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James River (VA) at Scottsville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 4.64 ft at 1:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.63 ft at 1:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.62 ft at 1:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.61 ft at 1:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.61 ft at 2:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.6 ft at 2:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.59 ft at 2:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.57 ft at 3:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.56 ft at 3:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.55 ft at 3:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.55 ft at 3:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.54 ft at 4:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.53 ft at 4:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.52 ft at 4:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.51 ft at 4:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.5 ft at 5:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.5 ft at 5:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.49 ft at 5:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.49 ft at 5:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.48 ft at 6:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.48 ft at 6:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.47 ft at 6:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.46 ft at 6:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 7:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 7:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.42 ft at 7:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.42 ft at 7:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.4 ft at 8:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.39 ft at 8:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.38 ft at 8:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.37 ft at 9:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.37 ft at 9:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.36 ft at 9:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.35 ft at 9:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.33 ft at 10:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.32 ft at 10:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.32 ft at 10:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.31 ft at 10:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.3 ft at 11:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.28 ft at 11:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.27 ft at 11:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.25 ft at 12:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.24 ft at 12:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.23 ft at 12:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 1:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.2 ft at 1:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.19 ft at 1:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 1:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 2:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 2:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.16 ft at 2:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 2:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 3:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 3:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 3:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 4:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 4:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 4:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 4:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 5:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 5:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 5:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 5:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 6:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 7:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.16 ft at 8:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.16 ft at 8:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 8:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 8:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 9:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 9:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 9:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 9:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 10:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 10:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 10:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 10:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 11:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 11:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 11:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 11:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 12:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 12:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 12:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 12:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 1:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 1:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 1:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 1:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 2:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 2:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 2:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 2:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 3:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 3:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 3:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 3:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 5:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 5:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 5:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.19 ft at 5:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.19 ft at 6:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.19 ft at 6:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 6:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 6:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 7:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 7:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 7:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 7:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 8:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 8:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 8:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.18 ft at 8:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 9:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 9:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 9:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.16 ft at 9:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.16 ft at 10:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.16 ft at 10:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.16 ft at 10:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.16 ft at 10:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 11:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 11:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 11:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 11:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 12:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 12:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 12:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 12:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 1:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 1:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 1:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 1:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 2:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 2:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 2:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 2:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 4:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 5:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 5:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 5:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.14 ft at 5:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 7:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 11:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 11:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 11:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 11:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 12:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 12:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 12:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 12:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 1:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 1:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 1:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 1:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 2:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 2:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 2:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 2:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 3:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 3:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 3:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 3:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 4:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 4:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 4:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 4:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 5:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 5:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 5:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 5:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 8:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.13 ft at 8:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 9:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 9:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 9:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.1 ft at 10:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.1 ft at 10:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.1 ft at 11:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.1 ft at 11:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.09 ft at 11:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.09 ft at 11:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.08 ft at 12:00PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.08 ft at 12:15PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.07 ft at 12:30PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.07 ft at 12:45PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.07 ft at 1:00PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.06 ft at 1:15PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.06 ft at 1:30PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.06 ft at 1:45PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.05 ft at 2:00PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.05 ft at 2:15PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.05 ft at 2:30PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.05 ft at 2:45PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 3:00PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 3:15PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 3:30PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 3:45PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 4:00PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 4:15PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 4:30PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 4:45PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 5:00PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 5:15PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 5:30PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 5:45PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 6:00PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 6:15PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 6:30PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 6:45PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 7:00PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 7:15PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 7:30PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.02 ft at 7:45PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.02 ft at 8:00PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.02 ft at 8:15PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.02 ft at 8:30PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.02 ft at 8:45PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.02 ft at 9:00PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.02 ft at 9:15PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 9:30PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 9:45PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 10:00PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.03 ft at 10:15PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.04 ft at 10:30PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.05 ft at 10:45PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.06 ft at 11:00PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.06 ft at 11:15PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.08 ft at 11:30PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.1 ft at 11:45PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 4.12 ft at 12:00AM Jul 07, 2015Observed: 4.15 ft at 12:15AM Jul 07, 2015Forecast: 4.3 ft 2:00AM Jul 07, 2015Forecast: 4.8 ft 8:00AM Jul 07, 2015Forecast: 4.5 ft 2:00PM Jul 07, 2015Forecast: 4.5 ft 8:00PM Jul 07, 2015Forecast: 4.5 ft 2:00AM Jul 08, 2015Forecast: 4.8 ft 8:00AM Jul 08, 2015Forecast: 6.9 ft 2:00PM Jul 08, 2015Highest Forecast: 7.1 ft 8:00PM Jul 08, 2015Forecast: 6.8 ft 2:00AM Jul 09, 2015Forecast: 6.4 ft 8:00AM Jul 09, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSVEV2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:49AM Jul 7, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 8:55AM Jul 6)Latest observed value: 4.15 ft at 12:15 AM EDT 7-Jul-2015. Flood Stage is 20 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the James River (VA) at Scottsville are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 34.02 ft on 06/22/1972
(2) 31.77 ft on 11/06/1985
(3) 30.00 ft on 08/20/1969
(4) 28.24 ft on 09/07/1996
(5) 26.17 ft on 04/17/1987
(6) 26.02 ft on 01/20/1996
(7) 26.00 ft on 09/19/1944
(8) 25.84 ft on 08/16/1940
(9) 25.46 ft on 03/19/1936
(10) 25.31 ft on 04/23/1992
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 18.48 ft on 04/18/2011
(2) 22.13 ft on 01/26/2010
(3) 20.26 ft on 06/27/2006
(4) 20.68 ft on 09/30/2004
(5) 19.00 ft on 04/12/2003
(6) 22.62 ft on 02/24/2003
(7) 12.65 ft on 04/19/2000
(8) 20.36 ft on 10/01/1999
(9) 15.70 ft on 04/21/1998
(10) 19.24 ft on 03/22/1998
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.40 ft on 09/13/1966
(2) 1.46 ft on 10/01/1930
(3) 1.47 ft on 09/21/1932
(4) 1.62 ft on 09/30/1925

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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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Latitude: 37.797222° N, Longitude: 78.491667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 20 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 29 253.18 ft 273.18 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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