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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 38°51'54", long 80°40'35", 
      referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Braxton County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05030203, 
      on right bank 70 ft upstream from Buffalo Creek, approximately 600 ft below foot bridge, 
      1.4 mi downstream from Oil Creek, 1.8 mi downstream from Saltlick Creek, 
      and 1.9 mi downstream from Burnsville and at mile 119.5.
DRAINAGE AREA.--284 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--April 1974 to September 1978 (daily discharge and annual maxima), 
      October 1978 to September 2000 (annual maxima), October 2000 to September 2008 (annual maximum gage height), 
      October 2008 to current year (annual maximum and minimum gage height).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 738.03 ft above NAVD 88 
      (VERTCON conversion of 738.66 ft above NGVD 29).
REMARKS.--Some regulation from five floodwater-detention reservoirs 
        affecting 49.5 mi2 and by Burnsville Reservoir at mile 124.2.
This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with:
        U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District
This station managed by the Charleston Field Office.

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