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  • USGS 01605500 SOUTH BRANCH POTOMAC RIVER AT FRANKLIN, WV

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    LOCATION.--Lat 38°38'08", long 79°20'17", referenced to
          North American Datum of 1927, Pendleton County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 02070001,
          on left bank 0.5 mi southwest of Franklin, 2 mi upstream from Friends Run, 
          2.5 mi downstream from Thorn Creek, and at mile 112.5.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--179 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--May 1940 to September 1969, and October 1976 to current year
          (daily discharge and peaks).
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 1,692.1 ft 
           above NAVD 88 (VERTCON conversion of 1,692.5 ft above NGVD 29,
           U.S. Army Corps of Engineers bench mark).
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of March 1936 reached a stage of about 13 ft, 
           discharge, 18,500 ft3/s.
    
    
    This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with:
            State of West Virginia      
    

    Current shift adjusted stage-discharge rating table. These tab delimited tables are updated daily and can change frequently. If you use these ratings, it is important that you update often so that you have the most current version.
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    This station managed by the Richmond, VA Field Office.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 2 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-27
    00065 Gage height 2014-04-29  2014-08-27

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 27   08-27-2014  20:30 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 27 based on 67 years of record more
    Min
    (1966)
    Most Recent
    Instantaneous
    Value Aug 27
    25th
    percen-
    tile
    Median 75th
    percen-
    tile
    Mean Max
    (1996)
    16 27 31 40. 60. 65 428


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 1.84   08-27-2014  20:30 EDT
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