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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°08'24", long 79°25'12", referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Tucker County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05020004, on right bank, 2.8 mi northeast of Davis, 0.5 mi upstream from Yellow Creek, and at mile 14.0. This station is reached from Elkins by way of U.S. Route 219 to Thomas, then 3 miles east on State Route 32 to Davis. Travel to the east outskirts of Davis and the Grocery Store before crossing the Blackwater River and procede behind the store and across the bridge to a seasonal dirt road that is not maintained. DRAINAGE AREA.--54.7 mi2. PERIOD OF RECORD.--November 1991 to September 1998, June to September 2001, and October 2002 to current year (daily discharge and peaks). REVISED RECORDS.--WDR WV-97-1: Drainage area. WDR WV-04-1: 1993(M), 1994(P), 1995(M). WDR-US-2008: 1994. GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Elevation of gage is approximately 3,129.70 ft above NAVD 88 (VERTCON conversion of 3,130 ft above NGVD 29, from topographic map). PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD (WQ).--SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: October 1994 to July 1997, June to September 2001. pH: October 1994 to July 1997, June to September 2001. WATER TEMPERATURE: October 1994 to July 1997, June to September 2001. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: October 1994 to July 1997, June to September 2001 This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with: State of West Virginia
Current shift adjusted stage-discharge
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Gage height, feet