USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02475500 CHUNKY RIVER NEAR CHUNKY, MS
LOCATION - Lat 32°19'34", long 88°54'33" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.31, T.6 N., R.14 E., Lauderdale County, MS, Hydrologic Unit 03170001, Choctaw Meridian, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 80, 2,500 ft upstream from Illinois Central and Gulf Railroad bridge, 1.2 mi east of Chunky, 3.2 mi upstream from Tallahatta Creek, and 5.5 mi downstream from Concobona Creek. Approximately 2 miles from Chunky,Ms. next to a fish resturant. A boat ramp is also located under the bridge. Parking can be done in the vivinity of the gage on the shoulder or under the bridge.
DRAINAGE AREA - 369 mi².
- WSP 1724: 1950(M). WDR MS-80-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1938 to current year. Prior to October 1963, published as Chunky Creek near Chunky.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 269.00 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Mar. 24, 1939, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge 42,700 cfs; Gage height 27.33 feet;
Date April 8, 2003.