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Salt River (KY) at Shepherdsville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.07 ft at 8:15AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 8:30AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 8:45AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 9:00AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 9:15AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 9:30AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 10:45AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 11:00AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 11:15AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 11:30AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 11:45AM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 12:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 12:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 12:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 12:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 1:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 3:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 3:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 3:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 3:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 4:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 4:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 4:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 4:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 5:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 6:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 6:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 6:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 6:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 7:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 7:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 8:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 8:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 8:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 8:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 9:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 9:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 9:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 9:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 10:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 10:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 10:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 10:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 11:00PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 11:15PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 11:30PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 11:45PM Nov 23, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 12:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 12:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 12:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 12:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 3:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 3:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 3:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 3:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 4:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 4:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 4:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 4:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 6:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 6:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 6:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 6:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 7:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 7:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 7:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 7:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 8:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 8:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 8:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 8:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 9:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 9:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 9:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 9:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 10:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 10:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 10:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 10:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 11:00AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 11:15AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 11:30AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 11:45AM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 12:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 12:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.04 ft at 3:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.04 ft at 4:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.04 ft at 4:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 10:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 10:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 10:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 10:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 11:00PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 11:15PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.04 ft at 11:30PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 11:45PM Nov 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 12:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.04 ft at 2:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.04 ft at 3:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.04 ft at 3:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 5:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 6:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 6:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 6:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 6:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.06 ft at 7:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.08 ft at 8:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.08 ft at 9:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.09 ft at 9:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.09 ft at 9:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.09 ft at 9:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.09 ft at 10:00AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.1 ft at 10:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.1 ft at 10:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:15AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.1 ft at 11:30AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.11 ft at 11:45AM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.1 ft at 12:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.11 ft at 12:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.11 ft at 12:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.11 ft at 12:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.11 ft at 1:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.12 ft at 1:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.12 ft at 1:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.12 ft at 1:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.12 ft at 2:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.13 ft at 2:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.12 ft at 2:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.13 ft at 2:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.13 ft at 3:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.14 ft at 3:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.13 ft at 3:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.14 ft at 3:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.14 ft at 4:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.15 ft at 4:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.15 ft at 4:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.15 ft at 4:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.17 ft at 5:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.17 ft at 5:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.17 ft at 5:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.18 ft at 5:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.19 ft at 6:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.18 ft at 6:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.19 ft at 6:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.19 ft at 6:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.19 ft at 7:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.19 ft at 7:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.2 ft at 7:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.2 ft at 7:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.2 ft at 8:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.22 ft at 8:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.22 ft at 9:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.23 ft at 9:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.22 ft at 9:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.22 ft at 9:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.22 ft at 10:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.22 ft at 10:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.23 ft at 10:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.23 ft at 10:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.24 ft at 11:00PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.24 ft at 11:15PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.24 ft at 11:30PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 11:45PM Nov 25, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 12:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.28 ft at 12:15AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.28 ft at 12:30AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:45AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 1:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 1:15AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.34 ft at 1:30AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.35 ft at 1:45AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.36 ft at 2:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.36 ft at 2:15AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.38 ft at 2:30AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.39 ft at 2:45AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.4 ft at 3:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.42 ft at 3:15AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.43 ft at 3:30AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.43 ft at 3:45AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.45 ft at 4:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.45 ft at 4:15AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.47 ft at 4:30AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.48 ft at 4:45AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.48 ft at 5:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.49 ft at 5:15AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.51 ft at 5:30AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.53 ft at 5:45AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.55 ft at 6:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.57 ft at 6:15AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.59 ft at 6:30AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:45AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.66 ft at 7:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 2.7 ft at 7:15AM Nov 26, 2020Highest Observation: 2.73 ft at 7:30AM Nov 26, 2020Highest Forecast: 4.9 ft 1:00PM Nov 26, 2020Forecast: 4.6 ft 7:00PM Nov 26, 2020Forecast: 4.2 ft 1:00AM Nov 27, 2020Forecast: 3.8 ft 7:00AM Nov 27, 2020Forecast: 3.5 ft 1:00PM Nov 27, 2020Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00PM Nov 27, 2020Forecast: 3.2 ft 1:00AM Nov 28, 2020Forecast: 3 ft 7:00AM Nov 28, 2020Forecast: 2.9 ft 1:00PM Nov 28, 2020Forecast: 2.8 ft 7:00PM Nov 28, 2020Forecast: 2.7 ft 1:00AM Nov 29, 2020Forecast: 2.6 ft 7:00AM Nov 29, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSHPK2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:09AM Nov 26, 2020)ObservedForecast (issued 9:20AM Nov 25)Latest observed value: 2.73 ft at 7:30 AM EST 26-Nov-2020. Flood Stage is 32 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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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 Salt River (KY) at Shepherdsville 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: 40
Moderate Flood Stage: 35
Flood Stage: 32
Action Stage: 30
Low Stage (in feet): 0.4

Historic Crests
(1) 47.30 ft on 01/26/1937
(2) 41.50 ft on 03/11/1964
(3) 40.92 ft on 03/03/1997
(4) 40.84 ft on 05/09/1961
(5) 38.04 ft on 03/07/1945
(6) 35.84 ft on 03/20/1943
(7) 35.01 ft on 02/26/2018 (P)
(8) 33.40 ft on 03/06/1964
(9) 33.10 ft on 04/28/2011
(10) 32.58 ft on 12/10/1978
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 35.01 ft on 02/26/2018 (P)
(2) 33.10 ft on 04/28/2011
(3) 40.92 ft on 03/03/1997
(4) 31.30 ft on 02/16/1990
(5) 31.82 ft on 02/16/1989
(6) 32.01 ft on 09/23/1979
(7) 32.58 ft on 12/10/1978
(8) 41.50 ft on 03/11/1964
(9) 33.40 ft on 03/06/1964
(10) 31.64 ft on 02/28/1962
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.20 ft on 01/01/1900

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40 KY 61 is closed. Water enters downtown business district.
36 Access road into Frank E. Simon park floods.
35 Water covers several low roads near river.
33 Corner of First and Buckman Street north of bridge flood.
32 Water covers low spot of KY 61 at north end of bridge.
Photos
(1) Gauge House
(2) Wireweight Gauge
(3) Wireweight Gauge (zoomed in)
(4) Staff Gauge
(5) Crest Gauge
(6) Looking Upstream from Bridge
(7) Looking Downstream from Bridge
(8) KY 61 Bridge from Park Landing
(9) Looking West on 1st Street From Gauge House
(10) Low Spot on Plum Street
(11) Riverside Park
(12) Park Landing
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Latitude: 37.985000° N, Longitude: 85.717500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 406.62 ft 438.62 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

Current/Historical Observations:

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10 Day (HEFS) 7 Day (NAEFS) River Forecast VS. River Potential
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Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 hours.

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