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Water-Year Summary for Site 07126390

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Available Parameters
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
80154 Suspnd sedmnt conc(Mean)  
80155 Suspnd sedmnt disch(Mean)  

Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
07126390 LOCKWOOD CANYON CREEK NEAR THATCHER, CO
LOCATION - Lat 37°29'34", long 103°49'39" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.30, T.29 S., R.57 W., Las Animas County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020010, on Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site, on left bank 0.8 mi downstream from Sharp Ranch, 5.3 mi upstream from mouth, and 16 mi southeast of Thatcher.
DRAINAGE AREA - 48.8 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR CO-86-1: 1984-83. WDR CO-97-1: 1987 (M). WDR CO-03-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1983 to September 1992, October 1992 to May 1999 (annual maximum only), May 1999 to current year (seasonal records only). Records prior to May 14, 1999, may not be equivalent because of difference in drainage area.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gages. Elevation of gage is 4,785 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Apr. 1983 to May 2, 1989, at site 0.4 mi upstream at different datum. May 3, 1989 to May 13, 1999, at site 0.2 mi upstream at different datum.
REMARKS - Water year 2014; no estimated daily discharges. Records poor. Water year 2015; records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Water year 2016; no estimated daily discharges. Records fair. Water year 2017; no estimated daily discharges. Records poor. Water year 2018; no estimated daily discharges. Water year 2019; no estimated daily discharges. Water year 2020; no flow for the year. Records good. Natural flow of stream affected by erosion-control and livestock-watering reservoirs.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 1,390 ft³/s, Aug. 7, 2018, from slope-area measurement of peak flow, gage height, 11.80 ft.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1999 to current year (seasonal records only).
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket rain gage with satellite telemetry.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily precipitation, 2.80 inches, Aug. 18, 2006.
REMARKS - Gage operated seasonally, April through October. Unless otherwise noted, records are not rated, and periods of missing record are not estimated. Water year 2014; records during the period June 10-26 are less accurate than the rest of the published records. Water year 2015; estimated daily precipitation are less accurate than the rest of the published records.