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Water-Year Summary for Site 12392155

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Water year 2017: 2016-10-01 to 2017-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
12392155 LIGHTNING CREEK AT CLARK FORK, ID
LOCATION - Lat 48°09'06", long 116°10'54" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.03, T.55 N., R.2 E., Bonner County, ID, Hydrologic Unit 17010213, Clark Fork quad., on left bank at Clark Fork, 500 ft upstream from Idaho Highway 200 bridge, and 1.1 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 118 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1988 to September 1990, June 1991 to current year. Miscellaneous measurements made at this site 1974-78, 1987-88.
REVISED RECORDS - WDR-US-2010: Drainage area.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 2,093.66 ft above NAVD 88. Prior to Nov. 27, 2007 at site 490 ft. downstream at same datum.
REMARKS -
  • Water year 2014: Records fair.
  • Water year 2015: Records fair.
  • Water year 2016: Records fair except periods Dec.14, July 30-Aug. 8, records poor.
  • EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Indirect determination for peak of May 27 or 28, 1948 was 5,100 ft³/s, 5 mi upstream. Indirect determination for peak of January 1974 was 5,530 ft³/s, 5 mi upstream.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 16,400 ft³/s Nov. 6, 2006, gage height, 11.75 ft, from rating curve extended above 9,340 ft³/s, on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow; no flow Sept. 14 to Oct. 12, 2001 and Aug. 15, 19, to Sept. 3, 20 to Oct. 29, 2015.