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Cumberland River at Lake Cumberland Pool (ft)Highest Observation: 724.19 ft at 5:30AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 724.16 ft at 6:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 724.13 ft at 6:30AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 724.1 ft at 7:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 724.07 ft at 7:30AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 724.05 ft at 8:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.99 ft at 8:30AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 724.02 ft at 9:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 724 ft at 9:30AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 724 ft at 10:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.95 ft at 10:30AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.97 ft at 11:00AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.92 ft at 11:30AM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.9 ft at 12:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.87 ft at 12:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.89 ft at 1:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.93 ft at 1:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.9 ft at 2:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.89 ft at 2:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.83 ft at 3:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.87 ft at 3:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.83 ft at 4:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.78 ft at 4:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.82 ft at 5:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.8 ft at 5:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.76 ft at 6:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.74 ft at 6:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.75 ft at 7:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.71 ft at 7:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.72 ft at 8:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.68 ft at 8:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.66 ft at 9:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.64 ft at 9:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.62 ft at 10:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.6 ft at 10:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.57 ft at 11:00PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.57 ft at 11:30PM Jul 31, 2015Observed: 723.55 ft at 12:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.53 ft at 12:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.53 ft at 1:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.51 ft at 1:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.49 ft at 2:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.47 ft at 2:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.46 ft at 3:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.44 ft at 3:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.42 ft at 4:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.4 ft at 4:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.38 ft at 5:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.37 ft at 5:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.35 ft at 6:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.33 ft at 6:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.31 ft at 7:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.27 ft at 7:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.25 ft at 8:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.22 ft at 8:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.21 ft at 9:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.21 ft at 9:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.2 ft at 10:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.15 ft at 10:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.16 ft at 11:00AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.15 ft at 11:30AM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.12 ft at 12:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.13 ft at 12:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.1 ft at 1:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.07 ft at 1:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.05 ft at 2:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.03 ft at 2:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723.02 ft at 3:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 723 ft at 3:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 722.98 ft at 4:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 722.98 ft at 4:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 722.99 ft at 5:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 722.97 ft at 5:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 722.91 ft at 6:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 722.97 ft at 6:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 722.93 ft at 7:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 722.92 ft at 7:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 722.93 ft at 8:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 722.87 ft at 8:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 722.88 ft at 9:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 722.86 ft at 9:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 722.85 ft at 10:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 722.81 ft at 10:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 722.79 ft at 11:00PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 722.76 ft at 11:30PM Aug 01, 2015Observed: 722.73 ft at 12:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.71 ft at 12:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.7 ft at 1:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.7 ft at 1:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.71 ft at 2:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.71 ft at 2:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.7 ft at 3:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.72 ft at 3:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.71 ft at 4:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.69 ft at 4:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.69 ft at 5:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.67 ft at 5:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.66 ft at 6:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.65 ft at 6:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.6 ft at 7:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.59 ft at 7:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.57 ft at 8:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.54 ft at 8:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.54 ft at 9:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.49 ft at 9:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.47 ft at 10:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.51 ft at 10:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.48 ft at 11:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.5 ft at 11:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.51 ft at 12:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.47 ft at 12:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.43 ft at 1:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.49 ft at 1:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.47 ft at 2:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.46 ft at 2:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.42 ft at 3:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.39 ft at 3:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.37 ft at 4:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.35 ft at 4:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.36 ft at 5:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.33 ft at 5:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.32 ft at 6:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.3 ft at 6:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.28 ft at 7:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.27 ft at 7:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.24 ft at 8:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.25 ft at 8:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.23 ft at 9:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.22 ft at 9:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.21 ft at 10:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.21 ft at 10:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.19 ft at 11:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.18 ft at 11:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 722.17 ft at 12:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 722.15 ft at 12:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 722.13 ft at 1:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 722.11 ft at 1:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 722.12 ft at 2:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 722.11 ft at 2:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 722.12 ft at 3:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 722.13 ft at 3:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 722.12 ft at 4:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 722.13 ft at 4:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 722.13 ft at 5:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 722.12 ft at 5:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 722.11 ft at 6:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 722.09 ft at 6:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 722.08 ft at 7:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 722.05 ft at 7:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 722.03 ft at 8:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 722.03 ft at 8:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 722.02 ft at 9:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 722.01 ft at 9:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.93 ft at 10:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.94 ft at 10:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.9 ft at 11:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.85 ft at 11:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.86 ft at 12:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.88 ft at 12:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.87 ft at 1:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.87 ft at 1:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.82 ft at 2:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.78 ft at 2:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.76 ft at 3:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.76 ft at 3:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.68 ft at 4:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.63 ft at 4:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.7 ft at 5:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.68 ft at 5:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.66 ft at 6:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.67 ft at 6:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.67 ft at 7:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.68 ft at 7:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.64 ft at 8:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.64 ft at 8:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.69 ft at 9:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.69 ft at 9:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.68 ft at 10:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.68 ft at 10:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.65 ft at 11:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.63 ft at 11:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 721.62 ft at 12:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.6 ft at 12:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.59 ft at 1:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.61 ft at 1:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.59 ft at 2:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.61 ft at 2:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.62 ft at 3:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.62 ft at 3:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.63 ft at 4:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.62 ft at 4:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.61 ft at 5:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.6 ft at 5:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.58 ft at 6:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.57 ft at 6:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.56 ft at 7:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.52 ft at 7:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.51 ft at 8:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.5 ft at 8:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.45 ft at 9:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.42 ft at 9:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.43 ft at 10:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.48 ft at 10:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.48 ft at 11:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.46 ft at 11:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.42 ft at 12:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.39 ft at 12:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.41 ft at 1:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.32 ft at 1:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.29 ft at 2:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.33 ft at 2:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.29 ft at 3:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.29 ft at 3:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.31 ft at 4:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.21 ft at 4:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.26 ft at 5:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.28 ft at 5:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.29 ft at 6:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.2 ft at 6:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.2 ft at 7:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.19 ft at 7:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.15 ft at 8:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.11 ft at 8:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.15 ft at 9:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.15 ft at 9:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.15 ft at 10:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.02 ft at 10:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.01 ft at 11:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.02 ft at 11:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 721.06 ft at 12:00AM Aug 05, 2015Observed: 721.09 ft at 12:30AM Aug 05, 2015Observed: 721.05 ft at 1:00AM Aug 05, 2015Observed: 721.05 ft at 1:30AM Aug 05, 2015Observed: 721.13 ft at 2:00AM Aug 05, 2015Observed: 721.09 ft at 2:30AM Aug 05, 2015Observed: 721.08 ft at 3:00AM Aug 05, 2015Observed: 721.08 ft at 3:30AM Aug 05, 2015Observed: 721.08 ft at 4:00AM Aug 05, 2015Observed: 721.08 ft at 4:30AM Aug 05, 2015Highest Forecast: 720.95 ft 1:00AM Aug 06, 2015Forecast: 720.53 ft 1:00AM Aug 07, 2015Forecast: 720.12 ft 1:00AM Aug 08, 2015Forecast: 719.7 ft 1:00AM Aug 09, 2015Forecast: 719.27 ft 1:00AM Aug 10, 2015Forecast: 718.85 ft 1:00AM Aug 11, 2015Forecast: 718.42 ft 1:00AM Aug 12, 2015Corps of EngineersWLCK2(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (5:22AM Aug 5, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 12:57PM Aug 4)Latest observed value: 721.08 ft at 4:30 AM CDT 5-Aug-2015. Flood Stage is 760 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 Cumberland River at Lake Cumberland are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 760
Moderate Flood Stage: 760
Flood Stage: 760
Action Stage: 730
Low Stage (in feet): 0

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760 Top of flood control pool.
723 Top of power pool, spillway crest elevation.
680 Temporary pool during repairs.
673 Bottom of power pool.
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(1) Looking at Bridge and Headwater of Dam
(2) Right Side of Dam
(3) US 127 Bridge Leading to Dam
(4) Inside Power House
(5) Tailwater Gates and Left Side of Dam
(6) Another View of Gates
(7) Middle Section of Dam from Lake Side
(8) Portion of Dam
(9) Power House
(10) Tailwater Area from Top of Dam
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Latitude: 36.833333° N, Longitude: 85.133333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 760 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available 760 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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