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James River (VA) at Scottsville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.37 ft at 9:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 9:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 10:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 10:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 10:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 11:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 11:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 11:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 11:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 12:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 12:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 12:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 1:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 1:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 1:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 1:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 2:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 2:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 2:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 3:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 3:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 3:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 3:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 4:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 4:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 4:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 4:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 5:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 5:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 5:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 5:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 6:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 7:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 7:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 7:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 7:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 8:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 8:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 8:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 8:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 9:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 9:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 9:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 9:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 10:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 10:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 10:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 10:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 11:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 11:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 11:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 11:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 12:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 12:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 12:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 12:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 1:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 1:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 1:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 1:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 2:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 3:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 3:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 3:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 3:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 4:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 5:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 5:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 5:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 5:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 6:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 6:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 6:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 6:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 7:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 7:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 8:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 8:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 8:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 9:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 9:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 9:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 9:45AM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 9.09 ft at 10:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 9.08 ft at 10:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 9.08 ft at 10:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 9.07 ft at 10:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 9.07 ft at 11:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 9.06 ft at 11:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 9.05 ft at 11:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 9.05 ft at 11:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 9.04 ft at 12:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 9.03 ft at 12:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 9.02 ft at 12:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 9.01 ft at 12:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 9 ft at 1:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.99 ft at 1:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.98 ft at 1:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.97 ft at 1:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.96 ft at 2:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.94 ft at 2:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.93 ft at 2:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.92 ft at 2:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.9 ft at 3:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.89 ft at 3:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.88 ft at 3:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.86 ft at 3:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.85 ft at 4:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.84 ft at 4:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.82 ft at 4:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.81 ft at 4:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.79 ft at 5:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.78 ft at 5:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.77 ft at 5:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.76 ft at 5:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.75 ft at 6:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.74 ft at 6:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.74 ft at 6:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.73 ft at 6:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.73 ft at 7:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.73 ft at 7:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.74 ft at 7:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.75 ft at 7:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.76 ft at 8:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.77 ft at 8:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.79 ft at 8:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.81 ft at 8:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.82 ft at 9:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.85 ft at 9:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.87 ft at 9:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.89 ft at 9:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.92 ft at 10:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.94 ft at 10:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.96 ft at 10:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.98 ft at 10:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 9 ft at 11:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 9.01 ft at 11:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 11:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 11:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 12:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 12:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 12:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 12:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 1:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 1:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 1:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 1:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 2:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 2:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 2:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 2:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 3:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 3:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 3:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 3:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 4:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 4:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 4:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 5:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 5:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 5:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 5:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 6:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 6:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 6:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 6:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 7:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 7:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 7:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 7:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 8:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 8:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 8:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.82 ft at 8:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.81 ft at 9:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.81 ft at 9:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.81 ft at 9:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 9:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 10:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 10:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 10:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 10:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 11:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 11:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 11:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 11:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 12:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 12:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 12:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 12:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 1:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 1:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 1:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 1:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 2:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 2:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 2:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 2:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 3:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 3:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 4:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 4:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 5:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 5:15PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.8 ft 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.8 ft 2:00AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.8 ft 8:00AM Oct 23, 2014Forecast: 3.7 ft 2:00PM Oct 23, 2014Forecast: 3.7 ft 8:00PM Oct 23, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 2:00AM Oct 24, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 8:00AM Oct 24, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 2:00PM Oct 24, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 8:00PM Oct 24, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 2:00AM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 8:00AM Oct 25, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSVEV2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:19PM Oct 22, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:55AM Oct 22)Latest observed value: 3.64 ft at 5:15 PM EDT 22-Oct-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: 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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