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USGS 03069500 CHEAT RIVER NEAR PARSONS, WV

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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

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This station managed by the Charleston Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 6 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-10-02
00065 Gage height 2014-06-04  2014-10-02
00045 Precipitation 2014-06-04  2014-10-02
00011 Temperature, water 2014-09-19  2014-10-02
00010 Temperature, water 2011-10-01  2013-08-09
00065 Gage height [auxialiary stage] 2014-09-19  2014-10-02

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 82   10-02-2014  06:00 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 2 based on 100 years of record more
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(1931)
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14 82 126 388 922 964 13200


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.84   10-02-2014  06:00 EDT
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Gage height, feet, [auxialiary stage]

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.95   10-02-2014  06:15 EDT
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