Virginia Flow Report

RIVER FLOWS WEATHER HYDROLOGY
June 13, 2024



Streamflow levels across Virginia are currently 35.0% of normal, with the New River At Glen Lyn reporting the highest discharge in the state with 2720cfs and gauge stage of 3.63 ft. Meanwhile, the Meherrin River At Emporia is seeing a spike in streamflows today after experiencing a 82.2% increase since yesterday, and currently running at 215cfs.

Maximum gauge stage in the state was last observed at the Blackwater River Near Dendron, currently reporting a stage of 31.35ft. The Russell Fork At Bartlick in the Upper Levisa watershed is surging for this time of year at 1060cfs, about 45.34% of normal.


Surface Flow Characteristics


Virginia has a humid subtropical climate characterized by hot summers and mild winters. The state's major surface flows include the James, Potomac, and Rappahannock rivers, which are key sources of water for cities and industries. Virginia also has several major reservoirs and dams, including the Smith Mountain Lake and the John H. Kerr Reservoir. The state's hydrology is influenced by a variety of factors, including snowpack levels, precipitation patterns, and groundwater resources. In recent years, Virginia has experienced more frequent and severe flooding events due to increased precipitation and storm activity. Efforts are underway to improve water management and conservation practices throughout the state in response to these challenges.


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