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Water-Year Summary for Site 06906500

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00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Obs.)  

Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 39°13'20", long 92°50'55" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.3, T.51 N., R.17 W., Howard County, MO, Hydrologic Unit 10300102, at bridge on State Highway 240 in Glasgow, 75 ft downstream from Chicago and Alton Railway bridge, 1 mi downstream from Little Chariton River, and at mile 226.8.
DRAINAGE AREA - 498,900 mi². the 3,959 mi² in Great Divide basin are not included.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct 2000 to current year. Gage-height records collected at site 1878-99 in reports of the Missouri River Commission. Gage-height records collected from Jan 1929 to Aug 1950 in files of the Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District. Aug 1950 to Sep 2000 gage-height records collected in files of the U.S.G.S.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 586.65 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS - Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS MO Water Science Center.  Some regulation from many upstream reservoirs upstream.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Jul 29, 1993 reached a stage of 39.50 ft.
REMARKS - Interruptions or periods of missing record may be due to instrument failure, ice conditions, no flow conditions, or data corrections exceeding allowable criteria, which were deleted. WATER TEMPERATURE: For Water Year 2016, record is rated excellent.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 32.0 °C, Jul 7, 2012, but may have been higher during periods of missing record; minimum recorded, -0.1 °C, Dec 12-13, 2014, several days, 2015, several days, 2016, but may have been lower during periods of missing record.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum daily, 31.5 °C, Jul 25, 2012, but may have been higher during periods of missing record; minimum daily, -0.1 °C, Feb 23, 2015, Jan 18-19, 2016, but may have been lower during periods of missing record.