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Web Portal Changes: The Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS) hosted at will be replaced by the National Water Prediction Service (NWPS), with a target of March 2024. Existing AHPS content and features will be preserved and expanded within NWPS.

Experimental National Water Center Products: Flood Inundation Mapping services are now available for 10% of the U.S. population. Please visit for more information. The National Hydrologic Discussion, Area Hydrologic Discussion, Flood Hazard Outlook, and real-time geospatial services depicting River Forecast Center and National Water Model forecasts, continue to be accessible via the URL above, as described in the StoryMap here.

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Cheat River above Cheat Lake - Inflow Inflow Discharge (kcfs)Highest Forecast: 0.77 kcfs 2:00PM Sep 30, 2023Forecast: 0.76 kcfs 8:00PM Sep 30, 2023Forecast: 0.75 kcfs 2:00AM Oct 01, 2023Forecast: 0.74 kcfs 8:00AM Oct 01, 2023Forecast: 0.73 kcfs 2:00PM Oct 01, 2023Forecast: 0.72 kcfs 8:00PM Oct 01, 2023Forecast: 0.7 kcfs 2:00AM Oct 02, 2023Forecast: 0.69 kcfs 8:00AM Oct 02, 2023Forecast: 0.68 kcfs 2:00PM Oct 02, 2023Forecast: 0.66 kcfs 8:00PM Oct 02, 2023Forecast: 0.65 kcfs 2:00AM Oct 03, 2023Forecast: 0.64 kcfs 8:00AM Oct 03, 2023Forecast: 0.63 kcfs 2:00PM Oct 03, 2023Forecast: 0.62 kcfs 8:00PM Oct 03, 2023Forecast: 0.61 kcfs 2:00AM Oct 04, 2023Forecast: 0.6 kcfs 8:00AM Oct 04, 2023Forecast: 0.59 kcfs 2:00PM Oct 04, 2023Forecast: 0.59 kcfs 8:00PM Oct 04, 2023Forecast: 0.58 kcfs 2:00AM Oct 05, 2023Forecast: 0.57 kcfs 8:00AM Oct 05, 2023PMAW2 Graph Created (11:03AM Sep 30, 2023)Forecast (issued 9:05AM Sep 30)
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NOTE: Gauge reading affected by power generation.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Cheat River above Cheat Lake - Inflow are issued routinely year-round.

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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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Latitude: 39.720000° N, Longitude: 79.856111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS flow Not Available Not Available Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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Potential River Levels - Used to
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Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
10 Day (HEFS) 10 Day (NAEFS) 10 Day (GEFS)
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Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 hours.

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