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Appomattox River at Matoaca Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 5.1 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 5:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 5:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 6:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 6:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 6:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 7:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 7:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 7:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 8:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 8:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 8:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 10:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 10:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 10:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 11:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 11:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 11:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 12:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 12:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 12:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 1:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 1:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 1:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 2:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 2:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 2:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 3:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 3:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 3:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 3:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 4:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 4:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 4:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 5:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 5:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 5:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 6:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 6:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 6:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 7:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 7:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 7:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 8:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 8:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 8:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 9:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 9:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 9:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 10:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 10:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 10:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 11:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 11:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 11:45PM Apr 17, 2014Highest Observation: 5.28 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 12:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 12:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 12:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 1:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 1:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 1:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 2:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 2:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 2:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 3:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 3:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 3:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 4:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 4:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 4:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 5:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 5:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 5:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 6:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 6:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 6:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 7:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 7:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 7:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 8:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 8:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 8:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 9:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 10:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 10:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 10:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 11:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 11:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 11:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 11:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 12:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 12:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 12:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 1:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 1:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 1:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 2:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 2:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 2:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 2:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 3:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 3:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 3:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 3:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 4:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 4:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 4:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 4:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 5:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 5:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 5:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 5:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 6:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 6:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 6:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 6:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 7:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.98 ft at 7:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 7:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 7:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 8:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 8:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 8:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 8:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 9:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 9:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 9:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 9:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 10:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 10:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 10:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 10:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 11:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 11:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 11:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 11:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 12:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.87 ft at 12:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.86 ft at 12:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 12:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 1:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 1:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 1:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 1:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 2:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 2:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 2:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 2:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 3:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 3:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 3:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 3:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 4:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 4:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 4:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 4:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 5:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 5:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 5:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 5:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 6:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 6:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 6:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 6:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 7:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 7:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 7:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 7:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 8:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 8:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 8:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 8:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 9:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 9:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 9:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 9:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 10:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 10:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 10:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 10:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 11:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 11:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 11:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 11:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 12:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 12:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 12:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 12:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 1:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 1:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 1:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 1:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 2:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 2:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 2:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 2:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 3:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 3:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 3:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 3:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 4:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 4:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 4:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 4:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 6:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 6:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 7:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 7:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 7:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 7:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 8:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 8:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 8:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 8:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 9:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 9:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 9:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 9:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 10:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 10:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 11:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 11:15PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 11:30PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 11:45PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 12:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 12:15AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 12:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 12:45AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 1:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 1:15AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 1:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 1:45AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 2:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 2:15AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:45AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 3:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 3:15AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:30AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:45AM Apr 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.1 ft 8:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 4 ft 2:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 8:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 2:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 8:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 2:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 8:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMTCV2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:45AM Apr 20, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:11AM Apr 19)Latest observed value: 4.29 ft at 3:45 AM EDT 20-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 10 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Gauge reading affected by reservoir operations.

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 Matoaca are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:15
Moderate Flood Stage:13
Flood Stage:10
Action Stage:8

Historical Crests
(1) 18.39 ft on 10/07/1972
(2) 14.61 ft on 05/26/2003
(3) 14.60 ft on 06/27/1972
(4) 14.37 ft on 02/26/1979
(5) 14.10 ft on 10/25/1971
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Low Water Records
(1) 1.10 ft on 08/30/1981
(2) 1.20 ft on 09/30/1980
(3) 1.20 ft on 06/26/1981
(4) 1.20 ft on 07/15/1981
(5) 1.20 ft on 09/29/1981
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36.08 ELEVATION OF RT 600 BRIDGE FLOOR ON SOUTHERN END. NORTHERN END OF BRIDGE UNDER WATER.
33.32 BOTTOM OF RT 600 FLOOR SUPPORT BEAM ON SOUTHERN END. NORTHERN END OF BRIDGE UNDER WATER.
26.2 RIVER STAGE SENSOR OPERATING LIMIT
22.78 ELEVATION OF RT 600 BRIDGE FLOOR ON NORTHERN END OF BRIDGE.
18.86 BOTTOM OF THE BRIDGE SUPPORT BEAM ON NORTHERN END OF RT 600 BRIDGE.
17 NEAR FLOOD OF RECORD. RESIDENTIAL AREAS FLOODED.
15 MAJOR FLOODING BEGINS. SECONDARY ROADS BEGIN TO FLOOD. SOME RESIDENTIAL AREAS ARE THREATENED.
13 MODERATE FLOODING BEGINS. ONLY WOODLANDS AND FARMLAND FLOODED.
10 MINOR FLOODING BEGINS. CANAL BEGINS TO OVERFLOW ALONG THE RIGHT BANK.
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(1) A view of the Appomattox River upstream
(2) A view of the Appomattox River downstream
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Latitude: 37.225000° N, Longitude: 77.475556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 10 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 68.30 ft 78.30 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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Flash Flood Guidance
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