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USGS 03075500 YOUGHIOGHENY RIVER NEAR OAKLAND, MD

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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.
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.
The 15-minute precipitation data for this station are temporary and will only be displayed for 120 days. Time series of cumulative daily values will NOT be available for retrieval following the 120-day display period. Although the instrumentation is calibrated at least once/year, the temporary classification means that documented routine inspections and other quality assurance measures are not performed that would make the data acceptable for archival, retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive studies.
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This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center, Frostburg office.

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All 3 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-07-23
00065 Gage height 2014-03-25  2014-07-23
00045 Precipitation 2014-03-25  2014-07-23

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 50   07-23-2014  10:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 23 based on 72 years of record more
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(1965)
25th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Jul 23
Median 75th
percen-
tile
Mean Max
(1958)
7.0 28 50 65 104 151 1460


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.12   07-23-2014  10:15 EST
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Precipitation, total, inches

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.00   07-23-2014  10:15 EST
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