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Cumberland River at Barbourville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.78 ft at 7:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 7:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 8:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 8:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 9:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 9:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 10:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 10:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 11:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.76 ft at 11:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 12:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 12:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 1:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 1:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 2:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 2:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 3:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 3:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 4:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 4:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 5:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 5:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 6:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 6:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 7:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 7:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 8:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 8:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.74 ft at 9:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 9:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.71 ft at 10:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.71 ft at 10:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 11:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 11:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 12:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.71 ft at 12:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.71 ft at 1:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.71 ft at 1:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 2:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 2:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 3:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 3:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 4:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 4:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 5:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 5:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 6:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 6:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 7:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 7:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 8:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 8:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 9:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.71 ft at 9:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 10:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 10:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.83 ft at 11:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 11:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 12:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 12:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 1:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 1:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 2:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 2:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 3:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 3.28 ft at 4:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 4:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 3.82 ft at 6:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 6:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 7:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 7:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 8:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 8:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 9:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 9:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 10:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 10:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 11:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 11:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 12:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 12:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 1:00PM Jul 28, 2014Highest Observation: 5.06 ft at 1:30PM Jul 28, 2014Highest Observation: 5.06 ft at 2:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 2:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 3:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 3:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 4:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 4:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 5:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 5:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 6:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 6:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 7:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 7:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 8:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 8:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 9:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 9:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 10:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 10:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 11:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 11:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 12:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 12:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 1:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 1:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 3:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 3:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 5:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 5:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 6:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 7:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 7:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 8:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 9:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 9:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 10:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 10:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 11:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 11:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 12:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 12:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 1:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 1:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 2:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 2:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 3:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 3:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 4:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 4:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 5:30PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 6:00PM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 6:30PM Jul 29, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.5 ft 8:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 3.4 ft 2:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 3.2 ft 8:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 2:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 8:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 2:00AM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 8:00AM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 2:00PM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 8:00PM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 2.9 ft 2:00AM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 2.8 ft 8:00AM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 2.8 ft 2:00PM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 2.8 ft 8:00PM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 2.7 ft 2:00AM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 2.7 ft 8:00AM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 2.6 ft 2:00PM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 2.6 ft 8:00PM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 2.6 ft 2:00AM Aug 03, 2014Forecast: 2.5 ft 8:00AM Aug 03, 2014Nashville District Corps of EngineersBBVK2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:49PM Jul 29, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:20AM Jul 29)Latest observed value: 3.53 ft at 6:30 PM EDT 29-Jul-2014. Flood Stage is 27 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:38
Moderate Flood Stage:33
Flood Stage:27
Action Stage:21.5

Historical Crests
(1) 45.91 ft on 04/06/1977
(2) 42.80 ft on 01/01/1946
(3) 42.65 ft on 11/29/1973
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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50 OVERTOPPING OR FAILURE OF FLOODWALL IS EXPECTED. FULL EVACUATION OF BARBOURVILLE IS NECESSARY
45.91 flooding will exceed the highest flood on record. Homes and businesses must be evacuated
40.29 CLOSING OF FLOOD GATES BEGINS
40 MAJOR FLOOD THREATENS THE PROTECTED AREA OF BARBOURVILLE. US 25 E FLOODS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE CITY.
39.6 KY 11 FLOODS
39.4 HOMES ON MILLER ROAD AND BOONE HEIGHTS BEGIN FLOODING
38.5 HOMES BEGIN FLOODING IN APPLE GROVE, SHARP GAP AND SMOKEY
36.6 ROADS BEGIN FLOODING IN HEIDRICK. HOMES BEGIN FLOODING ON SOUTH MAIN
34 FLOODING THREATENS HOMES AND BUSINESSES IN UNPROTECTED AREAS
30 MANCHESTER STREET AND MILLER ROAD EAST OF US 25 E FLOOD
27 LOW LYING ROADS FLOOD. MANCHESTER STREET FLOODS
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(1) Looking Downstream
(2) Looking Upstream
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(6) Diversion Channel
(7) Diversion Gage House
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Latitude: 36.862778° N, Longitude: 83.887500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 27 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 942.97 ft 969.97 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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