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    USGS 03198500 BIG COAL RIVER AT ASHFORD, WV

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    LOCATION.--Lat 38°10'47", long 81°42'42", 
          referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Boone County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05050009, 
          on left bank at downstream side of highway bridge at Ashford, 300 ft upstream from Lick Creek, 
          1.0 mi downstream from Brush Creek, 1.8 mi upstream from Bull Creek, and at mile 30.2.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--391 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1908 to September 1916, and May 1930 to current year (daily discharge and peaks). 
          Published as Coal River at Brushton, June 1908 to September 1916 and as Coal River at Ashford, 
          May 1930 to September 1960.
    REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1305: 1913-14(M). WSP 1335: 1912, 1916(M). WDR WV-82-1: Drainage area.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 621.83 ft above 
          NAVD 88 (622.51 ft above NGVD 29, corrected). Prior to Aug. 9, 1916, 
          nonrecording gage at site 1.0 mi upstream at different datum. May 7, 1930, to Feb. 10, 1939, 
          nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
    This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with:
            State of West Virginia
    

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    This station managed by the Charleston Field Office.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 2 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-21
    00065 Gage height 2014-04-23  2014-08-21

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 104   08-21-2014  17:45 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 21 based on 93 years of record more
    Min
    (1930)
    25th
    percen-
    tile
    Median Most Recent
    Instantaneous
    Value Aug 21
    75th
    percen-
    tile
    Mean Max
    (1989)
    9.6 38 67 104 154 167 1380


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 1.74   08-21-2014  17:45 EDT
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