USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
08200720 Hondo Creek at State Highway 173 near Hondo, TX
LOCATION - Lat 29°22'34", long 99°07'00" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Medina County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12110107, on right bank at upstream side of bridge on SH 173, 4.5 mi upstream from Verde Creek, 5.1 mi downstream from Quihi Creek, 2.1 mi north of Hondo, and 52.1 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 157 mi².
- Discharge for the period Mar 31, 2015 to Sep 31, 2019, was revised on Apr 28, 2020 based on changes to the stage-discharge rating. Rating 3.0 ended on Mar 31, 2015 and rating 3.1 started. Rating 3.1 extends the rating from 8.01ft at 3,420cfs to 14.00ft at 34,200cfs. Discharges above 7,000 cfs are qualified as estimated.
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 2006 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 857.00 ft above NAVD88. Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Oct. 17, 1998 reached a stage of about 24 ft, from information by local resident.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, not determined, July 21, 2007, gage height, 17.54 ft; minimum discharge, 0.00 ft³/s, on many days.