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Kentucky River near Ravenna Pool (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 11.75 ft at 9:15AM May 14, 2021Highest Observation: 11.75 ft at 9:30AM May 14, 2021Highest Observation: 11.75 ft at 9:45AM May 14, 2021Highest Observation: 11.75 ft at 10:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.74 ft at 10:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.74 ft at 10:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.74 ft at 10:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.73 ft at 11:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.73 ft at 11:15AM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.73 ft at 11:30AM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.72 ft at 11:45AM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.73 ft at 12:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.72 ft at 12:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.72 ft at 12:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.72 ft at 12:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.71 ft at 1:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.7 ft at 1:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.7 ft at 1:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.7 ft at 1:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.7 ft at 2:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.7 ft at 2:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.69 ft at 2:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.69 ft at 2:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.69 ft at 3:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.68 ft at 3:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.67 ft at 3:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.68 ft at 3:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.67 ft at 4:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.67 ft at 4:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.66 ft at 4:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.66 ft at 4:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.66 ft at 5:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.66 ft at 5:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.65 ft at 5:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.65 ft at 5:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.65 ft at 6:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.64 ft at 6:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.64 ft at 6:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.58 ft at 6:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.57 ft at 7:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.56 ft at 7:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.55 ft at 7:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.54 ft at 7:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.53 ft at 8:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.52 ft at 8:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.51 ft at 8:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.5 ft at 8:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.49 ft at 9:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.47 ft at 9:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.46 ft at 9:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.44 ft at 9:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.44 ft at 10:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.43 ft at 10:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.42 ft at 10:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.4 ft at 10:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.4 ft at 11:00PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.39 ft at 11:15PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.38 ft at 11:30PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.37 ft at 11:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 11.36 ft at 12:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.35 ft at 12:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.35 ft at 12:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.34 ft at 12:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.33 ft at 1:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.33 ft at 1:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.32 ft at 1:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.32 ft at 1:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.31 ft at 2:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.3 ft at 2:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.29 ft at 2:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.29 ft at 2:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.28 ft at 3:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.28 ft at 3:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.27 ft at 3:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.26 ft at 3:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.26 ft at 4:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.25 ft at 4:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.25 ft at 4:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.24 ft at 4:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.24 ft at 5:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.23 ft at 5:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.23 ft at 5:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.22 ft at 5:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.22 ft at 6:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.21 ft at 6:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.21 ft at 6:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.21 ft at 6:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.2 ft at 7:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.2 ft at 7:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.19 ft at 7:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.19 ft at 7:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.18 ft at 8:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.18 ft at 8:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.17 ft at 8:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.17 ft at 8:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.17 ft at 9:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.16 ft at 9:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.16 ft at 9:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.15 ft at 9:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.16 ft at 10:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.15 ft at 10:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.14 ft at 10:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.14 ft at 10:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.14 ft at 11:00AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.13 ft at 11:15AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.13 ft at 11:30AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.13 ft at 11:45AM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.12 ft at 12:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.12 ft at 12:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.12 ft at 12:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.12 ft at 12:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.11 ft at 1:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.11 ft at 1:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.11 ft at 1:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.1 ft at 1:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.1 ft at 2:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.1 ft at 2:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.08 ft at 3:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.08 ft at 3:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.07 ft at 4:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.07 ft at 4:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.07 ft at 4:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.07 ft at 4:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.06 ft at 5:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.06 ft at 5:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.05 ft at 5:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.05 ft at 5:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.05 ft at 6:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.04 ft at 6:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.04 ft at 6:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.04 ft at 6:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.03 ft at 7:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.03 ft at 7:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.03 ft at 7:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.02 ft at 7:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.02 ft at 8:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.01 ft at 8:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11.01 ft at 8:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11 ft at 8:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11 ft at 9:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11 ft at 9:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 11 ft at 9:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.99 ft at 9:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.99 ft at 10:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.98 ft at 10:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.98 ft at 10:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.98 ft at 10:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.97 ft at 11:00PM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.97 ft at 11:15PM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.97 ft at 11:30PM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.96 ft at 11:45PM May 15, 2021Observed: 10.96 ft at 12:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 10.96 ft at 12:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 10.96 ft at 12:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 10.95 ft at 12:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.08 ft at 1:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.08 ft at 1:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.08 ft at 1:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.09 ft at 1:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.11 ft at 2:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.12 ft at 2:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.12 ft at 2:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.13 ft at 2:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.15 ft at 3:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.18 ft at 3:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.2 ft at 3:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.22 ft at 3:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.24 ft at 4:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.24 ft at 4:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.26 ft at 4:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.27 ft at 4:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.28 ft at 5:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.29 ft at 5:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.3 ft at 5:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.31 ft at 5:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.31 ft at 6:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.33 ft at 6:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.34 ft at 6:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.35 ft at 6:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.36 ft at 7:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.37 ft at 7:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.37 ft at 7:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.38 ft at 7:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.38 ft at 8:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.39 ft at 8:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.39 ft at 8:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.4 ft at 8:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.4 ft at 9:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.41 ft at 9:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.41 ft at 9:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.42 ft at 9:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.42 ft at 10:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.42 ft at 10:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.43 ft at 10:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.43 ft at 10:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.43 ft at 11:00AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.43 ft at 11:15AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.44 ft at 11:30AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.44 ft at 11:45AM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.44 ft at 12:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.44 ft at 12:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 12:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 12:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 1:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 1:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 1:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 1:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 2:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 2:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 2:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.46 ft at 2:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.46 ft at 3:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.46 ft at 3:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.46 ft at 3:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 3:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 4:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 4:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 4:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 4:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 5:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 5:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 5:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 5:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 6:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.44 ft at 6:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.44 ft at 6:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.44 ft at 6:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.44 ft at 7:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.44 ft at 7:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.43 ft at 7:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.44 ft at 7:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.43 ft at 8:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.43 ft at 8:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.43 ft at 8:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.42 ft at 8:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.43 ft at 9:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.42 ft at 9:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.42 ft at 9:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.42 ft at 9:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.42 ft at 10:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.41 ft at 10:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.41 ft at 10:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.41 ft at 10:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.41 ft at 11:00PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.4 ft at 11:15PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.4 ft at 11:30PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.4 ft at 11:45PM May 16, 2021Observed: 11.39 ft at 12:00AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.39 ft at 12:15AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.39 ft at 12:30AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.39 ft at 12:45AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.39 ft at 1:00AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.38 ft at 1:15AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.38 ft at 1:30AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.38 ft at 1:45AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.38 ft at 2:00AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.38 ft at 2:15AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.37 ft at 2:30AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.37 ft at 2:45AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.37 ft at 3:00AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.37 ft at 3:15AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.36 ft at 3:30AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.36 ft at 3:45AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.36 ft at 4:00AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.36 ft at 4:15AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.35 ft at 4:30AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.35 ft at 4:45AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.35 ft at 5:00AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.35 ft at 5:15AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.35 ft at 5:30AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.35 ft at 5:45AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.35 ft at 6:00AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.34 ft at 6:15AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.34 ft at 6:30AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.34 ft at 6:45AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.34 ft at 7:00AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.33 ft at 7:15AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.33 ft at 7:30AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.33 ft at 7:45AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.33 ft at 8:00AM May 17, 2021Observed: 11.33 ft at 8:15AM May 17, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesRAVK2(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (9:10AM May 17, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 11.33 ft at 8:15 AM EDT 17-May-2021. Flood Stage is 21 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Kentucky River near Ravenna are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 31
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 21
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 41.00 ft on 03/03/2021 (P)
(2) 39.37 ft on 02/04/1939
(3) 38.87 ft on 03/27/1913
(4) 38.37 ft on 01/31/1957
(5) 37.57 ft on 03/01/1972
(6) 37.57 ft on 01/29/1918
(7) 37.57 ft on 02/09/1978
(8) 37.27 ft on 03/24/1929
(9) 35.02 ft on 02/18/2003 (P)
(10) 31.73 ft on 02/25/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 41.00 ft on 03/03/2021 (P)
(2) 24.91 ft on 02/14/2020 (P)
(3) 25.30 ft on 02/08/2020 (P)
(4) 31.73 ft on 02/25/2019
(5) 25.73 ft on 02/22/2019
(6) 21.02 ft on 02/14/2019
(7) 22.07 ft on 03/26/2018
(8) 21.57 ft on 04/25/2017
(9) 23.24 ft on 05/02/2016
(10) 24.05 ft on 02/17/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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39.36 Flooding will exceed the highest flood on record.
31 Major flooding occurs.
25 Moderate flooding occurs.
21.5 Sang Branch Road is under water at Red Lick Creek.
21 Low lying areas flood. Red Lick Road, Millers Creek Road, Dark Hollow Road, and Noland Creek Road flood in several places.
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(1) Gage Enclosure
(2) Upper Staff Gage
(3) Lower Three Staff Gages
(4) Staff Gage on Lock 12
(5) Looking Upstream From Lock 12
(6) Looking Downstream From Lock 12
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Latitude: 37.678333° N, Longitude: 83.948333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 21 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(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 NULL NULL  

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