USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02368000 YELLOW RIVER AT MILLIGAN, FL
LOCATION - Lat 30°45'10", long 86°37'45" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 sec.15, T.3 N., R.24 W., Okaloosa County, FL, Hydrologic Unit 03140103, near center on downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 90, 0.5 mi east of Milligan, 0.5 mi upstream from Trammel Creek, 6.7 mi upstream from Shoal River, and 40 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 624 mi².
- WSP 892: 1938-39. WSP 1384: Drainage area. Revisions: Gage height and discharge for the period Jun. 23, 2017 to Aug. 22, 2017, were revised on Oct. 30, 2017, based on changes to the gage height record.
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1938 to September 1993, October 1996 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and data-collection platform. Datum of gage is 45.00 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Dec. 6, 1939, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of 1929 reached a stage of 26.2 ft, from information by local residents, discharge 100,000 ft³/s (revised), from rating extended above 46,000 ft³/s.