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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
03187500 CRANBERRY RIVER NEAR RICHWOOD, WV
LOCATION - Lat 38°17'43", long 80°31'36" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Nicholas County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05050005, Monongahela National Forest, on left bank 30 ft downstream from U.S. Forest Service highway bridge, 0.6 mi upstream from Barrenshe Run, 5.0 mi north of Richwood, and at mile 5.6.
DRAINAGE AREA - 80.4 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR WV-82-1: Drainage area. WDR WV-97-1: 1946(M), 1948(M), 1954(M), 1967(P), 1970(M), 1972-79(M), 1980-81(P), 1986(P), 1989(P), 1991-92(M), 1994(P).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1944 to December 1951, and July 1964 to September 1971 (daily discharge and peaks), October 1971 to September 1979 (daily discharge and annual maxima; records provided by U.S. Forest Service, discharge computations made from average rating without periodic discharge measurement verification, published in WDR-82-1), October 1979 to September 1982, and March 1984 to current year (daily discharge and peaks).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter.  Datum of gage is 2,130.07 ft +/- .17 above NAVD 88 (GPS Levels 06/19/2018, Level II survey, referenced to RM6, gage height 3.156 ft).
REMARKS - Maximum peak flow of 12,200 ft³/s from rating curve extended above 9,000 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement at gage height 12.22 ft.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of July 19, 1954, reached a stage of 12.22 ft (from floodmarks, present site and datum), discharge, 12,200 ft³/s, highest since 1932.