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Cheat River above Cheat Lake - Inflow Inflow Discharge (kcfs)Forecast: 1.98 kcfs 2:00PM May 22, 2022Forecast: 2.04 kcfs 8:00PM May 22, 2022Forecast: 2.62 kcfs 2:00AM May 23, 2022Forecast: 2.88 kcfs 8:00AM May 23, 2022Highest Forecast: 2.89 kcfs 2:00PM May 23, 2022Forecast: 2.82 kcfs 8:00PM May 23, 2022Forecast: 2.68 kcfs 2:00AM May 24, 2022Forecast: 2.51 kcfs 8:00AM May 24, 2022Forecast: 2.32 kcfs 2:00PM May 24, 2022Forecast: 2.13 kcfs 8:00PM May 24, 2022Forecast: 1.96 kcfs 2:00AM May 25, 2022Forecast: 1.81 kcfs 8:00AM May 25, 2022Forecast: 1.68 kcfs 2:00PM May 25, 2022Forecast: 1.56 kcfs 8:00PM May 25, 2022Forecast: 1.46 kcfs 2:00AM May 26, 2022Forecast: 1.37 kcfs 8:00AM May 26, 2022PMAW2 Graph Created (10:18AM May 22, 2022)Forecast (issued 10:24AM May 21)
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Cheat River above Cheat Lake - Inflow are issued routinely year-round.

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Latitude: 39.720000° N, Longitude: 79.856111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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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
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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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