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NOTICE: During week of June 12th; the Middleton, Rhinelander, and Rice Lake offices of the USGS Water Science Center have transitioned to a new data management software package. While you may not have noticed this transition, some sites may have problems or delays in being updated. We are actively monitoring these conditions and are resolving them as quickly 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.
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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National Streamflow Information Program
Additional Information: National Weather Service Flood Forecast Page
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