Metadata for Tygart Valley River at Elkins (ELKW2)

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Latitude: 38.923611° N, Longitude: 79.879167° W, Horizontal Datum:

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 17 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 1894.35 1911.35 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 1893.95 1910.95 Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available Adjustment of 1912. Bankfull stage is 17ft.

Other Real-time and/or Archive Data Sources:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Data and Site Info for Elkins

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