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Water-Year Summary for Site 06477500

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

Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
06477500 FIRESTEEL CREEK NEAR MOUNT VERNON, SD
LOCATION - Lat 43°46'35.1", long 98°14'43.1" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.26, T.104 N., R.62 W., Davison County, SD, Hydrologic Unit 10160011, on left bank on downstream side of county road, 4.5 mi north of Mount Vernon, 5.2 mi downstream from West Firesteel Creek, and 12 mi northwest of Mitchell.
DRAINAGE AREA - 588 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR SD-10-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1955 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,298.22 ft above NAVD88.  Prior to conversion to NAVD88 datum was published as 1,297.22 ft above NGVD29..
REMARKS - Accuracy of records for water years prior to 2014 are noted in the individual Annual Data Reports for those water years. For water years 2014 onward, records good except for 2019 WY, which is fair, and those for estimated discharges, which are poor. Satellite data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Minimum daily discharge, 0.00 ft³/s, Oct. 1, 1955, no flow for many days in most years.