James River at Holcomb Rock, Bedford County VA (HRKV2)
Gage Location: Bedford County, VirginiaSite Location: Bedford County, Virginia
Latitude: 37.501Longitude: -79.263Elevation: 548.53 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 3256 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 22 ft. Moderate Stage: 24 ft.Major Stage: 28 ft.
First Flood: 1913-03-28Last Flood: 2010-01-26 Crest: 23.78 ft.Datum change: 1931-07-01Number of Floods: 43

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Date of FloodCrest(ft)Streamflow(cfs)CategoryCode
1913-03-2831.3118000MajorC1 G1
1934-12-0124.6573500Moderatenone
1935-01-2326.6186300Moderatenone
1936-03-1830.78115000Majornone
1937-10-2022.5259000Minornone
1940-08-1624.2566800Moderatenone
1942-05-1722.4558500Minornone
1942-05-2224.6268700Moderatenone
1948-12-0422.862700Minornone
1949-04-1422.963300Minornone
1950-09-102469900Moderatenone
1950-12-0822.8362700Minornone
1954-03-0222.862700Minornone
1955-03-0723.3365900Minornone
1957-04-0622.3660500Minornone
1960-03-312258300Minornone
1963-03-1324.7574700Moderatenone
1967-03-0822.4661000Minornone
1969-08-2035.5150000Majornone
1970-01-0122.259400Minornone
1971-05-3122.6261600Minornone
1972-06-2232.38126000Majornone
1973-12-2724.6974000Moderatenone
1975-03-2022.5361200Minornone
1977-04-0623.4766700Minornone
1978-01-2625.5979700Moderatenone
1979-02-2624.5673300Moderatenone
1982-06-1323.6767900MinorF2
1984-02-1522.6361800MinorF2
1985-11-0542.15207000MajorF2
1987-04-1728.3697900MajorF2
1987-04-2522.5961500MinorF2
1987-09-0824.271100ModerateF2
1992-04-2229.48105000MajorF2
1993-03-0523.1564900MinorF2
1995-01-1624.874700ModerateF2
1995-06-2826.8787800ModerateF2
1996-01-2030.96116000MajorF2
1996-09-0722.6161800MinorF2
2003-02-2325.4378600ModerateF2
2004-09-2924.3571900ModerateF2
2006-06-2822.7466800MinorF2
2010-01-2623.7872700MinorF2



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: 07:20 AM Nov 12, 2013