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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°14'00", long 81°10'52", 
      referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Nicholas County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05050005, 
      on right bank 0.5 mi upstream from Belva, 1.0 mi upstream from Twentymile Creek, and at mile 6.3.
DRAINAGE AREA.--1,317 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1928 to September 1964 
      (daily discharge and peaks, monthly discharge only for some periods published in WSP 1305), 
      October 1964 to current year (daily discharge and annual maxima).
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 873: 1938. WSP 1275: 1929-30. WDR WV-82-1: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 668.79 ft above NAVD 88 (GPS levels).
REMARKS.--Flow regulated since May 1965 by Summersville Dam.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of 1918 reached a stage of 
        about 30 ft, discharge of about 112,000 ft3/s.
This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with:
        U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District
        State of West Virginia

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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00065 Gage height 2015-10-12  2016-02-09
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-02-09

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Most recent instantaneous value: 2,820   02-09-2016  06:00 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Feb 9 based on 50 years of record more
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340 1460 2820 2830 3760 4770 14400