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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 39°37'45", long 79°57'10", referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Monongalia County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05020003, on left bank at Kingwood Street, in Morgantown, and at mile 0.6. DRAINAGE AREA.--63.2 mi2. PERIOD OF RECORD.--April 1914 to September 1915 (gage height), February 1946 to September 1969 (daily discharge and peaks), October 1992 to September 1998 (annual maxima), October 2002 to current year (daily discharge and peaks). GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 804.96 ft above NAVD 88 (GPS levels). Prior to Dec. 4, 1914, nonrecording gage on bridge 0.5 mile upstream at different datum. Dec. 4, 1914, to Sept. 30, 1915, nonrecording gage on bridge 0.9 mile upstream at different datum. Feb. 8 to May 7, 1946, nonrecording gage, and May 8, 1946, to June 19, 1956, water-stage recorder at site 150 ft downstream at present datum. EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Aug. 18, 1980, reached a stage of 12.36 ft, from floodmarks, discharge 7,550 ft3/s. This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with: State of West Virginia
Current shift adjusted stage-discharge
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