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USGS 01350355 SCHOHARIE CREEK AT BREAKABEEN NY

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LOCATION.--Lat 42°32'13", long 74°24'38" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Schoharie County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020005, on left bank 100 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 30, 0.9 mi north of Breakabeen, and 1.1 mi downstream from Keyser Kill.
DRAINAGE AREA.--444 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1975 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WDR NY-81-1: 1980(M). WDR NY-90-1: Drainage area. WDR-US-2011: 1996.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 686.79 ft above NGVD of 1929 (Soil Conservation Service benchmark) and 686.29 ft above NAVD of 1988 (VERTCON).
REMARKS.--Considerable regulation of flow by Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Project about 8 mi upstream. Entire flow, runoff from 315 mi², except for periods of spill, diverted from Schoharie Reservoir through Shandaken Tunnel into Esopus Creek upstream from Ashokan Reservoir for water supply of City of New York. For days of reservoir outflow greater than 10 ft³/s, see station 01350101.
Water Years 2014-18: Records fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 134,000 ft³/s, Aug. 28, 2011, gage height, 22.37 ft, outside gage height was 23.47 ft, from floodmarks, from rating curve extended above 27,000 ft³/s on basis of contracted-opening and flow-over-road measurement at gage height about 19.5 ft and runoff comparisons of peak flow with nearby stations; minimum discharge, 1.7 ft³/s, Oct. 14, 1980; minimum gage height, 0.25 ft, Sept. 26, 1985.

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Radar elevation may correspond to top of ice during winter periods.

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1990-10-01  2019-11-20
2007-10-01  2019-11-20
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 20 based on 43 water years of record more
Min
(1999)
25th
percen-
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75th
percen-
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Max
(2004)
12.0 55 252 597 641 661 9470


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Gage height, feet, [backup from radar]

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