Historical Crests (1) 85.44 ft on 01/27/1937 (2) 74.40 ft on 03/07/1945 (3) 74.40 ft on 02/16/1884 (4) 73.46 ft on 03/13/1964 (5) 72.70 ft on 04/02/1913 (6) 72.20 ft on 02/16/1883 (7) 70.47 ft on 03/07/1997 (8) 69.60 ft on 02/21/1832 (9) 69.10 ft on 01/22/1907 (10) 68.80 ft on 12/17/1847 Show More Historical Crests
Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
Flood Impacts & Photos
The flood will reach the top of the floodwall. A large part of downtown Louisville floods. Parts of I-64 and I-65 flood. Homes along 31W (Dixie Highway) are destroyed. New Albany and Clarksville will suffer major damage.
US 31W (Dixie Highway) closed at floodgate.
Houk Lane is closed at floodgate.
KY 44 is closed.
Lock is closed. Floodgates at Riverport are closed.
Parts of US 31W (Dixie Highway) flood from I-265 (Gene Synder Freeway) interchange to West Point KY. Riverfront parks in Clarksville and New Albany flood.
Overbrook Rd. floods south of Lake Dreamland Rd.
IN 111 is floods upstream of Bridgeport.
Parks and riverfront areas in Clarksville and New Albany flood. Some yards along US 31W (Dixie Highway) from Pleasure Ridge Park to West Point KY flood.
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