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Licking River at Blue Licks Spring Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 8.12 ft at 8:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 8:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 9:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 9:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 9:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 9:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 10:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 10:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 10:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 10:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.07 ft at 11:00AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.07 ft at 11:15AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.07 ft at 11:30AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.07 ft at 11:45AM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.07 ft at 12:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 12:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 12:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 12:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 1:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.05 ft at 1:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 1:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.05 ft at 1:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 2:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 2:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 2:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 2:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 3:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 3:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 3:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 3:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 4:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 4:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.02 ft at 4:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.02 ft at 4:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 5:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.02 ft at 5:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 5:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 5:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 6:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 6:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.02 ft at 6:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.02 ft at 6:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 7:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 7:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8.02 ft at 7:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 7:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 8:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 8:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 8:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 8:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 9:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 9:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 9:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 9:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 10:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 10:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 10:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 10:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 11:00PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 11:15PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 11:30PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 11:45PM Dec 15, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 12:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 12:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 12:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 12:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 1:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 1:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 1:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 1:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 2:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 2:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 2:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 2:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 3:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 3:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 3:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 3:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 4:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 4:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 4:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 4:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 5:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 5:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 5:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 5:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 6:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 6:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 6:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 6:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 7:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 7:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 7:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.94 ft at 7:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 8:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 8:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 8:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.93 ft at 8:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.92 ft at 9:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.92 ft at 9:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 9:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 9:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.9 ft at 10:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.9 ft at 10:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 10:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.88 ft at 10:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.88 ft at 11:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.87 ft at 11:15AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.85 ft at 11:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.85 ft at 11:45AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.85 ft at 12:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.84 ft at 12:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.83 ft at 12:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.82 ft at 12:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.81 ft at 1:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.8 ft at 1:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.8 ft at 1:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.79 ft at 1:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.78 ft at 2:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.75 ft at 2:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 2:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 2:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.72 ft at 3:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.71 ft at 3:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.71 ft at 3:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.68 ft at 3:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.67 ft at 4:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.67 ft at 4:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.65 ft at 4:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.63 ft at 4:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.62 ft at 5:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.61 ft at 5:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.6 ft at 5:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.58 ft at 5:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.56 ft at 6:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.57 ft at 6:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.55 ft at 6:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.53 ft at 6:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.52 ft at 7:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.51 ft at 7:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.48 ft at 7:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.48 ft at 7:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.47 ft at 8:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.45 ft at 8:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.43 ft at 8:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.43 ft at 8:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.41 ft at 9:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.4 ft at 9:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.39 ft at 9:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.37 ft at 9:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.36 ft at 10:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 10:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.34 ft at 10:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.32 ft at 10:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.32 ft at 11:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.31 ft at 11:15PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.31 ft at 11:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.29 ft at 11:45PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 7.28 ft at 12:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.27 ft at 12:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.26 ft at 12:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.24 ft at 12:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.24 ft at 1:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.24 ft at 1:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.22 ft at 1:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.22 ft at 1:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.2 ft at 2:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.2 ft at 2:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.19 ft at 2:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.19 ft at 2:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.17 ft at 3:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.15 ft at 3:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.15 ft at 3:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.15 ft at 3:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.14 ft at 4:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.15 ft at 4:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.12 ft at 4:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.13 ft at 4:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.12 ft at 5:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.12 ft at 5:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.11 ft at 5:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.1 ft at 5:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.09 ft at 6:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.09 ft at 6:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.09 ft at 6:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.08 ft at 6:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.08 ft at 7:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.08 ft at 7:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 7:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 7:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 8:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 8:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 8:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 8:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 9:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 9:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 9:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 9:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 10:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 10:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 10:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 10:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 11:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 11:15AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 11:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 11:45AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 12:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 12:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 12:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 12:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 1:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 1:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 1:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 1:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 2:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 2:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 2:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 2:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 3:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 3:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 3:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 3:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 4:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.99 ft at 4:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 4:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 4:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 5:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 5:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 5:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 5:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 6:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 6:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 6:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 7:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 7:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 7:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 7:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 8:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 8:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 8:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 8:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 9:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 10:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 10:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 10:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 10:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.95 ft at 11:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 11:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 11:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 11:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 12:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 12:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 12:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 12:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 1:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 1:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 1:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 1:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 2:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 2:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 2:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 2:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 3:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 3:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 3:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 3:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 4:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 4:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 4:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 4:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 5:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 5:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 5:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 5:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 6:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.97 ft at 6:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 7:00AM Dec 18, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBLSK2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:19AM Dec 18, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 6.96 ft at 7:00 AM EST 18-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 25 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Licking River at Blue Licks Spring are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 45
Moderate Flood Stage: 42
Flood Stage: 25
Action Stage: 23
Low Stage (in feet): 3.2

Historic Crests
(1) 47.60 ft on 03/03/1997
(2) 47.40 ft on 01/01/1937
(3) 45.00 ft on 04/13/1948
(4) 41.40 ft on 02/16/1989
(5) 41.20 ft on 03/10/1964
(6) 40.96 ft on 05/05/2010
(7) 40.20 ft on 02/03/1950
(8) 39.50 ft on 12/09/1978
(9) 39.45 ft on 03/02/1962
(10) 39.10 ft on 03/06/1945
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 26.98 ft on 05/01/2014
(2) 26.92 ft on 02/07/2014
(3) 27.04 ft on 03/19/2013
(4) 25.36 ft on 05/04/2011
(5) 32.12 ft on 04/24/2011
(6) 35.70 ft on 04/13/2011
(7) 40.96 ft on 05/05/2010
(8) 31.40 ft on 04/05/2008
(9) 25.15 ft on 03/29/2008
(10) 27.05 ft on 02/07/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.31 ft on 01/01/1900
(2) 2.90 ft on 10/13/1943
(3) 2.94 ft on 10/14/1942
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47.6 All low areas in and near Blue Licks Spring are flooded.
45 Water reaches surface of old KY 68 bridge over the Licking River.
42 Homes in and near Blue Licks Spring have water in the first floor.
25 Cropland flooding begins.
Photos
(1) Looking Downstream from Old Bridge
(2) Looking Upstream from Old Bridge
(3) Old KY 68 Bridge (Closed)
(4) KY 68 Bridge
(5) Looking Upstream
(6) Looking Downstream with Old Bridge in Background
(7) Gage House
(8) Floodmark on Garage by Old Bridge
(9) Battlefield on Right Upstream Side
(10) Wireweight Gage
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Latitude: 38.420000° N, Longitude: 83.997500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 25 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 29 560.99 ft 585.99 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

Current/Historical Observations:

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