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Rivanna River at Palmyra Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Highest Observation: 4.36 ft at 2:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 2:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 2:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 2:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 3:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 3:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 3:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 3:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 4:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 4:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 4:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 4:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 5:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 5:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 5:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 5:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 6:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 6:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 6:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 6:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 7:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 7:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 7:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 7:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 8:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 8:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 8:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 8:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 9:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 9:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 9:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 9:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 10:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 10:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 10:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 10:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 11:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 11:15PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 11:30PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 11:45PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 1:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 1:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 1:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 1:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 2:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 2:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 2:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 2:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 3:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 3:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 3:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 3:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 4:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 4:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 4:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 6:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 6:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 6:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 6:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 7:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 7:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 7:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 7:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 8:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 8:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 8:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 8:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 9:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 9:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 9:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 9:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 10:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 10:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 10:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 10:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 11:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 11:15AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 11:30AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 11:45AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 12:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 12:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 12:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 12:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 1:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 1:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 1:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 1:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 2:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 2:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 2:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 2:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 3:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 3:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 3:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 3:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 4:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 4:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 4:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 4:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 5:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 5:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 5:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 5:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 7:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 7:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 7:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 7:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 8:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 8:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 8:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 8:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 9:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 9:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 9:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 9:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 10:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 10:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 10:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 10:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 11:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 11:15PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 11:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 11:45PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 12:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 12:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 12:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 12:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 1:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 1:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 1:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 1:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 2:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 2:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 2:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 2:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 3:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 4:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 4:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 4:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 5:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 5:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 5:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 5:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 6:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 6:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 6:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 7:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 7:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 7:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 7:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 8:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 11:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 11:15AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 11:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 11:45AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 12:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 12:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 12:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 12:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 1:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 1:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 1:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 1:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 2:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 2:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 2:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 2:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 3:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 3:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 3:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 3:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 4:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 4:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 4:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 4:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 5:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 5:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 5:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 5:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 6:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 6:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 6:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 6:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 7:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 7:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 7:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 7:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 8:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 8:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 8:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 8:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 9:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 9:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 9:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 9:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 10:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 10:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 10:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 10:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 11:00PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 11:15PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 11:30PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 11:45PM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 12:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 12:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 1:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 1:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 1:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 1:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 2:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 2:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 2:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 2:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 3:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 3:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 3:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 3:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 4:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 4:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 4:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 4:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 5:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 5:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 5:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 5:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 6:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 6:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 6:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 7:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 7:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 7:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 7:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 9:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 9:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 9:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 9:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 10:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 10:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 10:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 10:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 11:00AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 11:15AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 11:30AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 11:45AM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 12:00PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 12:15PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 12:30PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 12:45PM Apr 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.1 ft 2:00PM Apr 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.1 ft 8:00PM Apr 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.1 ft 2:00AM Apr 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.1 ft 8:00AM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 4 ft 2:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 4 ft 8:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 4 ft 2:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 4 ft 8:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 4 ft 2:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 4 ft 8:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 4 ft 2:00AM Apr 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.1 ft 8:00AM Apr 26, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPYAV2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:45PM Apr 23, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:19AM Apr 23)Latest observed value: 4.04 ft at 12:45 PM EDT 23-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 17 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 Rivanna River at Palmyra are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:32
Moderate Flood Stage:25
Flood Stage:17
Action Stage:15

Historical Crests
(1) 39.85 ft on 08/20/1969
(2) 37.34 ft on 06/22/1972
(3) 36.50 ft on 10/16/1942
(4) 33.35 ft on 04/26/1937
(5) 31.54 ft on 09/07/1996
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Low Water Records
(1) 1.00 ft on 10/16/2007
(2) 1.08 ft on 08/10/1999
(3) 1.53 ft on 10/09/1941
(4) 1.60 ft on 09/24/1941
(5) 1.84 ft on 09/28/1939
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44.5 RIVER STAGE SENSOR OPERATING LIMIT
24.8 FARMLAND AND ROADS DOWNSTREAM FLOODED.
18 RIVER OUT OF BANKS IN PALMYRA. SOME STREETS CLOSED IN TOWN AS WELL AS SECONDARY ROADS LEADING INTO TOWN.
17 BANKFULL AND FLOOD STAGE. OVERFLOW BEGINS ON RIGHT BANK, AFFECTING SECONDARY ROADS.
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Latitude: 37.857778° N, Longitude: 78.266111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 17 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 29 210.39 ft 227.39 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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