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Water-Year Summary for Site 03500000

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

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
03500000 LITTLE TENNESSEE RIVER NEAR PRENTISS, NC
LOCATION - Lat 35°09'00", long 83°22'47" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Macon County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 06010202, on left bank 600 ft upstream from Owenby Branch, 0.5 mi upstream from Cartoogechaye Creek, 2 mi north of Prentiss, and at river mile 119.5.
DRAINAGE AREA - 140 mi². (measured by TVA from topographic maps; scale 1:24,000).
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1236: 1949, maximum discharge.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1943 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1306.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 2,008.39 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (levels by Tennessee Valley Authority). Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
REMARKS - Gage-height records are generally good. Discharge records are generally good except for estimated discharges, which are fair.  Additional details on the accuracy of the records can be obtained by contacting the USGS South Atlantic Water Science Center at gs-w-nc_nwisweb_data_inquiries@usgs.gov.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in October 1898 reached a stage of about 15 ft, from profiles by Tennessee Valley Authority.