Skip Navigation Link weather.gov  
NOAA logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service
Image background of Navigation bar Left
Bookmark and Share Navigation Bar End Cap

  
 

Visit https://www.weather.gov/owp/operations for access to new EXPERIMENTAL products and services from the National Water Center: National Hydrologic Discussion, Area Hydrologic Discussion, Flood Hazard Outlook and the National Water Center Visualization Services, a suite of geospatial services depicting River Forecast Center and National Water Model information.

View the Enhanced Operating Capability Products and Services StoryMap here



Hydrograph River at a Glance Download
Paint Creek at Paintsville Lake Pool (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 3:45PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 4:00PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 4:15PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 4:30PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 4:45PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 5:00PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 5:15PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 5:30PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 5:45PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 6:00PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 6:15PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 6:30PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 6:45PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 7:00PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 7:15PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 7:30PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 7:45PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 8:00PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 8:15PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 8:30PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 8:45PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 9:00PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 9:15PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 9:30PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 9:45PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 10:00PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 10:15PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 10:30PM Sep 25, 2022Highest Observation: 708.8 ft at 10:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 11:00PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 11:15PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 11:30PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 11:45PM Sep 25, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 12:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 12:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 12:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 12:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 1:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 1:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 1:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 1:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 2:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 2:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 2:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 2:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 3:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 3:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 3:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 3:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 4:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 4:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 4:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 4:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 5:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 5:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 5:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.79 ft at 5:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 6:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 6:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 6:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 6:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 7:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 7:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 7:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 7:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 8:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 8:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 8:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 8:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 9:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 9:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 9:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 9:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 10:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 10:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 10:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 10:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 11:00AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 11:15AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 11:30AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 11:45AM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 12:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 12:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 12:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 12:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 1:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 1:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 1:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 1:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 2:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 2:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.78 ft at 2:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.77 ft at 2:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.77 ft at 3:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.77 ft at 3:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.77 ft at 3:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.77 ft at 3:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.77 ft at 4:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.77 ft at 4:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.77 ft at 4:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.77 ft at 4:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.77 ft at 5:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.77 ft at 5:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.77 ft at 5:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.77 ft at 5:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.77 ft at 6:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.77 ft at 6:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 6:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 6:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 7:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 7:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 7:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 7:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 8:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 8:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 8:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 8:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 9:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 9:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 9:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 9:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 10:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 10:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 10:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 10:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 11:00PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 11:15PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 11:30PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 11:45PM Sep 26, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 12:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 12:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 12:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.76 ft at 12:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 1:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 1:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 1:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 1:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 2:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 2:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 2:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 2:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 3:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 3:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 3:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 3:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 4:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 4:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 4:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 4:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 5:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 5:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 5:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 5:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 6:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 6:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 6:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 6:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 7:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 7:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 7:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 7:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 8:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 8:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 8:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 8:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 9:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 9:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.75 ft at 9:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 9:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 10:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 10:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 10:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 10:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 11:00AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 11:15AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 11:30AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 11:45AM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 12:00PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 12:15PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 12:30PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 12:45PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 1:00PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 1:15PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 1:30PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 1:45PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 2:00PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 2:15PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 2:30PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 2:45PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 3:00PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.74 ft at 3:15PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.73 ft at 3:30PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.73 ft at 3:45PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.73 ft at 4:00PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.73 ft at 4:15PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.73 ft at 4:30PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.73 ft at 4:45PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.73 ft at 5:00PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.73 ft at 5:15PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.73 ft at 5:30PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.73 ft at 5:45PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.73 ft at 6:00PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.73 ft at 6:15PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.73 ft at 6:30PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 6:45PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 7:00PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 7:15PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 7:30PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 7:45PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 8:00PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 8:15PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 8:30PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 8:45PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 9:00PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 9:15PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 9:30PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 9:45PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 10:00PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 10:15PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 10:30PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 10:45PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 11:00PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 11:15PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 11:30PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 11:45PM Sep 27, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 12:00AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 12:15AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 12:30AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 12:45AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 1:00AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 1:15AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 1:30AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 1:45AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 2:00AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 2:15AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 2:30AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 2:45AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 3:00AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 3:15AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 3:30AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 3:45AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 4:00AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.72 ft at 4:15AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 4:30AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 4:45AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 5:00AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 5:15AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 5:30AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 5:45AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 6:00AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 6:15AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 6:30AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 6:45AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 7:00AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 7:15AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 7:30AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 7:45AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 8:00AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 8:15AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 8:30AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 8:45AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 9:00AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 9:15AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 9:30AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 9:45AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 10:00AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 10:15AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 10:30AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 10:45AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 11:00AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 11:15AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.71 ft at 11:30AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.7 ft at 11:45AM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.7 ft at 12:00PM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.7 ft at 12:15PM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.7 ft at 12:30PM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.7 ft at 12:45PM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.7 ft at 1:00PM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.7 ft at 1:15PM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.7 ft at 1:30PM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.7 ft at 1:45PM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.7 ft at 2:00PM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.7 ft at 2:15PM Sep 28, 2022Observed: 708.7 ft at 2:30PM Sep 28, 2022USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPNTK2(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (3:39PM Sep 28, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 708.7 ft at 2:30 PM EDT 28-Sep-2022. Flood Stage is 731 ft
Printable Image
About this graph
Tabular Data (UTC)
Tabular Data (EDT)
XML Data
RSS Files
Datum: NGVD29
Metadata
NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Paint Creek at Paintsville Lake. Only observed stages are available for this point.
Return to Area Map
Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Paintsville
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 731
Moderate Flood Stage: 731
Flood Stage: 731
Action Stage: 720
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 725.72 ft on 03/04/2021
(2) 725.58 ft on 02/19/2003

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 725.72 ft on 03/04/2021
(2) 725.58 ft on 02/19/2003

(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.

Zoom Level:13
KML Image
Gauge LocationGauge Map Marker
Disclaimer
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 Collapse
If you notice any errors in the below information, please contact our Webmaster
734 Highway 172 and 1260 are flooded.
732 McKenzie Branch Road and Cindas Creek Bridge are flooded.
730 Rocky Knob Recreation Area restrooom building is closed.
725 Cuba Branch Road, Spice Branch Raod, and Stonecoal Branch Road are flooded.
722.1 Paintsville State Park campground is flooded.
720 Patoker Branch Road is closed.
719.14 KY Route 2275 at Kiwanis fishing pier is closed.
718.25 Paintsville State Park sewage lift station is flooded.
715.8 Paintsville State Park parking lot is flooded.
714 Paintsville State Park boat ramp is closed.
713 Paintsville Lake Marina launch ramp is closed.
712.2 Handicap fishing pier downstream of Open Fork boat ramp is closed.
About This Location Collapse

Latitude: 37.840259° N, Longitude: 82.874015° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 731 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 29 600.95 Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  
Resources Collapse
Hydrologic Resources Additional Resources
Collaborative Agencies Collapse
The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
NWS Information
National Weather Service
Jackson Weather Forecast Office
1329 Airport Road
Jackson, KY 41339
(606) 666-8000
Ask Questions/Webmaster
Page last modified: 2-Nov-2020 7:30 PM
Disclaimer
Credits
Glossary
Privacy Policy
About Us
Career Opportunities