Shenandoah River at Millville, Jefferson County WV (MILW2)
Gage Location: Jefferson County, West VirginiaSite Location: Jefferson County, West Virginia
Latitude: 39.282Longitude: -77.789Elevation: 292.44 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 3041 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 10 ft. Moderate Stage: 14 ft.Major Stage: 17 ft.
First Flood: 1870-09-30Last Flood: 2014-05-17 Crest: 14.47 ft.Datum change: 2012-03-13Number of Floods: 51

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Date of FloodCrest(ft)Streamflow(cfs)CategoryCode
1870-09-3026.4151000MajorC1 C3 C8 F1
1896-10-0119.72105000MajorC1 G1
1901-04-221674000ModerateC1 G1
1902-02-27-999970000MissingC1 F1 G1
1924-05-1321.1119000MajorC1 F1 G1
1929-04-1713.739900MinorG3
1933-04-2113.6739900Minornone
1934-12-0217.464800Majornone
1936-02-1713.9419000Minornone
1936-03-1826.36151000Majornone
1937-04-2720.287400Majornone
1940-08-1813.740100Minornone
1942-05-2416.2856100Moderatenone
1942-10-1632.4230000Majornone
1945-09-2017.161800Majornone
1949-06-2015.9253400Moderatenone
1950-12-0514.7245700Minornone
1952-04-2914.2442900Minornone
1955-08-1921.4599000Majornone
1971-06-0117.0461300Majornone
1972-06-2321.89103000Majornone
1972-10-0720.0286200Majornone
1973-12-2814.7846200Minornone
1975-03-2118.8675900Majornone
1976-10-1115.349400Moderatenone
1978-01-2715.0848000Moderatenone
1978-03-1614.1342300Minornone
1979-02-2616.0354200Moderatenone
1979-09-0713.9341100Minornone
1984-02-1516.6658600Moderatenone
1984-03-3014.4944400Minornone
1985-11-0625.6142000Majornone
1987-04-1817.4464500Majornone
1992-04-2315.3652400Moderatenone
1993-03-0616.660900Moderatenone
1996-01-2023.61121000Majornone
1996-09-0826.84156000Majornone
1998-01-0915.3552300Moderatenone
1998-02-0614.748000Minornone
1998-02-1915.1350800Moderatenone
2003-09-2017.3166100Majornone
2004-09-3014.1544500Minornone
2005-12-0113.6241200Minornone
2010-01-2615.1150700Moderatenone
2010-03-1415.0250100Moderatenone
2011-04-1816.0457000Moderatenone
2011-05-1914.6948000Minornone
2012-10-3111.4229000Minornone
2013-02-011126900Minornone
2013-05-0913.1238300Minornone
2014-05-1714.4746500Moderatenone



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