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Water-Year Summary for Site 03180500

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00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Med.)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 38°32'37", long 79°50'00" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Pocahontas County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05050003, on left bank at Durbin, 500 ft downstream from confluence of East and West Forks, and at mile 153.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 133 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR WV-82-1: Drainage area. WDR WV-97-1: 1944-46(M), 1951(M), 1953(M), 1955(P), 1956(M), 1958(M), WDR WV-2002-1: 1999(M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1943 to current year (daily discharge and peaks).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 2,699.42 ft above NAVD 88.  Previously listed as 2,699.71 ft above NGVD29.
REMARKS - Maximum peak flow of 37,100 ft³/s from rating curve extended above 5,000 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow, highest since 1896. Maximum peak stage of 15.82 ft from floodmark.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Water Temperature: Maximum recorded, 26.9°C, July 28, 2023. Minimum recorded, -0.1°C  December 22, 2021.