USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
03455500 WEST FORK PIGEON RIVER ABOVE LAKE LOGAN NEAR HAZELWOOD, NC
LOCATION - Lat 35°23'46", long 82°56'15" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Haywood County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 06010106, on right bank at upstream side of bridge on Secondary Road 1216, 600 ft upstream from Big Creek, 1.1 miles upstream from Lake Logan, 6.7 miles southeast of Hazelwood, and 9.3 miles about mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 27.6 mi². (measured by TVA from topographic maps, scale 1:24,000). Basin entirely within the boundaries of Pisgah National Forest and has heavy hardwood forest cover with dense undercover. Basin not populated with the exception of a few scattered camp sites. Annual rainfall, 55-60 inches.
- WDR NC-04-1: 1994 (annual maximum discharge)
PERIOD OF RECORD - February 1954 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 2,976.00 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from benchmarks. Satellite and telephone telemetry at streamgage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD
- Maximum gage height from high-water mark. Maximum discharge from rating curve extended above 7,500 ft³/s on basis of slope area measurement of peak flow.