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Water-Year Summary for Site 03184500

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Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 37°40'13", long 80°53'34" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Summers County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05050004, on the right bank, in the city of Hinton, on Hinton Builders Supply Company property 0.2 mi upstream from Madam Creek, and 1.5 mi downstream from Greenbrier River at New River mile 62.0 and Kanawha River mile 160.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 6,256 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR WV-82-1: Drainage area. WDR WV-85-1: 1984(m): WDR WV-99-1: 1998 (m).
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1936 to September 2003, October 2003 to September 2012 (annual maximum stage only), October 2012 to current year (stage only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,354.82 ft above NAVD 88 (1,355.38 ft above NGVD 29, corrected). Prior to June 5, 1949, water-stage recorder at site 400 ft upstream at same datum.
REMARKS - Flow regulated since May 1939 by Claytor Lake, and since August 1949 by Bluestone Lake. Maximum discharge, 246,000 ft³/s, Aug. 15, 1940, gage height, 18.97 ft, from rating curve extended above 80,000 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement at station at Bluestone Dam and gaged inflow from Greenbrier River, highest since 1901; minimum, 238 ft³/s, Aug. 21, 1962.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 2015 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - May 2015 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - FTS Digi-Temp housed in conduit that is attached to fence post in-stream of staff plate. Data is recorded on a 15-minute interval.
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 31.6°C, July 20, 2019, minimum, 0.1°C, Feb. 13-15, 17, 2016.