USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
03058975 WEST FORK RIVER NEAR MOUNT CLARE, WV
LOCATION - Lat 39°14'19", long 80°21'33" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Harrison County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05020002, on right bank, 4 mi south of Clarksburg and 2 mi north of Mount Clare, 0.3 mi off County Route 25 on County Route 34, and at mile 38.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 368 mi².
- WRD WV-97-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1987 to September 2004, (daily discharge and annual maxima), October 2004 to September 2008 (annual maximum gage height), October 2008 to September 2010 (annual maximum and minimum gage height), October 2010 to September 2016 (daily discharge and annual maxima), October 2016 to present (daily mean gage height).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 930.44 ft above NAVD 88 (VERTCON conversion of 931.04 ft above NGVD 29).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD
Maximum discharge, 11,600 ft³/s, Feb. 9, 1994; gage height, 19.08 ft.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2014 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Electronic data logger with 15-minute record interval. Weighing rain gage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily precipitation, 2.63 in., Sept. 9, 2018; minimum precipitation, 0.00 in., on many days.