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Water-Year Summary for Site 06279940

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Questions or concerns about USGS data and data products in Wyoming and Montana can be directed to the Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center Data Management Section.

UPDATED July 25, 2022: Funding has been provided to continue operating the following stations through the end of this water year, but they are scheduled to be discontinued on September 30, 2022 if alternative funding can not be secured:
  • 06278300 Shell Creek above Shell Creek Reservoir
  • 06280300 South Fork Shosone River near Valley, WY
The following stations are part of a short-term project and are scheduled to be discontinued on September 30, 2022 if alternative funding can not be secured.
  • 13012465 Liedy Creek at mouth, near Moran, WY
  • 13012475 South Fork Spread Creek at mouth, near Moran, WY

Please contact the Wyoming-Montana Science Center for more information.

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Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2022: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
06279940 NORTH FORK SHOSHONE RIVER AT WAPITI, WY
LOCATION - Lat 44°28'11", long 109°25'47" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.19, T.52 N., R.104 W., Park County, WY, Hydrologic Unit 10080012, on left bank 1,000 ft downstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 14-20, 0.3 mi upstream from Jim Creek, and 0.3 mi downstream from Wapiti.
DRAINAGE AREA - 699 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1989 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 5,580 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. U.S. Geological Survey data collection platform with satellite telemetry at station.
REMARKS - Diversion for irrigation occur upstream from station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of June 9, 1981, at station 06280000 North Fork Shoshone River near Wapiti, 4.2 mi downstream, reached a discharge of 20,000 ft³/s.