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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°04'44", long 81°12'45", referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Ritchie County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05030203, approximately 6 miles southeast from Cisco, and 9 miles west of Smithville. DRAINAGE AREA.--229 mi2. PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1915 to September 1916, October 1937 to December 1951, and April 2009 (daily discharge) to current year. GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage has not yet been determined. EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 13,200 ft3/s, June 25, 1950, estimated from comparison with station 03155200 South Fork Hughes River at Macfarlan, gage height 26.5 ft, estimated from slope-conveyance rating extension; minimum discharge, 0.02 ft3/s, Oct. 8-13, 1943, estimated from comparison with station 03155200 South Fork Hughes River at Macfarlan. This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with: West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water and Waste Management
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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