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Meherrin River at Emporia Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 6.37 ft at 8:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 6.43 ft at 8:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 6.52 ft at 9:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 6.58 ft at 9:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 9:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 9:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 10:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 10:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 10:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 10:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 11:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.1 ft at 11:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.16 ft at 11:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.22 ft at 11:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.29 ft at 12:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 12:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.4 ft at 12:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.45 ft at 12:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.5 ft at 1:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.54 ft at 1:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.58 ft at 1:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.62 ft at 1:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.66 ft at 2:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.69 ft at 2:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.72 ft at 2:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 2:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.76 ft at 3:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.78 ft at 3:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.8 ft at 3:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.82 ft at 3:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.84 ft at 4:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.85 ft at 4:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.86 ft at 4:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.85 ft at 4:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.84 ft at 5:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.83 ft at 5:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.82 ft at 5:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.82 ft at 5:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.79 ft at 6:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.77 ft at 6:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.76 ft at 6:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.75 ft at 6:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.71 ft at 7:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.66 ft at 7:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.6 ft at 7:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.55 ft at 7:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.46 ft at 8:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.38 ft at 8:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.32 ft at 8:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.27 ft at 8:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.21 ft at 9:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.16 ft at 9:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.12 ft at 9:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.07 ft at 9:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 10:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 10:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 10:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 10:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 11:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 6.87 ft at 11:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 11:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 6.82 ft at 11:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 12:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 12:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 12:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 12:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 1:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 1:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.69 ft at 1:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 1:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 2:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 2:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 2:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 2:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 3:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 3:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 3:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 3:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 4:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 4:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 4:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 4:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 5:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 5:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 5:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 5:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 6:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 6:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.09 ft at 6:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.13 ft at 6:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.16 ft at 7:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.19 ft at 7:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.23 ft at 7:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.26 ft at 7:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.29 ft at 8:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.32 ft at 8:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.34 ft at 8:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.36 ft at 8:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.39 ft at 9:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.41 ft at 9:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.44 ft at 9:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.46 ft at 9:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.48 ft at 10:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.5 ft at 10:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.51 ft at 10:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.53 ft at 10:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.55 ft at 11:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.63 ft at 11:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.69 ft at 11:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 11:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.78 ft at 12:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.83 ft at 12:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.87 ft at 12:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.9 ft at 12:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.93 ft at 1:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 1:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 1:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 1:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 2:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 2:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 2:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 2:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 3:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 3:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 3:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 3:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 4:00PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 8.15 ft at 4:15PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 8.15 ft at 4:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 4:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 5:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 5:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 5:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 5:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 6:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 6:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 6:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 6:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.92 ft at 7:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.89 ft at 7:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.87 ft at 7:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.85 ft at 7:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.78 ft at 8:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 8:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.7 ft at 8:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.67 ft at 8:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.56 ft at 9:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.46 ft at 9:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.37 ft at 9:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.29 ft at 9:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.22 ft at 10:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.15 ft at 10:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.09 ft at 10:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 10:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 11:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 11:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 11:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 11:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 12:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 12:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 12:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.59 ft at 12:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.54 ft at 1:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.51 ft at 1:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 1:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.44 ft at 1:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.39 ft at 2:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.35 ft at 2:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.32 ft at 2:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 2:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 3:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 3:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 3:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 3:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.07 ft at 4:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 6.01 ft at 4:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.97 ft at 4:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.93 ft at 4:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 5:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.82 ft at 5:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 5:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 6:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 6:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 6:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 6:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.59 ft at 7:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 7:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 7:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 7:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 8:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 8:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 8:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 8:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 9:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 9:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 9:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 9:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 10:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 10:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 10:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 11:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 11:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 11:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 11:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 12:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 12:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 12:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 12:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 1:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 1:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.86 ft at 1:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 1:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 2:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 2:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 2:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 2:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 3:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 3:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 3:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 3:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 4:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 4:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 4:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 4:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 5:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 5:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 5:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 5:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 6:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 6:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 6:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 6:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 7:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 7:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 7:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 7:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 8:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 8:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 8:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 8:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 9:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 9:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 9:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 10:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 11:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 11:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 11:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 12:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 12:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 12:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 12:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 1:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 1:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 1:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 1:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 2:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 2:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 3:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 3:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 3:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 4:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 4:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 4:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 4:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 5:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 5:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 5:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 6:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 6:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 7:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 7:30AM Jul 28, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.3 ft 2:00PM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 4.2 ft 8:00PM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 4.1 ft 2:00AM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 8:00AM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 2:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 3.7 ft 8:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 2:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 8:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 2:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 8:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 3.4 ft 2:00AM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 3.4 ft 8:00AM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 3.4 ft 2:00PM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 3.4 ft 8:00PM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 3.4 ft 2:00AM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 3.3 ft 8:00AM Aug 01, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesEPOV2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:15AM Jul 28, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:10AM Jul 27)Latest observed value: 4.11 ft at 7:30 AM EDT 28-Jul-2014. Flood Stage is 23 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Meherrin River at Emporia are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:27
Moderate Flood Stage:25
Flood Stage:23
Action Stage:13

Historical Crests
(1) 31.50 ft on 08/17/1940
(2) 28.00 ft on 08/28/1908
(3) 27.38 ft on 10/08/1972
(4) 26.62 ft on 04/29/1978
(5) 26.59 ft on 10/26/1971
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.13 ft on 07/17/2002
(2) 1.30 ft on 08/30/2007
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36.1 RIVER STAGE SENSOR OPERATING LIMIT
25.4 10-YEAR FLOOD STAGE.
24 SOME RESIDENTIAL AREAS THREATENED. PORTIONS OF CENTER STREET FLOODED.
23.7 5-YEAR FLOOD STAGE.
23 FLOOD WATERS INFILTRATE SEWER SYSTEM.
20.9 HEIGHT OF 2 YEAR FLOOD.
13 CAUTIONARY STAGE. WATER BEGINS TO OVERFLOW BANKS.
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Latitude: 36.690000° N, Longitude: 77.540833° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 23 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 67.17 ft 90.17 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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