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James River (VA) at Scottsville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 3:30AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 3:45AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 4:00AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 4:15AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 4:30AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 4:45AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 5:00AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 5:15AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 5:30AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 5:45AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 6:00AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 6:15AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 6:30AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 6:45AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 7:00AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 7:15AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 7:30AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 7:45AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 8:00AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 8:15AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 8:30AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 8:45AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 9:00AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 9:15AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 9:30AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 9:45AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 10:00AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 10:15AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 10:30AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 10:45AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 11:00AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 11:15AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 11:30AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 11:45AM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 12:00PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 12:15PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 12:30PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 12:45PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 1:00PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 1:15PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 1:30PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 1:45PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 2:00PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 2:15PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 2:30PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 2:45PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 3:00PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 3:15PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 3:30PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 3:45PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 4:00PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 4:15PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 4:30PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 4:45PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 5:00PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 5:15PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 5:30PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 5:45PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 6:00PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 6:15PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 6:30PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 6:45PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 7:00PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 7:15PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 7:30PM Jul 19, 2014Highest Observation: 3.18 ft at 7:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 8:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 9:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 10:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 11:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 1:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 2:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.17 ft at 4:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 8:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 9:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 10:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 3:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 3:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 3:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 3:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 4:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 4:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 4:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 4:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 5:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 5:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 5:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 5:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 9:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 9:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 9:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 9:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 3:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 3:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 3:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 3:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 4:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 4:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 4:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 4:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 5:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 5:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 5:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 5:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 9:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 9:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 3:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 3:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 3:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 3:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 4:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 4:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 4:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 4:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 5:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 5:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 5:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 5:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 6:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 9:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 9:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 9:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 9:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 11:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 11:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 2:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 3.15 ft at 2:15AM Jul 22, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 8:00AM Jul 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.2 ft 2:00PM Jul 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.2 ft 8:00PM Jul 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.2 ft 2:00AM Jul 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.2 ft 8:00AM Jul 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.2 ft 2:00PM Jul 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.2 ft 8:00PM Jul 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.2 ft 2:00AM Jul 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.2 ft 8:00AM Jul 24, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSVEV2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:19AM Jul 22, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:06AM Jul 21)Latest observed value: 3.15 ft at 2:15 AM EDT 22-Jul-2014. 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

Historical 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.

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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