The Tangipahoa River ( tan-ji-pə-HOH-ə) originates northwest of McComb in southwest Mississippi, and runs south 122 miles (196 km) through Lake Tangipahoa in Percy Quin State Park before passing into southeast Louisiana. There it flows entirely in the eponymous Tangipahoa Parish until its mouth opens into the northwest region of Lake Pontchartrain.The Tangipahoa River was named after the Tangipahoa Indians.According to the Geographic Names Information System, the Tangipahoa River has also been known as: Source: Wikipedia
Maximum discharge on the river today is recorded at the Tangipahoa River At Robert with a streamflow rate of 2,390 cfs. This is also the deepest point on the Tangipahoa River, reporting a gauge stage of 12.13 ft. This river is monitored from 2 different streamgauging stations along the Tangipahoa River, the first of which is perched at an elevation of 232 ft, the Tangipahoa River At Osyka .
|Location||Streamflow||River Stage||Air Temp||Elevation|
Tangipahoa River At Osyka
|332 cfs||9.25 ft|
Tangipahoa River At Robert
|2390 cfs||12.13 ft|