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: 1928-08-12Number 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 during this period may be incomplete and therefore was not used in frequency calculations. Some of the floods are based on current flood stage and nearby gage information.
C2|Crest information during this period 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: 07:31 AM Dec 19, 2014