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Water-Year Summary for Site 06770200

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
06770200 Platte River near Kearney, Nebr.
LOCATION - Lat 40°39'29", long 99°05'10" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.14, T.8 N., R.16 W., Kearney County, NE, Hydrologic Unit 10200101, on right bank near downstream side of bridge on State Highway 44, 2 mi south of Kearney, and at mile 117.
DRAINAGE AREA - 57,260 mi² of which 4,720 mi² probably is noncontributing.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR NE-94-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1982 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 2,134.11 ft above sea level.
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 fair to good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor, unless otherwise noted. Natural flow of the stream affected by transmountain diversions, storage reservoirs, power developments, groundwater withdrawals, diversions for irrigation, and return flow from irrigated areas.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow, 23,700 ft³/s, June 29, 1983, gage height, 7.42 ft. Maximum peak stage, 8.62 ft, February 24, 1994, backwater from ice.