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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
07230000 LITTLE RIVER BELOW LAKE THUNDERBIRD NEAR NORMAN, OK
LOCATION - Lat 35°13'18", long 97°12'49" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.29, T.9 N., R.1 E., Cleveland County, OK, Hydrologic Unit 11090203, at right bank of outlet channel, 170 ft upstream from State Highway 9, 1,200 ft downstream from Lake Thunderbird, 1.0 mi upstream from Prairie Creek, 13.0 mi east of Norman, and at mile 96.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 257 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1341: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1952 to current year. Prior to October 1964, published as Little River below Hog Creek near Norman.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage is 965.62 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Nov. 28, 1956, nonrecording gage 800 ft downstream at same datum. Nov. 28, 1956 to Oct. 14, 1964, water-stage recorder at site 800 ft downstream at same datum. Oct. 15, 1964 to Sept. 1, 1965, nonrecording gage at site 170 ft downstream at same datum.
REMARKS - 10/01/2013 - 09/30/2014: records poor. 10/01/2014 - 09/30/2015: records poor. 10/01/2015 - 09/30/2016: records poor. 10/01/2016 - 09/30/2017: records fair.  10/01/2017 - 09/30/2018: records fair. 10/01/2018 - 09/30/2019: records fair. Flow regulated by Lake Thunderbird since March 1965 (station 07229900). In prior years, occasional small diversions above station for irrigation.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - No flow at time in 1954-56, 1964. Maximum discharge 34,600 cfs, May 25, 1957, from rating curve extended above 15,000 cfs. Maximum gage height 28.85 ft, May 25, 1957, from high-water mark.
AVERAGE DISCHARGE FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - Water years 1953-64, 58.9 ft³/s.