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Water-Year Summary for Site USGS 03528000

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 36°25'30", long 83°23'54" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Claiborne County, TN, Hydrologic Unit 06010205, on right bank 0.4 mi upstream from Grissom Island, 4.6 mi downstream from Big War Creek, 10 mi east of Tazewell, and at mile 159.8.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,474 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 803: Drainage area at site "near Tazewell". WSP 1306: Drainage area at site "near Lone Mountain". WSP 1336: 1928.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1919 to current year. Published as "near Lone Mountain" April 1919 to September 1927; as "near Tazewell" August 1927 to December 1936; and as "above Tazewell" July 1935 to current year. Prior to April 1919, monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1306. Gage-height record "near Tazewell" January 1937 to July 1941.
GAGE - Data collection platform. Datum of gage is 1,060.7 ft above NGVD of 1929. April 1, 1919, to Sept. 30, 1927, nonrecording gage on railroad bridge 23.3 mi downstream at datum 102.7 ft lower. Aug. 8, 1927, to July 16, 1941, water-stage recorder at site 8.0 mi downstream at datum 47.2 ft lower. Water-stage recorder at present site and datum since July 29, 1935.
REMARKS - Records fair, except for estimated periods which are rated poor, and other periods as noted. Records for January 28, 2017 to March 27, 2018 and March 27, 2018 to April 18, 2019 rated good. 
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in February 1862 reached a stage of about 24 ft, present site and datum, from information by local resident, discharge, about 66,000 ft³/s.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 98,100 ft³/s, April 5, 1977, gage height, 29.32 ft. from flood marks; minimum discharge, 98 ft³/s, Oct. 12, 13, 2007, gage height 0.31 ft.