The Meherrin River is a 92-mile (148 km) long river in the U.S. states of Virginia and North Carolina. It begins in central Virginia, about 50 miles (80 km) northwest of Emporia, and flows roughly east-southeast into North Carolina, where it joins the larger Chowan River. A twenty-foot-high dam on the river creates a reservoir in Emporia. For most of its length, the Meherrin is not large enough for commercial traffic. It widens somewhat between Murfreesboro, North Carolina and the Chowan. Prior to the American Civil War, this section of the river was a significant trading route for Northeastern North ... Source: Wikipedia
Maximum discharge on the river today is recorded at the Meherrin River At Emporia with a streamflow rate of 630 cfs. This is also the deepest point on the Meherrin River, reporting a gauge stage of 5.75 ft. This river is monitored from 2 different streamgauging stations along the Meherrin River, the first of which is perched at an elevation of 182 ft, the Meherrin River Near Lawrenceville .
|Location||Streamflow||River Stage||Air Temp||Elevation|
Meherrin River Near Lawrenceville
|411 cfs||3.7 ft|
Meherrin River At Emporia
|630 cfs||5.75 ft|