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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 39°07'22", long 79°40'53", 
      referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Tucker County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05020004, 
      on left bank 2.0 mi north of Parsons, 3.0 mi downstream from confluence of Black Fork and Shavers Fork, 
      and at mile 75.2.
DRAINAGE AREA.--722 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--January 1913 to current year (daily discharge and peaks). 
      Monthly discharge only for some periods published in WSP 1305.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1305: 1917(M), 1924(M), 1932(M), 1936(M), 1938-39(M). WSP l335: 1916. 
      WSP 1385: 1918-19(M). WDR WV-97-1: Drainage area, 1888(M), 1914(P), 1915-16(M), 1917(P), 1924(P), 
      1939(P), 1940(M), 1942(M), 1948-49(M), 1955-57(M), 1962-64(M), 1967(M), 1971-73(M), 1977(M). 
      WDR-US-2009: 1982(M).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 1,589.66 ft above COE 12. 
      Prior to Aug. 17, 1944, nonrecording gage on Moss Bridge about 1,600 ft upstream at datum 1.13 ft higher. 
      Nov. 21, 1985, to Sept. 30, 1986, recording gage on Moss Bridge at datum 1.27 ft lower.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of 1844 was about 85,000 ft3/s. 
        Flood of July 10, 1888, reached a stage of 20.5 ft, discharge, 
        71,000 ft3/s, from floodmarks, at site and datum in use prior 
        to Aug. 17, 1944; it was not exceeded until flood of Oct. 15, 
        1954, which reached a stage 0.3 ft higher at that site and datum.

This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with:
        First Energy Corporation
        U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District

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.
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This station managed by the Charleston Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 3 Available Parameters for this site
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2015-03-27
00065 Gage height 2014-11-27  2015-03-27
00011 Temperature, water 2014-11-27  2015-03-25

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Most recent instantaneous value: 3,610   03-27-2015  18:00 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Mar 27 based on 101 years of record more
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271 1680 2440 3100 3470 3610 12200

Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 5.54   03-27-2015  18:00 EDT
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