Table Hy02: Base-flow (cfs) Recession Characteristics for the Gasconade River Watershed

Table Hy02: Base-flow (cfs) Recession Characteristics for the Gasconade River Watershed

The average rate of decrease of stream runoff during periods of no precipitation. Recession data from the period of May through October (Skelton 1970).
GAGE NO. STREAM, SITE PERIOD OF RECORD MINIMUM MEASURED FLOW TIME, IN DAYS
0 10 20 30 40
6-9277 Gasconade River, Nebo 1942, 1944-47, 1952, 1962-64, 1967 26 A B 45 45 32 23 22 13 16 - - -
6-9277.5 Osage Fork, Orla 1953, 1962-65, 1967 17 A B 34 34 26 20 19 12 15 - 11 -
6-9278 Osage Fork, Drynob 1942, 1944-47, 1952, 1953, 1956, 1962-67 12 A B 38 38 28 21 20 12 15 - 11 -
6-9280 Gasconade River, Hazelgreen 1930-67 18 A B 100 100 68 46 45 23 31 - 21 -
6-9284.5 Roubidoux Creek, Waynesville 1942-43, 1945-47, 1952, 1062-65, 1967 3.9 A B 22 - 9.0 - 4.0 - 2.2 - - -
6-9285 Gasconade River, Waynesville 1915-67 44 A B 200 200 120 84 82 49 60 - 48 -
6-9301 Spring Creek, Spring Creek 1953, 1961-65, 1967 12 A B 28 28 21 18 17 12 14 - - -
6-9309 Little Piney Creek, Yancy Mills 1953, 1962-65, 1967 0.2 A B 12 12 3.0 1.0 0.8 0.2 0.2 - - -
6-9317 Beaver Creek, Newburg 1961-65, 1967 1.8 A B 4.0 4.0 2.5 1.8 1.6 1.1 1.2 - - -
6-9333 Mill Creek, Newburg 1955-57, 1961-65, 1967 5.6 A B 8.0 8.0 6.0 5.0 5.0 4.0 4.2 - - -
6-9320 Little Piney Creek, Newburg 1929-67 24 A B 50 50 37 31 30 23 25 - - -
6-9335 Gasconade River, Jerome 1924-67 254 A B 600 600 485 415 420 325 370 275 335 255
6-9340 Gasconade River, Rich Fountain 1923-59 275 A B 650 650 550 485 480 390 425 335 380 300

Row A = average recession rate; Row B = maximum recession rate (used during long periods of extremely hot summer weather when evapotranspiration rates are excessive).

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