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  • USGS Current Water Data for Dist. of Columbia

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    All Maryland-Delaware-District of Columbia times are reported in Eastern Standard Time (EST). To convert to Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) add 1 hour.





    Daily Streamflow Conditions

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    Stream gage levels in Dist. of Columbia, relative to 30 year average. 01651000: Flow=106cfs,Stage=1.90ft,2014-08-23 12:30,>90,NORTHWEST BR ANACOSTIA RIVER NR HYATTSVILLE, MD01648000: Flow=95cfs,Stage=2.62ft,2014-08-23 12:15,>90,ROCK CREEK AT SHERRILL DRIVE WASHINGTON, DC01654000: Flow=11cfs,Stage=2.11ft,2014-08-23 13:45,76-90,ACCOTINK CREEK NEAR ANNANDALE, VA01649500: Flow=36cfs,Stage=0.73ft,2014-08-23 12:15,76-90,NORTHEAST BRANCH ANACOSTIA RIVER AT RIVERDALE, MD01653000: Flow=13cfs,Stage=1.26ft,2014-08-23 13:35,25-75,CAMERON RUN AT ALEXANDRIA, VA01652500: Flow=5.8cfs,Stage=4.12ft,2014-08-23 13:55,25-75,FOURMILE RUN AT ALEXANDRIA, VA01646500: Flow=3120cfs,Stage=3.05ft,Floodstage=10ft,2014-08-23 12:45,25-75,POTOMAC RIVER NEAR WASH, DC LITTLE FALLS PUMP STA01651800: Flow=4.8cfs,Stage=4.38ft,2014-08-23 12:25,Not ranked,WATTS BRANCH AT WASHINGTON, DC01651770: Flow=1.6cfs,Stage=2.05ft,2014-08-23 12:06,Not ranked,HICKEY RUN AT NATIONAL ARBORETUM AT WASHINGTON, DC01651750: Stage=-0.30ft,2014-08-23 12:54,Not ranked,ANACOSTIA RIVER AQUATIC GARDENS AT WASHINGTON, DC01650800: Flow=15cfs,Stage=1.26ft,2014-08-23 12:15,Not ranked,SLIGO CREEK NEAR TAKOMA PARK, MD01648010: Flow=72cfs,Stage=1.92ft,2014-08-23 11:55,Not ranked,ROCK CREEK AT JOYCE RD WASHINGTON, DC01647600: Stage=-0.16ft,2014-08-23 12:54,Not ranked,POTOMAC RIVER AT WISCONSIN AVE, WASHINGTON, DC01646305: Flow=1.1cfs,Stage=1.05ft,2014-08-23 14:00,Not ranked,DEAD RUN AT WHANN AVENUE NEAR MCLEAN, VAGo to WaterWatch (offsite) for a larger map with additional options
    Explanation
    [color code for] High
    [color code for] > 90th percentile
    [color code for] 76th - 90th percentile
    [color code for] 25th - 75th percentile
    [color code for] 10th - 24th percentile
    [color code for] < 10th percentile
    [color code for] Low
    [color code for] Not ranked
    The colored dots on this map depict streamflow conditions as a percentile, which is computed from the period of record for the current day of the year. Only stations with at least 30 years of record are used.
    The gray circles indicate other stations that were not ranked in percentiles either because they have fewer than 30 years of record or because they report parameters other than streamflow. Some stations, for example, measure stage only.

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