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USGS 01595500 NORTH BRANCH POTOMAC RIVER AT KITZMILLER, MD

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LOCATION.-- Lat 39°23'38.0", long 79°10'54.1", Garrett County, Hydrologic Unit 02070002,
   on left bank 0.6 mi downstream from bridge on State Highway 38 in Kitzmiller, 1.5 mi downstream
   from Wolfden Run, and at mile 68.9.
DRAINAGE AREA.--225 mi2
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1949 to September 1985, October 1985 to September 2003 
   (operated as a crest-stage partial-record station only), October 2003 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.  Datum of gage is 1,571.75 ft above North 
   American Vertical Datum of 1988.  Prior to Oct. 15, 1954, at site 0.3 mi upstream at gage datum 7.58 ft higher.
   Oct. 15, 1954, to Nov. 20, 1955, nonrecording gage at bridge 0.5 mi upstream at gage datum 21.51 ft higher.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated by Stony River Reservoir, 30.0 mi upstream from station until use of 
   reservoir discontinued June 1987 (see station 01595200). Regulation since 1963 by Virginia Electric and 
   Power Company dam (Mount Storm Lake), 20.0 mi upstream from station. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite 
   data-collection platform at station.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,
   and the U.S. Geological Survey.
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This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Frostburg office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
2003-10-01  2019-12-15
2007-10-01  2019-12-15







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 1040 12-15-2019   08:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 15 based on 52 water years of record more
Min
(1959)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Dec 15
Max
(2019)
60.0 264 387 557 625 1040 2970


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 4.42 12-15-2019   08:15 EST
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