USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
09246200 ELKHEAD CREEK ABOVE LONG GULCH NEAR HAYDEN, CO
LOCATION - Lat 40°35'30", long 107°19'13" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.01, T.7 N., R.89 W., Routt County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 14050001, on left bank on downstream side of bridge, 0.3 mi upstream from Long Gulch, and 9.0 mi northwest of Hayden.
DRAINAGE AREA - 171 mi².
- May 2017: 2011, instantaneous maximum discharge.
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1995 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage 6,405 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2019 to current year (seasonal records only).
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket rain gage with satellite telemetry. Elevation of gage is 6,405 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - (seasonal only) Maximum daily precipitation, 0.99 inches, June 21, 2019.