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USGS 03200500 COAL RIVER AT TORNADO, WV

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 38°20'20", long 81°50'30", 
      referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Kanawha County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05050009, 
      on downstream side of highway bridge at Tornado, 0.2 mi upstream from Falls Creek, 
      and at mile 11.5.
DRAINAGE AREA.--862 mi2, includes that of Falls Creek.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1908 to September 1911, and November 1928 to September 1931 (daily discharge and peaks), 
      August 1961 to September 1972 (daily discharge and annual maxima), 
      October 1972 to current year (daily discharge and peaks).
REVISED RECORDS.--WDR WV-82-1: Drainage area. WDR WV-97-1: 1962-63(M), 1967(M), 1970(M).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 569.81 ft above 
      NAVD 88 (570.47 ft above NGVD 29, corrected). Aug. 1, 1961, to Jan. 9, 1973, 
      nonrecording gage at same site and datum. Prior to Aug. 1, 1961, 
      nonrecording gage at same site at different datum.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD (WQ).--SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: October 1973 to September 1983.
      WATER TEMPERATURE: May to July 1975, June to September 1976 (once daily), October 1976 to September 1984.
      TURBIDITY: October 1980 to September 1991.
      SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT RECORDS: December 1972 to September 1984.

This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with:
        State of West Virginia
        U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District
Continuous water-quality monitor 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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This station managed by the Charleston Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 5 Available Parameters for this site
  
00010 Temperature, water 2011-04-09  2014-10-25
00045 Precipitation 2014-06-27  2014-10-25
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-10-25
00095 Specific cond at 25C 2011-04-09  2014-10-25
00065 Gage height 2014-06-27  2014-10-25

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 450   10-25-2014  11:15 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 25 based on 57 years of record more
Min
(1931)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Oct 25
75th
percen-
tile
Max
(1990)
4.5 137 260 327 450 469 1280


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 10.35   10-25-2014  11:15 EDT
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