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

  
 
Hydrograph River at a Glance Download
Cumberland River at Pineville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 979.07 ft at 8:00PM Apr 08, 2021Observed: 979.09 ft at 8:30PM Apr 08, 2021Observed: 979.11 ft at 9:00PM Apr 08, 2021Observed: 979.13 ft at 9:30PM Apr 08, 2021Observed: 979.15 ft at 10:00PM Apr 08, 2021Observed: 979.16 ft at 10:30PM Apr 08, 2021Observed: 979.17 ft at 11:00PM Apr 08, 2021Observed: 979.19 ft at 11:30PM Apr 08, 2021Observed: 979.2 ft at 12:00AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.22 ft at 12:30AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.23 ft at 1:00AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.25 ft at 1:30AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.26 ft at 2:00AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.25 ft at 2:30AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.23 ft at 3:00AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.23 ft at 3:30AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.22 ft at 4:00AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.23 ft at 4:30AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.24 ft at 5:00AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.25 ft at 5:30AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.26 ft at 6:00AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.26 ft at 6:30AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.27 ft at 7:00AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.26 ft at 7:30AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.26 ft at 8:00AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.26 ft at 8:30AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.25 ft at 9:00AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.27 ft at 9:30AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.26 ft at 10:00AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.26 ft at 10:30AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.26 ft at 11:00AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.25 ft at 11:30AM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.24 ft at 12:00PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.23 ft at 12:30PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.22 ft at 1:00PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.2 ft at 1:30PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.16 ft at 2:00PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.16 ft at 2:30PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.16 ft at 3:00PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.14 ft at 3:30PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.13 ft at 4:00PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.12 ft at 4:30PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.11 ft at 5:00PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.09 ft at 5:30PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.09 ft at 6:00PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.08 ft at 6:30PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.06 ft at 7:00PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.06 ft at 7:30PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.05 ft at 8:00PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.04 ft at 8:30PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.03 ft at 9:00PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.02 ft at 9:30PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.01 ft at 10:00PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979.02 ft at 10:30PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 979 ft at 11:00PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 978.98 ft at 11:30PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 978.98 ft at 12:00AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.97 ft at 12:30AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.97 ft at 1:00AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.95 ft at 1:30AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.94 ft at 2:00AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.94 ft at 2:30AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.93 ft at 3:00AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.92 ft at 3:30AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.92 ft at 4:00AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.91 ft at 4:30AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.9 ft at 5:00AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.9 ft at 5:30AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.88 ft at 6:00AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.88 ft at 6:30AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.87 ft at 7:00AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.87 ft at 7:30AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.87 ft at 8:00AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.86 ft at 8:30AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.85 ft at 9:00AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.84 ft at 9:30AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.84 ft at 10:00AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.84 ft at 10:30AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.83 ft at 11:00AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.83 ft at 11:30AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.82 ft at 12:00PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.82 ft at 12:30PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.81 ft at 1:00PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.81 ft at 1:30PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.8 ft at 2:00PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.79 ft at 2:30PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.79 ft at 3:00PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.82 ft at 3:30PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.83 ft at 4:00PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.85 ft at 4:30PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.78 ft at 5:00PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.87 ft at 5:30PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.92 ft at 6:00PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.94 ft at 6:30PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.97 ft at 7:00PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 978.99 ft at 7:30PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 979.02 ft at 8:00PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 979.06 ft at 8:30PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 979.09 ft at 9:00PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 979.11 ft at 9:30PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 979.13 ft at 10:00PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 979.14 ft at 10:30PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 979.15 ft at 11:00PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 979.17 ft at 11:30PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 979.19 ft at 12:00AM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.23 ft at 12:30AM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.25 ft at 1:00AM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.29 ft at 1:30AM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.32 ft at 2:00AM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.36 ft at 2:30AM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.38 ft at 3:00AM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.4 ft at 3:30AM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.43 ft at 4:00AM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.44 ft at 4:30AM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.44 ft at 5:00AM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.45 ft at 5:30AM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.47 ft at 6:00AM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.47 ft at 6:30AM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.49 ft at 7:00AM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.51 ft at 7:30AM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.53 ft at 8:00AM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.55 ft at 8:30AM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.5 ft at 9:00AM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.57 ft at 9:30AM Apr 11, 2021Highest Observation: 979.58 ft at 10:00AM Apr 11, 2021Highest Observation: 979.58 ft at 10:30AM Apr 11, 2021Highest Observation: 979.58 ft at 11:00AM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.56 ft at 11:30AM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.57 ft at 12:00PM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.55 ft at 12:30PM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.54 ft at 1:00PM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.53 ft at 1:30PM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.52 ft at 2:00PM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.5 ft at 2:30PM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.49 ft at 3:00PM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.47 ft at 3:30PM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.46 ft at 4:00PM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.45 ft at 4:30PM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.44 ft at 5:00PM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.42 ft at 5:30PM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.42 ft at 6:00PM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.4 ft at 6:30PM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.38 ft at 7:00PM Apr 11, 2021Observed: 979.37 ft at 7:30PM Apr 11, 2021Highest Forecast: 979.7 ft 8:00PM Apr 11, 2021Forecast: 979.6 ft 2:00AM Apr 12, 2021Forecast: 979.5 ft 8:00AM Apr 12, 2021Forecast: 979.4 ft 2:00PM Apr 12, 2021Forecast: 979.3 ft 8:00PM Apr 12, 2021Forecast: 979.1 ft 2:00AM Apr 13, 2021Forecast: 978.9 ft 8:00AM Apr 13, 2021Forecast: 978.7 ft 2:00PM Apr 13, 2021Forecast: 978.6 ft 8:00PM Apr 13, 2021Forecast: 978.5 ft 2:00AM Apr 14, 2021Forecast: 978.4 ft 8:00AM Apr 14, 2021Forecast: 978.3 ft 2:00PM Apr 14, 2021Forecast: 978.2 ft 8:00PM Apr 14, 2021Forecast: 978.2 ft 2:00AM Apr 15, 2021Forecast: 978.1 ft 8:00AM Apr 15, 2021Forecast: 978 ft 2:00PM Apr 15, 2021Forecast: 978 ft 8:00PM Apr 15, 2021Forecast: 977.9 ft 2:00AM Apr 16, 2021Forecast: 977.9 ft 8:00AM Apr 16, 2021Nashville District Corps of EngineersPVLK2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:54PM Apr 11, 2021)ObservedForecast (issued 9:31AM Apr 11)Latest observed value: 979.37 ft at 7:30 PM EDT 11-Apr-2021. Flood Stage is 1002 ft
Printable Image
About this graph
Tabular Data (UTC)
Tabular Data (EDT)
XML Data
RSS Files
Datum: Not Available
Metadata
NOTE: Forecasts for the Cumberland River at Pineville are issued routinely year-round.
Return to Area Map
Upstream Gauge - at Baxter Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Barbourville
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 1019
Moderate Flood Stage: 1010
Flood Stage: 1002
Action Stage: 995
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 1,021.80 ft on 04/05/1977
(2) 1,019.06 ft on 02/07/2020 (P)
(3) 1,017.32 ft on 03/18/2002
(4) 1,013.67 ft on 02/11/1994
(5) 1,013.52 ft on 03/05/2015
(6) 1,013.30 ft on 05/08/1984
(7) 1,013.22 ft on 02/16/2003
(8) 1,012.70 ft on 04/19/1998 (P)
(9) 1,012.12 ft on 12/03/1991
(10) 1,010.20 ft on 06/16/1989
Show More Historic Crests

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,002.17 ft on 03/01/2021 (P)
(2) 1,019.06 ft on 02/07/2020 (P)
(3) 1,002.51 ft on 02/24/2019
(4) 1,003.11 ft on 02/21/2019
(5) 1,007.45 ft on 04/24/2017
(6) 1,013.52 ft on 03/05/2015
(7) 1,003.13 ft on 01/31/2013
(8) 1,005.42 ft on 04/16/2011
(9) 1,003.20 ft on 03/06/2004 (P)
(10) 1,004.57 ft on 04/11/2003 (P)
Show More Recent Crests

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 5.34 ft on 09/27/2004

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
1033 Water will overtop the floodwall. Evacuation of the Pineville central business district is necessary.
1023.5 US 25 E floods.
1021.8 Flooding will exceed the highest flood of record.
1019 Protected areas of town and Highway 25 E flood. Floodgates are closed.
1018.2 Homes begin flooding along Fourmile Road.
1016.3 Stewart Branch Road and homes along Highway 25 E begin flooding.
1014.6 Structures begin flooding along Straight Creek.
1013 Flooding threatens US 25 E, Stewart branch Road and Wallsend.
1012 Structures begin flooding along Dorton Branch.
1006.4 Fourmile Road floods.
1005.7 Dorton Branch Road floods.
1005 KY Route 66 north of Straight Creek bridge floods.
1002 Low lying roads flood, including portions of Straight Creek, Dorton Branch, and Fourmile Road.
Photos
(1) Looking Upstream
(2) Looking Downstream
(3) Gage House
(4) Inside Gage House
(5) Flood Gate
(6) Flood Gate
(7) Flood Wall
About This Location Collapse

Latitude: 36.763889° N, Longitude: 83.692778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 1002 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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 970 ft 1972 ft  

Current/Historical Observations:

Additional Information Collapse
Short Range (1-10 Day) Ensemble River Forecasts
Medium Range (3-7 Day) Ensemble River Forecasts
How low could the river get?
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