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Appomattox River at Farmville Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 4.25 ft at 3:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 4:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 4:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 4:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 4:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 5:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 5:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 5:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 5:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 6:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 6:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 6:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 6:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 7:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 7:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 7:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 7:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 8:00AM Dec 17, 2014Highest Observation: 4.27 ft at 8:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 8:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 8:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 9:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 9:15AM Dec 17, 2014Highest Observation: 4.27 ft at 9:30AM Dec 17, 2014Highest Observation: 4.27 ft at 9:45AM Dec 17, 2014Highest Observation: 4.27 ft at 10:00AM Dec 17, 2014Highest Observation: 4.27 ft at 10:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 12:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 12:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 12:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 12:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 1:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 1:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 1:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 1:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 2:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 2:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 2:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 2:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 3:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 3:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 3:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 3:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 6:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 6:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 6:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 6:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 7:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 7:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 7:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 7:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 8:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 8:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 8:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 8:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 9:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 9:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 9:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 9:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 10:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 10:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 10:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 10:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 11:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 11:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 11:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 11:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 12:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 12:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 12:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 12:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 1:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 1:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 1:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 1:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 2:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 2:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 2:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 2:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 3:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 3:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 3:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 3:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 6:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 6:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 6:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 6:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 7:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 7:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 7:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 7:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 8:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 8:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 8:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 8:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 9:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 9:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 9:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 9:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 10:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 10:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 10:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 10:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 11:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 11:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 11:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 11:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 12:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 12:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 12:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 12:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 1:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 1:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 1:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 1:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 2:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 2:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 2:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 2:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 3:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 3:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 3:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 3:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 4:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 4:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 4:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 4:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 5:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 5:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 5:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 5:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 7:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 7:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 7:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 7:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 8:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 8:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 8:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 8:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 9:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 9:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 9:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 9:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 10:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 10:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 10:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 10:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 11:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 11:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 11:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 11:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 12:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 12:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 12:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 12:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 1:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 1:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 1:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 1:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 2:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 2:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 2:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 2:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 3:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 3:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 3:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 3:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 4:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 4:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 4:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 4:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 5:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 5:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 5:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 5:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 6:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 6:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 6:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 6:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 8:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 8:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 8:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 8:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 9:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 9:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 9:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 9:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 10:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 10:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 10:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 10:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 11:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 11:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 11:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 11:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 12:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 12:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 12:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 12:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 1:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 1:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 1:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 1:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 2:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 2:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 2:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 2:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 3:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 3:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 3:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 3:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 4:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 4:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 4:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 4:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 5:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 5:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 5:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 5:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 6:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 6:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 6:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 7:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 7:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 7:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 7:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 8:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 8:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 8:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 8:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 10:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 10:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 10:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 10:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 11:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 11:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 11:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 11:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 12:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 12:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 12:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 12:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 1:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 1:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 1:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 1:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 2:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 2:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 2:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 2:45AM Dec 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.1 ft 7:00AM Dec 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.1 ft 1:00PM Dec 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.1 ft 7:00PM Dec 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.1 ft 1:00AM Dec 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.1 ft 7:00AM Dec 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.1 ft 1:00PM Dec 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.1 ft 7:00PM Dec 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.1 ft 1:00AM Dec 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.1 ft 7:00AM Dec 22, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFRMV2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:30AM Dec 20, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:55AM Dec 19)Latest observed value: 4.11 ft at 2:45 AM EST 20-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 16 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 72 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Appomattox River at Farmville are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 29.70 ft on 06/22/1972
(2) 24.02 ft on 09/07/1996
(3) 23.60 ft on 08/15/1940
(4) 21.79 ft on 02/25/1979
(5) 21.19 ft on 01/26/1978
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.81 ft on 05/17/2014
(2) 17.43 ft on 05/01/2014
(3) 17.00 ft on 07/12/2013
(4) 14.37 ft on 01/17/2013
(5) 13.97 ft on 09/23/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.52 ft on 10/04/2005
(2) 3.00 ft on 09/20/1932
(3) 3.00 ft on 09/25/1941
(4) 3.11 ft on 10/08/1970
(5) 3.13 ft on 10/06/1969
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30 River stage sensor operating limit
29.7 Flood of record
27.58 Height of the "50-year" flood
26.7 Instrument shelf elevation
25 Water enters the parking lot of the Riverside Cafe located on Main Street, about 300 ft south of the river.
18 River Rd downstream of the gage near the railroad bridge begins to flood.
16 Water approaches back of homes on Old Plank Rd, upstream of gage. Parking lot on Elm St. north of Main St. on southside of river begins to flood.
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Latitude: 37.306944° N, Longitude: 78.388889° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 16 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 281.93 ft 297.93 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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