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    USGS 03058500 WEST FORK RIVER AT BUTCHERVILLE, WV

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    LOCATION.--Lat 39°05'26", long 80°28'04", 
          referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Lewis County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05020002, 
          on right bank at Butcherville, 0.5 mi upstream from Freemans Creek, 3,500 ft 
          downstream from abandoned railroad bridge, 3.0 mi north of Weston, and at mile 65.0.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--181 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--April 1915 to June 1925 (daily discharge and peaks), 
          July to September 1925 (monthly discharge, published in WSP 1305), 
          October 1925 to September 1976 (daily discharge and peaks), October 1976 to September 2000 
          (daily discharge and annual maxima), October 2000 to to September 2002 (annual maxima), 
          October 2002 to September 2008 (annual maximum gage height), October 2008 to current year 
          (annual maximum and minimum gage height).
    REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1053: 1935. WSP 1335: 1918, 1923.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 992.44 ft above NAVD 88 
          (VERTCON conversion of 993.00 ft above NGVD 29). Prior to Feb. 17, 1937, 
          nonrecording gage at adandoned railroad bridge 3,500 ft upstream. Feb. 17, 1937 to Apr. 9, 1939, 
          nonrecording gage at site 2,500 ft upstream. Prior to Oct. 1, 1942, at datum 10 ft lower.
    REMARKS.--Flow partially regulated since 1973 by Stonecoal Reservior. 
            Flow regulated since January 1990 by Stonewall Jackson Lake.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of 1888 reached a stage of 
            17 ft at site 3,500 ft upstream, present datum, from information 
            by local residents. The stage on that day may have been affected 
            by backwater from a dam which has since been washed out.
    This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with:
            U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District
    
            Real-time stage data are available for the previous 31 days
            Recent data (daily) are available for the previous 18 months
                    RECENT DATA ARE NOT ARCHIVED BEYOND 18 MONTHS
                    EXCEPT FOR THE ANNUAL MAXIMUM GAGE HEIGHT
    
    This station managed by the Charleston Field Office.

    Available Parameters Period of Record
    All 1 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00060 Discharge(Mean) 1915-04-08  2000-09-30

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    Summary of all available data for this site
    Instantaneous-data availability statement
    *** There are no data available on the Waterdata system for time period specified,
        although data may available in the files of the local USGS office operating the station.