Gauge Description:

Also see the Harpers Ferry gage.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Potomac River at Harpers Ferry
noaa-hfew2 0.80 - 7.60 ft I-II 29d13h16m 2.18 ft (running)
gauge class

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
0.80 -1.20 ft barely runnable-med runnable I-II gauge is important or has warning
1.20 -6.50 ft med runnable-a bit pushy runnable I-II gauge is important or has warning
6.50 -7.60 ft a bit pushy runnable-high runnable I-II gauge is important or has warning
POTOMAC RIVER AT HANCOCK, MD
usgs-01613000 2.70 - 7.50 ft I-II 00h36m 3.01 ft (running)
gauge class

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
2.70 -3.00 ft barely runnable-med runnable I-II gauge is important or has warning
3.00 -6.50 ft med runnable-a bit pushy runnable I-II gauge is important or has warning
6.50 -7.50 ft a bit pushy runnable-high runnable I-II gauge is important or has warning

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