Washita River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Washita River Levels

June 16 2024

1,929 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-191.96 cfs (-16.48%) since yesterday
15.62% of normal Very Low

Total streamflow across the Washita River was last observed at 973 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 1,929 acre-ft of water today; about 16% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 6,226 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2015-06-18 when daily discharge volume was observed at 171,127 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Washita River Near Dickson reporting a streamflow rate of 443 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Washita River, with a gauge stage of 8.22 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 8 different streamgauging stations along the Washita River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 1,915 ft, the Washita River Near Cheyenne.

Last Updated 2024-06-16
Streamflow 972.62 cfs
Percent of Normal 15.62%
Maximum 171,127.0 cfs

About the washita river

The Washita River is a river in the south-central United States that runs through Oklahoma and Texas. It is approximately 295 miles long and has a drainage basin of 23,040 square miles. The river is named after the Washita Native American tribe who once inhabited the area. The hydrology of the river is characterized by seasonal variations in flow due to precipitation and drought conditions. The Lake Texoma Dam on the Washita River is a major source of hydroelectric power and provides water for irrigation and recreation. Other notable reservoirs on the river include the Foss Reservoir and the Fort Cobb Reservoir. The Washita River is used for recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and camping. It also supports agricultural activities like crop irrigation and livestock watering.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Washita River Near Cheyenne
USGS 07316500
0 cfs 5.48 ft 0
Washita River Near Hammon
USGS 07324200
1 cfs 7.19 ft -14.1
Washita River Near Foss
USGS 07324400
5 cfs 6.34 ft 9.41
Washita River Near Clinton
USGS 07325000
13 cfs 4.57 ft -2.29
Washita River At Anadarko
USGS 07326500
77 cfs 6.77 ft -3.76
Washita River At Alex
USGS 07328100
214 cfs 0.88 ft -6.55
Washita River Near Pauls Valley
USGS 07328500
220 cfs 4.56 ft -13.73
Washita River Near Dickson
USGS 07331000
443 cfs 8.22 ft -23.88

Peak Annual Discharge

Washita River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Washita River Year Over Year Discharge

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