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Water-Year Summary for Site 07288955

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
07288955 YAZOO RIVER BELOW STEELE BAYOU NEAR LONG LAKE, MS
LOCATION - Lat 32°26'39", long 90°54'51" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 sec.04, T.17 N., R.3 E., Warren County, MS, Hydrologic Unit 08030208, Washington Meridian, on left bank at downstream abandoned Eagle Lake Ferries site, 1.5 mi downstream from Steele Bayou, 2.5 mi northwest of Long Lake, and at river mile 9.5 upstream of the confluence of the Yazoo River Diversion Canal with the Mississippi River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 13,355 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1996 to current year. PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD WATER QUALITY.-- SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: June 1996 to January 1998. WATER TEMPERATURE: June 1996 to January 1998.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929 (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers benchmark).
REMARKS - Discharges estimated October 1 - December 3, on many days. Records are poor. Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -

Maximum instantaneous discharge = 89,600 cfs on June 12, 2009.

Maximum instantaneous gage height = 106.41 feet on May 19, 2011.

WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1995 to current year.
REMARKS - Twice-daily measurements of specific conductance and water temperature collected by local observer from June 1996 to January 1998. In water years 1961-62 and 1972-93, data were collected 8.5 mi upstream (station 07288800). Site affected by backwater from the Mississippi River. Little Sunflower River Drainage Structure WY11 closure dates: Dates available from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, MS. Steele Bayou Drainage Structure WY11 closure dates: Dates available from by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, MS.