Salt River at Priest Drive - ID # 4523

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GAGE ID HISTORY

ID Elevation of
Instrument
in Gage Height
Elevation of
Instrument
in Datum
Period
       
4523 2.60 feet 2.60 feet gage height 12/07/1993 -- Current

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SITE DATA

STATUS Active
LOCATION Located on the Priest Drive Bridge
DRAINAGE AREA 13,286 mi2 (USGS Streamstats)
STREAM TYPE Channelized Natural Stream
JURISDICTION Tempe, Arizona
WATERSHED Lower ACDC / South Mountain
SECTION/TOWNSHIP/RANGE S17 T1N R4E
LATITUDE N 33° 26' 02.4"  |  +33.43401
LONGITUDE W 111° 57' 40.7"  |  -111.96132
ARIZONA STATE PLANE E 686374  | N 885428
USGS QUAD SHEET Tempe 7.5-Minute
STREAMGAGE INSTALLATION DATE 12/07/1993 - WY 1994
PERIOD OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD 12/07/1993 - Current
LENGTH OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD (AS OF 10/01/2018) 24.82 Years | 9,064 Days
GAPS (> 2 DAYS) IN RECORD None
STAGE GAGE TYPE Non-Submersible Pressure Transducer
STAGE GAGE ELEVATION 2.60 feet Gage Height
STAFF GAGES 2
CREST STAGE GAGES 0
ZERO GAGE HEIGHT ELEVATION 0.00 feet Gage Height
POINT OF ZERO FLOW 2.0 feet Gage Height
EXTREME FOR PERIOD OF RECORD 78,850 cfs | 12.57 feet | 02/16/1995

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BRIEF RATING

Current Rating = #2 - Applied since 10/01/1994
A -0.65 foot shift has been applied as of 10/01/2008
Gage
Height
(feet)
Discharge
(cfs)
Gage
Height
(feet)
Discharge
(cfs)
2.6 0 8.0 24,200
3.65 521 9.65 32,090
4.65 2,812 10.65 43,010
5.65 6,476 11.65 55,600
6.65 11,330 12.65 69,870
7.65 17,260 13.45 81,700

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WATER YEAR PEAKS

Water
Year
Peak
Gage Height
(feet)
Peak
Discharge
(cfs)
Date of
Peak
2020      
2019      
2018 5.08 1,654 08/13/2018
2017 8.34 21,922 03/01/2017
2016 5.14 4,383 03/19/2016
2015 None 0 None
2014 5.93 7,686 09/08/2014
2013 4.65 2,812 07/21/2013
2012 None 0 None
2011 3.68 563 10/05/2010
2010 8.95 26,474 01/22/2010
2009 4.62 2,739 02/16/2009
2008 7.67 18,741 01/28/2008
2007 None 0 None
2006 4.25 3,626 08/24/2006
2005 8.50 28,034 02/13/2005
2004 None 0 None
2003 4.35 3,975 02/14/2003
2002 None 0 None
2001 3.62 1,785 10/26/2000
2000 3.00 521 03/06/2000
1999 None 0 None
1998 5.17 7,251 04/13/1998
1997 None 0 None
1996 None 0 None
1995 12.57 78,851 02/16/1995
1994 None 0 None

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RUNOFF EVENT HISTORY

Date of
Peak
Time of
Peak
Runoff
Start
Runoff
End
Duration
(hours)
Peak
Stage
(feet GH)
Peak
Discharge
(CFS)
Water
Year
View a Plot of These Data
               
08/13/2018 01:55 08/13/2018 00:15 08/13/2018 11:00 10.8 5.08 1,654 2018
07/24/2017 16:05 07/24/2017 16:05 07/24/2017 17:05 1.0 4.18 137 2017
03/10/2017 15:15 02/03/2017 12:00 03/15/2017 16:00 964 4.72 3,011 2017
03/06/2017 11:05 02/03/2017 12:00 03/15/2017 16:00 964 5.37 5,267 2017
03/04/2017 17:20 02/03/2017 12:00 03/15/2017 16:00 964 5.12 4,310 2017
03/01/2017 10:50 02/03/2017 12:00 03/15/2017 16:00 964 8.34 21,922 2017
02/19/2017 18:00 02/03/2017 12:00 03/15/2017 16:00 964 4.98 3,824 2017
02/15/2017 06:00 02/03/2017 12:00 03/15/2017 16:00 964 4.50 2,352 2017
01/22/2017 03:25 01/22/2017 00:35 01/23/2017 05:40 29.1 5.54 5,983 2017
01/21/2017 13:00 01/21/2017 00:00 01/21/2017 23:50 23.8 4.44 2,183 2017
12/22/2016 04:25 12/21/2016 06:00 12/22/2016 18:00 36.0 3.49 304 2017
12/09/2016 08:40 12/02/2016 12:00 12/09/2016 09:40 166 3.91 930 2017
08/06/2016 06:25 08/06/2016 05:50 08/06/2016 14:45 8.9 3.72 615 2016
08/05/2016 19:40 08/05/2016 14:45 08/06/2016 01:00 10.3 4.47 2,267 2016
08/04/2016 13:20 08/04/2016 12:25 08/04/2016 19:45 7.3 3.59 433 2016
08/03/2016 15:10 08/03/2016 12:40 08/03/2016 17:05 4.4 4.03 1,180 2016
08/03/2016 05:00 08/03/2016 03:25 08/03/2016 12:00 8.6 4.05 1,227 2016
03/19/2016 17:10 03/19/2016 16:25 03/19/2016 20:35 4.2 5.14 4,383 2016
01/08/2016 00:05 01/07/2016 22:25 01/08/2016 12:00 13.6 3.74 643 2016
09/27/2014 20:16 09/27/2014 18:42 09/28/2014 04:32 9.8 4.52 2,410 2014
09/08/2014 07:08 09/08/2014 04:20 09/09/2014 11:38 31.3 5.93 7,686 2014
08/19/2014 23:05 08/19/2014 22:13 08/20/2014 09:23 11.2 4.44 2,183 2014
07/21/2013 21:50 07/21/2013 21:34 07/22/2013 11:39 14.1 4.65 2,812 2013
10/05/2010 21:43 10/05/2010 21:20 10/06/2010 10:24 13.1 3.68 563 2011
07/20/2010 22:05 Data Unavailable Data Unavailable   8.37 25,900 2010
03/09/2010 22:20 02/22/2010 14:22 05/07/2010 06:09 1,768 6.30 9,422 2010
02/11/2010 14:22 02/09/2010 20:46 02/14/2010 12:21 112 4.05 1,270 2010
01/25/2010 18:58 01/25/2010 18:42 01/25/2010 20:48 2.1 4.67 2,847 2010
01/22/2010 07:17 01/21/2010 07:43 01/25/2010 10:42 99.0 8.85 25,700 2010
01/20/2010 17:35 01/19/2010 21:43 01/20/2010 22:50 25.1 4.65 2,812 2010
07/21/2009 07:13 07/21/2009 06:44 07/21/2009 13:35 6.9 3.60 451 2009
03/03/2009 06:24 03/01/2009 18:44 03/16/2009 08:48 350 4.10 1,372 2009
02/16/2009 06:17 02/14/2009 08:52 02/24/2009 04:50 236 4.62 2,739 2009
02/13/2009 12:22 02/13/2009 11:53 02/13/2009 16:08 4.3 3.65 521 2009
02/10/2009 19:50 02/09/2009 23:58 02/11/2009 19:32 43.6 3.67 563 2009
02/08/2009 13:31 02/08/2009 13:11 02/08/2009 15:56 2.8 4.15 1,477 2009
12/24/2008 00:21 12/24/2008 00:09 12/24/2008 03:00 2.9 3.90 972 2009
12/17/2008 11:37 12/17/2008 11:15 12/17/2008 13:44 2.5 4.10 1,372 2009
08/29/2008 09:35 08/28/2008 22:33 08/29/2008 21:20 22.8 3.97 1,537 2008
08/07/2008 22:10 08/07/2008 21:51 08/08/2008 02:35 4.7 3.40 451 2008
07/13/2008 18:56 07/13/2008 16:50 07/14/2008 00:16 7.4 4.45 2,812 2008
03/12/2008 04:35 03/10/2008 02:20 03/19/2008 04:05 218 3.85 1,270 2008
03/03/2008 04:35 02/20/2008 23:52 03/07/2008 15:24 375 4.35 2,524 2008
02/15/2008 05:26 02/11/2008 19:55 02/20/2008 23:20 219 4.25 2,246 2008
01/28/2008 14:49 01/28/2008 04:31 02/09/2008 13:27 297 7.67 18,741 2008
12/11/2007 00:57 12/11/2007 00:34 12/13/2007 20:19 67.8 4.20 2,111 2008
12/01/2007 05:50 12/01/2007 05:37 12/01/2007 13:28 7.9 4.15 1,979 2008
08/26/2006 16:34 08/24/2006 14:37 08/25/2006 05:28 14.9 4.25 3,626 2006
08/22/2006 09:27 08/22/2006 08:06 08/22/2006 10:00 1.9 3.02 563 2006
08/21/2006 21:27 08/21/2006 20:34 08/22/2006 01:11 4.6 3.32 1,119 2006
08/12/2006 02:27 08/12/2006 01:50 08/12/2006 05:11 3.3 3.40 1,270 2006
07/26/2006 01:29 07/25/2006 21:59 07/26/2006 07:29 9.5 3.02 563 2006
03/14/2006 10:55 03/14/2006 10:40 03/14/2006 13:30 2.8 2.92 416 2006
03/11/2006 12:15 03/11/2006 12:05 03/11/2006 14:45 2.7 3.12 739 2006
08/03/2005 03:46 08/03/2005 03:11 08/03/2005 13:46 10.6 4.38 4,060 2005
03/23/2005 02:03 03/22/2005 17:25 03/24/2005 09:57 40.5 3.82 2,315 2005
03/15/2005 21:17 03/15/2005 20:10 03/16/2005 16:20 20.2 3.80 2,246 2005
03/12/2005 23:53 03/11/2005 21:56 03/13/2005 22:22 48.4 3.35 1,169 2005
Continuous runoff from 01/03/2005 to 03/10/2005, peaks are highlighted
02/21/2005 02:35 01/03/2005 10:24 03/10/2005 22:31 1,596 6.53 14,323 2005
02/18/2005 17:11 01/03/2005 10:24 03/10/2005 22:31 1,596 6.80 15,998 2005
02/13/2005 18:02 01/03/2005 10:24 03/10/2005 22:31 1,596 8.50 28,034 2005
01/28/2005 05:18 01/03/2005 10:24 03/10/2005 22:31 1,596 5.75 10,022 2005
01/13/2005 07:06 01/03/2005 10:24 03/10/2005 22:31 1,596 6.30 13,007 2005
01/08/2005 16:31 01/03/2005 10:24 03/10/2005 22:31 1,596 5.82 10,408 2005
01/05/2005 17:56 01/03/2005 10:24 03/10/2005 22:31 1,596 6.00 11,330 2005
01/04/2005 20:49 01/03/2005 10:24 03/10/2005 22:31 1,596 7.42 20,097 2005
04/02/2004 19:32 04/02/2004 19:08 04/02/2004 22:57 3.8 3.52 1,525 2004
03/05/2004 12:25 03/05/2004 12:05 03/05/2004 13:51 1.8 2.80 260 2004
02/14/2003 05:12 02/14/2003 04:32 02/14/2003 13:22 8.8 4.35 3,975 2003
08/26/2001 01:29 08/26/2001 01:29 single report 0.0 2.72 186 2001
10/29/2000 16:28 10/29/2000 13:13 10/29/2000 19:19 6.1 3.38 1,219 2001
10/26/2000 16:50 10/26/2000 12:42 10/26/2000 19:31 6.8 3.62 1,785 2001
10/25/2000 14:44 10/25/2000 14:04 10/25/2000 17:28 3.4 2.85 321 2001
03/06/2000 12:23 03/06/2000 10:54 03/06/2000 16:41 5.8 3.00 521 2000
04/13/1998 10:11 04/10/1998 13:07 04/16/1998 10:35 141 5.17 7,251 1998
04/02/1998 22:12 03/31/1998 23:11 04/07/1998 10:12 155 3.82 2,315 1998
09/28/1995 09:31 09/28/1995 07:21 09/28/1995 15:39 8.3 3.35 1,169 1995
04/06/1995 15:39 04/04/1995 06:26 04/10/1995 06:24 144 3.60 1,722 1995
Continuous runoff from 02/14/1995 to 03/28/1995, peaks are highlighted
03/26/1995 17:13 02/14/1995 15:25 03/28/1995 19:43 1,012 4.28 3,712 1995
03/20/1995 13:28 02/14/1995 15:25 03/28/1995 19:43 1,012 4.67 5,170 1995
03/17/1995 14:43 02/14/1995 15:25 03/28/1995 19:43 1,012 4.72 5,364 1995
03/07/1995 01:37 02/14/1995 15:25 03/28/1995 19:43 1,012 12.05 70,629 1995
03/03/1995 14:13 02/14/1995 15:25 03/28/1995 19:43 1,012 4.97 6,327 1995
02/21/1995 13:22 02/14/1995 15:25 03/28/1995 19:43 1,012 5.47 8,655 1995
02/19/1995 13:43 02/14/1995 15:25 03/28/1995 19:43 1,012 6.25 12,721 1995
02/16/1995 02:07 02/14/1995 15:25 03/28/1995 19:43 1,012 12.57 78,851 1995
01/27/1995 05:26 01/26/1995 13:01 01/27/1995 19:24 30.4 3.38 1,219 1995
01/06/1995 11:00 01/06/1995 09:00 01/11/1995 13:32 125 3.50 1,477 1995

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FLOOD FLOW FREQUENCY

Flood Flow Frequency
Source: Table 2-4 from Study from Modified Roosevelt Dam
Magnitude and Probability of Instantaneous Peak Flow  |  Discharge, in cfs, for indicated Recurrence Interval
***NOTE: Flood Flow Frequency data are for information only and should not be considered valid for regulation***
5-year 10-year 20-year 50-year 100-year
20,500 55,000 90,000 140,000 169,000

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STAFF GAGES

Staff Gage Range Staff Gage Information
Unavailable Staff Gage Data Unavailable at this time

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