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North Fork Kentucky River at Jackson Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 2.96 ft at 4:30AM Jun 01, 2020Highest Observation: 2.96 ft at 4:45AM Jun 01, 2020Highest Observation: 2.96 ft at 5:00AM Jun 01, 2020Highest Observation: 2.96 ft at 5:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.95 ft at 5:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.95 ft at 5:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.95 ft at 6:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.95 ft at 6:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.95 ft at 6:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.94 ft at 6:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.94 ft at 7:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.94 ft at 7:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.94 ft at 7:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.93 ft at 7:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.93 ft at 8:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.93 ft at 8:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.93 ft at 8:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.92 ft at 8:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.92 ft at 9:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.92 ft at 9:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.91 ft at 9:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.91 ft at 9:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.91 ft at 10:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.9 ft at 10:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.91 ft at 10:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.9 ft at 10:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.9 ft at 11:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.9 ft at 11:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.9 ft at 11:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.89 ft at 11:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.9 ft at 12:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.87 ft at 12:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.89 ft at 12:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.88 ft at 12:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.89 ft at 1:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.89 ft at 1:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.88 ft at 1:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.88 ft at 1:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.88 ft at 2:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.88 ft at 2:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.88 ft at 2:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.87 ft at 2:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.87 ft at 3:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.86 ft at 3:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.86 ft at 3:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.85 ft at 3:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.86 ft at 4:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.86 ft at 4:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.85 ft at 4:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.85 ft at 4:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.85 ft at 5:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.84 ft at 5:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.84 ft at 5:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.84 ft at 5:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.83 ft at 6:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.83 ft at 6:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.83 ft at 6:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.83 ft at 6:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.83 ft at 7:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.82 ft at 7:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.82 ft at 7:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.82 ft at 7:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.83 ft at 8:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.82 ft at 8:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.82 ft at 8:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.81 ft at 8:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.81 ft at 9:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.81 ft at 9:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.81 ft at 9:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.81 ft at 9:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.8 ft at 10:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.8 ft at 10:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.8 ft at 10:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.8 ft at 10:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.8 ft at 11:00PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.79 ft at 11:15PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.79 ft at 11:30PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.79 ft at 11:45PM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.79 ft at 12:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.79 ft at 12:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.78 ft at 12:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.79 ft at 12:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.78 ft at 1:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.78 ft at 1:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.78 ft at 1:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.77 ft at 1:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.77 ft at 2:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.77 ft at 2:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.77 ft at 2:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.77 ft at 2:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.77 ft at 3:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.77 ft at 3:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.77 ft at 3:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.77 ft at 3:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.76 ft at 4:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.77 ft at 4:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.76 ft at 4:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.76 ft at 4:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.76 ft at 5:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.76 ft at 5:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.76 ft at 5:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.76 ft at 5:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.75 ft at 6:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.75 ft at 6:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.75 ft at 6:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.75 ft at 6:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.75 ft at 7:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.75 ft at 7:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.74 ft at 7:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.74 ft at 7:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.74 ft at 8:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.74 ft at 8:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.73 ft at 8:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.73 ft at 8:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.73 ft at 9:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.73 ft at 9:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.72 ft at 9:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.72 ft at 9:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.72 ft at 10:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.72 ft at 10:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.71 ft at 10:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.71 ft at 10:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.71 ft at 11:00AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.71 ft at 11:15AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.71 ft at 11:30AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.71 ft at 11:45AM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.7 ft at 12:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.7 ft at 12:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.69 ft at 12:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.7 ft at 12:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.7 ft at 1:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.7 ft at 1:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.7 ft at 1:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.69 ft at 1:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.69 ft at 2:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.68 ft at 2:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.68 ft at 2:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.67 ft at 2:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.67 ft at 3:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.67 ft at 3:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.66 ft at 3:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.66 ft at 3:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.66 ft at 4:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.65 ft at 4:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.65 ft at 4:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.65 ft at 4:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.64 ft at 5:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.64 ft at 5:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.64 ft at 5:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.64 ft at 5:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.63 ft at 7:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.63 ft at 7:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.62 ft at 7:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.62 ft at 7:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.59 ft at 10:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.59 ft at 10:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.59 ft at 10:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.59 ft at 11:00PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.59 ft at 11:15PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.59 ft at 11:30PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.59 ft at 11:45PM Jun 02, 2020Observed: 2.58 ft at 12:00AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.58 ft at 12:15AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.58 ft at 12:30AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.58 ft at 12:45AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.58 ft at 1:00AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.58 ft at 1:15AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.58 ft at 1:30AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.58 ft at 1:45AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:00AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:15AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.58 ft at 2:30AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.57 ft at 2:45AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:00AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.57 ft at 3:15AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.57 ft at 3:30AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:45AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.57 ft at 4:00AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.57 ft at 4:15AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.57 ft at 4:30AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.57 ft at 4:45AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.57 ft at 5:00AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:15AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:30AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:45AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:00AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:15AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:30AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:45AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:00AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:15AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.55 ft at 7:30AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.55 ft at 7:45AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.55 ft at 8:00AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.55 ft at 8:15AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.54 ft at 8:30AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.54 ft at 8:45AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.54 ft at 9:00AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.54 ft at 9:15AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.53 ft at 9:30AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.53 ft at 9:45AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.53 ft at 10:00AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.53 ft at 10:15AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.53 ft at 10:30AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.53 ft at 10:45AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.53 ft at 11:00AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.54 ft at 11:15AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.54 ft at 11:30AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.53 ft at 11:45AM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.53 ft at 12:00PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.53 ft at 12:15PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.53 ft at 12:30PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.49 ft at 12:45PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.53 ft at 1:00PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.53 ft at 1:15PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.53 ft at 1:30PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.52 ft at 1:45PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.53 ft at 2:00PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.53 ft at 2:15PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.53 ft at 2:30PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.52 ft at 2:45PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.52 ft at 3:00PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.52 ft at 3:15PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.52 ft at 3:30PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.52 ft at 3:45PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.52 ft at 4:00PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.51 ft at 4:15PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.51 ft at 4:30PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.51 ft at 4:45PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.51 ft at 5:00PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.51 ft at 5:15PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.51 ft at 5:30PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.51 ft at 5:45PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.5 ft at 6:00PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.5 ft at 6:15PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.51 ft at 6:30PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.51 ft at 6:45PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.5 ft at 7:00PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.5 ft at 7:15PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.5 ft at 7:30PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.5 ft at 7:45PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:00PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:15PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:30PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:45PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:00PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.49 ft at 9:15PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.49 ft at 9:30PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.49 ft at 9:45PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.49 ft at 10:00PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.49 ft at 10:15PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.49 ft at 10:30PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.49 ft at 10:45PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.49 ft at 11:00PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.49 ft at 11:15PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.49 ft at 11:30PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.49 ft at 11:45PM Jun 03, 2020Observed: 2.49 ft at 12:00AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 2.49 ft at 12:15AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 2.49 ft at 12:30AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 2.49 ft at 12:45AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 2.48 ft at 1:00AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 2.49 ft at 1:15AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 2.48 ft at 1:30AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 2.49 ft at 1:45AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 2.48 ft at 2:00AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 2.48 ft at 2:15AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 2.48 ft at 2:30AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 2.48 ft at 2:45AM Jun 04, 2020Observed: 2.48 ft at 3:00AM Jun 04, 2020Forecast: 2.4 ft 8:00AM Jun 04, 2020Forecast: 2.4 ft 2:00PM Jun 04, 2020Highest Forecast: 2.5 ft 8:00PM Jun 04, 2020Highest Forecast: 2.5 ft 2:00AM Jun 05, 2020Forecast: 2.4 ft 8:00AM Jun 05, 2020Forecast: 2.3 ft 2:00PM Jun 05, 2020Forecast: 2.3 ft 8:00PM Jun 05, 2020Forecast: 2.2 ft 2:00AM Jun 06, 2020Forecast: 2.2 ft 8:00AM Jun 06, 2020Forecast: 2.1 ft 2:00PM Jun 06, 2020Forecast: 2.1 ft 8:00PM Jun 06, 2020Forecast: 2.1 ft 2:00AM Jun 07, 2020Forecast: 2 ft 8:00AM Jun 07, 2020Forecast: 2 ft 2:00PM Jun 07, 2020Forecast: 2 ft 8:00PM Jun 07, 2020Forecast: 2 ft 2:00AM Jun 08, 2020Forecast: 1.9 ft 8:00AM Jun 08, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesJKNK2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:23AM Jun 4, 2020)ObservedForecast (issued 10:18AM Jun 3)Latest observed value: 2.48 ft at 3:00 AM EDT 4-Jun-2020. Flood Stage is 29 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts for the North Fork Kentucky River at Jackson are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 40
Moderate Flood Stage: 31
Flood Stage: 29
Action Stage: 23
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 43.10 ft on 02/04/1939
(2) 42.90 ft on 05/30/1927
(3) 41.97 ft on 05/08/1984
(4) 41.28 ft on 02/02/1951
(5) 40.55 ft on 02/14/1948
(6) 40.41 ft on 01/30/1957
(7) 40.00 ft on 01/28/1918
(8) 40.00 ft on 03/01/1913
(9) 39.90 ft on 03/24/1929
(10) 38.80 ft on 01/08/1946
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 29.09 ft on 02/12/2018
(2) 29.69 ft on 03/05/2015
(3) 34.34 ft on 05/10/2009
(4) 32.17 ft on 05/31/2004
(5) 29.26 ft on 02/07/2004
(6) 37.32 ft on 02/17/2003
(7) 19.07 ft on 04/05/2000
(8) 33.30 ft on 04/20/1998 (P)
(9) 31.88 ft on 03/28/1994
(10) 36.18 ft on 12/03/1991
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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43.1 Flooding will exceed the highest flood on record. Large sections of the town are inundated
41.3 Many homes are inundated
40.4 Cutoff channel begins to fill
40 Major flooding. Some businesses are affected
37 Traffic stopped on left side of bridge on ky 30 and 52
31 Moderate flooding. Evacuation of homes begins
29 Low lying areas flood. Water begins inundating wolverine road just north of the hays depot bridge
25 HWY 541 near the Kentucky Mountain Bible College is impassable
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(1) Inside Gage House
(2) Staff Gage
(3) Staff Gage Sections
(4) Lower Staff Gage
(5) Tipping Bucket
(6) Inside Water Plant
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Latitude: 37.552222° N, Longitude: 83.385833° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 29 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 29 697.67 726.67 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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Jackson, KY 41339
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