USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
03068800 SHAVERS FORK BELOW BOWDEN, WV
LOCATION - Lat 38°54'47", long 79°46'14" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Randolph County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05020004, on upstream side of right pier of County Route 33/8 bridge, 3.0 mi west of Bowden, and at mile 26.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 150 mi².
- The peak discharge for Water Year 2013 has been revised to 29,200 ft³/s, superseding the figure published in the 2013 Annual Data Report.
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1973 to September 1981, and October 1997 to current year (daily discharge and peaks). Once-daily wire-weight gage readings at same site November 1971 to August 1973 are contained in files of Bowden National Fish Hatchery.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Elevation of gage is 2112.57 ft above NAVD 88 (GPS levels).
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct. 1, 2016 to present.
INSTRUMENTATION - Weighing style rain gage logged at 15 minute intervals.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily precipitation, 2.25 in., July 28, 2017; minimum precipitation, 0.00 in., on many days.