USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
02476600 OKATIBBEE CREEK AT ARUNDEL, MS
LOCATION - Lat 32°17'54", long 88°45'13" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.03, T.5 N., R.15 E., Lauderdale County, MS, Hydrologic Unit 03170001, Choctaw Meridian, on right bank, about 500 ft downstream from Hognose Creek, about 200 ft upstream from bridge on county road, 0.6 mi southeast of Arundel, and at mile 16.3.
DRAINAGE AREA - 342 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1968 to current year. Daily mean gage heights published since October 1971.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 259.04 ft above NGVD of 1929 (U. S. Army Corps of Engineers bench mark) Prior to Apr. 17, 1975, supplementary water-stage recorder at bridge 400 ft downstream at same datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in 1961 reached a stage of 22.2 ft at county road bridge 400 ft downstream (from information by U. S. Army Corps of Engineers).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge 22,800 cfs; Gage height 22.65 feet;
Date Feb. 16, 1990.