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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.

USGS 05391000 WISCONSIN RIVER @ RAINBOW LAKE NR LAKE TOMAHAWK,WI

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LOCATION.--Lat 45°49'50", long 89°33'08", in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.36, T.39 N., R.7 E., Oneida County, Hydrologic Unit 07070001, on right bank 500 ft downstream from Gilmore Creek, 0.4 mi downstream from Rainbow Lake, and 2.3 mi northeast of Lake Tomahawk.

DRAINAGE AREA.--757 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1936 to present. Prior to October 1955, published as "at Rainbow Reservoir, near Lake Tomahawk."

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 895: 1937(M). WSP 1508: 1944. WDR WI-83-1: Drainage area. WDR WI-80-1: Datum.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,569.13 ft NAVD88. (levels by Wisconsin Valley Improvement Co.).

REMARKS.--Flow regulated by Rainbow Lake and 12 smaller reservoirs upstream from station. Gage height telemeter at station.

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This station managed by the Northeast Wisconsin Field Office - Rhinelander WI.

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1936-07-07  2020-08-09







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