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Data collected by the MD-DE-DC USGS Water Science Center are reported in Eastern Standard Time (EST) year-round.

Updated July 1, 2016: USGS streamflow monitoring has recently been discontinued at the following sites:
  • 01487150 BUCKS BRANCH NEAR ATLANTA, DE (2014 to 2016)
  • 01594963 NYDEGGER RUN NEAR GORMAN, MD (2013 to 2016)
  • 01596050 SAVAGE RIVER NEAR AVILTON, MD (2013 to 2016)
  • 01597000 CRABTREE CREEK NEAR SWANTON, MD (1948 to 2016)
  • 01598650 SAND SPRING RUN AT FROSTBURG, MD (2006 to 2016)
  • 03076700 BUFFALO RUN NEAR FRIENDSVILLE, MD (2013 to 2016)
  • 03076800 MILL RUN AT MINERAL SPRING, MD (2013 to 2016)
Questions or concerns can be directed to Jon Dillow (jjdillow@usgs.gov; 443-498-5524).



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LOCATION.--Lat 39°25'17.7", long 79°25'25.1", Garrett County, Hydrologic Unit 05020006,
   on left bank 200 ft downstream from Baltimore and Ohio Railroad bridge, 250 ft downstream from
   Little Youghiogheny River, 1.2 mi northwest of Oakland, and  1.5 mi upstream from Dunkard Lick Run.
DRAINAGE AREA.--134 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1941 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1113: 1947(M).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage and concrete control. Datum of gage is 2,353.14 ft above North
   American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to Aug. 1, 1946,  nonrecording gage at bridge 200 ft upstream
   at datum 0.47 ft higher.
REMARKS.--Town of Oakland diverted an average of 0.4 ft3/s for water supply. The diversion is 
   returned upstream from station as sewage. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite data-collection platform
   at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 14,100 ft3/s,
   Jan. 19, 1996, gage height, 13.06 ft; minimum discharge, 2.5 ft3/s, Oct. 4, 1953.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood in March 1936 reached a stage  of 15.3 ft, from floodmarks.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Maryland Department
   of the Environment, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
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This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center, Frostburg office.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 2 Available Parameters for this site
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-07-26
00065 Gage height 2016-03-28  2016-07-26

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 21   07-26-2016  06:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 26 based on 74 years of record more
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Median 75th
Mean Max
6.8 21 33 66 128 140 1890

Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.93   07-26-2016  06:15 EST
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