Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology

Lake Thunderbird is a reservoir located near Norman, Oklahoma. The lake was created in 1962 by the construction of a dam across the Little River. It has a surface area of 5,349 acres and a maximum depth of 48 feet. The lake is fed by several small streams and is used for irrigation, municipal water supply, and recreation. The lake is surrounded by parks and recreational areas, including two marinas, beaches, and numerous hiking and biking trails. The lake is also popular for fishing, with species including bass, catfish, and crappie. The hydrology of the lake is influenced by the surrounding terrain, with surface flow coming from the Little River and snowpack from winter storms in the area. The lake also serves as a water source for nearby agricultural operations.

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Gage Height, Ft 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal None%
Minimum 1,036.24 ft
Maximum 1,042.14 ft
Average 1,040 ft
Dam_Height 144
Drainage_Area 256
Year_Completed 1964
Nid_Storage 367467
Hazard_Potential High
Structural_Height 144
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
River_Or_Stream LITTLE RIVER
Foundations Rock
Surface_Area 6070
Dam_Length 7260
Nid_Height 144

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