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    USGS 01614000 BACK CREEK NEAR JONES SPRINGS, WV

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    LOCATION.--Lat 39°30'43", long 78°02'15", 
          referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Berkeley County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 02070004, 
          on left bank at downstream side of highway bridge, 1.3 mi southeast of Tomahawk, 3.5 mi northeast of 
          village of Jones Springs, 9.0 mi upstream from Tilhance Creek, and at mile 11.6.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--235 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1928 to September 1931 (daily discharge and peaks, 
          published as Back Creek near Hedgesville), September 1938 to September 1975 (daily discharge and peaks), 
          October 1992 to September 1998 (annual maxima), June 2004 to current year (daily discharge and peaks).
    REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 851: 1930 (M).
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 415.85 ft above NAVD 88 
          (VERTCON conversion of 416.42 ft above NGVD 29, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers bench mark). 
           Prior to Oct. 17, 1956, nonrecording gage. Prior to Oct. 1, 1931, at site about 5 mi 
           downstream at different datum.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Mar. 17, 1936, reached a stage of 25 ft, 
           from floodmarks, present datum; discharge, 22,000 ft3/s.
    This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with:
            Berkeley County Commission
    The stage-discharge relationship may be effected by bridge construction that began on September 11, 2012.
    

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    This station managed by the Leetown Field Office.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 2 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-09-02
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-04  2014-09-02

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 11   09-02-2014  01:45 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 2 based on 50 years of record more
    Min
    (1957)
    25th
    percen-
    tile
    Most Recent
    Instantaneous
    Value Sep 2
    Median 75th
    percen-
    tile
    Mean Max
    (1952)
    4.0 8.4 11 13 33 50 575


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 1.79   09-02-2014  01:45 EDT
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