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Water-Year Summary for Site 03214500

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
LOCATION - Lat 37°50'14", long 82°24'32" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Mingo County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05070201, behind fire station, at Kermit, 0.8 mi downstream from Wolf Creek, and at mile 34.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,280 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR WV-78-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1915 to September 1917 (daily discharge and peaks), October 1917 to September 1918 (annual maxima), October 1918 to December 1920 (annual maximum gage-height), January 1929 to September 1934 (daily discharge and peaks), October 1934 to September 1985 (estimated annual maximum discharge), February 1985 to current year (daily discharge and peaks).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 574.07 ft above NAVD 88 (574.77 ft above NGVD 29, corrected). Jan. 1, 1929 to July 27, 1932 at datum 0.20 ft lower. Estimated annual discharge water years 1934-85 based on records for station Tug Fork near Kermit (03214000), drainage area 1,188 mi².
REMARKS - Highest daily mean of 78,000 ft³/s, Apr. 5, 1977, at Tug Fork near Kermit (03214000). Maximum peak flow of 104,000 ft³/s, Apr. 6, 1977, at Tug Fork near Kermit (03214000). Maximum peak stage of 52.91 ft, Apr. 6, 1977, at Tug Fork near Kermit (03214000), at different datum. Instantaneous low flow prior to 1985 is undetermined.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of unknown date prior to 1915 reached a stage of about 46.7 ft; rise of Jan. 30, 1957, was about 45 ft; rise of Mar. 13, 1963, was about 46 ft; rise of Apr. 6, 1977, was about 53.7 ft.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: June 2011 to current year. WATER TEMPERATURE: June 2011 to current year.
COOPERATION - Continuous water-quality monitor maintained in cooperation with the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water and Waste Management.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 1,160 microsiemens/cm, Sept. 4, 2011; minimum, 137 microsiemens/cm, Jan. 31, 2013. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 31.4°C, July 8, 2012; minimum, 1.8°C, Jan. 25, 26, 2013.