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Water-Year Summary for Site 07037500

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Water year 2017: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
07037500 ST. FRANCIS RIVER NEAR PATTERSON, MO
LOCATION - Lat 37°11'40.3", long 90°30'11.9" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 sec.16, T.29 N., R.5 E., Wayne County, MO, Hydrologic Unit 08020202, near middle of channel on downstream side of bridge pier on State Highway 34, 1 mi upstream from Clark Creek, and 3 mi east of Patterson.
DRAINAGE AREA - 956 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Jun 16, 1921 to Sep 30, 1997, Oct 1, 1998 to current year. Prior to Jun 1921, monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1311.
REVISED RECORDS - WSP 732: 1922-23.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 370.45 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Oct 1, 1938, nonrecording gage at site 50 ft upstream at datum 2.00 ft higher; Oct 1, 1938, to Apr 12, 1939, nonrecording gage; Apr 13, 1939, to Sep 5, 1956, water-stage recorder at site 50 ft upstream at present datum; Sep 6, 1956, to Sep 26, 1958, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
REMARKS - Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS MO Water Science Center.  
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Aug 1915 reached a stage of 33.8 ft, present datum, from floodmarks, discharge, 100,000 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 55,000 ft³/s.