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USGS 05402000 YELLOW RIVER AT BABCOCK, WI

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 44°18'08", long 90°07'19", in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.15, T.21 N., R.3 E., Wood County, Hydrologic Unit 07070003, on right bank 600 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 80 at Babcock, 2.0 mi upstream from Hemlock Creek.

DRAINAGE AREA.--215 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--March 1944 to September 1996, September 1997 to present.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1308: 1944(M), 1946-47(M), 1949(M). WDR WI-77-1: Drainage area. WDR WI-82-1: 1981 (P).

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 954.69 ft (NAVD88). Prior to Oct. 28, 1948, nonrecording gage at site 600 ft downstream at same datum.

REMARKS.--There is a large recreation dam about 5.0 mi upstream. 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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00045 Precipitation 2017-08-17  2017-12-15
00060 Discharge 1983-10-12  2017-12-15
00065 Gage height 2017-08-17  2017-12-15

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 38.3 12-15-2017   13:15 CST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 15 based on 71 years of record more
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(1951)
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Value Dec 15
75th
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Mean Max
(2016)
7.00 16 24 38.3 50 142 4390


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.17 12-15-2017   13:15 CST
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