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Cumberland River at Clarksville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 28.63 ft at 10:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.62 ft at 10:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.63 ft at 11:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.63 ft at 11:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.61 ft at 12:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.67 ft at 12:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.58 ft at 1:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.55 ft at 1:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.53 ft at 2:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.57 ft at 2:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.47 ft at 3:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.42 ft at 3:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.4 ft at 4:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.37 ft at 4:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.33 ft at 5:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.28 ft at 5:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.26 ft at 6:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.22 ft at 6:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.2 ft at 7:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.2 ft at 7:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.27 ft at 8:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.19 ft at 8:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.2 ft at 9:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.21 ft at 9:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.22 ft at 10:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.22 ft at 10:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.23 ft at 11:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.23 ft at 11:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 28.24 ft at 12:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.3 ft at 12:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.24 ft at 1:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.04 ft at 1:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 27.95 ft at 2:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 27.85 ft at 2:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 27.79 ft at 3:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 27.47 ft at 3:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 27.42 ft at 4:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 27.39 ft at 4:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 27.39 ft at 5:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 27.44 ft at 5:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 27.45 ft at 6:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 27.85 ft at 6:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 27.93 ft at 7:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.23 ft at 7:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.41 ft at 8:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.49 ft at 8:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.59 ft at 9:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.63 ft at 9:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.69 ft at 10:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.72 ft at 10:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.75 ft at 11:00AM Jul 27, 2014Highest Observation: 28.83 ft at 11:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.74 ft at 12:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.8 ft at 12:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.71 ft at 1:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.72 ft at 1:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.7 ft at 2:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.64 ft at 2:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.65 ft at 3:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.62 ft at 3:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.58 ft at 4:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.54 ft at 4:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.43 ft at 5:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.43 ft at 5:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.39 ft at 6:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.36 ft at 6:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.29 ft at 7:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.27 ft at 7:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.24 ft at 8:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.2 ft at 8:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.19 ft at 9:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.19 ft at 9:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.18 ft at 10:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.18 ft at 10:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.15 ft at 11:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.14 ft at 11:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 28.12 ft at 12:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.13 ft at 12:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.13 ft at 1:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 27.93 ft at 1:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 27.88 ft at 2:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 27.8 ft at 2:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 27.78 ft at 3:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 27.48 ft at 3:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 27.5 ft at 4:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 27.54 ft at 4:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 27.57 ft at 5:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 27.58 ft at 5:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 27.63 ft at 6:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 27.65 ft at 6:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 27.69 ft at 7:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.04 ft at 7:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.08 ft at 8:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.11 ft at 8:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.14 ft at 9:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.09 ft at 9:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.15 ft at 10:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.09 ft at 10:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.11 ft at 11:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.34 ft at 11:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.41 ft at 12:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.46 ft at 12:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.48 ft at 1:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.48 ft at 1:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.48 ft at 2:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.63 ft at 2:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.7 ft at 3:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.74 ft at 3:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.73 ft at 4:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.72 ft at 4:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.72 ft at 5:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.59 ft at 5:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.5 ft at 6:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.49 ft at 6:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.34 ft at 7:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.15 ft at 7:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 28.02 ft at 8:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 27.89 ft at 8:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 27.79 ft at 9:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 27.8 ft at 9:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 27.69 ft at 10:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 27.69 ft at 10:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 27.67 ft at 11:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 27.65 ft at 11:30PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 27.66 ft at 12:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 27.7 ft at 12:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 27.65 ft at 1:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 27.66 ft at 1:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 27.64 ft at 2:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 27.3 ft at 2:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 27.3 ft at 3:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 27.26 ft at 3:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 27.28 ft at 4:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 27.4 ft at 4:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 27.28 ft at 5:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 27.45 ft at 5:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 27.34 ft at 6:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 27.71 ft at 6:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 27.78 ft at 7:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 27.84 ft at 7:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 27.86 ft at 8:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 27.88 ft at 8:30AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 27.92 ft at 9:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 27.9 ft at 9:30AM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 27 ft 1:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 27.2 ft 7:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 27.4 ft 1:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 26.6 ft 7:00AM Jul 30, 2014Highest Forecast: 28.5 ft 1:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 27.5 ft 7:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 27.7 ft 1:00AM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 27.4 ft 7:00AM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 27.4 ft 1:00PM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 27.8 ft 7:00PM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 27.5 ft 1:00AM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 27.6 ft 7:00AM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 27.8 ft 1:00PM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 28 ft 7:00PM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 28 ft 1:00AM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 27.9 ft 7:00AM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 27.7 ft 1:00PM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 27.7 ft 7:00PM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 27.7 ft 1:00AM Aug 03, 2014Forecast: 27.8 ft 7:00AM Aug 03, 2014CKVT1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:45AM Jul 29, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:43AM Jul 29)Latest observed value: 27.9 ft at 9:30 AM CDT 29-Jul-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

Historical 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 02/16/1939
(7) 54.10 ft on 01/13/1946
(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.

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 THE 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 THE 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)
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(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 29 330.9 ft 376.9 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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