USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
14120000 HOOD RIVER AT TUCKER BRIDGE, NEAR HOOD RIVER, OR
LOCATION - Lat 45°39'16.20", long 121°32'55.68" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.15, T.2 N., R.10 E., Hood River County, OR, Hydrologic Unit 17070105, on right bank, 25 ft downstream from Tucker Bridge, 0.5 mi upstream from Odell Creek, 4.0 mi southwest of town of Hood River and at mile 6.1.
DRAINAGE AREA - 279 mi².
- WSP 1318: 1899. WSP 1935: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1897 to December 1899, August 1913 to September 1914, July 1915 to September 1917, January 1965 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1318.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 383.2 ft above NGVD of 1929 (Oregon Department of Transportation bench mark). Prior to July 23, 1915, nonrecording gage at bridge at various datums. July 23 to Dec. 21, 1915, water-stage recorder at site 0.8 mi upstream at different datum. January 1916 to September 1917, nonrecording gage at bridge at different datum. Jan. 16 to July 23, 1965, nonrecording gage at bridge.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Dec. 22, 1964, reached a stage of 20.6 ft, present datum, discharge, 33,200 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 1,500 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 23,300 ft³/s Feb. 7, 1996, gage height, 17.11 ft, from rating curve extended above 8,700 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow; minimum discharge observed, 136 ft³/s Sept. 16, 1915, result of temporary storage behind dam at Dee.