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Green River (KY) near Mammoth Cave Stage (ft)Observed: 18.74 ft at 12:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.73 ft at 1:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.73 ft at 1:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.73 ft at 1:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.74 ft at 1:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.73 ft at 2:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.72 ft at 2:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.72 ft at 2:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.72 ft at 2:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.72 ft at 3:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.72 ft at 3:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.72 ft at 3:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.72 ft at 3:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.72 ft at 4:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.71 ft at 4:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.72 ft at 4:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.72 ft at 4:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.72 ft at 5:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.73 ft at 5:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.72 ft at 5:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.73 ft at 5:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.74 ft at 6:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.75 ft at 6:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.77 ft at 6:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.77 ft at 6:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.8 ft at 7:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.81 ft at 7:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.82 ft at 7:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.86 ft at 7:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.89 ft at 8:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.92 ft at 8:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 18.96 ft at 8:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 19.01 ft at 8:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 19.07 ft at 9:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 19.11 ft at 9:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 19.17 ft at 9:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 19.25 ft at 9:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 19.32 ft at 10:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 19.39 ft at 10:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 19.47 ft at 10:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 19.56 ft at 10:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 19.65 ft at 11:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 19.77 ft at 11:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 19.86 ft at 11:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 19.96 ft at 11:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 20.08 ft at 12:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 20.21 ft at 12:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 20.33 ft at 12:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 20.45 ft at 12:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 20.58 ft at 1:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 20.71 ft at 1:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 20.85 ft at 1:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 21 ft at 1:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 21.13 ft at 2:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 21.28 ft at 2:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 21.41 ft at 2:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 21.58 ft at 2:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 21.72 ft at 3:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 21.86 ft at 3:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 22.01 ft at 3:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 22.15 ft at 3:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 22.28 ft at 4:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 22.47 ft at 4:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 22.6 ft at 4:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 22.75 ft at 4:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 22.92 ft at 5:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 23.06 ft at 5:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 23.21 ft at 5:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 23.36 ft at 5:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 23.49 ft at 6:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 23.63 ft at 6:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 23.77 ft at 6:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 23.88 ft at 6:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 24.02 ft at 7:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 24.12 ft at 7:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 24.23 ft at 7:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 24.36 ft at 7:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 24.5 ft at 8:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 24.58 ft at 8:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 24.69 ft at 8:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 24.81 ft at 8:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 24.9 ft at 9:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 24.98 ft at 9:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 25.1 ft at 9:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 25.17 ft at 9:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 25.27 ft at 10:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 25.36 ft at 10:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 25.45 ft at 10:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 25.53 ft at 10:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 25.6 ft at 11:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 25.68 ft at 11:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 25.77 ft at 11:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 25.85 ft at 11:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 25.92 ft at 12:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 25.99 ft at 12:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 26.05 ft at 12:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 26.11 ft at 12:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 26.19 ft at 1:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 26.25 ft at 1:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 26.31 ft at 1:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 26.39 ft at 1:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 26.44 ft at 2:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 26.51 ft at 2:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 26.57 ft at 2:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 26.63 ft at 2:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 26.71 ft at 3:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 26.75 ft at 3:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 26.81 ft at 3:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 26.88 ft at 3:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 26.92 ft at 4:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 26.98 ft at 4:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 27.05 ft at 4:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 27.12 ft at 4:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 27.18 ft at 5:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 27.22 ft at 5:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 27.29 ft at 5:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 27.33 ft at 5:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 27.39 ft at 6:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 27.45 ft at 6:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 27.52 ft at 6:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 27.56 ft at 6:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 27.62 ft at 7:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 27.67 ft at 7:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 27.73 ft at 7:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 27.78 ft at 7:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 27.84 ft at 8:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 27.9 ft at 8:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 27.97 ft at 8:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 28.02 ft at 8:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 28.07 ft at 9:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 28.12 ft at 9:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 28.17 ft at 9:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 28.23 ft at 9:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 28.3 ft at 10:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 28.34 ft at 10:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 28.39 ft at 10:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 28.45 ft at 10:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 28.5 ft at 11:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 28.56 ft at 11:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 28.6 ft at 11:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 28.66 ft at 11:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 28.7 ft at 12:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 28.76 ft at 12:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 28.82 ft at 12:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 28.86 ft at 12:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 28.91 ft at 1:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 28.96 ft at 1:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.01 ft at 1:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.06 ft at 1:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.1 ft at 2:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.15 ft at 2:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.2 ft at 2:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.25 ft at 2:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.29 ft at 3:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.35 ft at 3:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.38 ft at 3:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.43 ft at 3:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.46 ft at 4:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.51 ft at 4:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.56 ft at 4:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.6 ft at 4:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.64 ft at 5:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.68 ft at 5:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.71 ft at 5:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.75 ft at 5:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.78 ft at 6:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.81 ft at 6:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.85 ft at 6:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.87 ft at 6:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.92 ft at 7:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.94 ft at 7:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 29.98 ft at 7:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 30 ft at 7:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 30.02 ft at 8:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 30.05 ft at 8:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 30.08 ft at 8:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 30.09 ft at 8:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 30.12 ft at 9:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 30.13 ft at 9:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 30.15 ft at 9:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 30.17 ft at 9:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 30.18 ft at 10:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 30.2 ft at 10:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 30.21 ft at 10:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 30.22 ft at 10:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 30.23 ft at 11:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 30.24 ft at 11:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 30.24 ft at 11:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 30.25 ft at 11:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 30.25 ft at 12:00AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.24 ft at 12:15AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.25 ft at 12:30AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.24 ft at 12:45AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.23 ft at 1:00AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.22 ft at 1:15AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.2 ft at 1:30AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.19 ft at 1:45AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.18 ft at 2:00AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.16 ft at 2:15AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.17 ft at 2:30AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.18 ft at 2:45AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.17 ft at 3:00AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.18 ft at 3:15AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.16 ft at 3:30AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.15 ft at 3:45AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.17 ft at 4:00AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.18 ft at 4:15AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.19 ft at 4:30AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.2 ft at 4:45AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.22 ft at 5:00AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.24 ft at 5:15AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.25 ft at 5:30AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.26 ft at 5:45AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.26 ft at 6:00AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.26 ft at 6:15AM May 25, 2024Highest Observation: 30.27 ft at 6:30AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.25 ft at 6:45AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.23 ft at 7:00AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.23 ft at 7:15AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.22 ft at 7:30AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.19 ft at 7:45AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.16 ft at 8:00AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.12 ft at 8:15AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.07 ft at 8:30AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30.05 ft at 8:45AM May 25, 2024Observed: 30 ft at 9:00AM May 25, 2024Observed: 29.94 ft at 9:15AM May 25, 2024Observed: 29.89 ft at 9:30AM May 25, 2024Observed: 29.84 ft at 9:45AM May 25, 2024Observed: 29.77 ft at 10:00AM May 25, 2024Observed: 29.71 ft at 10:15AM May 25, 2024Observed: 29.65 ft at 10:30AM May 25, 2024Observed: 29.58 ft at 10:45AM May 25, 2024Observed: 29.49 ft at 11:00AM May 25, 2024Observed: 29.42 ft at 11:15AM May 25, 2024Observed: 29.36 ft at 11:30AM May 25, 2024Observed: 29.28 ft at 11:45AM May 25, 2024Observed: 29.19 ft at 12:00PM May 25, 2024Observed: 29.12 ft at 12:15PM May 25, 2024Observed: 29.03 ft at 12:30PM May 25, 2024Observed: 28.94 ft at 12:45PM May 25, 2024Observed: 28.85 ft at 1:00PM May 25, 2024Observed: 28.77 ft at 1:15PM May 25, 2024Observed: 28.67 ft at 1:30PM May 25, 2024Observed: 28.58 ft at 1:45PM May 25, 2024Observed: 28.48 ft at 2:00PM May 25, 2024Observed: 28.39 ft at 2:15PM May 25, 2024Observed: 28.29 ft at 2:30PM May 25, 2024Observed: 28.21 ft at 2:45PM May 25, 2024Observed: 28.09 ft at 3:00PM May 25, 2024Observed: 28 ft at 3:15PM May 25, 2024Observed: 27.9 ft at 3:30PM May 25, 2024Observed: 27.8 ft at 3:45PM May 25, 2024Observed: 27.69 ft at 4:00PM May 25, 2024Observed: 27.6 ft at 4:15PM May 25, 2024Observed: 27.49 ft at 4:30PM May 25, 2024Observed: 27.39 ft at 4:45PM May 25, 2024Observed: 27.28 ft at 5:00PM May 25, 2024Observed: 27.18 ft at 5:15PM May 25, 2024Observed: 27.07 ft at 5:30PM May 25, 2024Observed: 26.96 ft at 5:45PM May 25, 2024Observed: 26.87 ft at 6:00PM May 25, 2024Observed: 26.76 ft at 6:15PM May 25, 2024Observed: 26.66 ft at 6:30PM May 25, 2024Observed: 26.55 ft at 6:45PM May 25, 2024Observed: 26.44 ft at 7:00PM May 25, 2024Observed: 26.34 ft at 7:15PM May 25, 2024Observed: 26.23 ft at 7:30PM May 25, 2024Observed: 26.13 ft at 7:45PM May 25, 2024Observed: 26.03 ft at 8:00PM May 25, 2024Observed: 25.93 ft at 8:15PM May 25, 2024Observed: 25.83 ft at 8:30PM May 25, 2024Observed: 25.73 ft at 8:45PM May 25, 2024Observed: 25.63 ft at 9:00PM May 25, 2024Observed: 25.52 ft at 9:15PM May 25, 2024Observed: 25.43 ft at 9:30PM May 25, 2024Observed: 25.35 ft at 9:45PM May 25, 2024Observed: 25.25 ft at 10:00PM May 25, 2024Observed: 25.17 ft at 10:15PM May 25, 2024Observed: 25.07 ft at 10:30PM May 25, 2024Observed: 25 ft at 10:45PM May 25, 2024Observed: 24.9 ft at 11:00PM May 25, 2024Observed: 24.82 ft at 11:15PM May 25, 2024Observed: 24.74 ft at 11:30PM May 25, 2024Observed: 24.66 ft at 11:45PM May 25, 2024Observed: 24.58 ft at 12:00AM May 26, 2024Forecast: 23.9 ft 1:00AM May 26, 2024Forecast: 22 ft 7:00AM May 26, 2024Forecast: 20.9 ft 1:00PM May 26, 2024Forecast: 20.1 ft 7:00PM May 26, 2024Forecast: 19.5 ft 1:00AM May 27, 2024Forecast: 19.4 ft 7:00AM May 27, 2024Forecast: 19.9 ft 1:00PM May 27, 2024Forecast: 20.8 ft 7:00PM May 27, 2024Forecast: 22.5 ft 1:00AM May 28, 2024Forecast: 25.1 ft 7:00AM May 28, 2024Forecast: 28.5 ft 1:00PM May 28, 2024Highest Forecast: 29.8 ft 7:00PM May 28, 2024USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMMCK2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:40AM May 26, 2024)ObservedForecast (issued 7:55PM May 25)Latest observed value: 24.58 ft at 12:00 AM CDT 26-May-2024. Flood Stage is 32 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Green River (KY) near Mammoth Cave are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 62
Moderate Flood Stage: 57
Flood Stage: 32
Action Stage: 20
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 52.00 ft on 01/24/1937
(2) 50.94 ft on 03/03/2021
(3) 50.50 ft on 01/01/1913
(4) 43.00 ft on 02/18/1949
(5) 42.62 ft on 02/26/2019
(6) 42.60 ft on 01/01/1935
(7) 42.00 ft on 01/09/1950
(8) 38.10 ft on 04/16/1948
(9) 38.04 ft on 12/19/2019
(10) 34.60 ft on 01/04/1945
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 50.94 ft on 03/03/2021
(2) 38.04 ft on 12/19/2019
(3) 42.62 ft on 02/26/2019
(4) 34.60 ft on 02/12/2018
(5) 42.00 ft on 01/09/1950
(6) 43.00 ft on 02/18/1949
(7) 38.10 ft on 04/16/1948
(8) 34.60 ft on 01/04/1945
(9) 31.70 ft on 02/06/1939
(10) 52.00 ft on 01/24/1937
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
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57 Cave tours that use the lower levels of the cave are closed.
42 Echo River Spring Trail and parking lot are under water and not accessible.
32 Green River Ferry closes to all traffic due to high water.
20.1 Launching of paddle craft is prohibited.
20 Green River Ferry closes to RV and trailer traffic due to high water. Heavy loads will be at the judgment of the ferry operator considering the 12 ton load limit of ferry. Backcountry camping on the Green River floodplain is prohibited.
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(1) Green River Ferry at Mammoth Cave
(2) North Ferry Approach
(3) South Ferry Approach
(4) Downstream Staff Gauge
(5) Upstream Boat Ramp
(6) Upstream Staff Gauges
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10.5 Green River Ferry closes to RV/Trailer traffic and heavy loads due to low water.
9.5 Green River Ferry is closed to all traffic due to low water.
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Latitude: 37.180000° N, Longitude: 86.112500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 32 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 409.35 441.35 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 Not Available Not Available  

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10 Day (HEFS) 10 Day (NAEFS) River Forecast VS. River Potential
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