USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
07247000 POTEAU RIVER AT CAUTHRON, AR
LOCATION - Lat 34°55'08", long 94°17'58" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.16, T.3 N., R.31 W., Scott County, AR, Hydrologic Unit 11110105, on right bank at downstream side of Scott County Road 56 bridge at Cauthron, 200 ft south of junction with State Hwy 28, 2.9 mi downstream from Cross Creek, 7.8 mi downstream from Jones Creek, and at river mile 109.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 203 mi².
- WSP 1037: 1939 (M). WDR Arkansas 1970: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Mar 1939 to current year.
Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 569.85 ft above NAVD of 1988 (Reference Frame NAD_83 (2011) (EPOCH:2010.0000), (GEOID18)
Prior to November 23, 2022, Datum of gage was 569.53 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to May 2, 1939, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in Jun 1935 reached a stage of 27.4 ft, from information by local resident.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - Prior to regulation, water years 1940 to 1974 Maximum discharge for period of record, 32,200 ft³/s, May 20, 1960
Maximum gage height for period of record, 23.76 ft, May 20, 1960
PERIOD OF RECORD - Jun 1995 to current year.