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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
08014500 Ouiska Chitto Creek Near Oberlin, LA
LOCATION - Lat 30°41'55.5", long 92°53'35.5" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.20, T.4 S., R.5 W., Allen Parish, LA, Hydrologic Unit 08080204, at bridge on State Highway 26, 1 mile downstream from Tenmile Creek, 8 mile upstream from Bundick Creek, and 10 mile northwest of Oberlin.
DRAINAGE AREA - 510 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1939 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 46.24 ft above NGVD 1929. Prior to October 19, 1944, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS - Records good. Satellite telemetry at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in June 1886 reached a stage of 25.7 ft, from floodmarks preserved by local residents.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1944, 1949, 1955-57, 1966-69, 1998 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: August 2000 to September 2001; October 2001 to September 2002 (miscellaneous water quality only); October 2002 to September 2004. WATER TEMPERATURE: August 2000 to September 2001. October 2001 to September 2002 (miscellaneous water quality only); October 2002 to September 2004, March 2013 to August 2015.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 184 microsiemens/cm, June 14, 2004; minimum, 14 microsiemens/cm, Nov. 25, 2000. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 38.3°C, Aug. 12, 2014; minimum, 5.1°C, Jan. 30, 2014.