Table Hy05: Flood Frequency and Discharges

Flood Frequency Estimates near Big Piney, MO

 

Table Hy05. Two to 100 year flood discharges (cubic feet per second) for selected USGS Gage Stations within the Big Piney Watershed (Alexander and Wilson 1995).
Station Recurrence Interval (years) (Discharge in cubic feet per second)
2 5 10 25 50 100
06929000 (Coyle Branch at Houston, Mo.) 216 424 601 869 1,100 1,360
06930000 (Big Piney near Big Piney, Mo) 12,600 21,800 28,700 38,000 45,300 52,800
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