USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
0357526200 BIG COVE CREEK AT DUG HILL ROAD NEAR HUNTSVILLE, AL
LOCATION - Lat 34°42'17", long 86°30'44" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Madison County, AL, Hydrologic Unit 06030002, at bridge on Dug Hill Road, 0.6 mi east of Highway 431.
DRAINAGE AREA - 4.89 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1996 to current year (flood hydrograph only).
GAGE - Flood-hydrograph station consisting of permanent-record rainfall, continuous-record stage, peak discharges above base gage-height of 5.40 ft. Datum of gage is 641.08 ft. above NGVD of 1929.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 4,250 ft³/s, May 6, 2003, gage height, 13.38 ft.
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 25, 1996 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping bucket precipitation gage (permanent-record rainfall) and data logger.