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Cumberland River at Pineville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 978.09 ft at 10:00PM Dec 06, 2019Highest Observation: 978.09 ft at 10:30PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 978.08 ft at 11:00PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 978.08 ft at 11:30PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 978.08 ft at 12:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 978.07 ft at 12:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 978.07 ft at 1:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 978.06 ft at 1:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 978.06 ft at 2:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 978.06 ft at 2:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 978.05 ft at 3:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 978.05 ft at 3:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 978.04 ft at 4:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 978.04 ft at 4:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 978.04 ft at 5:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 978.03 ft at 5:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 978.03 ft at 6:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 978.02 ft at 6:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 978.02 ft at 7:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 978.02 ft at 7:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 978.01 ft at 8:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 978.01 ft at 8:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 978.01 ft at 9:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 978 ft at 9:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 978 ft at 10:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 978 ft at 10:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.99 ft at 11:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.99 ft at 11:30AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.98 ft at 12:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.98 ft at 12:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.97 ft at 1:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.96 ft at 1:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.96 ft at 2:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.96 ft at 2:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.96 ft at 3:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.95 ft at 3:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.95 ft at 4:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.95 ft at 4:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.95 ft at 5:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.95 ft at 5:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.94 ft at 6:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.94 ft at 6:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.93 ft at 7:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.93 ft at 7:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.93 ft at 8:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.93 ft at 8:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.93 ft at 9:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.93 ft at 9:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.91 ft at 10:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.91 ft at 10:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.91 ft at 11:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.91 ft at 11:30PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 977.9 ft at 12:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.9 ft at 12:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.89 ft at 1:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.9 ft at 1:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.89 ft at 2:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.9 ft at 2:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.89 ft at 3:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.88 ft at 3:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.87 ft at 4:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.88 ft at 4:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.88 ft at 5:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.87 ft at 5:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.86 ft at 6:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.87 ft at 6:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.86 ft at 7:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.86 ft at 7:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.85 ft at 8:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.85 ft at 8:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.85 ft at 9:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.84 ft at 9:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.84 ft at 10:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.83 ft at 10:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.82 ft at 11:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.82 ft at 11:30AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.81 ft at 12:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.8 ft at 12:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.8 ft at 1:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.8 ft at 1:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.79 ft at 2:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.79 ft at 2:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.75 ft at 3:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.79 ft at 3:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.79 ft at 4:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.79 ft at 4:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.79 ft at 5:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.79 ft at 5:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.78 ft at 6:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.78 ft at 6:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.76 ft at 7:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.78 ft at 7:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.77 ft at 8:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.75 ft at 8:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.73 ft at 9:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.7 ft at 9:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.77 ft at 10:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.76 ft at 10:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.73 ft at 11:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.75 ft at 11:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 977.71 ft at 12:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.75 ft at 12:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.75 ft at 1:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.74 ft at 1:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.65 ft at 2:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.72 ft at 2:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.66 ft at 3:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.73 ft at 3:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.73 ft at 4:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.72 ft at 4:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.73 ft at 5:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.73 ft at 5:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.73 ft at 6:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.69 ft at 6:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.72 ft at 7:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.72 ft at 7:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.65 ft at 8:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.66 ft at 8:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.68 ft at 9:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.69 ft at 9:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.63 ft at 10:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.7 ft at 10:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.69 ft at 11:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.7 ft at 11:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.66 ft at 12:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.69 ft at 12:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.66 ft at 1:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.69 ft at 1:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.67 ft at 2:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.68 ft at 2:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.67 ft at 3:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.68 ft at 3:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.68 ft at 4:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.68 ft at 4:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.67 ft at 5:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.68 ft at 5:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.67 ft at 6:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.67 ft at 6:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.67 ft at 7:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.66 ft at 7:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.67 ft at 8:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.67 ft at 8:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.67 ft at 9:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 977.67 ft at 9:30PM Dec 09, 2019Forecast: 977.6 ft 1:00AM Dec 10, 2019Forecast: 977.6 ft 7:00AM Dec 10, 2019Forecast: 977.6 ft 1:00PM Dec 10, 2019Forecast: 978.1 ft 7:00PM Dec 10, 2019Forecast: 978.8 ft 1:00AM Dec 11, 2019Forecast: 979.5 ft 7:00AM Dec 11, 2019Highest Forecast: 979.9 ft 1:00PM Dec 11, 2019Highest Forecast: 979.9 ft 7:00PM Dec 11, 2019Forecast: 979.5 ft 1:00AM Dec 12, 2019Forecast: 979.2 ft 7:00AM Dec 12, 2019Forecast: 979 ft 1:00PM Dec 12, 2019Forecast: 978.9 ft 7:00PM Dec 12, 2019Forecast: 978.8 ft 1:00AM Dec 13, 2019Forecast: 978.8 ft 7:00AM Dec 13, 2019Forecast: 978.8 ft 1:00PM Dec 13, 2019Forecast: 978.8 ft 7:00PM Dec 13, 2019Forecast: 978.7 ft 1:00AM Dec 14, 2019Forecast: 978.7 ft 7:00AM Dec 14, 2019Nashville District Corps of EngineersPVLK2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:52PM Dec 9, 2019)ObservedForecast (issued 9:23AM Dec 9)Latest observed value: 977.67 ft at 9:30 PM EST 9-Dec-2019. Flood Stage is 1002 ft
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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) 1,017.32 ft on 03/18/2002
(3) 1,013.67 ft on 02/11/1994
(4) 1,013.52 ft on 03/05/2015
(5) 1,013.30 ft on 05/08/1984
(6) 1,013.22 ft on 02/16/2003
(7) 1,012.70 ft on 04/19/1998 (P)
(8) 1,012.12 ft on 12/03/1991
(9) 1,010.20 ft on 06/16/1989
(10) 1,008.90 ft on 01/01/1967
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,002.51 ft on 02/24/2019
(2) 1,003.11 ft on 02/21/2019
(3) 1,007.45 ft on 04/24/2017
(4) 1,013.52 ft on 03/05/2015
(5) 1,003.13 ft on 01/31/2013
(6) 1,005.42 ft on 04/16/2011
(7) 1,003.20 ft on 03/06/2004 (P)
(8) 1,004.57 ft on 04/11/2003 (P)
(9) 1,002.40 ft on 04/09/2003 (P)
(10) 1,013.22 ft on 02/16/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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

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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
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(1) Looking Upstream
(2) Looking Downstream
(3) Gage House
(4) Inside Gage House
(5) Flood Gate
(6) Flood Gate
(7) Flood Wall
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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)
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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  

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