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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°54'47", long 79°46'14", referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Randolph County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05020004, on upstream side of right pier of County Route 33/8 bridge, 3.0 mi west of Bowden, and at mile 26.4. DRAINAGE AREA.--151 mi2. PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1973 to September 1981, and October 1997 to current year (daily discharge and peaks). Once daily wire-weight gage readings at same site November 1971 to August 1973 are contained in files of Bowden National Fish Hatchery. GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Elevation of gage is 2112.57 ft above NAVD 88 (GPS levels). PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD (WQ).--SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: August 1975 to September 1981. WATER TEMPERATURE: June 1975 to May 1979. TURBIDITY: June 1975 to September 1981. SUSPENDED SEDIMENT RECORDS: June 1975 to September 1981. 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.
What is a shift adjusted stage-discharge rating?