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USGS Current Water Data for Dist. of Columbia

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Daily Streamflow Conditions

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Stream gage levels in Dist. of Columbia, relative to 30 year average. 01651800: Flow=0.49cfs,Stage=4.10ft,Floodstage=10ft,2024-06-22 17:38,Low,WATTS BRANCH AT WASHINGTON, DC01648000: Flow=14.4cfs,Stage=1.73ft,Floodstage=7ft,2024-06-22 17:15,<10,ROCK CREEK AT SHERRILL DRIVE WASHINGTON, DC01649500: Flow=12.4cfs,Stage=0.17ft,Floodstage=8ft,2024-06-22 17:35,<10,NORTHEAST BRANCH ANACOSTIA RIVER AT RIVERDALE, MD01646500: Flow=1750cfs,Stage=2.79ft,Floodstage=10ft,2024-06-22 17:45,<10,POTOMAC RIVER NEAR WASH, DC LITTLE FALLS PUMP STA01654000: Flow=4.64cfs,Stage=1.61ft,Floodstage=9.5ft,2024-06-22 16:45,10-24,ACCOTINK CREEK NEAR ANNANDALE, VA01653000: Flow=5.51cfs,Stage=3.82ft,Floodstage=9.5ft,2024-06-22 17:40,10-24,CAMERON RUN AT ALEXANDRIA, VA01652500: Flow=5.07cfs,Stage=4.10ft,Floodstage=12ft,2024-06-22 17:50,25-75,FOURMILE RUN AT ALEXANDRIA, VA01651770: Flow=0.14cfs,Stage=0.86ft,2024-06-22 17:08,Not ranked,HICKEY RUN AT NATIONAL ARBORETUM AT WASHINGTON, DC01650800: Flow=1.76cfs,Stage=0.62ft,Floodstage=5.5ft,2024-06-22 17:45,Not ranked,SLIGO CREEK NEAR TAKOMA PARK, MD01648010: Flow=13.6cfs,Stage=1.21ft,Floodstage=7ft,2024-06-22 17:35,Not ranked,ROCK CREEK AT JOYCE RD WASHINGTON, DC01647600: Stage=-1.00ft,Floodstage=3.74ft,2024-06-22 16:54,Not ranked,POTOMAC RIVER AT WISCONSIN AVE, WASHINGTON, DC01646305: Flow=0.26cfs,Stage=1.04ft,Floodstage=9ft,2024-06-22 17:00,Not ranked,DEAD RUN AT WHANN AVENUE NEAR MCLEAN, VAGo to WaterWatch (offsite) for a larger map with additional options
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