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NOTICE: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - We are currently experience intermittent interruptions in our Real-Time Data Services to NWISWeb; which is expected to continue overnight. On Thursday, July 19, 2018; there will be a data outage for real-time data from our servers starting sometime between 8am to 4pm that will last a few hours. We hope to restore real-time data as soon as possible.

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USGS 04087220 ROOT RIVER NEAR FRANKLIN, WI

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LOCATION.--Lat 42°52'25", long 87°59'45", in SW 1/4, SE 1/4 sec.22, T.5 N., R.21 E., Milwaukee County, Hydrologic Unit 04040002, on right bank 400 ft upstream from State Highway 100, 2.1 mi upstream from Root River Canal, 2.4 mi southeast of Franklin, 5.5 mi southeast of Hales Corners, and about 24 mi upstream from mouth.

DRAINAGE AREA.--49.2 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1963 to present.

REVISED RECORD.--WDR WI-81-1: Drainage area. WDR WI-83-1: 1981.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 674.2 ft NAVD 88.

REMARKS.--Flow affected by urbanization in the drainage basin. Gage-height telemeter at station.

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00060 Discharge 1986-10-01  2018-07-20
00065 Gage height 2017-10-01  2018-07-20

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 8.69 07-20-2018   04:00 CDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 20 based on 54 years of record more
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2.50 5.4 8.69 10 27 30 393


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.95 07-20-2018   04:00 CDT
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