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 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