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Water-Year Summary for Site 03065000

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Available Parameters
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 39°04'20", long 79°37'23" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Tucker County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05020004, on right bank at Hendricks, and at mile 0.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 347 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR WV-97-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1940 to September 1993 (daily discharge and peaks), October 1993 to September 1995 (daily mean gage height and annual maxima), October 1995 to current year (daily discharge and peaks). Published as Dry Fork River at Hendricks, water years 1949-52.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 1,699.13 ft above NAVD 88 (1,699.70 ft above NGVD 29, 1,698.76 ft above COE 12). Prior to Dec. 21, 1941, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS - Maximum peak flow of 100,000 ft³/s from rating curve extended above 47,000 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow, highest since 1888. Maximum peak stage of 20.74 ft from floodmarks.
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 2013 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Electronic data logger with a 15-minute record interval. Heated tipping bucket rain gage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily precipitation, 2.46 in., July 29, 2017; minimum precipitation, 0.00 in., on many days.