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Water-Year Summary for Site 06811500

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
06811500 Little Nemaha River at Auburn, Nebr.
LOCATION - Lat 40°23'34", long 95°48'46" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.23, T.5 N., R.14 E., Nemaha County, NE, Hydrologic Unit 10240006, on left bank at upstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 136, 1 mi downstream from Longs Creek and Willow Creek, 1 mi east of Auburn, and at mile 10.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 792 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR NE-94-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1949 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 889.87 ft above sea level. See WSP 2119 for history of changes prior to July 24, 1967.
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.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak flow, 164,000 ft³/s, May 9, 1950 (gage height, 27.65 ft, from floodmark), from rating curve extended above 49,000 ft³/s on basis of computations of peak flow through bridge and culvert openings and over highway and railway embankments at gage heights 24.96 and 27.65 ft.