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James River (VA) At Richmond-Westham (RMDV2)

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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: Gauge reading may be affected by ice.
Flood Stage: 12 Feet
Latest Stage: 5.08
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:None currently.
at Richmond-Westham
Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.75 ft at 3:30PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.75 ft at 3:45PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.74 ft at 4:00PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.74 ft at 4:15PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.74 ft at 4:30PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.74 ft at 4:45PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.74 ft at 5:00PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.73 ft at 5:15PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.73 ft at 5:30PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.73 ft at 5:45PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.73 ft at 6:00PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.73 ft at 6:15PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.73 ft at 6:30PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.73 ft at 6:45PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.73 ft at 7:00PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.73 ft at 7:15PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.73 ft at 7:30PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.73 ft at 7:45PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.73 ft at 8:00PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.73 ft at 8:15PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.73 ft at 8:30PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.73 ft at 8:45PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.73 ft at 9:00PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.73 ft at 9:15PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.73 ft at 9:30PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.73 ft at 9:45PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.73 ft at 10:00PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.74 ft at 10:15PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.74 ft at 10:30PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.74 ft at 10:45PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.74 ft at 11:00PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.75 ft at 11:15PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.75 ft at 11:30PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.75 ft at 11:45PM Jan 15, 2018Observed: 4.76 ft at 12:00AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.76 ft at 12:15AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.77 ft at 12:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.77 ft at 12:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.78 ft at 1:00AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.78 ft at 1:15AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.79 ft at 1:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.8 ft at 1:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.81 ft at 2:00AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.82 ft at 2:15AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.83 ft at 2:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.84 ft at 2:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.85 ft at 3:00AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.86 ft at 3:15AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.87 ft at 3:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.88 ft at 3:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.89 ft at 4:00AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.91 ft at 4:15AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.92 ft at 4:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.93 ft at 4:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.95 ft at 5:00AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.96 ft at 5:15AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.97 ft at 5:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.98 ft at 5:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 4.99 ft at 6:00AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5 ft at 6:15AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.01 ft at 6:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.02 ft at 6:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.03 ft at 7:00AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.04 ft at 7:15AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.05 ft at 7:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.05 ft at 7:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.06 ft at 8:00AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.07 ft at 8:15AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.09 ft at 9:00AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.09 ft at 9:15AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.1 ft at 9:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.1 ft at 9:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.11 ft at 10:00AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.12 ft at 10:15AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.13 ft at 10:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.13 ft at 10:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.14 ft at 11:00AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.14 ft at 11:15AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.15 ft at 11:30AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.16 ft at 11:45AM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.16 ft at 12:00PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.17 ft at 12:15PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.18 ft at 12:30PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.19 ft at 12:45PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.19 ft at 1:00PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.21 ft at 1:15PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.22 ft at 1:30PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.23 ft at 1:45PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.24 ft at 2:00PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.26 ft at 2:15PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.27 ft at 2:30PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.28 ft at 2:45PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.3 ft at 3:00PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.32 ft at 3:15PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.33 ft at 3:30PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.34 ft at 3:45PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.36 ft at 4:00PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.37 ft at 4:15PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.38 ft at 4:30PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.39 ft at 4:45PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.4 ft at 5:00PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.41 ft at 5:15PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.41 ft at 5:30PM Jan 16, 2018Highest Observation: 5.42 ft at 5:45PM Jan 16, 2018Highest Observation: 5.42 ft at 6:00PM Jan 16, 2018Highest Observation: 5.42 ft at 6:15PM Jan 16, 2018Highest Observation: 5.42 ft at 6:30PM Jan 16, 2018Highest Observation: 5.42 ft at 6:45PM Jan 16, 2018Highest Observation: 5.42 ft at 7:00PM Jan 16, 2018Highest Observation: 5.42 ft at 7:15PM Jan 16, 2018Highest Observation: 5.42 ft at 7:30PM Jan 16, 2018Highest Observation: 5.42 ft at 7:45PM Jan 16, 2018Highest Observation: 5.42 ft at 8:00PM Jan 16, 2018Highest Observation: 5.42 ft at 8:15PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.41 ft at 8:30PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.41 ft at 8:45PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.41 ft at 9:00PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.4 ft at 9:15PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.4 ft at 9:30PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.39 ft at 9:45PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.39 ft at 10:00PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.38 ft at 10:15PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.38 ft at 10:30PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.37 ft at 10:45PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.37 ft at 11:00PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.36 ft at 11:15PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.36 ft at 11:30PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.35 ft at 11:45PM Jan 16, 2018Observed: 5.35 ft at 12:00AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.34 ft at 12:15AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.34 ft at 12:30AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:45AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.33 ft at 1:00AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.33 ft at 1:15AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.32 ft at 1:30AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.32 ft at 1:45AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.31 ft at 2:00AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.31 ft at 2:15AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.3 ft at 2:30AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.3 ft at 2:45AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.29 ft at 3:00AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.29 ft at 3:15AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.29 ft at 3:30AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.28 ft at 3:45AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.28 ft at 4:00AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.28 ft at 4:15AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.27 ft at 4:30AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.27 ft at 4:45AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.26 ft at 5:00AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.26 ft at 5:15AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.25 ft at 5:30AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.25 ft at 5:45AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.24 ft at 6:00AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.24 ft at 6:15AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.23 ft at 6:30AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.23 ft at 6:45AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.22 ft at 7:00AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.22 ft at 7:15AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.22 ft at 7:30AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.21 ft at 7:45AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.2 ft at 8:00AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.2 ft at 8:15AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.2 ft at 8:30AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.19 ft at 8:45AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:00AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:15AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:30AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.17 ft at 9:45AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.16 ft at 10:00AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.16 ft at 10:15AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.15 ft at 10:30AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.15 ft at 10:45AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.14 ft at 11:00AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.14 ft at 11:15AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.14 ft at 11:30AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.14 ft at 11:45AM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.13 ft at 12:00PM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.13 ft at 12:15PM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.12 ft at 12:30PM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.12 ft at 12:45PM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.11 ft at 1:00PM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.11 ft at 1:15PM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:30PM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:45PM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:00PM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:15PM Jan 17, 2018Observed: 5.08 ft at 2:30PM Jan 17, 2018Highest Forecast: 5 ft 7:00PM Jan 17, 2018Highest Forecast: 5 ft 1:00AM Jan 18, 2018Forecast: 4.9 ft 7:00AM Jan 18, 2018Forecast: 4.9 ft 1:00PM Jan 18, 2018Forecast: 4.8 ft 7:00PM Jan 18, 2018Forecast: 4.8 ft 1:00AM Jan 19, 2018Forecast: 4.8 ft 7:00AM Jan 19, 2018Forecast: 4.7 ft 1:00PM Jan 19, 2018Forecast: 4.7 ft 7:00PM Jan 19, 2018Forecast: 4.7 ft 1:00AM Jan 20, 2018Forecast: 4.6 ft 7:00AM Jan 20, 2018USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesRMDV2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:15PM Jan 17, 2018)ObservedForecast (issued 10:21AM Jan 17)Latest observed value: 5.08 ft at 2:30 PM EST 17-Jan-2018. Flood Stage is 12 ft
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 22
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 28.62 ft on 06/23/1972
(2) 24.95 ft on 08/21/1969
(3) 24.77 ft on 11/07/1985
(4) 23.42 ft on 03/19/1936
(5) 22.65 ft on 04/27/1937
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.27 ft on 05/27/2017 (P)
(2) 13.92 ft on 05/07/2017 (P)
(3) 13.40 ft on 02/25/2016
(4) 12.02 ft on 02/05/2016
(5) 10.57 ft on 12/25/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.00 ft on 09/22/1966
(2) 2.94 ft on 10/10/1970
(3) 2.94 ft on 10/21/1968
(4) 3.00 ft on 09/25/1936
(5) 3.00 ft on 09/17/1943
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