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USGS 05405000 BARABOO RIVER NEAR BARABOO, WI

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LOCATION.--Lat 43°28'54", long 89°38'11", in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.35, T.12 N., R.7 E., Sauk County, Hydrologic Unit 07070004, on left bank 10 ft downstream from highway X bridge, 0.3 mi downstream from Rowley Creek and 5.3 mi. east of Baraboo.

DRAINAGE AREA.--609 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--December 1913 to March 1922. September 1942 to present.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 455: 1915. WSP 505: 1917(M). WSP 1438: 1914, 1915(M), 1916-17, 1918-20(M), 1944(M), 1949(M). WSP 1914: 1948, 1950, 1956. WDR WI-75-1: 1968. WDR WI-77-1: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 788.11 ft. NAVD of 1988. Dec. 18, 1913, to Mar. 31, 1922, nonrecording gage at bridge 2.3 mi upstream at datum 7.6 ft higher. Sept. 24, 1942, to June 10, 1963, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.

REMARKS.--Gage-height telemeter at station

EXTREMES OUTSIDE THE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Aug. 6, 1935, reached a stage of 15.8 ft from floodmarks, site and datum in use in 1922, discharge, 5,100 ft3/s.

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00060 Discharge 1986-10-01  2017-11-22
00065 Gage height 2017-07-25  2017-11-22

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 456 11-22-2017   01:00 CST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 22 based on 82 years of record more
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109 218 281 326 365 456 1910


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 8.56 11-22-2017   01:00 CST
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