Gasconade River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather


Gasconade River Levels

June 14 2024

35,544 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-27950.0 cfs (-60.93%) since yesterday
284.58% of Normal 3 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Gasconade River was last observed at 17,920 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 35,544 acre-ft of water today; about 285% of normal. River levels are high. Average streamflow for this time of year is 6,297 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2015-12-30 when daily discharge volume was observed at 282,000 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Gasconade River Near Rich Fountain reporting a streamflow rate of 9,200 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Gasconade River, with a gauge stage of 7.8 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 3 different streamgauging stations along the Gasconade River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 845 ft, the Gasconade River Near Hazelgreen.

Last Updated 2024-06-14
Streamflow 17,920.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 284.58%
Maximum 282,000.0 cfs
2015-12-30

About the gasconade river


The Gasconade River is a 280-mile-long river in central Missouri, USA. It was named after the Gasconade people who originally lived in the area. The river is a popular destination for fishing, canoeing, and camping. The hydrology of the Gasconade River is characterized by seasonal variations in flow, with high levels during spring and summer due to snowmelt and precipitation. The river has four main reservoirs/dams: Bagnell Dam, Harry S. Truman Dam, Pomme de Terre Dam, and Lake of the Ozarks Dam. These dams provide flood control, power generation, and recreational opportunities. The Gasconade River watershed is also an important agricultural area, with corn, soybeans, and livestock being the primary agricultural products.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Gasconade River Near Hazelgreen
USGS 06928000
2550 cfs 4.85 ft -22.73
Gasconade River At Jerome
USGS 06933500
6170 cfs 6.04 ft -32.72
Gasconade River Near Rich Fountain
USGS 06934000
9200 cfs 7.8 ft -72.46

Peak Annual Discharge

Gasconade River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Gasconade River Year Over Year Discharge


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