Metadata for Cheat River at Job (JBOW2)

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Latitude: 38.871667° N, Longitude: 79.557500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 14 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 2533.603 ft 2547.603 ft Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 2534.000 ft 2548.000 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 2550 ft 2564 ft Other is off of topo maps. Bankfull stage is 14 ft.

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