USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
07295000 BUFFALO RIVER NEAR WOODVILLE, MS
LOCATION - Lat 31°13'37", long 91°17'44" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 sec.21, T.3 N., R.2 W., Wilkinson County, MS, Hydrologic Unit 08060206, Washington Meridian, near center of span on downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 61, 1.5 mi downstream from Fords Creek, 2.8 mi west of Wilkinson, and 8.5 mi north of Woodville, 31 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 180 mi².
- WSP 1281: 1943, 1946(M). WDR MS-89-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Operated as continuous-record gaging station March 1942 to 2009; flood hydrograph partial-record station through September 2013; continuous-record gaging station October 2013 to current year. Prior to October 1950, published as Buffalo Bayou near Woodville.
GAGE - Continuous-record gaging station. Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 94.52 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to June 1, 1942, nonrecording gage at same site. Prior to Oct. 1, 1964, at datum 3.00 ft higher.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD
Maximum instantaneous discharge = 65,000 cfs on March 25, 1973.
Maximum instantaneous gage height = 25.79 feet on Aug. 12, 2016.