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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 05427850 YAHARA RIVER AT STATE HIGHWAY 113 AT MADISON, WI

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LOCATION.--Lat 43°09'03", long 89°24'07", in SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.23, T.8 N., R.9 E., Dane County, Hydrologic Unit 07090001, at bridge on state highway 113.

DRAINAGE AREA.--114 square miles of which 36.6 is non-contributing.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--January 2002 to present.

GAGE.-- Water-stage recorder. Side-looking velocity meter system. Datum of gage is 840.00 ft above NAVD88 (Wisconsin Department of Transportation benchmark).

REMARKS.--Gage-height telemeter at station.

Operated in Cooperation With:

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Logo Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Dane County Logo Dane County Dane County Water Resources Logo

and the Town of Westport

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This station managed by the USGS Wisconsin Water Science Center - Middleton WI.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 5 Available Parameters for this site
  
00010 Temperature, water [PRIMARY] 2017-10-01  2018-08-21
00060 Discharge 2001-12-27  2019-02-19
00065 Gage height 2017-10-01  2019-02-19
63160 Stream level, NAVD [Stream elevation NAVD88] 2017-10-01  2019-02-19
72255 Mean water velocity 2018-10-22  2019-02-19

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 66.7 02-19-2019   12:00 CST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Feb 19 based on 16 years of record more
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(2006)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Most Recent
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Value Feb 19
Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(2011)
22.8 44 62 66.7 80 104 283


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 9.68 02-19-2019   12:00 CST
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Stream water level elevation above NAVD 1988, in feet, [Stream elevation NAVD88]

Most recent instantaneous value: 849.68 02-19-2019   12:00 CST
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Mean water velocity for discharge computation, feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.32 02-19-2019   12:00 CST
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