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South Fork Licking River at Cynthiana Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 5.71 ft at 3:45AM Sep 14, 2014Highest Observation: 5.71 ft at 4:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 4:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 4:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 4:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 5:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 5:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 5:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 5:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 6:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 6:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 6:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.64 ft at 6:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 7:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 7:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.62 ft at 7:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.62 ft at 7:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.61 ft at 8:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.61 ft at 8:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.6 ft at 8:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.6 ft at 8:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.59 ft at 9:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.59 ft at 9:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.58 ft at 9:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.58 ft at 9:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.57 ft at 10:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 10:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 10:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 10:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 11:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 11:15AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 11:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 11:45AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 12:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 12:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 12:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 12:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 1:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 1:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.51 ft at 1:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.5 ft at 1:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.5 ft at 2:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.5 ft at 2:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.49 ft at 2:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.49 ft at 2:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.49 ft at 3:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.48 ft at 3:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.48 ft at 3:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 3:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 4:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 4:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 4:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 4:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 5:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 5:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 5:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 5:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 6:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 6:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 6:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 6:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 7:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 7:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 7:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 7:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 8:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 8:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 8:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 8:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 9:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 9:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 9:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 9:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 10:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 10:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 10:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 10:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 11:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 11:15PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 11:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 11:45PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 12:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 12:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 12:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 12:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 1:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 1:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 1:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 1:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 2:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 2:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 2:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 2:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 3:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 3:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 3:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 3:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 4:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 4:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 4:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 4:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 5:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 5:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 5:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 5:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 6:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 6:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 6:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 6:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 7:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 7:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 7:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 7:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 8:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 8:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 8:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 8:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 9:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 9:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 9:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 9:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 10:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 10:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 10:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 10:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 11:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 11:15AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 11:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 11:45AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 12:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 12:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 12:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 12:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 1:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 1:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 1:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 1:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 2:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 2:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 2:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 2:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 3:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 3:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 3:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 3:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 4:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 4:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 4:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 4:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 5:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 5:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 5:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 5:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 6:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 6:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 6:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 6:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 7:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 7:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 7:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 7:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 8:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 8:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 8:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 8:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 9:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 9:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 9:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 9:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 10:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 10:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 10:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 10:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 11:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 11:15PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 11:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 11:45PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 12:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 12:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 12:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 12:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 1:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 1:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 1:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 1:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 2:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 2:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 2:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 2:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 3:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 3:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 3:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 3:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 4:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 4:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 4:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 4:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 5:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 5:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 5:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 5:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 6:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 6:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 6:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 6:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 7:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 7:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 7:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 7:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 8:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 8:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 8:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 8:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 9:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 9:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 9:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 9:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 10:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 10:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 10:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 10:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 11:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 11:15AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 11:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 11:45AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 12:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 12:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 12:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 12:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 1:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 1:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 1:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 1:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 2:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 2:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 2:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 2:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 3:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 3:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 3:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 3:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 4:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 4:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 4:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 4:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 6:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 6:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 6:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 6:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 7:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 7:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 7:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 7:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 8:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 8:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 8:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 8:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 9:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 9:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 9:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 9:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 10:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 10:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 11:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 11:15PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 11:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 11:45PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 12:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 12:15AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 12:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 12:45AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:15AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 1:30AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 1:45AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:00AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:15AM Sep 17, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:30AM Sep 17, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesCYNK2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:35AM Sep 17, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.09 ft at 2:30 AM EDT 17-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 20 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts for the South Fork Licking River at Cynthiana 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:23
Moderate Flood Stage:22
Flood Stage:20
Action Stage:19

Historical Crests
(1) 28.53 ft on 03/03/1997
(2) 23.32 ft on 04/13/1948
(3) 23.02 ft on 02/16/1989
(4) 22.99 ft on 12/10/1978
(5) 22.60 ft on 01/24/1922
(6) 22.59 ft on 03/05/1964
(7) 22.33 ft on 03/10/1964
(8) 22.30 ft on 12/07/1919
(9) 21.98 ft on 04/13/2011
(10) 21.92 ft on 05/04/2010 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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28.5 Much of western and a large part of southern Cynthiana is flooded. Water is 3 feet deep in western business district. KY 356 bridge is closed.
27 KY 356 bridge floods.
26 A large section of US 27 is closed one quater mile north of town. Town is cutoff.
25 Approaches to KY 356 bridge are flooded.
24 Water enters some businesses. Sections of US 62, US 27, KY 36 are closed. Sewage plant shuts down.
23 Water plant is shut down.
22 Poplar Street is closed. Some homes on west side are evacuated.
20 A large section of city park is flooded. Water begins to back up in some streets in west side of town.
19 Several roads are closed outside of city limits.
16 River Road is blocked. Riverside park is flooded.
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(1) Looking Upstream
(2) Looking Downstream
(3) The Gage House
(4) The Wire Weight Gage
(5) The Bridge
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Latitude: 38.390833° N, Longitude: 84.303056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 20 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 29 688.52 ft 708.52 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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