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Water-Year Summary for Site 03576250

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Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2018: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
03576250 LIMESTONE CREEK NEAR ATHENS, AL
LOCATION - Lat 34°45'06", long 86°49'24" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Limestone County, AL, Hydrologic Unit 06030002, on downstream side of U.S. Highway 72 bridge, 9 mi east of Athens, 12 mi west of Huntsville, and at mile 17.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 119 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1939 to September 1970. October 1970 to September 1985 (annual peak discharge only). October 1994 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 626.455 ft. above NAVD of 1988.
REMARKS - Records good and other periods as noted.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Dec. 23, 1990 reached a stage of 15.20 ft, discharge, 26,700 ft³/s.