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USGS 04027500 WHITE RIVER NEAR ASHLAND, WI

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 46°29'50", long 90°54'15", in NE 1/4 sec.6, T.46 N., R.4 W., Ashland County, Hydrologic Unit 04010302, at downstream end of powerplant of Lake Superior District Power Co., 0.3 mi downstream from bridge on State Highway 112 over dam, and 4.5 mi south of Ashland city limits.

DRAINAGE AREA.--301 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--May 1948 to current year.

REVISED RECORDS.--WDR WI-82-1: Drainage area. WDR WI-92-1: 1952-53(M), 1960(M), 1967(M), 1972(M), and 1978(M).

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 660.11 ft NAVD88 (Lake Superior District Power Co. bench mark). Prior to May 20, 1976, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.

REMARKS.--Diurnal fluctuation caused by hydroelectric plant at gage.Winter discharges are periodically affected by ice, resulting in backwater and the values shown on the web being slightly high.

Discharge values displayed at this site are often affected by ice in the winter, which leads to increased uncertainty. Click HERE for more info.

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 Northeast Wisconsin Field Office - Rhinelander WI.

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00045 Precipitation 2017-02-23  2017-06-23
00060 Discharge 1986-10-01  2017-06-23
00065 Gage height 2017-02-23  2017-06-23

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 206 06-23-2017   18:30 CDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jun 23 based on 69 years of record more
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127 177 206 208 281 283 1110


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.63 06-23-2017   18:30 CDT
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