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James River (VA) at Holcomb Rock Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 6.69 ft at 6:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 6:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 6:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 6:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 7:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 7:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 7:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 7:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 8:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 8:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 8:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 8:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 9:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 9:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 10:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 10:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.93 ft at 10:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 10:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 11:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 11:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 11:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 11:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 12:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 12:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 12:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.89 ft at 12:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 1:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 1:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.87 ft at 1:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.87 ft at 1:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.87 ft at 2:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.86 ft at 2:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.86 ft at 2:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 2:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.85 ft at 3:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 3:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 3:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 3:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 4:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 4:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 4:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 4:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 5:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.83 ft at 5:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.82 ft at 5:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.82 ft at 5:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.82 ft at 6:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 6:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 6:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 6:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 7:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 7:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 7:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 7:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 8:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.8 ft at 8:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 8:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 8:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 9:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 9:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 9:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 9:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.78 ft at 10:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 10:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 10:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 10:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 11:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 11:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 11:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 11:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.76 ft at 12:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 12:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 12:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 12:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 1:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 1:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 1:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 1:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 2:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 2:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.74 ft at 2:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 2:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 3:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 3:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 3:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 3:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 4:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 4:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 4:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 4:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.71 ft at 5:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 5:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 5:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 5:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 6:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 6:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 6:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 6:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 7:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 7:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 7:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 7:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 8:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 8:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 8:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 8:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 9:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 9:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 9:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 9:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 10:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 10:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 10:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 10:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 11:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 11:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 11:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 11:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 12:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 12:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 12:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 12:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 1:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 1:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 1:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 1:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 2:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 2:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 2:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 2:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 3:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 3:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 3:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 3:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 4:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.61 ft at 4:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 4:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.62 ft at 4:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.63 ft at 5:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 5:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.65 ft at 5:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.66 ft at 5:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.67 ft at 6:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.68 ft at 6:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.7 ft at 6:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.72 ft at 6:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 7:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.75 ft at 7:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.77 ft at 7:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.79 ft at 7:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.81 ft at 8:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.84 ft at 8:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.86 ft at 8:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.88 ft at 8:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 9:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.92 ft at 9:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 9:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 10:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 10:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.1 ft at 10:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.13 ft at 10:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.17 ft at 11:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.21 ft at 11:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.25 ft at 11:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.28 ft at 11:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.32 ft at 12:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.34 ft at 12:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.38 ft at 12:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.41 ft at 12:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.43 ft at 1:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.46 ft at 1:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.48 ft at 1:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.51 ft at 1:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.53 ft at 2:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.55 ft at 2:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.57 ft at 2:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.59 ft at 2:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.6 ft at 3:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.62 ft at 3:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.64 ft at 3:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.66 ft at 3:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.67 ft at 4:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.68 ft at 4:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.7 ft at 4:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.71 ft at 4:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.72 ft at 5:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 5:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.75 ft at 5:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.76 ft at 5:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.77 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.78 ft at 6:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.79 ft at 6:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.8 ft at 6:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.82 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.83 ft at 7:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.84 ft at 7:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.85 ft at 7:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.86 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.87 ft at 8:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.89 ft at 8:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.9 ft at 8:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.92 ft at 9:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.94 ft at 9:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 9:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 10:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 10:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 10:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 11:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 11:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 11:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 11:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 12:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.15 ft at 12:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.18 ft at 12:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.21 ft at 1:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 1:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 1:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.3 ft at 1:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.33 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.37 ft at 2:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.4 ft at 2:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.43 ft at 2:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.47 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 3:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 3:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.58 ft at 3:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.61 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.65 ft at 4:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.68 ft at 4:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.71 ft at 4:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.74 ft at 5:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.77 ft at 5:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.8 ft at 5:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.83 ft at 5:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.85 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.88 ft at 6:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.91 ft at 6:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.93 ft at 6:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.95 ft at 7:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 8.97 ft at 7:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9 ft at 7:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.02 ft at 7:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.04 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.06 ft at 8:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.07 ft at 8:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.09 ft at 8:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.11 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.12 ft at 9:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.13 ft at 9:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.15 ft at 9:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.16 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.17 ft at 10:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.18 ft at 10:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.19 ft at 10:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.2 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.21 ft at 11:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.21 ft at 11:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.22 ft at 11:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.23 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.24 ft at 12:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.25 ft at 12:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.26 ft at 12:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.27 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.27 ft at 1:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.28 ft at 1:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.28 ft at 1:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.29 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.3 ft at 2:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.3 ft at 2:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.31 ft at 2:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.31 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.32 ft at 3:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.32 ft at 3:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.32 ft at 3:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.32 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 9.32 ft at 4:15PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 9.33 ft at 4:30PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 9.33 ft at 4:45PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Forecast: 9.2 ft 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Forecast: 8.9 ft 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Forecast: 8.6 ft 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Forecast: 8.3 ft 2:00PM Apr 17, 2014Forecast: 7.9 ft 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Forecast: 7.7 ft 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 7.5 ft 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 7.3 ft 2:00PM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 7.3 ft 8:00PM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 7.2 ft 2:00AM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 7.2 ft 8:00AM Apr 19, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesHRKV2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:48PM Apr 16, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:28AM Apr 16)Latest observed value: 9.33 ft at 4:45 PM EDT 16-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 22 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the James River (VA) at Holcomb Rock are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:28
Moderate Flood Stage:24
Flood Stage:22
Action Stage:18

Historical Crests
(1) 42.15 ft on 11/05/1985
(2) 35.50 ft on 08/20/1969
(3) 32.38 ft on 06/22/1972
(4) 31.30 ft on 03/28/1913
(5) 30.99 ft on 01/20/1996
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Low Water Records
(1) 2.91 ft on 10/05/1970
(2) 3.02 ft on 09/21/1941
(3) 3.06 ft on 10/13/1941
(4) 3.11 ft on 09/26/1963
(5) 3.12 ft on 09/02/1968
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32 WATER FLOODS RAILROAD TRACKS ALONG RIGHT BANK.
28 WATER REACHES MAIL FLOOR OF POWERHOUSE.
23 POWER EQUIPMENT YARD AND ACCESS FLOODED AT HOLCOMB ROCK DAM.
22 TWO FEET OF WATER IN POWERHOUSE LOWER FLOOR.
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Latitude: 37.501111° N, Longitude: 79.262778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 22 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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 548.53 ft 570.53 ft  

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