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Meherrin River near Lawrenceville Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 2.06 ft at 3:45AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.07 ft at 4:00AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.07 ft at 4:15AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.07 ft at 4:30AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.07 ft at 4:45AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.07 ft at 5:00AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:15AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.09 ft at 5:30AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.1 ft at 5:45AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.1 ft at 6:00AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.12 ft at 6:15AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.13 ft at 6:30AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.15 ft at 6:45AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.16 ft at 7:00AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.17 ft at 7:15AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.19 ft at 7:30AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.2 ft at 7:45AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:00AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.24 ft at 8:15AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.26 ft at 8:30AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.27 ft at 8:45AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.27 ft at 9:00AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.28 ft at 9:15AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.29 ft at 9:30AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.29 ft at 9:45AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.31 ft at 10:00AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.32 ft at 10:15AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.32 ft at 10:30AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.33 ft at 10:45AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:00AM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:15AM Jul 19, 2018Highest Observation: 2.34 ft at 11:30AM Jul 19, 2018Highest Observation: 2.34 ft at 11:45AM Jul 19, 2018Highest Observation: 2.34 ft at 12:00PM Jul 19, 2018Highest Observation: 2.34 ft at 12:15PM Jul 19, 2018Highest Observation: 2.34 ft at 12:30PM Jul 19, 2018Highest Observation: 2.34 ft at 12:45PM Jul 19, 2018Highest Observation: 2.34 ft at 1:00PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:15PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:30PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.32 ft at 1:45PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.32 ft at 2:00PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.32 ft at 2:15PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.32 ft at 2:30PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.31 ft at 2:45PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.3 ft at 3:00PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.3 ft at 3:15PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.3 ft at 3:30PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:45PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:00PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.28 ft at 4:15PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:30PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.26 ft at 4:45PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.25 ft at 5:00PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.24 ft at 5:15PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.24 ft at 5:30PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.24 ft at 5:45PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.24 ft at 6:00PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.24 ft at 6:15PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.23 ft at 6:30PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.22 ft at 6:45PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.22 ft at 7:00PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.21 ft at 7:15PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.21 ft at 7:30PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.21 ft at 7:45PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.2 ft at 8:00PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.2 ft at 8:15PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.19 ft at 8:30PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.19 ft at 8:45PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 9:00PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 9:15PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.19 ft at 9:30PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.19 ft at 9:45PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:00PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.19 ft at 10:15PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.19 ft at 10:30PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.19 ft at 10:45PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.19 ft at 11:00PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.19 ft at 11:15PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.19 ft at 11:30PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.19 ft at 11:45PM Jul 19, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 12:00AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 12:15AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 12:30AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 12:45AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 1:00AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 1:15AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 1:30AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 1:45AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 2:00AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 2:15AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 2:30AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 2:45AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 3:00AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 3:15AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 3:30AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 3:45AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.17 ft at 4:00AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.17 ft at 4:15AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.19 ft at 4:30AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 4:45AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 5:00AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 5:15AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 5:30AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 5:45AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 6:00AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 6:15AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 6:30AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 6:45AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 7:00AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.17 ft at 7:15AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.17 ft at 7:30AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.17 ft at 7:45AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.16 ft at 8:00AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.16 ft at 8:15AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.16 ft at 8:30AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.15 ft at 8:45AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.15 ft at 9:00AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.15 ft at 9:15AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.14 ft at 9:30AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.14 ft at 9:45AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.14 ft at 10:00AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.14 ft at 10:15AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.13 ft at 10:30AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.13 ft at 10:45AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.12 ft at 11:00AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.12 ft at 11:15AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.12 ft at 11:30AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.11 ft at 11:45AM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.11 ft at 12:00PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.11 ft at 12:15PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.1 ft at 12:30PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.1 ft at 12:45PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:00PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:15PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:30PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.09 ft at 1:45PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.09 ft at 2:00PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.09 ft at 2:15PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.08 ft at 2:30PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.08 ft at 2:45PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.08 ft at 3:00PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.07 ft at 3:15PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.07 ft at 3:30PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.07 ft at 3:45PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.07 ft at 4:00PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.07 ft at 4:15PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.07 ft at 4:30PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.06 ft at 4:45PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:00PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:15PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:30PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:45PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.04 ft at 6:00PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.04 ft at 6:15PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.04 ft at 6:30PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.03 ft at 6:45PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:00PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.04 ft at 7:15PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:30PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:45PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:00PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:15PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:30PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:45PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.02 ft at 9:00PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.02 ft at 9:15PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.02 ft at 9:30PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.02 ft at 9:45PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.01 ft at 10:00PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2.01 ft at 10:15PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2 ft at 10:30PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2 ft at 10:45PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2 ft at 11:00PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2 ft at 11:15PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2 ft at 11:30PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2 ft at 11:45PM Jul 20, 2018Observed: 2 ft at 12:00AM Jul 21, 2018Observed: 2 ft at 12:15AM Jul 21, 2018Observed: 2 ft at 12:30AM Jul 21, 2018Observed: 1.99 ft at 12:45AM Jul 21, 2018Observed: 1.99 ft at 1:00AM Jul 21, 2018Observed: 1.99 ft at 1:15AM Jul 21, 2018Observed: 1.99 ft at 1:30AM Jul 21, 2018Observed: 1.99 ft at 1:45AM Jul 21, 2018Observed: 1.99 ft at 2:00AM Jul 21, 2018Observed: 1.98 ft at 2:15AM Jul 21, 2018Observed: 1.98 ft at 2:30AM Jul 21, 2018USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLAWV2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:30AM Jul 21, 2018)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.98 ft at 2:30 AM EDT 21-Jul-2018. Flood Stage is 15 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Meherrin River near Lawrenceville are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 29
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 42.00 ft on 08/17/1940
(2) 32.99 ft on 10/07/1972
(3) 31.91 ft on 04/28/1978
(4) 31.90 ft on 08/28/1908
(5) 31.24 ft on 10/26/1971
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 27.39 ft on 05/20/2018 (P)
(2) 16.27 ft on 04/17/2018 (P)
(3) 16.77 ft on 05/26/2017
(4) 15.14 ft on 04/26/2017
(5) 15.94 ft on 04/01/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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35 River stage sensor operating limit
29 Water flows over the Gholson Bridge on Iron Bridge Rd.
15 Pasture land north of the river, downstream of the gage, begins to flood.
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Latitude: 36.716667° N, Longitude: 77.831944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 15 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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Elevation
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 136.56 ft 151.56 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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