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Water-Year Summary for Site USGS 07288280

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
07288280 BIG SUNFLOWER RIVER NEAR MERIGOLD, MS
LOCATION - Lat 33°49'57", long 90°40'12" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.24, T.23 N., R.5 W., Bolivar County, MS, Hydrologic Unit 08030207, Choctaw Meridian, County Code 011, at county road bridge 3.0 mi west of U.S. Highway 61 south of Merigold about 0.1 mi and about 89.6 mi upstream from the mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 553 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR-MS-97-1: 1996.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct. 1992 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 100.00 ft above NGVD of 1929 (Mississippi Department of Transportation bench mark).
REMARKS - Records good except for estimated daily records, which are poor. Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -

Maximum instantaneous discharge = 10,900 cfs on March 14, 2016.

Maximum instantaneous gage height = 37.47 feet on March 14, 2016.