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 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