USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
08079600 Double Mountain Fork Brazos River at Justiceburg, TX
LOCATION - Lat 33°02'18", long 101°11'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Garza County, TX, Hydrologic Unit 12050004, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 84 at Justiceburg, 250 ft downstream from Panhandle and Santa Fe Railroad bridge, 14.6 river miles upstream from the John T. Montford Lake Alan Henry Dam and at mile 143.4 measured from confluence with Salt Fork Brazos River at mile 923.2 on the Brazos River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,466 mi² of which 1,222 mi² probably is noncontributing.
- WDR TX-76-2: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Dec. 1961 to current year. Prior to Oct. 1963, published as "Sand Creek or South Fork Double Mountain Fork Brazos River at Justiceburg".
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 2,222.47 ft above NGVD of 1929. Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stages since at least 1895, 25.8 ft in 1914 and 22.2 ft in Sept. l955, from information by local resident. Flood in July 1961 reached a stage of 18.2 ft, from floodmark.
PERIOD OF RECORD - CHEMICAL DATA: Oct. 1975 to current year.
RADIOCHEMICAL DATA: Jan. to Feb. 1981.
SEDIMENT DATA: June 1977 to June 1982.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Oct. 1975 to Sept. 2006 (local observer).
WATER TEMPERATURE: Oct. 1975 to Sept. 2006 (local observer).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum daily, 31,400 microsiemens/cm, Dec. 6, 1994; minimum daily, 370 microsiemens/cm, Oct. 20, 1983.
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum daily, 38.0°C, May 17, 2001; minimum daily, 0.0°C, on many days during winter months.