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Green River (KY) at Brownsville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 0.14 ft at 4:15PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: 0.12 ft at 4:30PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: 0.1 ft at 4:45PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: 0.07 ft at 5:00PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: 0.04 ft at 5:15PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: 0.03 ft at 5:30PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: 0 ft at 5:45PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.03 ft at 6:00PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.06 ft at 6:15PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.07 ft at 6:30PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.1 ft at 6:45PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.12 ft at 7:00PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.15 ft at 7:15PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.16 ft at 7:30PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.19 ft at 7:45PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.21 ft at 8:00PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.25 ft at 8:15PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.25 ft at 8:30PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.26 ft at 8:45PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.31 ft at 9:00PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.32 ft at 9:15PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.34 ft at 9:30PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.35 ft at 9:45PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.38 ft at 10:00PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.41 ft at 10:15PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.43 ft at 10:30PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.44 ft at 10:45PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.46 ft at 11:00PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.48 ft at 11:15PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.49 ft at 11:30PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.51 ft at 11:45PM Dec 06, 2016Observed: -0.54 ft at 12:00AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.56 ft at 12:15AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.58 ft at 12:30AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.6 ft at 12:45AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.61 ft at 1:00AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.63 ft at 1:15AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.64 ft at 1:30AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.66 ft at 1:45AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.68 ft at 2:00AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.69 ft at 2:15AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.71 ft at 2:30AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.72 ft at 2:45AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.74 ft at 3:00AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.76 ft at 3:15AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.76 ft at 3:30AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.78 ft at 3:45AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.8 ft at 4:00AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.81 ft at 4:15AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.81 ft at 4:30AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.84 ft at 4:45AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.84 ft at 5:00AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.86 ft at 5:15AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.87 ft at 5:30AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.88 ft at 5:45AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.89 ft at 6:00AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.9 ft at 6:15AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.91 ft at 6:30AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.93 ft at 6:45AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.94 ft at 7:00AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.95 ft at 7:15AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.97 ft at 7:30AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.97 ft at 7:45AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.98 ft at 8:00AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -0.99 ft at 8:15AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.01 ft at 8:30AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.01 ft at 8:45AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.02 ft at 9:00AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.02 ft at 9:15AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.04 ft at 9:30AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.05 ft at 9:45AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.06 ft at 10:00AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.06 ft at 10:15AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.07 ft at 10:30AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.08 ft at 10:45AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.09 ft at 11:00AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.1 ft at 11:15AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.1 ft at 11:30AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.1 ft at 11:45AM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.13 ft at 12:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.14 ft at 12:15PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.15 ft at 12:30PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.16 ft at 12:45PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.17 ft at 1:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.17 ft at 1:15PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.19 ft at 1:30PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.2 ft at 1:45PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.2 ft at 2:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.21 ft at 2:15PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.22 ft at 2:30PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.23 ft at 2:45PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.24 ft at 3:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.26 ft at 3:15PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.27 ft at 3:30PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.27 ft at 3:45PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.28 ft at 4:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.28 ft at 4:15PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.29 ft at 4:30PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.31 ft at 4:45PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.32 ft at 5:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.31 ft at 5:15PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.32 ft at 5:30PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.33 ft at 5:45PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.34 ft at 6:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.35 ft at 6:15PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.35 ft at 6:30PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.36 ft at 6:45PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.37 ft at 7:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.37 ft at 7:15PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.37 ft at 7:30PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.39 ft at 7:45PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.39 ft at 8:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.4 ft at 8:15PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.41 ft at 8:30PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.41 ft at 8:45PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.41 ft at 9:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.43 ft at 9:15PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.43 ft at 9:30PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.44 ft at 9:45PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.44 ft at 10:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.45 ft at 10:15PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.45 ft at 10:30PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.46 ft at 10:45PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.46 ft at 11:00PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.47 ft at 11:15PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.48 ft at 11:30PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.47 ft at 11:45PM Dec 07, 2016Observed: -1.48 ft at 12:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.49 ft at 12:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.5 ft at 12:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.51 ft at 12:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.51 ft at 1:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.51 ft at 1:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.53 ft at 1:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.53 ft at 1:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.53 ft at 2:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.54 ft at 2:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.54 ft at 2:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.54 ft at 2:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.54 ft at 3:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.56 ft at 3:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.56 ft at 3:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.56 ft at 3:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.57 ft at 4:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.57 ft at 4:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 4:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.57 ft at 4:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 5:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 5:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 5:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.6 ft at 5:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.6 ft at 6:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.6 ft at 6:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.61 ft at 6:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.61 ft at 6:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.61 ft at 7:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.57 ft at 7:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.62 ft at 7:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.62 ft at 7:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.63 ft at 8:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.62 ft at 8:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.63 ft at 8:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.63 ft at 8:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.64 ft at 10:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.64 ft at 10:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.64 ft at 10:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.64 ft at 10:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.64 ft at 11:00AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.64 ft at 11:15AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.65 ft at 11:30AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.66 ft at 11:45AM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.66 ft at 12:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.65 ft at 12:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.66 ft at 12:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.65 ft at 12:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.65 ft at 1:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.65 ft at 1:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.65 ft at 1:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.65 ft at 1:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.64 ft at 2:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.63 ft at 2:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.65 ft at 2:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.65 ft at 2:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.64 ft at 3:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.64 ft at 3:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.63 ft at 3:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.64 ft at 3:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.63 ft at 4:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.64 ft at 4:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.63 ft at 4:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.63 ft at 4:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.62 ft at 5:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.63 ft at 5:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.61 ft at 5:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.62 ft at 5:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.61 ft at 6:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.61 ft at 6:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.62 ft at 6:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.61 ft at 6:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.6 ft at 7:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.6 ft at 7:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.6 ft at 7:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.61 ft at 7:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.6 ft at 8:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.6 ft at 8:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.6 ft at 8:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 8:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.6 ft at 9:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 9:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.6 ft at 9:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 9:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 10:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 10:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 10:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 10:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 11:00PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 11:15PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 11:30PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 11:45PM Dec 08, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 12:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 12:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 12:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 12:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.57 ft at 1:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.57 ft at 1:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 1:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 1:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 2:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.57 ft at 2:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 2:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 2:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.57 ft at 3:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.57 ft at 3:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 3:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 3:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.57 ft at 4:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 4:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 4:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 4:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 5:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 5:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 5:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.57 ft at 5:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 6:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 6:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.57 ft at 6:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 6:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.57 ft at 7:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 7:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 7:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 7:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 8:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 8:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 8:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 8:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 9:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 9:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 9:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.58 ft at 9:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 10:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 10:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.6 ft at 10:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 10:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 11:00AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 11:15AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 11:30AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 11:45AM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.59 ft at 12:00PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.6 ft at 12:15PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.61 ft at 12:30PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.61 ft at 12:45PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.61 ft at 1:00PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.61 ft at 1:15PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.61 ft at 1:30PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.61 ft at 1:45PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.61 ft at 2:00PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.62 ft at 2:15PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.62 ft at 2:30PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.62 ft at 2:45PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.62 ft at 3:00PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.63 ft at 3:15PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.63 ft at 3:30PM Dec 09, 2016Observed: -1.62 ft at 3:45PM Dec 09, 2016USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBRNK2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:07PM Dec 9, 2016)ObservedLatest observed value: -1.62 ft at 3:45 PM EST 9-Dec-2016. Flood Stage is 18 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 Green River (KY) at Brownsville 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: 41
Moderate Flood Stage: 32
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 44.94 ft on 01/24/1937
(2) 42.80 ft on 01/10/1913
(3) 41.85 ft on 03/02/1962
(4) 38.00 ft on 05/09/1984
(5) 37.50 ft on 05/05/2010
(6) 37.26 ft on 12/11/1978
(7) 37.15 ft on 03/25/1952
(8) 36.70 ft on 03/29/1913
(9) 35.60 ft on 01/04/1919
(10) 34.30 ft on 01/24/1927
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 23.95 ft on 04/17/2015 (P)
(2) 23.48 ft on 03/07/2015 (P)
(3) 21.84 ft on 02/07/2014
(4) 21.02 ft on 07/08/2013
(5) 18.41 ft on 03/20/2013
(6) 20.78 ft on 12/01/2011
(7) 20.26 ft on 04/29/2011
(8) 24.83 ft on 04/14/2011
(9) 18.49 ft on 03/02/2011
(10) 20.58 ft on 02/27/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 6.10 ft on 09/10/1919
(2) 6.40 ft on 09/22/1917
(3) 6.50 ft on 07/17/1921
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44.9 Water is 10 to 20 feet deep in the flood plain.
40.5 Water reaches the first floor of homes in flood plain.
34 All of bottomland is flooded.
32 A few houses in bottomland flooded. Edmonson County Water District water plant floods.
30 Water reaches Green River Ferry parking lot.
25 Road leading from old lock reservation to main highway floods. Emo Meredith City Park floods.
21 Mammoth Cave and Green River ferries close.
18 River begins to overflow the lock walls. Secondary roads and islands upstream of Green River Ferry flood.
Photos
(1) Dam from downstream
(2) Staff gage on upper lock wall
(3) Upper lock gate
(4) Staff gage on gage house
(5) Staff gage on lower lock wall
(6) Lower lock chamber
(7) Gage house
(8) Emo Meredith Park
(9) Looking downstream from lower lock
(10) Looking downstream from gage house
(11) Looking upstream from gage house
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Latitude: 37.206944° N, Longitude: 86.261111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 18 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 29 413.03 ft 431.03 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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Due to a partial collapse of old dam #6 readings can drop below zero and there is no longer a pool. Forecasts will also be affected.
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