Neches River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Neches River Levels

June 16 2024

178,652 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-1540.0 cfs (-1.68%) since yesterday
175.56% of Normal 6 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Neches River was last observed at 90,070 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 178,652 acre-ft of water today; about 176% of normal. River levels are high. Average streamflow for this time of year is 51,304 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2024-05-18 when daily discharge volume was observed at 194,440 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Neches Rv At Evadale reporting a streamflow rate of 20,000 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Neches Rv Nr Town Bluff with a gauge stage of 66.73 ft. This river is monitored from 6 different streamgauging stations along the Neches River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 283 ft, the Neches Rv Nr Neches.

Last Updated 2024-06-16
Streamflow 90,070.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 175.56%
Maximum 194,440.0 cfs

About the neches river

The Neches River is a 416-mile-long river in eastern Texas that runs from the Piney Woods region to the Gulf of Mexico. It has played a significant role in Texas history, serving as a major transportation route for Native Americans, European settlers, and early American explorers. The Neches has a diverse hydrology, with significant wetlands and swamps along its banks. There are several reservoirs along the river, including Lake Palestine and Lake Striker, which provide drinking water and flood control for nearby communities. The river also supports agricultural activities, including rice farming and timber production. Additionally, the Neches is a popular recreational destination for fishing, boating, and camping. The river is home to a variety of fish species, including bass, catfish, and crappie.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Neches Rv Nr Neches
USGS 08032000
3070 cfs 14.5 ft -17.25
Neches Rv Nr Diboll
USGS 08033000
15100 cfs 15.06 ft -5.63
Neches Rv Nr Rockland
USGS 08033500
12900 cfs 22.56 ft 2.38
Neches Rv Nr Town Bluff
USGS 08040600
19400 cfs 66.73 ft 0
Neches Rv At Evadale
USGS 08041000
20000 cfs 16.51 ft 3.63
Neches Rv Saltwater Barrier At Beaumont
USGS 08041780
19600 cfs 3.18 ft -4.85

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