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[!] During cold weather, ice effects on stage, groundwater levels, precipitation and water quality parameters at some stream-gaging stations and wells are likely. Data values reported on these pages may be significantly higher or lower than actual values. Adjustment of data for ice effects can only be done after detailed analysis. Users are encouraged to contact this office for more information on specific stream-gaging stations or wells.



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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.
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This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center, Frostburg office.

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00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2015-02-28
00065 Gage height 2014-10-30  2015-02-28

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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Feb 28 based on 73 years of record more
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Ice 52 216 300 504 700 2290

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