream from railroad bridge, 1.2 miles north of Wayne City, and at mile 42.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 464 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1143: 1947-48. WSP 1205: 1918-21, 1929-31, 1937-39. WSP 1335: 1908-13, 1916(M), 1930-34, 1935(M). WSP 1725: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
  DISCHARGE: August 1908 to December 1912, June 1914 to September 1921,
    June 1928 to current.
  STAGE: Water years 1994 to current.
SURFACE-WATER QUALITY
  CHEMICAL: Water years 1978-91.
  SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Water year 1979.
  WATER TEMPERATURE: Water year 1979.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and satellite telemeter, and concrete dam since Nov. 17, 1954. Datum of gage is 382.74 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to Sept. 30, 1921, nonrecording gage at site 1.5 mi downstream at a datum of 380.15 ft NGVD of 1929. June 11, 1928 to Oct. 4, 1939; nonrecording gage at current site at a datum of 380.35 ft NGVD of 1929. Oct. 5, 1939 to June 2, 2011; recording gage at site 0.5 miles downstream at a datum of 383.15 ft NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS - Flows from Shoe Creek are included in discharges. Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS IL Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE: Maximum discharge, 59,400 ft³/s, May 17, 1990, gage height, 25.75 ft, site and datum then in use; maximum gage height, 26.68 ft, May 8, 1961, site and datum then in use; no flow at times in most years.