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Green River (KY) at Green River Lake Pool (ft)Highest Observation: 674.51 ft at 6:00PM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 674.49 ft at 12:00AM Oct 21, 2021Observed: 674.48 ft at 6:00AM Oct 21, 2021Observed: 674.46 ft at 12:00PM Oct 21, 2021Observed: 674.42 ft at 6:00PM Oct 21, 2021Observed: 674.41 ft at 12:00AM Oct 22, 2021Observed: 674.4 ft at 6:00AM Oct 22, 2021Observed: 674.38 ft at 12:00PM Oct 22, 2021Observed: 674.36 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2021Observed: 674.34 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2021Observed: 674.32 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2021Highest Forecast: 674.2 ft 8:00AM Oct 24, 2021Highest Forecast: 674.2 ft 8:00AM Oct 25, 2021US Army Corps of EngineersGRLK2(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (12:55PM Oct 23, 2021)ObservedForecast (issued 9:13AM Oct 22)Latest observed value: 674.32 ft at 6:00 AM EDT 23-Oct-2021. Flood Stage is 713 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
NOTE: The future pool levels are furnished by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Green River (KY) at Green River Lake are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 718
Moderate Flood Stage: 713
Flood Stage: 713
Action Stage: 711
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 705.20 ft on 01/04/1979
(2) 704.00 ft on 05/23/1983
(3) 702.30 ft on 03/10/1989
(4) 701.60 ft on 05/22/1995
(5) 700.90 ft on 05/11/1994
(6) 697.50 ft on 05/05/2010
(7) 695.50 ft on 05/06/2011
(8) 693.00 ft on 03/12/1994
(9) 692.82 ft on 03/07/2021 (P)
(10) 692.50 ft on 04/22/2015

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 692.82 ft on 03/07/2021 (P)
(2) 692.50 ft on 04/22/2015
(3) 695.50 ft on 05/06/2011
(4) 697.50 ft on 05/05/2010
(5) 701.60 ft on 05/22/1995
(6) 700.90 ft on 05/11/1994
(7) 693.00 ft on 03/12/1994
(8) 702.30 ft on 03/10/1989
(9) 704.00 ft on 05/23/1983
(10) 705.20 ft on 01/04/1979

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 658.20 ft on 11/02/1971
(2) 663.80 ft on 01/14/1986
(3) 663.90 ft on 03/01/1985

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713 Flood pool, spillway elevation.
705.2 Record pool on 01/04/1979
675 Summer Pool
664 Winter Pool
(1) Outflow Chute
(2) Looking at Front of Dam from Landing
(3) Looking at Dam from Tailwater Parking Lot
(4) Intake Tower
(5) Looking at Lake from Top of Dam
(6) Tailwater Outlet
(7) Road over Dam
(8) Spillway
(9) Staff Gauge
(10) Tailwater
(11) Looking at Tailwater Area from Top of Dam
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Latitude: 37.247778° N, Longitude: 85.340000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 713 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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 713 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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