Warning: Javascript must be enabled to use all the features on this page!

Page Loading - Please Wait...

Click to hideNews Bulletins
Click to hide state-specific text
  • Additional information:

    [!] During cold weather, ice effects on stage and discharge determinations at some stream-gaging stations 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 sites.



Click to hidestation-specific text
LOCATION.--Lat 38°55'25", long 79°52'45", 
      referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Randolph County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05020001, 
      on left bank 1.4 mi upstream from the mouth of Leading Creek and 1.5 mi west of Elkins, and at mile 79.5.
DRAINAGE AREA.--271 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1944 to September 2004 (daily discharge and peaks), 
      October 2004 to September 2008 (annual maximum gage height), October 2009 to current year 
      (annual maximum and minimum gage height). 
      Prior to October 1960, published as Tygart River near Elkins.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 1,894.50 ft 
      above NAVD 88 (1,895.05 ft above NGVD 29). Prior to Nov. 16, 1944, nonrecording gage, 
      and Nov. 16, 1944 to Sept. 30, 1951, water-stage recorder at site 200 ft 
      upstream at same datum.
REMARKS.--Slight regulation at times by flood-diversion dam upstream from station.
This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with:
        U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District
This station managed by the Charleston Field Office.

Available Parameters Period of Record
All 2 Available Parameters for this site
00060 Discharge(Mean) 1944-10-01  2004-09-30
00065 Gage height(Mean) 2001-10-01  2016-02-09

Graph w/ stats
Graph w/ meas
Graph w/ (up to 3) parms
Days  (365)

  -- or --
Begin date

End date

Summary of all available data for this site
Instantaneous-data availability statement

Gage height, feet

Graph of DAILY Gage height, feet

Add up to 2 more sites and replot for "Gage height, feet"

 Add site numbers

Create presentation-quality graph.