USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
07126390 LOCKWOOD CANYON CREEK NEAR THATCHER, CO
LOCATION - Lat 37°29'34", long 103°49'39" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.30, T.29 S., R.57 W., Las Animas County, CO, Hydrologic Unit 11020010, on Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site, on left bank 0.8 mi downstream from Sharp Ranch, 5.3 mi upstream from mouth, and 16 mi southeast of Thatcher.
DRAINAGE AREA - 48.8 mi².
- WDR CO-86-1: 1984-83. WDR CO-97-1: 1987 (M). WDR CO-03-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1983 to September 1992, October 1992 to May 1999 (annual maximum only), May 1999 to current year (seasonal records only). Records prior to May 14, 1999, may not be equivalent because of difference in drainage area.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemetry and crest-stage gages. Elevation of gage is 4,785 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Apr. 1983 to May 2, 1989, at site 0.4 mi upstream at different datum. May 3, 1989 to May 13, 1999, at site 0.2 mi upstream at different datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 1,390 ft³/s, Aug. 7, 2018, from slope-area measurement of peak flow, gage height, 11.80 ft.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1999 to current year (seasonal records only).
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket rain gage with satellite telemetry.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily precipitation, 2.80 inches, Aug. 18, 2006.