South River near Waynesboro, Waynesboro County VA (WAYV2)
Gage Location: Augusta County, VirginiaSite Location: Augusta County, Virginia
Latitude: 38.058Longitude: -78.908Elevation: 1296.2 ft. MSLDrainage Area: 127 Sq. Mi.
Minor Stage: 9.5 ft. Moderate Stage: 11 ft.Major Stage: 13 ft.
First Flood: 1942-10-15Last Flood: 2011-04-16 Crest: 11.38 ft.Datum change: 1952-10-01Number of Floods: 18

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Date of FloodCrest(ft)Streamflow(cfs)CategoryCode
1942-10-1514.314500MajorC1 C8
1955-08-1813.9513500Majornone
1969-08-2015.2717400Majornone
1971-05-309.995690Minornone
1972-06-2114.2514400Majornone
1972-10-0511.418040Moderatenone
1975-03-1910.36180Minornone
1979-09-0511.377970Moderatenone
1985-11-0415.317500Majornone
1987-04-179.585110Minornone
1996-01-1913.5812500Majornone
1996-09-0613.4612300Majornone
1998-02-1710.055810Minornone
2003-09-1913.9513800Majornone
2004-09-2810.456460Minornone
2005-11-2910.546610Minornone
2010-01-2510.015470Minornone
2011-04-1611.388120Moderatenone



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