LOCATION.--Lat 42°36'39", long 88°13'33", in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.26, T.2 N., R.19 E., Kenosha County, Hydrologic Unit 07120006, on right bank 40 ft downstream from bridge on County Trunk Highway JB, 2.2 mi north of New Munster, and 17.0 mi upstream from Fox Chain of Lakes.
DRAINAGE AREA.--811 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1939 to present. Prior to October 1993, published as "at Wilmot" under station number 05546500.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1308: 1943(M), 1945(M). WDR WI-67-1: Drainage area. WDR WI-92- 1: 1991.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 735.47 ft above NAVD of 1988 (Racine County Surveyor bench mark). Prior to Sept. 2, 1965, nonrecording gage at bridge 400 ft above dam in Wilmot 11 mi downstream at datum 0.50 ft lower, and Sept. 2 1965 to Sept. 30, 1993, recording gage 100 ft downstream from bridge at the lower datum. Removal of dam due to damage was completed by Sept. 15, 1992.
REMARKS.--Gage-height telemeter. Occasional regulation from several dams upstream from gage.
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National Weather Service Flood Forecast Page
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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