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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Nottoway River near Sebrell are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - near Stony Creek Upstream Gauge
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 21
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 29.70 ft on 08/20/1940
(2) 26.98 ft on 09/19/1999
(3) 24.71 ft on 09/23/2003
(4) 24.50 ft on 07/22/1945
(5) 24.43 ft on 07/19/1975
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.40 ft on 03/08/2024 (P)
(2) 19.61 ft on 01/15/2024 (P)
(3) 17.20 ft on 12/23/2023 (P)
(4) 18.98 ft on 02/20/2021
(5) 16.40 ft on 01/07/2021
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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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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25.9 River stage sensor operating limit
24.19 Stage of the 25-year flood.
24 Entrance road to public boat ramp, 300 yards west of the gauge on Carys Bridge Road, State Route 653, begins to flood.
21.9 Stage of the 10-year flood.
20.13 Stage of the 5-year flood.
20 Water crosses Indian Town Road and US Highway 58 Business in Courtland.
19 Sections of State Route 653, Carys Bridge Road are innundated, including areas 1/4 mile east of the bridge crossing the Nottoway River.
18.5 Hancock Peanut Mill is affected in Courtland.
16 Water begins to cover Old Forty Road, State Route 634, in Sussex County. Additionally, Peters Bridge boat landing and portions of the Chub Sandhill Natural Area Preserve begin to flood, approximately 5 miles upstream of gage.
14 Public parking lot near boat ramp, 1000 ft upstream of gage, is flooded.

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Potential River Levels - Used to
Potential River Levels
Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
10 Day (HEFS) 10 Day (NAEFS) 10 Day (GEFS)
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Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 hours.

See the Product Description Document link for more details on the interpretation of the 7,10 day graphics.

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