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Water-Year Summary for Site 03455500

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Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean,Max.,Min.)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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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.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR NC-04-1: 1994 (annual maximum discharge)
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
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.
REMARKS -

2014 - Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
2015 - Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
2016 - Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
2017 - Records good except those for estimated discharges, which are fair. 
2018 - Records good except those for estimated discharges, which are poor.
2019 - Records good.
2020 - Records good.
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.