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During the winter, river stage may be significantly affected by backwater from ice, resulting in incorrect discharge data. Consequently, discharge data may not be displayed during periods of ice effect.

USGS 05408000 KICKAPOO RIVER AT LA FARGE, WI

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 43°34'27", long 90°38'35", on east-west quarter section line in W1/2 sec.29, T.13 N., R.2 W., Vernon County, Hydrologic Unit 07070006, on left bank 10 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 82, in La Farge, 0.3 mi upstream from Otter Creek. 

DRAINAGE AREA.--266 square miles. 

PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1938 to current year. 

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1388: 1951(M), 1954(M). WSP 1438: 1944-45(M), 1946, 1948, 1950(M). 

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 781.44 ft above NAVD 1988. Prior to Dec. 4, 1939, nonrecording gage on highway bridge at same datum. 

REMARKS.--Gage-height telemeter at station.

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and with funding from the U.S. Geological Survey
National Streamflow Information Program

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Additional Information:

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This station managed by the USGS Wisconsin Water Science Center - Middleton WI.

Available Parameters Available Period
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00060 Discharge 1986-10-02  2019-01-16
00065 Gage height 2018-09-18  2019-01-16

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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jan 16 based on 79 years of record more
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