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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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USGS 05382325 LA CROSSE RIVER AT SPARTA, WI

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LOCATION.--Lat 43°56'15", long 90°48'38", in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.23, T.17 N., R.4 W., Monroe County, Hydrologic Unit 07040006, on left bank, 800 ft downstream from bridge on South Water Street, in Sparta, 0.35 mi downstream from Beaver Creek.

DRAINAGE AREA.--167 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1992 to October 2005 and October 2008 to present.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 760.66 ft above NAVD 1988.

REMARKS.--Gage-height telemeter at station. Occasional regulation from two dams upstream from gage.

 

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Available Parameters Available Period
  
1992-07-03  2021-05-16
2017-10-01  2021-05-16







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 162 05-16-2021   01:15 CDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for May 16 based on 25 water years of record more
Min
(2000)
25th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value May 16
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(1993)
84.0 158 162 175 178 203 248


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.65 05-16-2021   01:15 CDT
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