Cacapon River near Great Cacapon, Morgan County WV (GCPW2)
Gage Location: Morgan County, West VirginiaSite Location: Morgan County, West Virginia
Latitude: 39.5822Longitude: -78.31Elevation: 456.6 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 675 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 9 ft. Moderate Stage: 16 ft.Major Stage: 20 ft.
First Flood: 1889-06-01Last Flood: 2014-05-16 Crest: 14.54 ft.Datum change: 2012-09-27Number of Floods: 81

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Date of FloodCrest(ft)Streamflow(cfs)CategoryCode
1889-06-0124.757500MajorC1 C9
1924-05-1219.3238000ModerateC1
1925-02-129.89260MinorC1
1926-11-1610.210000MinorC1
1928-05-0117.3828300ModerateC1
1929-04-172036000MajorC1
1929-10-039.68880MinorC1
1932-05-1317.929700ModerateC1
1933-08-2414.620600MinorC1
1934-12-029.89260MinorC1
1936-03-1830.187600MajorC1
1937-04-2622.647400MajorC1
1937-10-2816.123200ModerateC1 F1
1939-02-0412.5413900MinorC1
1940-04-2110.299290MinorC1
1942-05-2312.2713300MinorC1
1942-10-1623.6752600MajorC1
1944-05-0710.168980MinorC1
1945-09-1912.5413800MinorC1
1948-04-1412.2913300MinorC1 F1
1949-06-2913.4115900MinorC1
1950-02-029.397520MinorC1
1950-12-0514.8319600MinorC1
1952-04-2814.3418200MinorC1
1952-11-2213.6816600MinorC1
1954-03-0217.327100ModerateC1 F1
1955-08-1924.355500MajorC1
1956-03-159.046800MinorC1
1957-04-069.858240MinorC1
1959-06-0312.0212600MinorC1 F1
1960-05-0915.7422100MinorC1
1961-02-2012.1112800MinorC1
1962-03-2213.6416400MinorC1
1963-03-2014.8519700MinorC1
1964-03-0510.28980MinorC1
1965-03-0611.1610800MinorC1
1967-03-0814.217900MinorC1
1968-03-1711.1910900MinorC1
1970-01-309.597860MinorC1
1971-02-1410.589700MinorC1
1972-06-2222.1745500MajorC1
1973-04-2810.910100MinorC1
1973-12-2714.1117700MinorC1
1975-03-2016.3524100ModerateC1
1976-01-0113.8317000MinorC1
1976-10-1017.5227800ModerateC1
1978-01-2615.0320200MinorC1
1979-02-2613.6916600MinorC1
1980-05-0111.4811500MinorC1
1982-06-1413.3815800MinorC1
1983-04-2512.614000MinorC1
1984-02-1515.0120100MinorC1
1985-02-1216.3124000ModerateC1
1985-11-0521.9544500MajorC1
1987-04-1714.4418000MinorC1
1988-05-0714.6419100MinorC1
1989-05-179.377600MinorC1
1991-03-2413.3115700MinorC1
1992-04-2210.8410200MinorC1 F1
1993-03-0516.9626000ModerateC1
1993-11-2812.7914400MinorC1
1995-01-1611.5711700MinorC1 F1
1996-11-0911.210900MinorC1
1997-11-0811.8112300MinorC1
2000-02-199.928560MinorC1
2003-09-2019.1733800ModerateC1
2003-12-1112.5414000MinorC1
2005-03-2910.219090MinorC1
2005-11-3010.8510300MinorC1
2007-04-1614.6119200MinorC1
2008-04-2110.8810400MinorC1
2009-05-0511.8612400MinorC1
2010-03-1413.9217300MinorC1
2012-10-3015.0520400Minornone
2013-01-3110.8910400Minornone
2013-05-0812.3913600Minornone
2013-12-0711.0510700Minornone
2013-12-309.367630Minornone
2014-02-0610.8410300Minornone
2014-02-2210.689980Minornone
2014-05-1614.5419000Minornone



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