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Rivanna River at Palmyra Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 2.57 ft at 5:00AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:15AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:30AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:45AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:00AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:15AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:30AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:45AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:00AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:15AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:30AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:45AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 8:00AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 8:15AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 8:30AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 8:45AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:00AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:15AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:30AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:45AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 10:00AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 10:15AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 10:30AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 10:45AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 11:00AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 11:15AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 11:30AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 11:45AM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 12:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 12:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 12:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 12:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 1:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 1:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 1:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 1:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 2:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 2:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 2:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 2:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 3:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 3:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 3:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 3:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 4:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 4:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 4:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 4:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 5:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 5:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 6:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 6:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 6:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 6:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 7:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 7:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 7:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 7:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 8:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 8:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 8:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 8:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 9:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 9:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 9:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 9:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 10:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 10:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 10:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 10:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 11:00PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 11:15PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 11:30PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 11:45PM Aug 17, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 12:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 12:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 12:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 12:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 1:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 1:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 1:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 1:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 2:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 2:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 2:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 2:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 3:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 3:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 3:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 3:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 5:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 5:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 5:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 5:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 6:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 6:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 6:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 6:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 7:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 7:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 7:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 7:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 8:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 8:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 8:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 8:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 9:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 9:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 9:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 9:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 10:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 10:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 10:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 10:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 11:00AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 11:15AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 11:30AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 11:45AM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 12:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 12:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 12:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 12:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 1:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 1:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 1:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 1:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 2:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 2:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 2:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 2:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 3:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 3:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 3:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 3:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 4:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 5:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 5:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 5:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 5:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 6:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 6:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 6:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 6:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 7:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 7:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 7:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 7:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 8:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 8:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 8:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 8:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 9:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 9:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 9:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 9:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 10:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 10:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 10:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 10:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 11:00PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 11:15PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 11:30PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 11:45PM Aug 18, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 12:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 12:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 12:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 12:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 1:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 1:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 1:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 1:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:30AM Aug 19, 2014Highest Observation: 2.6 ft at 4:45AM Aug 19, 2014Highest Observation: 2.6 ft at 5:00AM Aug 19, 2014Highest Observation: 2.6 ft at 5:15AM Aug 19, 2014Highest Observation: 2.6 ft at 5:30AM Aug 19, 2014Highest Observation: 2.6 ft at 5:45AM Aug 19, 2014Highest Observation: 2.6 ft at 6:00AM Aug 19, 2014Highest Observation: 2.6 ft at 6:15AM Aug 19, 2014Highest Observation: 2.6 ft at 6:30AM Aug 19, 2014Highest Observation: 2.6 ft at 6:45AM Aug 19, 2014Highest Observation: 2.6 ft at 7:00AM Aug 19, 2014Highest Observation: 2.6 ft at 7:15AM Aug 19, 2014Highest Observation: 2.6 ft at 7:30AM Aug 19, 2014Highest Observation: 2.6 ft at 7:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 8:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 8:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 8:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 8:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 9:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 9:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 9:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 9:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 10:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 10:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 10:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 10:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 11:00AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 11:15AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 11:30AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 11:45AM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 12:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 12:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 12:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 12:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 1:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 1:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 1:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 1:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 2:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 2:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 2:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 2:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 3:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.56 ft at 3:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 3:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 3:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 4:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 4:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 4:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 4:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 5:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 5:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 5:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 5:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 6:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 6:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 6:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 6:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 7:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 7:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 7:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 7:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 8:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 8:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 8:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 8:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 9:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 9:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 9:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 9:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 10:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 10:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 10:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 10:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 11:00PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 11:15PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 11:30PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 11:45PM Aug 19, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 12:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 12:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 12:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 12:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 1:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 1:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 1:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 1:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 2:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 2:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 2:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 2:45AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 3:00AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 3:15AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 3:30AM Aug 20, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 3:45AM Aug 20, 2014Forecast: 2.5 ft 8:00AM Aug 20, 2014Forecast: 2.5 ft 2:00PM Aug 20, 2014Forecast: 2.5 ft 8:00PM Aug 20, 2014Forecast: 2.5 ft 2:00AM Aug 21, 2014Forecast: 2.5 ft 8:00AM Aug 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 2:00PM Aug 21, 2014Forecast: 2.5 ft 8:00PM Aug 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 2:00AM Aug 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 8:00AM Aug 22, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPYAV2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:46AM Aug 20, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:20AM Aug 19)Latest observed value: 2.54 ft at 3:45 AM EDT 20-Aug-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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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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
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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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