The USGS gauge for this stretch is the James Near Richmond, VA. NOAA provides forecast levels for this stretch on its James River at Richmond - Westham gauge. The physical gauge location is on river left just upstream of the Huguenot Bridge.
NOTE: Currently a temporary dam has been erected during construction of the new Huguenot bridge which is causing level readings approximately 1 foot higher than normal for the same flows. Example: A current level reading of 7.5ft is equivalent to the old 6.5ft level.
|JAMES RIVER NEAR RICHMOND, VA|
|usgs-02037500||2.80 - 14.00 ft||II-III+||00h24m||~ 5.61 ft (running)|
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