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  • USGS 03076500 YOUGHIOGHENY RIVER AT FRIENDSVILLE, MD

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    LOCATION.--Lat 39°39'13.0", long 79°24'29.9", Garrett County, Hydrologic Unit 05020006,
       on left bank 0.7 mi upstream from bridge on State Highway 42 at Friendsville, and at 1.5 mi 
       upstream from Bear Creek.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--295 mi2
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1898 to December 1904, October 1940 to current year. Annual maximum, 
       water years 1905, 1923-31, 1940, published in WSP 1675. October, November 1940 monthly discharge only, 
       published in WSP 1305. September 1922 to September 1926 (gage heights only) in reports of Pennsylvania 
       Department of Forests and Waters.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,486.82 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
       Aug. 17, 1898, to Dec. 31, 1904, and Sept. 1, 1922, to Sept. 30, 1926, nonrecording gages at
       bridge 0.7 mi downstream at gage datum 16.24 ft and 16.29 ft lower, respectively.
    REMARKS.--Low and medium flow regulated since July 1925 by Deep Creek Reservoir, 12 mi upstream
       from station (see station 03076000). U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite data-collection platform at station.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 16,100 ft3/s, Jan. 19, 1996,
       gage height, 9.54 ft (14.20 ft recorded on Mar. 29, 1924 at site and gage datum then in use);
       minimum discharge, unknown.
    COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by 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 3 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-29
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-01  2014-08-29
    00010 Temperature, water 2012-10-01  2014-08-29

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 232   08-29-2014  08:45 EST
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 29 based on 80 years of record more
    Min
    (1993)
    25th
    percen-
    tile
    Median Most Recent
    Instantaneous
    Value Aug 29
    Mean 75th
    percen-
    tile
    Max
    (2013)
    29 97 180 232 292 342 4980


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 2.67   08-29-2014  08:45 EST
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    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

    Most recent instantaneous value: 16.8   08-29-2014  08:45 EST
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