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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.
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LOCATION.-- Lat 43°44'29.0", long 87°45'7.6", in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.28, T.15 N., R.23 E., Sheboygan County, Hydrologic Unit 04030101, on left bank 0.3 mi upstream from County Road PP bridge and 0.2 mi downstream from Interstate 43 bridge, near west city limits of Sheboygan, and 3.9 mi upstream from mouth.

DRAINAGE AREA.--418 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1916 to September 1924 (published as "near Sheboygan"), October 1950 to present. Monthly discharge for some periods published in WSP 1307, 1727.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1307: 1917(M), 1919(M), 1921(M), 1923(M). WSP 1727: 1951. WDR WI-79-1: Drainage area.

GAGE.-- Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 580.41 ft NAVD 1988. June 1916 to June 1924, nonrecording gage at site 0.4 mi downstream at different datum. November 1950 to June 1951, nonrecording gage near present site at different datum. July 1951 to September 1998, water-stage recorder at site 0.3 mi upstream at different datum.

REMARKS.--Diurnal fluctuation caused by numerous powerplants above station. Gage-height telemeter at station.


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2019-12-08  2020-04-06
1986-10-01  2020-04-06
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Precipitation, total, inches

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Apr 6 based on 76 water years of record more
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117 374 641 924 952 1240 3700

Gage height, feet

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