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USGS 05405000 BARABOO RIVER NEAR BARABOO, WI

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LOCATION.--Lat 43°28'54", long 89°38'11", in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.35, T.12 N., R.7 E., Sauk County, Hydrologic Unit 07070004, on left bank 10 ft downstream from highway X bridge, 0.3 mi downstream from Rowley Creek and 5.3 mi. east of Baraboo.

DRAINAGE AREA.--609 square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--December 1913 to March 1922. September 1942 to present.

REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 455: 1915. WSP 505: 1917(M). WSP 1438: 1914, 1915(M), 1916-17, 1918-20(M), 1944(M), 1949(M). WSP 1914: 1948, 1950, 1956. WDR WI-75-1: 1968. WDR WI-77-1: Drainage area.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 788.11 ft. NAVD of 1988. Dec. 18, 1913, to Mar. 31, 1922, nonrecording gage at bridge 2.3 mi upstream at datum 7.6 ft higher. Sept. 24, 1942, to June 10, 1963, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.

REMARKS.--Gage-height telemeter at station

EXTREMES OUTSIDE THE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Aug. 6, 1935, reached a stage of 15.8 ft from floodmarks, site and datum in use in 1922, discharge, 5,100 ft3/s.

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00060 Discharge 1986-10-01  2018-10-22
00065 Gage height 2017-10-01  2018-10-22

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 879 10-22-2018   20:00 CDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 22 based on 84 years of record more
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92.0 186 249 289 329 879 1150


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 10.36 10-22-2018   20:00 CDT
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