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Levisa Fork at Pikeville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 8.29 ft at 8:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.28 ft at 8:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 9:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.28 ft at 9:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.28 ft at 10:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 10:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.25 ft at 11:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 11:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.25 ft at 12:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 12:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 1:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 1:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 2:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 2:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 3:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 3:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 4:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 4:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 5:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.22 ft at 5:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.24 ft at 6:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 6:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.22 ft at 7:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.24 ft at 7:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 8:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 8:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 9:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.24 ft at 9:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 10:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 10:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 11:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 11:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 8.22 ft at 12:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.21 ft at 12:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.21 ft at 1:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.18 ft at 1:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 2:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.15 ft at 2:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 3:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 3:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 4:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.07 ft at 4:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.07 ft at 5:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 5:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.05 ft at 6:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 6:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 7:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.02 ft at 7:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 8:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 8:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.02 ft at 9:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 9:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 10:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 10:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 11:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 11:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 12:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 12:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 1:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 1:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 2:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 2:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 3:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 4:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 4:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 5:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 5:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 6:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 6:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 7:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 7:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 8:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 8:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 9:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 9:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 10:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 10:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 11:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 11:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 12:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 12:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 1:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 1:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 2:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 2:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 3:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 3:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 4:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 4:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.94 ft at 5:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 5:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 6:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.93 ft at 6:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.92 ft at 7:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.92 ft at 7:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 8:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 8:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 9:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.9 ft at 9:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.9 ft at 10:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.89 ft at 10:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.89 ft at 11:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.9 ft at 11:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.89 ft at 12:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.88 ft at 12:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.88 ft at 1:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.87 ft at 1:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.88 ft at 2:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.88 ft at 2:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.88 ft at 3:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.87 ft at 3:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.87 ft at 4:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.89 ft at 4:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.88 ft at 5:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.89 ft at 5:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.88 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.88 ft at 6:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.87 ft at 7:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.85 ft at 7:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.84 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.83 ft at 8:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.83 ft at 9:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.82 ft at 9:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.82 ft at 10:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.8 ft at 10:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.78 ft at 11:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.75 ft at 11:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 7.71 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.69 ft at 12:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.67 ft at 1:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.66 ft at 1:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.64 ft at 2:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.62 ft at 2:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.62 ft at 3:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.61 ft at 3:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.6 ft at 4:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.61 ft at 4:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.59 ft at 5:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.61 ft at 5:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.6 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.57 ft at 6:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 7.57 ft at 7:00AM Oct 23, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPKYK2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:34AM Oct 23, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 7.57 ft at 7:00 AM EDT 23-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 35 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Levisa Fork at Pikeville are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Elkhorn City Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Prestonsburg
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:50
Moderate Flood Stage:42
Flood Stage:35
Action Stage:28

Historical Crests
(1) 52.72 ft on 01/30/1957
(2) 52.00 ft on 02/01/1962
(3) 51.46 ft on 04/05/1977
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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52.72 Flooding will exceed the highest flood on record. Entire town is flooded from railroad tracks to river. Water up to 8 feet deep in business district, 17 feet deep in residential area
50 Water is in most of town. Phone service is interrupted
48 Water is in the street at the post office
45 Water enters several businesses on main street
42 Water is in street at freight station and in park street
35 Low lying areas flood
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(1) Looking Upstream
(2) Looking Downstream
(3) Gage House
(4) Staff Gage on Bridge
(5) Staff Gage Downstream
(6) Flood Gate
(7) Diversion Channel
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Latitude: 37.464167° N, Longitude: 82.526389° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 35 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 631.98 ft 666.98 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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