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Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
07289350 BIG BLACK RIVER AT WEST, MS
LOCATION - Lat 33°11'40", long 89°46'16" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.03, T.15 N., R.5 E., Attala County, MS, Hydrologic Unit 08060201, Choctaw Meridian, near right bank on downstream side of bridge on State Highway 19, 0.2 mi east of West, 5.2 mi upstream from Jordan Creek, and 7.1 mi downstream from Zilpha Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,027 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR MS-89-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1971 to current year. July 1936 to December 1946 and January 1947 to 1971 (gage heights and occasional discharge measurements) in reports of U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg district.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 249.74 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by U. S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to June 10, 1948, nonrecording gage, and June 10, 1948, to Nov. 2, 1967, recorder at site about 2,000 ft downstream at same datum.
REMARKS - Records good, except for estimated daily discharges which are poor. Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Mar. 30, 1951, reached a stage of 24.09 ft, discharge, 47,000 ft³/s, at site about 2,000 ft downstream.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -

Maximum instantaneous discharge = 71,200 cfs on May 21, 1983.

Maximum instantaneous gage height = 26.08 feet on May 21, 1983.