James River at Lick Run, Botetourt County VA (LIRV2)
Gage Location: Botetourt County, VirginiaSite Location: Botetourt County, Virginia
Latitude: 37.774Longitude: -79.785Elevation: 978.3 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 1371 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 16 ft. Moderate Stage: 22 ft.Major Stage: 25 ft.
First Flood: 1877-10-03Last Flood: 2013-05-07 Crest: 17.29 ft.Datum change: 1928-10-26Number of Floods: 78

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Date of FloodCrest(ft)Streamflow(cfs)CategoryCode
1877-10-03-9999-9999MissingC1
1877-11-2433120000MajorC1 C8 F1
1893-10-13-9999-9999MissingC1
1913-03-2830.498000MajorC1 C8 F1
1924-05-1224.657500ModerateC1 C4 C8
1926-12-262037000MinorC1
1929-11-1817.7531400Minornone
1932-02-0518.1432300Minornone
1934-12-0116.8225700Minornone
1935-01-2322.9853000Moderatenone
1936-03-1825.6566000Majornone
1937-01-2117.4528700Minornone
1939-01-3116.9827700Minornone
1939-02-0416.2125800Minornone
1940-05-3116.1225500Minornone
1942-05-1721.143500Minornone
1942-05-2218.1232300Minornone
1943-03-1417.630800Minornone
1946-01-081626100Minornone
1948-02-1516.126400Minornone
1949-04-1420.4540600Minornone
1950-12-0416.2326100Minornone
1950-12-0820.4538300Minornone
1951-06-1416.7527800Minornone
1952-03-1219.0734300Minornone
1953-02-2220.5538900Minornone
1953-03-2417.8830800Minornone
1954-03-0218.8233400Minornone
1954-10-1618.1431400Minornone
1955-03-0619.535500Minornone
1957-04-0619.5635800Minornone
1960-03-3119.6535400Minornone
1961-10-2119.8736200Minornone
1962-03-2218.1831500Minornone
1963-03-1222.645200Moderatenone
1964-03-0616.0725900Minornone
1965-02-0816.527000Minornone
1966-02-1416.3426400Minornone
1967-03-0822.342800Moderatenone
1967-03-1519.2232700Minornone
1969-08-2025.5358500Majornone
1969-12-3119.8834800Minornone
1971-02-1419.6133900Minornone
1971-05-3119.1732700Minornone
1972-02-2619.8434500Minornone
1972-06-2127.0166200Majornone
1973-02-0317.8229000Minornone
1973-03-1718.6631200Minornone
1973-05-2819.4433500Minornone
1973-12-2724.7754200Moderatenone
1974-05-1317.5128300Minornone
1975-03-2017.7928900Minornone
1976-01-0116.425600Minornone
1976-10-0917.1327300Minornone
1977-04-0522.5443700Moderatenone
1978-01-2621.6640600Minornone
1978-03-1518.0129400Minornone
1978-03-2718.5430800Minornone
1979-02-2518.0429400Minornone
1979-03-0516.525800Minornone
1982-06-1317.7928900MinorF2
1984-02-1417.327800MinorF2
1985-11-0530.2287500MajorF2
1987-04-1620.2338000MinorF2
1992-04-2218.9734500MinorF2
1993-03-0418.0432000MinorF2
1995-01-1519.2635400MinorF2
1996-01-1925.1457800MajorF1 F2
1996-12-0216.4327900MinorF2
1998-01-0818.4333000MinorF2
2003-02-2219.9237600MinorF2
2003-11-2018.0932110MinorF2
2004-09-2921.6943700MinorF2
2006-06-2719.7937100MinorF2
2007-04-1617.1829200MinorF2
2010-01-2518.5833300MinorF2
2013-01-3116.5327400MinorF2
2013-05-0717.2929500MinorF2



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