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NOTICE: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - We are currently experience intermittent interruptions in our Real-Time Data Services to NWISWeb; which is expected to continue overnight. On Thursday, July 19, 2018; there will be a data outage for real-time data from our servers starting sometime between 8am to 4pm that will last a few hours. We hope to restore real-time data as soon as possible.

Raw stage data will still be available for select COE Stations at the following link: US Army Corps - RiverGages.com; and for select NWS Stations at the following link: National Weather Service - River Observations; in case of an emergency please call our office at (608) 828-9901.


USGS 05365500 CHIPPEWA RIVER AT CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI

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LOCATION.--Lat 44°55'36", long 91°24'39", in Lot 1, sec.12, T.28 N., R.9 W., Chippewa County, Hydrologic Unit 07050005, on right bank at Chippewa Falls, 1.0 mi downstream from Duncan Creek.

DRAINAGE AREA.--5,650 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1888 to September 1983, October 1986 to present. Monthly discharge for some periods published in WSP 1308.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 785: 1934(M). WSP 1508: 1897, 1905, 1918(M), 1924(M). WDR WI-81-1: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 798.50 ft NAVD88. Prior to January 1914, nonrecording gage, and January 1914 to June 19, 1932, water-stage recorder at site 1 mi upstream at different datum. June 19, 1932, to current year, water-stage recorder at present site and datum.

REMARKS.--Considerable regulation by Moose Lake, Lake Chippewa, Rest Lake, Flambeau Flowage, and Lake Wissota Reservoirs. Diurnal fluctuation caused by hydroelectric plant 1.1 mi upstream. Gage-height telemeter at station.

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

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00060 Discharge 1986-10-11  2018-07-18
00065 Gage height 2017-10-01  2018-07-18

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 2930 07-18-2018   15:00 CDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 18 based on 127 years of record more
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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 4.02 07-18-2018   15:00 CDT
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