Potomac River at Shepherdstown, Jefferson County WV (SHEW2)
Gage Location: Jefferson County, West VirginiaSite Location: Jefferson County, West Virginia
Latitude: 39.435Longitude: -77.801Elevation: 281 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 5939 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 15 ft. Moderate Stage: 18 ft.Major Stage: 22 ft.
First Flood: 1889-06-01Last Flood: 2014-05-17 Crest: 20.5 ft.Datum change: 1889-01-01Number of Floods: 123

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Height Above Flood Stage for Entire Period of Record
Height Above FSTotal OccurencePercent of Crest OccurrenceCumulative Total Flood OccurrencePercent of Floods above Listed Value
15 ft to 16 ft2117.815 ft or above 118100.0
16 ft to 17 ft2016.916 ft or above 9782.2
17 ft to 18 ft119.317 ft or above 7765.3
18 ft to 19 ft1512.718 ft or above 6655.9
19 ft to 20 ft2117.819 ft or above 5143.2
20 ft to 21 ft65.120 ft or above 3025.4
21 ft to 22 ft32.521 ft or above 2420.3
22 ft to 23 ft54.222 ft or above 2117.8
23 ft to 24 ft10.823 ft or above 1613.6
24 ft to 25 ft10.824 ft or above 1512.7
25 ft to 26 ft32.525 ft or above 1411.9
26 ft to 27 ft21.726 ft or above 119.3
27 ft to 28 ft00.027 ft or above 97.6
28 ft to 29 ft00.028 ft or above 97.6
29 ft to 30 ft21.729 ft or above 97.6
30 ft to 31 ft00.030 ft or above 75.9
31 ft to 32 ft21.731 ft or above 75.9
32 ft to 33 ft21.732 ft or above 54.2
33 ft to 34 ft10.833 ft or above 32.5
34 ft to 35 ft00.034 ft or above 21.7
35 ft to 36 ft00.035 ft or above 21.7
36 ft to 37 ft00.036 ft or above 21.7
37 ft to 38 ft00.037 ft or above 21.7
38 ft to 39 ft00.038 ft or above 21.7
39 ft to 40 ft10.839 ft or above 21.7
40 ft to 41 ft00.040 ft or above 10.8
41 ft to 42 ft00.041 ft or above 10.8
42 ft to 43 ft10.842 ft or above 10.8
Height Above Flood Stage After Datum Change
Height Above FSTotal OccurencePercent of Crest OccurrenceCumulative Total Flood OccurrencePercent of Floods above Listed Value
15 ft to 16 ft2117.815 ft or above 118100.0
16 ft to 17 ft2016.916 ft or above 9782.2
17 ft to 18 ft119.317 ft or above 7765.3
18 ft to 19 ft1512.718 ft or above 6655.9
19 ft to 20 ft2117.819 ft or above 5143.2
20 ft to 21 ft65.120 ft or above 3025.4
21 ft to 22 ft32.521 ft or above 2420.3
22 ft to 23 ft54.222 ft or above 2117.8
23 ft to 24 ft10.823 ft or above 1613.6
24 ft to 25 ft10.824 ft or above 1512.7
25 ft to 26 ft32.525 ft or above 1411.9
26 ft to 27 ft21.726 ft or above 119.3
27 ft to 28 ft00.027 ft or above 97.6
28 ft to 29 ft00.028 ft or above 97.6
29 ft to 30 ft21.729 ft or above 97.6
30 ft to 31 ft00.030 ft or above 75.9
31 ft to 32 ft21.731 ft or above 75.9
32 ft to 33 ft21.732 ft or above 54.2
33 ft to 34 ft10.833 ft or above 32.5
34 ft to 35 ft00.034 ft or above 21.7
35 ft to 36 ft00.035 ft or above 21.7
36 ft to 37 ft00.036 ft or above 21.7
37 ft to 38 ft00.037 ft or above 21.7
38 ft to 39 ft00.038 ft or above 21.7
39 ft to 40 ft10.839 ft or above 21.7
40 ft to 41 ft00.040 ft or above 10.8
41 ft to 42 ft00.041 ft or above 10.8
42 ft to 43 ft10.842 ft or above 10.8