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USGS 04087240 ROOT RIVER AT RACINE, WI

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LOCATION.--Lat 42°45'05", long 87°49'25", in NW1/4 NE 1/4 sec.6, T.3 N., R.23 E., Racine County, Hydrologic Unit 04040002, on left bank 30 ft downstream from State Highway 38 bridge in Racine, 350 ft downstream from Horlick Dam, and 5.2 mi upstream from mouth.

DRAINAGE AREA.--190 square miles, of which 1.24 square miles is probably noncontributing.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1963 to present.

REVISED RECORD.--WDR WI-80-1: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 613.87 ft (NAVD88), from WDOT benchmark. Prior to Feb. 5, 1964, nonrecording gage on bridge 30 ft upstream.

REMARKS.--Gage-height telemeter at station.

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 3 based on 57 water years of record more
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4.30 13.2 27 65 133 180 1420


Gage height, feet

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Stream water level elevation above NAVD 1988, in feet

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