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During the winter, river stage may be significantly affected by backwater from ice, resulting in incorrect discharge data. Consequently, discharge data may not be displayed during periods of ice effect.



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LOCATION.--Lat 45°24'23", long 91°13'10", NE 1/4, NE 1/4 sec.27, T.34 N., R.7 W., Rusk County, Hydrologic Unit 07050002, on right side of Cty P bridge 2000 ft downstream from Thornapple Powerplant and 4 mi southeast of Bruce. Prior to 10/1/05 gage was at a slightly different location.

DRAINAGE AREA.--1,860 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1951 to present.

REVISED RECORDS.--WDR WI-82-1: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1058.69 ft above NAVD88. Prior to 10/1/05 datum was 1,056.34 ft NGVD29.

REMARKS.--Flow regulated by several powerplants above station and by Rest Lake and Flambeau Flowage Reservoirs. Gage-height telemeter at station.


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The precipitation data for this station are temporary and will only be displayed for 30 days. Rainfall instrumentation may not be calibrated, and other quality assurance measures may not be performed that would make the data acceptable for archival, retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive studies.

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This station managed by the Northwest Wisconsin Field Office - Rice Lake WI.

Available Parameters Period of Record
1951-08-28  2021-05-16


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