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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 38°35'50", long 80°29'26", referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Webster County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05050007, on right bank 200 ft upstream from bridge on County Highway 7, 6.5 mi upstream from town of Centralia, 8.9 mi southwest of Salisburg Station, 8.9 mi northwest of Webster Springs, and at mile 125.2. DRAINAGE AREA.--266 mi2. PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1929 to September 1959 (estimated annual maximum discharge), October 1959 to September 1960 (daily discharge and annual maxima), October 1960 to September 1983, and October 1985 to current year (daily discharge and peaks). GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is approximately 1,019.52 ft above NAVD 88 (GPS levels). EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood in 1861, probably in September, reached a stage of 26.34 ft and flood of July 26, 1896, reached a stage of 25.87 ft, present datum, at site 0.2 mi upstream, from levels to floodmarks pointed out by a local resident. PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD (WQ).--WATER TEMPERATURE: February 1974 to June 1977, November 1977 to September 1982 TURBIDITY: January 1974 to March 1975 This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District State of West Virginia
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