Skunk Creek at I-17 - ID # 5568

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GAGE ID HISTORY

ID Elevation of
Instrument
in Gage Height
Elevation of
Instrument
in Datum
Period
       
5568 1.23 feet 1,475.20 feet NAVD88 10/01/2013 -- Current
5568 1.23 feet 1,472.73 feet M.S.L. 10/01/2013 -- Current
5568 1.09 feet 1,472.59 feet M.S.L. 07/06/1992 -- 10/01/2013
2643 1.09 feet 1,472.59 feet M.S.L. 10/26/1989 -- 07/06/1992

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SITE DATA

STATUS Active
LOCATION Located south of Jomax Road on I-17
DRAINAGE AREA 65.0 mi2
STREAM TYPE Channelized Natural Stream
JURISDICTION Phoenix, Arizona
WATERSHED Skunk Creek
SECTION/TOWNSHIP/RANGE S35 T5N R2E
LATITUDE N 33° 43' 48.3"  |  +33.73007
LONGITUDE W 112° 07' 11.1"  |  -112.11976
ARIZONA STATE PLANE E 638257  | N 993224
USGS QUAD SHEET Union Hills 7.5-Minute
STREAMGAGE INSTALLATION DATE 10/26/1989 - WY 1990
PERIOD OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD 08/11/1990 - Current
LENGTH OF AVAILABLE DATA RECORD (AS OF 10/01/2018) 28.14 Years | 10,278 Days
GAPS (> 2 DAYS) IN RECORD None
STAGE GAGE TYPE Non-submersible Pressure Transducer
STAGE GAGE ELEVATION 1.23 feet Gage Height
STAFF GAGES 2
CREST STAGE GAGES 4
ZERO GAGE HEIGHT ELEVATION 1,473.965 feet NAVD88
POINT OF ZERO FLOW 1.0 feet gage height
EXTREME FOR PERIOD OF RECORD 13,900 cfs | 6.80 feet | 08/19/2014
EXTREME OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD 11,500 cfs | 10.48 feet | 08/01/1964

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BRIEF RATING

Current Rating = #10 - Applied since 10/01/1994
Gage
Height
(feet)
Discharge
(cfs)
Gage
Height
(feet)
Discharge
(cfs)
1.0 0 3.5 2,600
1.5 35 4.0 3,758
2.0 331 5.0 6,625
2.5 874 6.0 10,190
3.0 1,635 6.4 11,800

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WATER YEAR PEAKS

Water
Year
Peak
Gage Height
(feet)
Peak
Discharge
(cfs)
Date of
Peak
2020      
2019      
2018 None 0 None
2017 2.63 1,318 01/01/2017
2016 2.81 1,613 10/20/2015
2015 None 0 None
2014 6.80 13,913 08/19/2014
2013 2.59 993 09/09/2013
2012 3.44 2,472 08/23/2012
2011 1.32 19 10/05/2010
2010 4.59 5,362 01/21/2010
2009 None 0 None
2008 3.57 2,739 12/01/2007
2007 None 0 None
2006 None 0 None
2005 2.32 640 01/27/2005
2004 2.54 926 03/05/2004
2003 2.52 893 02/14/2003
2002 1.89 230 09/07/2002
2001 3.37 2,318 10/22/2000
2000 1.26 15 03/06/2000
1999 3.27 2,119 07/15/1999
1998 2.32 640 02/15/1998
1997 1.24 13 01/14/1997
1996 2.16 479 09/02/1996
1995 2.22 530 01/26/1995
1994 None 0 None
1993 5.09 6,917 01/08/1993
1992 5.09 7,015 08/23/1992
1991 3.29 2,436 03/01/1991
1990 3.09 2,028 08/11/1990

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RUNOFF EVENT HISTORY (≥200 CFS)

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
               
02/28/2017 10:12 02/28/2017 03:57 03/01/2017 10:38 30.7 2.43 1,035 2017
01/21/2017 06:27 01/21/2017 06:16 01/21/2017 09:15 3.0 1.71 233 2017
01/01/2017 11:05 01/01/2017 06:42 01/01/2017 18:00 11.3 2.63 1,318 2017
12/22/2016 14:27 12/22/2016 10:20 12/22/2016 22:58 12.6 2.33 911 2017
10/20/2015 14:11 10/20/2015 10:35 10/21/2015 05:42 19.1 2.81 1,613 2016
09/08/2014 07:27 09/08/2014 03:25 09/08/2014 14:50 11.4 2.48 846 2014
08/19/2014 10:15 08/19/2014 06:46 08/19/2014 22:34 15.8 6.80 13,913 2014
09/09/2013 14:19 09/09/2013 11:15 09/09/2013 16:52 5.6 2.59 993 2013
09/11/2012 03:18 09/11/2012 03:12 09/11/2012 07:09 4.0 1.84 192 2012
08/23/2012 04:58 08/23/2012 02:14 08/23/2012 10:30 8.3 3.44 2,472 2012
07/21/2012 20:59 07/21/2012 20:49 07/22/2012 01:10 4.4 1.86 210 2012
10/05/2010 17:31 10/05/2010 17:27 10/05/2010 17:50 0.4 1.32 19 2011
01/21/2010 21:52 01/21/2010 05:16 01/22/2010 17:07 35.9 4.59 5,362 2010
08/25/2008 21:58 08/25/2008 20:34 08/26/2008 05:21 8.8 2.37 699 2008
01/27/2008 21:08 01/27/2008 18:56 01/28/2008 05:06 10.2 2.16 479 2008
12/01/2007 11:56 11/30/2007 15:37 12/02/2007 09:30 41.9 3.57 2,739 2008
02/20/2005 02:24 02/20/2005 02:14 02/20/2005 18:38 16.4 1.92 251 2005
02/19/2005 08:44 02/19/2005 07:52 02/19/2005 23:32 15.7 2.07 386 2005
02/18/2005 05:36 02/18/2005 05:14 02/18/2005 17:19 12.1 2.22 530 2005
02/12/2005 18:27 02/12/2005 04:07 02/13/2005 12:38 32.5 2.27 584 2005
01/27/2005 03:42 01/26/2005 19:47 01/28/2005 00:37 28.8 2.32 640 2005
01/05/2005 00:38 01/04/2005 13:19 01/05/2005 14:00 24.7 1.84 192 2005
09/19/2004 18:13 09/19/2004 17:29 09/20/2004 08:54 15.4 2.19 504 2004
09/19/2004 14:24 09/19/2004 12:08 09/19/2004 17:12 5.1 1.79 158 2004
03/05/2004 05:50 03/04/2004 21:26 03/05/2004 20:05 22.6 2.54 926 2004
10/10/2003 11:50 10/10/2003 07:20 10/10/2003 23:10 15.8 2.09 408 2004
02/25/2003 20:47 02/25/2003 18:47 02/27/2003 02:31 31.7 1.84 192 2003
02/14/2003 19:47 02/14/2003 17:22 02/15/2003 05:52 12.5 1.92 251 2003
02/14/2003 02:02 02/13/2003 22:12 02/14/2003 13:52 15.7 2.52 893 2003
09/07/2002 20:48 09/07/2002 16:38 09/08/2002 11:08 18.5 1.89 230 2002
08/14/2001 17:26 08/14/2001 17:15 08/14/2001 22:23 5.1 2.24 556 2001
10/30/2000 20:43 10/30/2000 18:45 10/31/2000 07:43 12.6 2.02 344 2001
10/27/2000 16:25 10/27/2000 16:15 10/28/2000 05:17 13.0 2.16 479 2001
10/22/2000 06:03 10/22/2000 05:25 10/23/2000 01:23 20.0 3.37 2,318 2001
07/15/1999 08:52 07/15/1999 07:04 07/15/1999 14:39 7.6 3.27 2,119 1999
07/14/1999 17:00 07/14/1999 16:34 07/14/1999 22:00 5.4 2.97 1,574 1999
02/17/1998 19:54 02/17/1998 16:41 02/18/1998 09:22 16.7 2.16 479 1998
02/15/1998 06:20 02/15/1998 03:34 02/15/1998 16:25 12.9 2.32 640 1998
02/04/1998 10:40 02/04/1998 08:38 02/05/1998 03:07 18.5 2.14 455 1998
09/11/1996 10:07 09/11/1996 08:22 09/11/1996 14:32 6.2 1.97 297 1996
09/02/1996 09:57 09/02/1996 04:52 09/02/1996 11:32 6.7 2.16 479 1996
11/01/1995 22:15 11/01/1995 19:50 11/02/1995 00:55 5.1 2.02 344 1996
09/28/1995 04:40 09/28/1995 03:34 09/28/1995 08:05 4.5 2.16 479 1995
01/26/1995 10:11 01/26/1995 01:41 01/26/1995 17:02 15.4 2.22 530 1995
01/05/1995 07:33 01/05/1995 07:13 01/05/1995 19:17 12.1 1.87 210 1995
03/29/1993 11:26 03/29/1993 10:10 03/29/1993 12:14 2.1 2.09 408 1993
03/27/1993 13:48 03/27/1993 12:14 03/27/1993 15:05 2.9 2.09 408 1993
02/09/1993 15:24 02/09/1993 10:25 02/10/1993 01:39 15.2 2.99 1,617 1993
01/18/1993 17:04 01/18/1993 16:42 01/19/1993 14:04 21.4 2.79 1,286 1993
01/18/1993 08:12 01/17/1993 23:42 01/18/1993 15:18 15.6 2.99 1,617 1993
01/14/1993 14:12 01/14/1993 08:30 01/15/1993 09:30 25.0 2.49 860 1993
01/13/1993 13:49 01/13/1993 11:08 01/13/1993 18:00 15.6 2.99 1,617 1993
01/11/1993 01:59 01/10/1993 21:18 01/11/1993 18:47 21.5 4.39 4,789 1993
01/08/1993 06:11 01/08/1993 01:31 01/09/1993 01:11 23.7 5.09 6,917 1993
01/07/1993 17:30 01/07/1993 15:41 01/07/1993 23:45 7.9 3.09 1,792 1993
08/23/1992 01:19 08/22/1992 22:13 08/23/1992 06:32 8.3 5.09 7,015 1992
08/22/1992 09:14 08/22/1992 09:14 08/22/1992 12:05 2.9 2.99 1,617 1992
03/09/1992 11:41 03/09/1992 10:53 03/09/1992 15:15 4.4 1.89 208 1992
02/10/1992 22:14 02/10/1992 22:14 02/11/1992 01:20 3.1 1.99 284 1992
01/07/1992 14:46 01/07/1992 14:46 single report 0.0 1.89 208 1992
12/19/1991 14:09 12/19/1991 13:10 12/19/1991 14:41 1.5 2.69 1,215 1992
12/10/1991 22:43 12/10/1991 22:40 12/11/1991 00:22 1.7 2.29 595 1992
08/11/1991 05:47 08/11/1991 05:33 08/11/1991 07:33 2.0 1.89 208 1991
03/27/1991 17:04 03/27/1991 16:54 03/28/1991 11:50 18.9 2.29 595 1991
03/01/1991 23:57 03/01/1991 23:39 03/02/1991 07:54 8.3 3.29 2,436 1991
03/01/1991 15:09 03/01/1991 13:09 03/01/1991 22:48 9.7 3.29 2,436 1991
02/28/1991 20:31 02/28/1991 20:24 03/01/1991 06:28 10.1 3.29 2,436 1991
02/17/1991 11:40 02/17/1991 11:29 02/18/1991 13:53 26.4 1.99 284 1991
01/29/1991 11:33 01/29/1991 10:39 01/29/1991 11:52 1.2 2.09 376 1991
08/11/1990   Data Unavailable Data Unavailable   3.09 2,028 1990

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FLOOD FLOW FREQUENCY

Flood Flow Frequency
Based on HECWRC implementation of Bulletin 17B, n=59, USGS and FCDMC data
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***
2-year 5-year 10-year 20-year 50-year 100-year
843 3,610 6,990 11,500 19,100 26,100

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STAFF GAGES

Staff Gage Range Staff Gage Information
2.20 - 8.80 In 2 sections, reads in gage height
1 - 12 Painted on south downstream wall
1 - 12 Painted on north downstream wall

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CREST STAGE GAGES

Crest Gage Number Pin Elevation
(Feet, Gage Height)
Additional Information
1 6.35 Located on right bank, upper gage
2 1.75 Located on right bank, lower gage
3 2.35 Located on left bank, lower gage
4 6.83 Located on left bank, upper gage

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