USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02483500 PEARL RIVER NR LENA, MS
LOCATION - Lat 32°40'02", long 89°38'46" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.35, T.10 N., R.6 E., Leake County, MS, Hydrologic Unit 03180001, Choctaw Meridian, on the downstream side of Highway 25 bridge 41.5 N, 0.3 mi north of Highway 13, 2.8 mi upstream of the confluence with the Yockanookany River, and at mi 353.8 (about 52 miles upstream of the Ross Barnett Reservoir).
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,981 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct. 1936 to Sept. 1953, Oct. 1994 to current year. Daily mean gage heights published since October 1994. Additional gage-height discharge records are available from the national Weather Service and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 300.00 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to Jan. 1984 at site of old Highway 13 bridge, 0.3 mi upstream at datum 0.5 ft lower.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of April 1979, reached a stage of 32.20 ft at datum 0.5 ft lower, and a discharge of 122,000 ft³/s.