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    USGS 01586000 NORTH BRANCH PATAPSCO RIVER AT CEDARHURST, MD

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    LOCATION.--Lat 39°30'13.2", long 76°53'05.5", Carroll County, Hydrologic Unit 02060003, 
       on left bank at downstream side of private footbridge at Cedarhurst, 0.8 mi downstream from Roaring Run,
       8 mi southeast of Westminster, and 16.5 mi upstream from confluence with South Branch.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--56.6 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--September 1945 to current year.
    REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1903: 1959-60.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage is 420.01 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
    REMARKS.--Slight diurnal fluctuation at low and medium flow caused by mill upstream from station. Low flow
       affected slightly by Cranberry Reservoir since August 1957, capacity, 113,700,000 gal. U.S. Geological Survey 
       satellite data-collection platform at station. Water-quality records for some prior periods have been collected at this location.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 27,800 ft3/s, June 22, 1972,
       gage height, 20.75 ft; minimum discharge, 0.83 ft3/s, August 22, 23, 2002.
    COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Maryland State Highway
       Administration, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
    
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    This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center, Baltimore office.

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    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-31
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-03  2014-08-31

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

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    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 1.48   08-31-2014  02:00 EST
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