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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 46°38'00", long 92°05'38", in SW 1/4 sec.14, T.48 N., R.14 W., Douglas County, Hydrologic Unit 04010301, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on County Trunk Highway C, 2.0 mi south of South Superior and 7.8 mi downstream from Black River.

DRAINAGE AREA.--420 square mi.   

PERIOD OF RECORD.--December 1973 to present.

REVISED RECORDS.--WDR WI-75-1:  1974(M).  WDR WI-82-1:  Drainage area and 1981.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.  Datum of gage is 601.10 ft NAVD88.

REMARKS.-- Gage-height telemeter at station.

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00045 Precipitation 2018-12-20  2019-04-19
00060 Discharge 1986-10-01  2019-04-19
00065 Gage height [Primary Stage] 2017-10-01  2019-04-19

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 2670 04-19-2019   05:00 CDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Apr 19 based on 45 years of record more
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169 459 728 1260 1710 2670 5470

Gage height, feet, [Primary Stage]

Most recent instantaneous value: 14.94 04-19-2019   05:00 CDT
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