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Cumberland River at Clarksville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 25.91 ft at 4:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 25.92 ft at 5:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 25.92 ft at 5:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 25.95 ft at 6:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 25.96 ft at 6:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 26.01 ft at 7:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 26 ft at 7:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 25.98 ft at 8:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 26 ft at 8:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 26.03 ft at 9:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 26.05 ft at 9:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 26.04 ft at 10:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 26.09 ft at 10:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 26.06 ft at 11:00AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 26.09 ft at 11:30AM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 26.09 ft at 12:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 26.1 ft at 12:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 26.08 ft at 1:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 26.08 ft at 1:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 26.07 ft at 2:00PM Dec 16, 2014Highest Observation: 26.23 ft at 2:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 25.83 ft at 3:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 26 ft at 3:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 25.99 ft at 4:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 26 ft at 4:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 26.02 ft at 5:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 25.97 ft at 5:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 25.95 ft at 6:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 25.96 ft at 6:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 25.94 ft at 7:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 25.94 ft at 7:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 25.96 ft at 8:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 25.97 ft at 8:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 25.94 ft at 9:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 25.92 ft at 9:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 25.92 ft at 10:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 25.91 ft at 10:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 25.91 ft at 11:00PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 25.9 ft at 11:30PM Dec 16, 2014Observed: 25.89 ft at 12:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.89 ft at 12:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.89 ft at 1:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.9 ft at 1:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.88 ft at 2:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.87 ft at 2:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.84 ft at 3:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.83 ft at 3:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.82 ft at 4:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.82 ft at 4:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.81 ft at 5:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.82 ft at 5:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.81 ft at 6:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.8 ft at 6:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.84 ft at 7:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.82 ft at 7:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.82 ft at 8:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.65 ft at 8:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.56 ft at 9:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.48 ft at 9:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.41 ft at 10:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.34 ft at 10:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.28 ft at 11:00AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.22 ft at 11:30AM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.39 ft at 12:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.47 ft at 12:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.54 ft at 1:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.57 ft at 1:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.6 ft at 2:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.66 ft at 2:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.68 ft at 3:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.72 ft at 3:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.74 ft at 4:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.76 ft at 4:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.79 ft at 5:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.79 ft at 5:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.76 ft at 6:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.77 ft at 6:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.75 ft at 7:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.76 ft at 7:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.73 ft at 8:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.74 ft at 8:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.74 ft at 9:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.71 ft at 9:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.69 ft at 10:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.69 ft at 10:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.69 ft at 11:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.68 ft at 11:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 25.69 ft at 12:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.66 ft at 12:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.66 ft at 1:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.66 ft at 1:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.66 ft at 2:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.65 ft at 2:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.67 ft at 3:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.65 ft at 3:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.65 ft at 4:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.67 ft at 4:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.66 ft at 5:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.65 ft at 5:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.66 ft at 6:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.65 ft at 6:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.65 ft at 7:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.65 ft at 7:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.66 ft at 8:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.66 ft at 8:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.67 ft at 9:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.68 ft at 9:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.69 ft at 10:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.69 ft at 10:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.7 ft at 11:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.71 ft at 11:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.71 ft at 12:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.72 ft at 12:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.72 ft at 1:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.73 ft at 1:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.73 ft at 2:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.74 ft at 2:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.75 ft at 3:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.75 ft at 3:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.76 ft at 4:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.77 ft at 4:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.77 ft at 5:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.77 ft at 5:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.8 ft at 6:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.79 ft at 6:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.81 ft at 7:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.8 ft at 7:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.8 ft at 8:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.79 ft at 8:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.79 ft at 9:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.8 ft at 9:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.79 ft at 10:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.79 ft at 10:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.78 ft at 11:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.78 ft at 11:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 25.79 ft at 12:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 25.8 ft at 12:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 25.8 ft at 1:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 25.81 ft at 1:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 25.82 ft at 2:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 25.82 ft at 2:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 25.84 ft at 3:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 25.84 ft at 3:30AM Dec 19, 2014Forecast: 26.1 ft 6:00AM Dec 19, 2014Forecast: 26.8 ft 12:00PM Dec 19, 2014Forecast: 26.7 ft 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Forecast: 26.5 ft 12:00AM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 26.8 ft 6:00AM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 27.2 ft 12:00PM Dec 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 27.4 ft 6:00PM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 27.2 ft 12:00AM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 26.9 ft 6:00AM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 26.9 ft 12:00PM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 27 ft 6:00PM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 26.4 ft 12:00AM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 25.7 ft 6:00AM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 25.7 ft 12:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 25.9 ft 6:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 26.1 ft 12:00AM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 26 ft 6:00AM Dec 23, 2014CKVT1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:00AM Dec 19, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 7:36AM Dec 18)Latest observed value: 25.84 ft at 3:30 AM CST 19-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 46 ft
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Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Cumberland River at Clarksville are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 55
Moderate Flood Stage: 50
Flood Stage: 46
Action Stage: 40
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 62.58 ft on 05/04/2010
(2) 57.10 ft on 03/14/1975
(3) 56.30 ft on 02/15/1950
(4) 56.18 ft on 05/09/1984
(5) 55.80 ft on 02/16/1948
(6) 54.10 ft on 01/13/1946
(7) 54.10 ft on 02/16/1939
(8) 51.30 ft on 03/04/1997
(9) 49.40 ft on 02/16/1989
(10) 47.40 ft on 02/17/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 62.58 ft on 05/04/2010
(2) 39.94 ft on 12/02/2004
(3) 47.17 ft on 05/09/2003
(4) 47.40 ft on 02/17/2003
(5) 45.20 ft on 03/21/2002
(6) 43.20 ft on 01/26/2002
(7) 46.30 ft on 01/25/1999
(8) 43.90 ft on 06/11/1998
(9) 51.30 ft on 03/04/1997
(10) 46.90 ft on 02/05/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 12.30 ft on 10/07/1935

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63.5 Several primary and secondary roads along Cumberland River and Red River in Clarksville will be covered by flood waters.
61.5 Flooding of this magnitude will inundate many areas and roads in Clarksville. The approach to Hwy 13 bridge will be cut off.
49 Both banks of the Cumberland River begin to overflow and several secondary roads along the river will be covered by flood waters.
46 Flood waters begin to impact areas along the river, including agricultural and commercial properties, Riverfront Park, and adjacent tributaries including Bartons Creek, Red River, West Fork Red River, and Yellow Creek. Affected locations include South Riverside Dr near TN-48, North Riverside Dr near Providence Blvd East, Quarry Rd, Kraft St near College St, and Zinc Plant Rd. Water approaches properties near Salem Rd and Seven Mile Ferry Rd.
45 Water approaches commerical and industrial properties on South Riverside Dr near TN-48, North Riverside Dr near Providence Blvd East, Quarry Rd, Kraft St near College St, and Zinc Plant Rd. Water also continues to inundate agricultrual areas and parks along the river, and adjacent tributaries including Bartons Creek, Red River, West Fork Red River, and Yellow Creek.
43 Water continues to inundate low lying areas along the river, inculding agricultural areas, access points, portions of Riverfront Park on North Riverside Drive, and low lying areas of industrial property on Zinc Plant Rd. Water also backs up adjacent tributaries, including Bartons Creek, Red River, West Fork Red River, and Yellow Creek.
40 Low lying areas along the river, including agricultural areas, access points, and portions of Riverfront Park on North Riverside Dr begin to be inundated. Water also backs up adjacent tributaries, including Bartons Creek, Red River, West Fork Red River, and Yellow Creek.
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(1) Clarksville Gauge
(2) Confluence Red River/Cumberland River
(3) Downstream view from McGregor Park
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Latitude: 36.522222° N, Longitude: 87.377778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 46 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 29 330.9 ft 376.9 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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