USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
07249413 POTEAU RIVER NEAR PANAMA, OK
LOCATION - Lat 35°09'56", long 94°39'10" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.15, T.8 N., R.25 E., Le Flore County, OK, Hydrologic Unit 11110105, on left end of county road bridge, 1.5 mi east of Panama, OK, .8 mi downstream from James Fork Creek, and at mile 26.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,785 mi². from automated delineation using 10-meter National Elevation Dataset digital elevation model data dated 10/01/2006 and Watershed Boundary Dataset dated 10/01/2006, using Albers Equal-Area Projection, North American Datum 1983.
- WDR 2012: Drainage area
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1989 to December 1990, May 1992 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 387.96 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to December 1990, at site .4 mi upstream at datum 5.00 ft higher.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of June 1935 reached a stage of 44.6 ft (HWM) at datum then in use, from information by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum peak stage, 47.35 ft, at present datum, December 29, 2015. Maximum peak flow, 82,100 ft³/s, December 29, 2015.