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Nisqually River at Longmire
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Station and Location Information:
► Latitude: 46.7492511° North (WGS1984)
► Longitude: -121.8079325° West (WGS1984)
► UTM Northing: 5177989 meters (NAD 1983 Zone 10N)
► UTM Easting: 591050 meters (NAD 1983 Zone 10N)
► Elevation: 2795.849 feet (852.175 meters)
► Recording Interval: 15 minutes

Station Notes:
► The In-water pressure transducer randomly stopped working on 4/8 at 3 AM. This affects stage, water pressure, water temperature and conductivity. Working on figuring out why - likely a sensor error - but it might take a week or so to fix.
► Water Pressure, Temperature and Conductivity meter replaced on 07/03/2019. First Data point is 15:45 PDT (22:45 GMT) on 07/03/2019. Note that conductivity measurements prior to this point are suspect.
► 10-hour fuel temperature and fuel moisture sensor added to this station on 09/08/2020 at 3:15 PM local time (2020-09-08 22:15:00 GMT). Please give this sensor several days to stabilize to prevailing environmental conditions before using its data.
► Data acquired by all stations during the Government Shutdown from December 22, 2018 to January 26, 2018 may not be correct and should be considered provisional data until later analyzed by staff.
► The in-water components of this stream gage have changed locations, effective 07/20/2018 at 14:00:00. The site is back to real-time status effective 07/26/2018 14:15:00. There is a brief outage between 11:15 AM - 2:15 PM while equipment was being moved. Please note that data between Early 2018 to July 20 is suspect.
► Turbidity meter back in service and correctly reading stream turbidity, effective 07/26/2018 at 14:15:00.
► Electrical Conductivity Meter back in service as of 8/2/2018 at 11:00 AM
► The rain gage is unheated and will not accurately record in periods of ice or snow fall.
► This site records river stage only (not discharge).
► This station may experience problems during and after storm events due to extreme sediment load. Please use the gage height and discharge data with caution during these periods.

Contact Information:
This station is maintained by: Mount Rainier National Park, Geology and Imminent Threats Group.
Funding for the construction and maintenance of this stream gage was provided by the following organizations:


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Nearby Stations:
1. Longmire at Longmire, WA - 0.2 mi to the W (271°)
2. Kautz Creek at Kautz Helibase - 2.3 mi to the WSW (246°)
3. Paradise - 4.0 mi to the NE (51°)
4. Camp Muir - 6.9 mi to the NNE (31°)
5. Camp Schurman - 9.1 mi to the NNE (23°)
6. Ohanapecosh RAWS at Ohanapecosh Ranger Station - 11.3 mi to the E (96°)
7. Nisqually River at Near National - 13.0 mi to the W (271°)
8. White River at White River Bridge - 13.7 mi to the NE (41°)
9. Sunrise Base - 13.8 mi to the NE (34°)
10. Sunrise Summit - 13.9 mi to the NNE (32°)
11. Ashford 3W RAWS at Ashford, WA - 14.3 mi to the W (272°)
12. Puyallup River at Near Electron - 15.1 mi to the NW (315°)
13. White River Rain Gage at White River Ranger Station - 16.0 mi to the NE (48°)
14. Chinook Pass Base - 16.2 mi to the ENE (58°)
15. Chinook Pass Summit - 16.4 mi to the ENE (56°)
16. Carbon River Rain Gauge at Carbon River Entrance - 17.6 mi to the NNW (344°)
17. Carbon River at Near Fairfax - 22.0 mi to the NNW (331°)
18. Alder Lake Reservoir at Alder, WA - 24.1 mi to the W (279°)

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[ Data Table | Weather History | Precipitation Intensity ]


Gage Height (Stage)


Most recent instantaneous values:
Stage
1.06 ft
0.00 m
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 03:00:00 AM PDT
7-day Maximum
2.48 ft
0.76 m
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 06:15:00 PM PDT
7-day Minimum
0.95 ft
0.29 m
Monday, September 28, 2020 11:00:00 AM PDT

Rainfall


7-day Total:
Accumulated Precipitation, in:
3.68
Accumulated Precipitation, cm:
9.35

Stream Turbidity


Most recent instantaneous values:
Turbidity
-- ntu
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7-day Maximum
-- ntu

7-day Minimum
-- ntu


Temperatures


Most recent instantaneous values:
Enclosure Temperature
9.700°C
49.460°F
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 03:00:00 AM PDT
7-day Maximum
44.300°C
111.740°F
Monday, September 28, 2020 03:15:00 PM PDT
7-day Minimum
4.300°C
39.740°F
Sunday, September 27, 2020 07:45:00 AM PDT
Water Temperature
6.669°C
44.004°F
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 03:00:00 AM PDT
7-day Maximum
9.412°C
48.942°F
Monday, September 28, 2020 05:45:00 PM PDT
7-day Minimum
5.210°C
41.378°F
Sunday, September 27, 2020 09:45:00 AM PDT
Air Temperature
10.725°C
51.305°F
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 03:00:00 AM PDT
7-day Maximum
20.838°C
69.508°F
Monday, September 28, 2020 02:45:00 PM PDT
7-day Minimum
4.476°C
40.057°F
Sunday, September 27, 2020 08:00:00 AM PDT
Water Temperature (Turbidity Meter)
-- °C
-- °F
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 03:00:00 AM PDT
7-day Maximum
-- °C
-- °F

7-day Minimum
-- °C
-- °F

10-hour Fuel Temperature
10.400°C
50.720°F
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 03:00:00 AM PDT
7-day Maximum
29.100°C
84.380°F
Monday, September 28, 2020 02:45:00 PM PDT
7-day Minimum
4.600°C
40.280°F
Sunday, September 27, 2020 07:45:00 AM PDT

Humidity


Most recent instantaneous values:
10-hour Fuel Moisture/Humidity
98.0%
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 03:00:00 AM PDT
7-day Maximum
100.000%
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 02:15:00 PM PDT
7-day Minimum
79.000%
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:15:00 AM PDT

Stream Conductivity


Most recent instantaneous values:
Conductivity
13.80 μS
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 03:00:00 AM PDT
7-day Maximum
14.76 μS
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:15:00 AM PDT
7-day Minimum
9.88 μS
Thursday, September 24, 2020 07:45:00 PM PDT

Specific Conductance (SC) is calculated as: SC = Conductivity / (1 + 0.0191 * [h2oTemp_C - 25])

Pressures


Most recent instantaneous values:
Air Pressure
30.843 ft
13.347 psi
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 03:00:00 AM PDT
7-day Maximum
31.114 ft
13.465 psi
Sunday, September 27, 2020 01:00:00 PM PDT
7-day Minimum
30.41 ft
13.21 psi
Friday, September 25, 2020 09:45:00 AM PDT
Water Pressure
31.901 ft
13.805 psi
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 03:00:00 AM PDT
7-day Maximum
32.957 ft
14.262 psi
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 06:15:00 PM PDT
7-day Minimum
31.46 ft
13.67 psi
Friday, September 25, 2020 06:45:00 AM PDT

Station Voltages


Most recent instantaneous values:
Battery
13.1 V
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 03:00:00 AM PDT
7-day Maximum
14.6 V
Saturday, September 26, 2020 12:45:00 PM PDT
7-day Minimum
13.0 V
Saturday, September 26, 2020 04:15:00 AM PDT
Slave Radio Battery
12.9 V
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 03:00:00 AM PDT
7-day Maximum
13.9 V
Saturday, September 26, 2020 10:45:00 AM PDT
7-day Minimum
12.9 V
Thursday, September 24, 2020 07:30:00 AM PDT
Slave Radio Solar Panel
0.0 V
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 03:00:00 AM PDT
7-day Maximum
21.5 V
Sunday, September 27, 2020 10:45:00 AM PDT
7-day Minimum
0.0 V
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:15:00 AM PDT

Radio Signal Strength


Most recent instantaneous values:
Master Radio Signal Strength
34.0 %
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 03:00:00 AM PDT
7-day Maximum
37.0 %
Thursday, September 24, 2020 08:45:00 PM PDT
7-day Minimum
9.0 %
Saturday, September 26, 2020 04:15:00 PM PDT
Slave Radio Signal Strength
22.0 %
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 03:00:00 AM PDT
7-day Maximum
35.0 %
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 01:30:00 AM PDT
7-day Minimum
11.0 %
Thursday, September 24, 2020 06:30:00 PM PDT