USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
03050000 TYGART VALLEY RIVER NEAR DAILEY, WV
LOCATION - Lat 38°48'33", long 79°52'55" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Randolph County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05020001, on right bank, immediately downstream from highway bridge, 1,000 ft upstream from Stalnaker Run, 1.0 mi northeast of Dailey, 2.5 mi south of Beverly, and at mile 98.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 185 mi².
- WSP 873: 1932(M), WSP 1053: 1918(M), 1928(M), 1932, 1934-38. WSP 1305: 1924(M). WDR WV-97-1: Drainage area, 1976(M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1915 to September 1975 (daily discharge and peaks), October 1975 to September 1976 (daily mean gage height and annual maxima), July 1988 to current year (daily discharge and peaks). Prior to October 1960, published as Tygart River near Dailey.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 1,940.56 ft above NAVD 88 (1,941.07 ft above NGVD 29). Prior to Sept. 27, 1928, nonrecording gage a few feet upstream at same datum. Sept. 27, 1928, to Dec. 16, 1941, nonrecording gage at site 50 ft upstream at same datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Nov. 5, 1985, reached a stage of 16.6 ft, from floodmarks, discharge, about 22,000 ft³/s, highest since 1888.
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 2014 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Electronic data logger with 15-minute record interval. Heated tipping bucket rain gage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily precipitation, 3.20in., Nov. 11, 2020; minimum precipitation, 0.00 in., on many days.