USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
11244000 North Fork Willow Creek near Bass Lake, CA
LOCATION - Lat 37°17'20", long 119°31'45" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.26, T.7 S., R.22 E., Madera County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18040006, in Sierra National Forest, on right bank, 1,500 ft downstream from Bass Lake Spillway, and 2.5 mi southeast of town of Bass Lake.
DRAINAGE AREA - 50.8 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1940 to current year. Prior to October 1944, published as "Willow Creek below Crane Valley Reservoir." October 1944 to September 1954, published as "below Crane Valley Reservoir."
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Broad-crested weir with V-notch Dec. 21, 1961, to Jan. 16, 1969, and since Mar. 26, 1971. Elevation of gage is 3,200 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
COOPERATION - Records were provided by Pacific Gas and Electric Co., under general supervision of the U.S. Geological Survey, in connection with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission project no. 1354.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 3,770 ft³/s, Jan. 2, 1997, gage height, 9.10 ft; minimum daily, 0.01 ft³/s, Dec. 4, 1989.