South Fork Shenandoah River at Front Royal, Warren County VA (FROV2)
Gage Location: Warren County, VirginiaSite Location: Warren County, Virginia
Latitude: 38.914Longitude: -78.211Elevation: 469.38 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 1634 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 12 ft. Moderate Stage: 14 ft.Major Stage: 18 ft.
First Flood: 1901-04-21Last Flood: 2014-05-16 Crest: 12.07 ft.Datum change: 1930-09-01Number of Floods: 49

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Date of FloodCrest(ft)Streamflow(cfs)CategoryCode
1901-04-21-999946200MissingC1 F1 G1
1902-03-0123.576800MajorC1 G1
1903-03-0113.722800MinorC1 G1
1934-12-0217.9947400Moderatenone
1935-09-0612.9427500Minornone
1936-02-1612.927500Minornone
1936-03-1826.0198000Majornone
1937-04-2718.9451500Majornone
1940-08-1715.8640400Moderatenone
1942-05-2316.241400Moderatenone
1942-10-1634.8130000Majornone
1945-09-1917.849200Moderatenone
1948-12-0512.3125400Minornone
1949-06-1919.252900Majornone
1950-12-0513.6430000Minornone
1953-03-2612.4425800Minornone
1955-08-1922.5468200Majornone
1971-05-3117.8646600Moderatenone
1972-06-2223.9875100Majornone
1972-10-0721.3562500Majornone
1973-12-2713.3229000Minornone
1975-03-2018.7450500Majornone
1976-10-1014.1231900Moderatenone
1977-11-0812.0324400Minornone
1978-01-2714.1332000Moderatenone
1978-03-1512.3325500Minornone
1979-02-2614.4333100Moderatenone
1979-09-0713.9231200Minornone
1983-03-2012.6126500Minornone
1984-02-1515.8538500Moderatenone
1984-03-3012.8627400Minornone
1985-11-0632.43120000Majornone
1987-04-1818.5149400Majornone
1992-04-2315.0335300Moderatenone
1993-03-0516.5541200Moderatenone
1996-01-2025.281000Majornone
1996-09-0732.57121000Majornone
1998-01-0915.4236800Moderatenone
1998-02-0513.8230800Minornone
1998-02-1815.0135300Moderatenone
2003-02-2412.7627053Minornone
2003-09-1918.0747500Majornone
2003-09-2313.7830690Minornone
2004-09-2914.7734400Moderatenone
2005-11-3013.6430200Minornone
2010-01-2614.9635100Moderatenone
2010-03-1413.1428400Minornone
2011-04-1815.6737800Moderatenone
2014-05-1612.0725700Minornone



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