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Kentucky River at Lockport Pool (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 9.97 ft at 9:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 9:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 9:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 10:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 10:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 10:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 10:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 11:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 11:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 11:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 11:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 12:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 12:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 12:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 12:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 1:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 1:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 1:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 1:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 2:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 2:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 2:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 2:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 3:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 3:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10.01 ft at 3:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10.01 ft at 3:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10.01 ft at 4:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10.02 ft at 4:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10.02 ft at 4:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10.02 ft at 4:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10.02 ft at 5:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10.03 ft at 5:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10.03 ft at 5:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10.03 ft at 5:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10.03 ft at 6:00AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 10.04 ft at 6:15AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 10.04 ft at 6:30AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 10.04 ft at 6:45AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 10.04 ft at 7:00AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 10.04 ft at 7:15AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 10.04 ft at 7:30AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 10.04 ft at 7:45AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 10.04 ft at 8:00AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 10.04 ft at 8:15AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 10.04 ft at 8:30AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 10.04 ft at 8:45AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 10.04 ft at 9:00AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 10.04 ft at 9:15AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 10.04 ft at 9:30AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 10.04 ft at 9:45AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 10.04 ft at 10:00AM Oct 29, 2014Highest Observation: 10.04 ft at 10:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10.03 ft at 10:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10.03 ft at 10:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10.03 ft at 11:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10.02 ft at 11:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10.02 ft at 11:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10.02 ft at 11:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10.01 ft at 12:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10.01 ft at 12:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 12:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 12:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 1:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 1:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 1:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 1:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 2:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.96 ft at 2:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.96 ft at 2:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.96 ft at 2:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.92 ft at 3:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.94 ft at 3:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.93 ft at 3:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.93 ft at 3:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.92 ft at 4:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.91 ft at 4:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.91 ft at 4:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.9 ft at 4:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.9 ft at 5:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.88 ft at 5:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.89 ft at 5:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.88 ft at 5:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.87 ft at 6:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.87 ft at 6:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.86 ft at 6:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.86 ft at 6:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.86 ft at 7:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 7:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 7:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 7:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 8:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 8:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 8:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 8:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 9:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 9:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 9:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.83 ft at 9:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.83 ft at 10:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.83 ft at 10:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.83 ft at 10:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.83 ft at 10:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.83 ft at 11:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 11:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.83 ft at 11:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 11:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 12:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 12:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 12:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 12:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 1:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 1:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 1:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.86 ft at 1:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.86 ft at 2:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.86 ft at 2:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.87 ft at 2:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.87 ft at 2:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.87 ft at 3:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.88 ft at 3:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.88 ft at 3:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.89 ft at 3:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.89 ft at 4:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.9 ft at 4:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.9 ft at 4:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.91 ft at 4:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.91 ft at 5:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.92 ft at 5:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.93 ft at 5:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.93 ft at 5:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.94 ft at 6:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.94 ft at 6:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.95 ft at 6:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.95 ft at 6:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.96 ft at 7:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.96 ft at 7:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 7:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 7:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 8:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 8:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 8:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 8:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 9:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 9:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 9:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 9:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 10:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 10:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 10:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 10:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 11:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 11:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 11:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 11:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 12:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 10.01 ft at 12:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 12:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 12:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 10 ft at 1:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 1:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 1:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 1:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 2:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 2:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 2:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 2:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 3:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 3:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 3:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.96 ft at 3:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.96 ft at 4:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.95 ft at 4:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.94 ft at 4:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.94 ft at 4:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.93 ft at 5:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.93 ft at 5:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.92 ft at 5:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.91 ft at 5:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.91 ft at 6:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.91 ft at 6:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.9 ft at 6:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.89 ft at 6:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.89 ft at 7:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.88 ft at 7:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.87 ft at 7:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.87 ft at 7:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.86 ft at 8:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.86 ft at 8:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 8:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 8:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 9:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.83 ft at 9:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.82 ft at 9:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.81 ft at 9:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.81 ft at 10:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.81 ft at 10:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.8 ft at 10:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.79 ft at 10:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.79 ft at 11:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.78 ft at 11:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.78 ft at 11:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.77 ft at 11:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 9.77 ft at 12:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.76 ft at 12:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.76 ft at 12:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.76 ft at 12:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.75 ft at 1:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.75 ft at 1:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.74 ft at 1:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.74 ft at 1:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.73 ft at 2:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.73 ft at 2:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 2:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 2:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 3:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 3:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 3:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 3:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 4:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 4:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 4:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 4:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.69 ft at 5:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.69 ft at 5:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.69 ft at 5:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.69 ft at 5:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.69 ft at 6:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.69 ft at 6:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.69 ft at 6:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.69 ft at 6:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.69 ft at 7:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.69 ft at 7:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.69 ft at 7:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.69 ft at 7:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.69 ft at 8:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.69 ft at 8:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.69 ft at 8:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.69 ft at 8:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 9:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 9:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 9:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 9:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 10:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 10:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 10:30AM Oct 31, 2014Forecast: 10.5 ft 2:00AM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 11 ft 8:00AM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 11.3 ft 2:00PM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 11.4 ft 8:00PM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 11.2 ft 1:00AM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 11.1 ft 7:00AM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 10.9 ft 1:00PM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 10.7 ft 7:00PM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 10.6 ft 1:00AM Nov 03, 2014Forecast: 10.9 ft 7:00AM Nov 03, 2014Forecast: 11.4 ft 1:00PM Nov 03, 2014Forecast: 11.8 ft 7:00PM Nov 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 11.9 ft 1:00AM Nov 04, 2014Highest Forecast: 11.9 ft 7:00AM Nov 04, 2014Forecast: 11.7 ft 1:00PM Nov 04, 2014Forecast: 11.4 ft 7:00PM Nov 04, 2014Forecast: 11.2 ft 1:00AM Nov 05, 2014Forecast: 11 ft 7:00AM Nov 05, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLPTK2(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (9:05PM Oct 31, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 2:00PM Oct 31)Latest observed value: 9.71 ft at 10:30 AM EDT 31-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 33 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:49
Moderate Flood Stage:43
Flood Stage:33
Action Stage:30

Historical Crests
(1) 56.85 ft on 01/26/1937
(2) 53.60 ft on 03/06/1997
(3) 51.65 ft on 12/11/1978
(4) 49.14 ft on 02/17/1989
(5) 49.00 ft on 03/11/1964
(6) 47.10 ft on 04/17/1972
(7) 46.87 ft on 03/03/1962
(8) 46.70 ft on 03/07/1945
(9) 45.92 ft on 05/05/2010
(10) 45.50 ft on 03/28/1913
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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51 All buildings in Monterey flood. Significant flooding occurs in Gratz and Perry Park.
49 More than half of Monterey floods. Water is four feet deep in homes closest to the river. Water is up to two feet deep on Taylor St. Significant flooding of low lying buildings occurs in Gratz and Perry Park.
45 Water is a foot deep in homes along High St. in Monterey. Some buildings along Worth and Clyde St. flood. Point of Rock and Old Landing Rd flood in several areas. Water approaches buildings in Gratz.
43 KY 389 floods near Lockport. Homes in along High St. in Monterey flood. Lower end of Worth and Clyde St. flood. Water approaches buildings along River Front St. in Gratz.
42 Water approaches homes along High St. in Monterey.
39 Outbuildings and barns in Monterey begin to flood. Some yards near between Eagle Lane and the river in Perry Park flood.
36 Low areas of Point of Rock and Old Landing Roads, and low lying roads near Perry Park flood in Monterey.
33 Loy lying roads near the river along and west of KY 355 flood.
30 Parts of Eagle Creek campground...between Worthville and Perry...flood along KY 355.
Photos
(1) Looking at Dam from Lower Lock Gate
(2) Looking Upstream from Lower Lock Wall
(3) Upper Gage Staff Section for Higher Values
(4) Upper Gage Staff Section in Lock Chamber
(5) Upper Gage Staff Section for Lower Values
(6) Upper Pool Slope Gage
(7) Upper Lock Gate
(8) Park in Lockport
(9) Gage Carved in Lower Lock Wall
(10) Lower Lock Gate
(11) Looking Upstream from End of Upper Lock Wall
(12) Looking Downstream from End of Lower Lock Wall
(13) Lock Chamber
(14) Looking at Dam from Parking Lot
(15) Looking Upstream from Upper Lock Gate
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Latitude: 38.438889° N, Longitude: 84.963333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 33 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 29 433.36 Not Available 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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