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

Water year 2018: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
03112000 WHEELING CREEK AT ELM GROVE, WV
LOCATION - Lat 40°02'40", long 80°39'40" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Ohio County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05030106, on right bank at highway bridge at Elm Grove, 500 ft downstream from Little Wheeling Creek, and at mile 7.8.
DRAINAGE AREA - 281 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1305: 1941(M). WDR WV-97-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1940 to September 1997 (daily discharge and peaks), October 1997 to current year (daily discharge and annual maxima). Monthly discharge only for October 1940, published in WSP 1907.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 667.09 ft above NAVD 88 (667.59 ft above NGVD 29).
REMARKS - The flow from 205 mi² upstream from station is partially controlled, but not diverted, by seven floodwater-detention reservoirs with a total combined detention capacity of 24,148 acre-ft. Cumulative detention as construction progressed 1975 to 1995. Maximum peak flow of 22,300 ft³/s from rating curve extended above 15,000 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurements at gage heights 13.20 ft and 13.65 ft. Maximum peak stage of 13.83 ft from high-water mark in well.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 2014 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Electronic data logger with 15-minute record interval. Tipping bucket rain gage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily precipitation, 4.97 in., Sept. 29, 2015; minimum precipitation, 0.00 in., on many days.