USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
06847900 PRAIRIE DOG CREEK ABOVE KEITH SEBELIUS LAKE, KS
LOCATION - Lat 39°46'11", long 100°06'01" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.23, T.3 S., R.25 W., Norton County, KS, Hydrologic Unit 10250015, on right bank 10 ft upstream from county highway bridge, 4.0 mi east of Clayton, and at mile 90.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 590 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1962 to current year. Prior to Dec. 28, 1980, published as Prairie Dog Creek above Norton Reservoir.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage is 2,334.94 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Sept. 30, 1974, at datum 2.00 ft higher.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum known flood since at least 1944, 65,500 ft³/s May 28, 1953, at site 9.4 mi downstream, based on contracted-opening measurement of peak flow.