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00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2017: 2016-10-01 to 2017-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
07030240 LOOSAHATCHIE RIVER NEAR ARLINGTON, TN
LOCATION - Lat 35°18'39.11", long 89°38'22.13" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Shelby County, TN, Hydrologic Unit 08010209, on left bank 20 ft downstream from bridge on U.S. Highways 70 and 79, 1.5 mi upstream from Beaver Creek, 1.5 mi northeast of Arlington, and at mile 30.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 262 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1969 to current year.
CORRECTIONS - In the summary statistics section of the report for 2011 http://wdr.water.usgs.gov/wy2011/pdfs/07030240.2011.pdf , the Water Year 2011 lowest daily mean (86 ft³/s on Sep. 2) was incorrectly flagged as also occurring on Aug. 29. The instantaneous low flow for Water Years 1970-2011 was incorrectly listed as 66 ft³/s on Apr. 6, 1974. The instantaneous low flow for that period should have been reported as 67 ft³/s on Nov. 5, 1982 which is the minimum observed value.
GAGE - Data collection platform. Datum of the gage is 246.43 ft above NGVD of 1929, from reference mark provided by FEMA.
REMARKS - Records fair except for estimated daily discharges which are poor and other periods as noted. Records poor: Feb. 9-18, 2014, Mar. 5 to Apr. 3, 2014 and Sep. 14-22, 2014.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge 26,000 ft³/s, May 2, 2010; maximum gage height, 25.44 ft., May 2, 2010; minimum observed flow, 67 ft³/s, November 5, 1982.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Permanent data collected from Sept. 21 , 2012 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Standard 8 inch tipping bucket rain gage, without a heater. The top of the collection funnel is 14 feet above the ground surface and is not equipped with a wind shield.
REMARKS - Precipitation data collected during freezing period which may not accurately reflect daily record. The National Weather Service collects additional weather data (wind speed and direction, air temperature, and dew point) at this site which are not quality assured or processed by the USGS.