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: 2014-02-22 Crest: 10.68 ft.Datum change: 2012-09-27Number of Floods: 80

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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



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: 06:58 PM Feb 22, 2014