USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
03058020 WEST FORK RIVER AT WESTON, WV
LOCATION - Lat 39°01'45.5", long 80°28'25.5" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Lewis County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05020002, on right bank at Weston, 0.6 mi upstream from Stonecoal Creek, 1.5 mi downstream from Murphy Creek, and at mile 69.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 122 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2005 to September 2012 (annual maximum and minimum gage height), October 2012 to current year (daily mean gage height).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is approximately 999.49 ft above NAVD 88 (VERTCON conversion of 1,000 ft above NGVD 29, from topographic map). Prior to June 25, 2010, gage 0.9 mi downstream.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height, 10.57 ft, Jan. 23, 2006; minimum, 5.31 ft, Feb. 12, 13, 2007.
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 2015 to September 2016.
INSTRUMENTATION - Electronic data logger with 15-minute record interval. Tipping bucket rain gage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily precipitation, 1.11 in., May 21, 2016; minimum precipitation, 0.00 in., on many days.