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Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
01606000 NORTH FORK SOUTH BRANCH POTOMAC RIVER AT CABINS, WV
LOCATION - Lat 38°59'04", long 79°14'02" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Grant County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 02070001, on right bank 10 ft upstream from bridge on County Route 28/11, 2 mi downstream from Jordan Run, 6 mi west of Petersburg, at Cabins, and at mile 2.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 310 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1272: 1945. WDR-US-2006: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 1940 to September 1961, October 1961 to September 1978 (annual maximum only), October 1978 to September 1980, and April 1998 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,045.42 ft NAVD of 1988. Oct. 1, 1965 to Oct. 1, 1980, at site 370 ft upstream at datum 4.28 ft higher. Prior to Oct. 1, 1965, published as North Fork of South Branch Potomac River at Cabins.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Mar. 17, 1936, reached a stage of 12.80 ft, from floodmarks at site 370 ft upstream at datum then in use, discharge not determined. Discharge, 90,000 ft³/s, Nov. 5, 1985, from slope-area measurement, highest since 1878. Estimated discharge, 80,000 ft³/s, Sept. 6, 1996, from modification of Nov. 5, 1985, slope-area measurement, highest since 1986.