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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.
LOCATION.--Lat 38°37'01", long 79°52'12", referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Randolph County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05020004, on left downstream wingwall of US Route 250 bridge at Cheat Bridge, 1.8 mi downstream from Fish Hatchery Run, 1.3 mi upstream from Red Run, and at mile 65.5. DRAINAGE AREA.--60.2 mi2. PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 2001 to current year, (daily discharge and peaks). GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 3,537.56 ft above NAVD 88 (3,537.76 ft above NGVD 29). PERIOD OF RECORD (WQ).--October 2009 to current year. This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with: State of West Virginia Continuous water-quality monitor maintained in cooperation with: West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
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.
What is a shift adjusted stage-discharge rating?