USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
07338500 LITTLE RIVER BELOW LUKFATA CREEK NEAR IDABEL, OK
LOCATION - Lat 33°56'28", long 94°45'30" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.14, T.7 S., R.24 E., McCurtain County, OK, Hydrologic Unit 11140107, on left bank at downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 70 just downstream from Lukfata Creek, 5.0 mi northeast of Idabel, and at mile 103.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,228 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 1946 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 312.08 ft above NGVD of 1929. Oct. 1, 1946, to Oct. 26, 1950, and for stages below 9.0 ft Oct. 26, 1950, to Oct. 10, 1951, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in February 1938 reached a stage of 39.7 ft, from information provided by local resident, discharge, 86,000 ft³/s.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - minimum daily discharge, 0.4 ft³/s, Sept. 15-16, 21 to Oct. 1, 1956.
AVERAGE DISCHARGE FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - water years 1947-68, 1,622 ft³/s.