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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.



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LOCATION.--Lat 38°12'54", long 80°53'18", 
      referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Nicholas County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05050005, 
      on right bank, 0.4 mi downstream from Summersville Dam, 5 mi southwest of Summersville and at mile 35.3
DRAINAGE AREA.--806 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--March 1966 to September 1982 (daily discharge and annual maximum), 
      October 1982 to September 1986 (daily mean gage height and annual maxima), 
      October 1986 to September 2003 (daily discharge and annual maxima), October 2004 to September 2008 
      (annual maximum gage height), October 2009 to September 2010 (annual maximum and minimum gage height).
REVISED RECORDS.--WDR WV-67: 1966. WDR WV-82-1: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 1,349.45 ft above 
      NAVD 88 (VERTCON conversion of 1,350.00 ft above NGVD 29, levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). 
REMARKS.--Flow regulated since May 1965 by Summersville Lake.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD (WQ).--SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: December 1980 to September 1982.
      WATER TEMPERATURE: November 1974 to April 1977, November 1980 to September 1982. 
This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with:
        U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District
This station managed by the Charleston Field Office.

Available Parameters Period of Record
All 3 Available Parameters for this site
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.) 1974-11-05  1982-09-30
00060 Discharge(Mean) 1966-03-22  2003-09-30
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Mean) 1980-12-22  1982-09-30

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