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Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 39°30'58.1", long 80°22'15.4" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Marion County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05020003, at crest of Upper Buffalo Creek No. 37-A Dam.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1.98 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2003 to current year (daily mean gage height).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 1,003.2 ft above NAVD 88. Previously published as 1,004.00 ft above NGVD 29.
REMARKS - Dam name = Upper Buffalo Creek No. 37-A; Surface area = 8 acres; Normal Pool = 12.60 ft (Normal Storage = 76 acre-ft); Top of Riser = 26.00 ft; Auxiliary Spillway = 32.50 ft; Top of Dam = 48.90 ft.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height, 26.17 ft, July 29, 2017; minimum gage height, <5.91 ft, Aug. 24 to Sept. 28, 2005 (water level below gage orifice).
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 2016 to present.
INSTRUMENTATION - November 2016 to present:  Electronic data logger on 15 minute collection interval, weighing style rain gage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily precipitation, 3.01 inches, Sept. 9, 2018; Minimum daily precipitation, 0.00 inches, many days.