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    LOCATION.--Lat 38°17'27", long 80°38'28", 
          referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Nicholas County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05050005, 
          on right bank at downstream side of highway bridge on State Highway 20, 200 ft downstream from Cherry River, 
          1.8 mi downstream from Cranberry River, 2.7 mi south of Craigsville, and at mile 61.5.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--529 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1964 to September 1966 (daily discharge and annual maxima), 
          October 1966 to September 1982 (daily discharge and peaks), October 1982 to September 1983 
          (daily mean gage height and annual maxima), October 1985 to current year (daily discharge and peaks).
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. 
          Datum of gage is 1,869.55 ft above NAVD 88 (1,870.00 ft above NGVD 29).
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of July 4, 1932 is estimated as 65,000 ft3/s and flood of July 19, 1954, 
          is estimated as 55,000 ft3/s on the basis of discharge-area comparison with Gauley River at Camden on Gauley (03187000) 
          and Gauley River near Summersville (03189500).
    PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD (WQ).--SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: October 1981 to September 1982.
          WATER TEMPERATURE: November 1974 to April 1977, November 1980 to September 1982, April 2014 to present
    This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with:
            U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District
    Continuous water-temperature monitor maintained in cooperation with:
            West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Section

    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
    00010 Temperature, water 2014-04-18  2014-09-02
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-09-02
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-05  2014-09-02

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 49   09-02-2014  06:30 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 2 based on 46 years of record more
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    Value Sep 2
    Median Mean 75th
    13 49 54 154 331 541 1390

    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 9.64   09-02-2014  06:30 EDT
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