Appomattox River at Farmville, Cumberland County VA (FRMV2)
Gage Location: Cumberland County, Virginia Site Location: Prince Edward County, Virginia
Latitude: 37.307Longitude: -78.389Elevation: 281.93 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 302 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 16 ft. Moderate Stage: 20 ft.Major Stage: 25 ft.
First Flood: 1928-08-12Last Flood: 2014-05-17 Crest: 19.81 ft.Datum change: 1928-11-29Number of Floods: 96

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Date of FloodCrest(ft)Streamflow(cfs)CategoryCode
1928-08-1221.113900Moderatenone
1929-04-1716.465530Minornone
1932-03-0716.365400Minornone
1932-10-1817.336650Minornone
1934-12-0217.236500Minornone
1935-09-0619.8811300Minornone
1936-01-0417.396800Minornone
1936-01-2017.697270Minornone
1936-03-1817.727270Minornone
1937-01-0416.635660Minornone
1937-04-2620.2812100Moderatenone
1937-10-2016.335270Minornone
1938-06-2117.647110Minornone
1940-08-1523.621000Moderatenone
1944-09-202113700Moderatenone
1945-09-1920.913500Moderatenone
1948-02-1516.835020Minornone
1948-04-0217.025400Minornone
1948-08-0416.34200Minornone
1948-12-0518.849000Minornone
1951-12-2317.967400Minornone
1952-11-2116.825020Minornone
1955-08-1919.7611000Minornone
1958-12-3016.133930Minornone
1960-02-2016.154060Minornone
1960-04-0616.13930Minornone
1961-10-2216.394370Minornone
1961-12-1316.174100Minornone
1971-05-1716.174060Minornone
1971-05-3117.416720Minornone
1971-10-2420.9913700Moderatenone
1972-02-1416.094240Minornone
1972-06-2229.733100Majornone
1972-07-0616.53800Minornone
1972-10-0619.147680Minornone
1972-11-1516.754630Minornone
1973-02-0316.945930Minornone
1973-04-2817.56750Minornone
1973-12-2216.515270Minornone
1974-09-0718.598320Minornone
1975-03-1517.66890Minornone
1975-03-2019.199220Minornone
1975-07-1417.846740Minornone
1975-09-2620.911900Moderatenone
1976-01-0116.535410Minornone
1976-10-2117.045820Minornone
1978-01-1016.895860Minornone
1978-01-2621.1912300Moderatenone
1978-03-1117.236270Minornone
1978-04-2720.4711000Moderatenone
1978-05-0517.156180Minornone
1979-01-2216.575460Minornone
1979-02-2521.7913400Moderatenone
1979-09-0616.164980Minornone
1979-09-2316.335180Minornone
1982-02-0417.526770Minornone
1983-04-1616.45300Minornone
1984-03-3017.286440Minornone
1985-08-1918.498160Minornone
1985-11-0520.039400Moderatenone
1987-04-1818.237790Minornone
1987-09-0919.8210200Minornone
1989-05-0316.084920Minornone
1989-05-0716.825820Minornone
1991-03-3016.565490Minornone
1991-11-2116.054890Minornone
1992-12-1116.014840Minornone
1993-03-0520.7811700Moderatenone
1993-11-2920.7911700Moderatenone
1993-12-0616.385280Minornone
1994-03-0318.377990Minornone
1994-03-2918.37890Minornone
1996-01-2017.436640Minornone
1996-09-0724.0217900Moderatenone
1996-12-0216.245110Minornone
1998-01-2918.878710Minornone
1998-02-0516.935970Minornone
1998-02-1816.955990Minornone
1998-03-2116.215070Minornone
2001-03-3116.285160Minornone
2003-02-2317.366546Minornone
2003-03-2118.828612Minornone
2003-05-1916.265133Minornone
2003-07-0416.215075Minornone
2003-09-1919.589800Minornone
2003-09-2317.687000Minornone
2006-10-0816.485400Minornone
2007-01-0217.386570Minornone
2007-03-1716.635580Minornone
2008-09-0716.986030Minornone
2009-11-1317.426630Minornone
2009-12-1016.495410Minornone
2009-12-1416.475380Minornone
2013-07-12175490Minornone
2014-05-0117.436640Minornone
2014-05-1719.8110200Minornone



Codes and description

C1|Crest information looks unreliable and incomplete and not used in frequency calculations. Some of the floods are based on current flood stage and nearby gage information.
C2|Crest information looks reliable despite potential problems. This data was used in frequency calculations.
C3|Crest height estimated by the USGS.
C4|Crest height is from the National Weather Service.
C5|Crest height affected by backwater.
C6|Crest occurred at a previous flood stage that is lower than the current flood stage. The crests below the new flood stage are not used in flood frequency calculations.
C7|Crest from USGS yearly peak and/or date is different than the crest we provide. In many cases MARFC uses crest based on backwater or ice effects.
C8|Crest month or day of occurrence has been estimated by The Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center usually based on nearby gage information.
C9|Crest date (day) in the month is unknown.
F1|Flow is an estimate.
F2|Flow affected by regulation or diversion and in some cases to an unknown degree.
F3|Flow effected by snow-melt, ice jam or debris jam break up.
F4|Flow affected by dam failure.
F5|Flow - All or part of the record affected by urbanization, mining, agricultural changes, channelization or other factors.
G1|Gage height at a different site and/or datum.
G2|Gage is not an official USGS gage with crests provided by the NWS. Crest information looks unreliable and incomplete and not used in flood frequency calculations.
G3|Gage datum changed during this year.
none,No code; Good Data

Updated: 08:00 PM May 28, 2014