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Salt River (KY) at Shepherdsville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 6.19 ft at 4:00PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.21 ft at 4:15PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.21 ft at 4:30PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.19 ft at 4:45PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.19 ft at 5:00PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.18 ft at 5:15PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.19 ft at 5:30PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.17 ft at 5:45PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.16 ft at 6:00PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.16 ft at 6:15PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.16 ft at 6:30PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.2 ft at 6:45PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.18 ft at 7:00PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.17 ft at 7:15PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.19 ft at 7:30PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.16 ft at 7:45PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.19 ft at 8:00PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.33 ft at 8:15PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.42 ft at 8:30PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.47 ft at 8:45PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.48 ft at 9:00PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.52 ft at 9:15PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.59 ft at 9:30PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.6 ft at 9:45PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.7 ft at 10:00PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.72 ft at 10:15PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.8 ft at 10:30PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.88 ft at 10:45PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 6.98 ft at 11:00PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 7.09 ft at 11:15PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 7.15 ft at 11:30PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 7.26 ft at 11:45PM Jun 21, 2019Observed: 7.35 ft at 12:00AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 7.46 ft at 12:15AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 7.52 ft at 12:30AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 7.66 ft at 12:45AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 7.77 ft at 1:00AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 7.85 ft at 1:15AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 7.98 ft at 1:30AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 8.11 ft at 1:45AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 8.16 ft at 2:00AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 8.23 ft at 2:15AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 8.37 ft at 2:30AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 8.41 ft at 2:45AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 8.5 ft at 3:00AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 8.55 ft at 3:15AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 8.63 ft at 3:30AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 8.68 ft at 3:45AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 8.71 ft at 4:00AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 8.79 ft at 4:15AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 8.79 ft at 4:30AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 8.88 ft at 4:45AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 8.91 ft at 5:00AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 8.95 ft at 5:15AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 8.98 ft at 5:30AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 8.98 ft at 5:45AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 9.01 ft at 6:00AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 9.04 ft at 6:15AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 9.03 ft at 6:30AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 6:45AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 9.09 ft at 7:00AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 9.09 ft at 7:15AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 9.15 ft at 7:30AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 9.28 ft at 7:45AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 9.36 ft at 8:00AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 9.54 ft at 8:15AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 9.58 ft at 8:30AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 9.73 ft at 8:45AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 9.9 ft at 9:00AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 10.09 ft at 9:15AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 10.29 ft at 9:30AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 10.53 ft at 9:45AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 10.77 ft at 10:00AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 10.97 ft at 10:15AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 11.17 ft at 10:30AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 11.45 ft at 10:45AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 11.62 ft at 11:00AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 11.79 ft at 11:15AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 12.08 ft at 11:30AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 12.36 ft at 11:45AM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 12.56 ft at 12:00PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 12.75 ft at 12:15PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 12.93 ft at 12:30PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 13.13 ft at 12:45PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 13.24 ft at 1:00PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 13.32 ft at 1:15PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 13.49 ft at 1:30PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 13.56 ft at 1:45PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 13.68 ft at 2:00PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 13.77 ft at 2:15PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 13.9 ft at 2:30PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14 ft at 2:45PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.04 ft at 3:00PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.16 ft at 3:15PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.22 ft at 3:30PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.33 ft at 3:45PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.38 ft at 4:00PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.47 ft at 4:15PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.52 ft at 4:30PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.59 ft at 4:45PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.63 ft at 5:00PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.72 ft at 5:15PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.75 ft at 5:30PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.83 ft at 5:45PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.86 ft at 6:00PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.8 ft at 6:15PM Jun 22, 2019Highest Observation: 14.89 ft at 6:30PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.85 ft at 6:45PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.85 ft at 7:00PM Jun 22, 2019Highest Observation: 14.89 ft at 7:15PM Jun 22, 2019Highest Observation: 14.89 ft at 7:30PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.87 ft at 7:45PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.81 ft at 8:00PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.86 ft at 8:15PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.84 ft at 8:30PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.79 ft at 8:45PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.74 ft at 9:00PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.65 ft at 9:15PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.62 ft at 9:30PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.56 ft at 9:45PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.53 ft at 10:00PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.42 ft at 10:15PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.35 ft at 10:30PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.3 ft at 10:45PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.27 ft at 11:00PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.19 ft at 11:15PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.07 ft at 11:30PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 14.06 ft at 11:45PM Jun 22, 2019Observed: 13.91 ft at 12:00AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 13.82 ft at 12:15AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 13.75 ft at 12:30AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 13.7 ft at 12:45AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 13.58 ft at 1:00AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 13.48 ft at 1:15AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 13.38 ft at 1:30AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 13.31 ft at 1:45AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 13.21 ft at 2:00AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 13.12 ft at 2:15AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 12.99 ft at 2:30AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 12.89 ft at 2:45AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 12.81 ft at 3:00AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 12.72 ft at 3:15AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 12.59 ft at 3:30AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 12.51 ft at 3:45AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 12.41 ft at 4:00AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 12.31 ft at 4:15AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 12.23 ft at 4:30AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 12.13 ft at 4:45AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 5:00AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 11.99 ft at 5:15AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 11.88 ft at 5:30AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 11.79 ft at 5:45AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 11.67 ft at 6:00AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 11.59 ft at 6:15AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 11.49 ft at 6:30AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 11.42 ft at 6:45AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 11.36 ft at 7:00AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 11.27 ft at 7:15AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 11.16 ft at 7:30AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 11.07 ft at 7:45AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 10.98 ft at 8:00AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 10.94 ft at 8:15AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 10.84 ft at 8:30AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 10.78 ft at 8:45AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 10.69 ft at 9:00AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 10.6 ft at 9:15AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 10.55 ft at 9:30AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 10.49 ft at 9:45AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 10.41 ft at 10:00AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 10.36 ft at 10:15AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 10.26 ft at 10:30AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 10.17 ft at 10:45AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 10.15 ft at 11:00AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 10.05 ft at 11:15AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 9.99 ft at 11:30AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 9.92 ft at 11:45AM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 9.9 ft at 12:00PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 9.8 ft at 12:15PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 9.75 ft at 12:30PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 9.68 ft at 12:45PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 9.61 ft at 1:00PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 9.56 ft at 1:15PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 9.53 ft at 1:30PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 9.44 ft at 1:45PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 9.37 ft at 2:00PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 9.3 ft at 2:15PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 9.26 ft at 2:30PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 9.23 ft at 2:45PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 9.18 ft at 3:00PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 9.16 ft at 3:15PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 9.08 ft at 3:30PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 9.02 ft at 3:45PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.98 ft at 4:00PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.92 ft at 4:15PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.85 ft at 4:30PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.83 ft at 4:45PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.77 ft at 5:00PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.71 ft at 5:15PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.68 ft at 5:30PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.64 ft at 5:45PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.61 ft at 6:00PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.53 ft at 6:15PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.52 ft at 6:30PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.45 ft at 6:45PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.47 ft at 7:00PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.38 ft at 7:15PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.34 ft at 7:30PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.28 ft at 7:45PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.3 ft at 8:00PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.21 ft at 8:15PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.18 ft at 8:30PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.19 ft at 8:45PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.12 ft at 9:00PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.1 ft at 9:15PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.1 ft at 9:30PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.07 ft at 9:45PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8.07 ft at 10:00PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8 ft at 10:15PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 8 ft at 10:30PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 7.95 ft at 10:45PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 7.97 ft at 11:00PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 7.93 ft at 11:15PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 7.88 ft at 11:30PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 7.85 ft at 11:45PM Jun 23, 2019Observed: 7.85 ft at 12:00AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.83 ft at 12:15AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.79 ft at 12:30AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.76 ft at 12:45AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.78 ft at 1:00AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.72 ft at 1:15AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.72 ft at 1:30AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.72 ft at 1:45AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.68 ft at 2:00AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.69 ft at 2:15AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.65 ft at 2:30AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.65 ft at 2:45AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.63 ft at 3:00AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.64 ft at 3:15AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.59 ft at 3:30AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.56 ft at 3:45AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.56 ft at 4:00AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.54 ft at 4:15AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.51 ft at 4:30AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.51 ft at 4:45AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.45 ft at 5:00AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.45 ft at 5:15AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.44 ft at 5:30AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.4 ft at 5:45AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.37 ft at 6:00AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.35 ft at 6:15AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.32 ft at 6:30AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.33 ft at 6:45AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.27 ft at 7:00AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.27 ft at 7:15AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.2 ft at 7:30AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.19 ft at 7:45AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.16 ft at 8:00AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.16 ft at 8:15AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.1 ft at 8:30AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.08 ft at 8:45AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.07 ft at 9:00AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 7.03 ft at 9:15AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 6.97 ft at 9:30AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 6.97 ft at 9:45AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 6.92 ft at 10:00AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 6.9 ft at 10:15AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 10:30AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 6.83 ft at 10:45AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 6.79 ft at 11:00AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 6.77 ft at 11:15AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 6.76 ft at 11:30AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 6.69 ft at 11:45AM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 6.66 ft at 12:00PM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 6.65 ft at 12:15PM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 6.62 ft at 12:30PM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 6.59 ft at 12:45PM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 6.53 ft at 1:00PM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 6.48 ft at 1:15PM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 6.49 ft at 1:30PM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 6.46 ft at 1:45PM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 6.37 ft at 2:00PM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 6.38 ft at 2:15PM Jun 24, 2019Observed: 6.36 ft at 2:30PM Jun 24, 2019Forecast: 6.8 ft 8:00PM Jun 24, 2019Forecast: 7 ft 2:00AM Jun 25, 2019Highest Forecast: 7.1 ft 8:00AM Jun 25, 2019Highest Forecast: 7.1 ft 2:00PM Jun 25, 2019Forecast: 6.8 ft 8:00PM Jun 25, 2019Forecast: 6.4 ft 2:00AM Jun 26, 2019Forecast: 6 ft 8:00AM Jun 26, 2019Forecast: 5.6 ft 2:00PM Jun 26, 2019Forecast: 6.5 ft 8:00PM Jun 26, 2019Forecast: 6.2 ft 2:00AM Jun 27, 2019Forecast: 5.9 ft 8:00AM Jun 27, 2019Forecast: 5.6 ft 2:00PM Jun 27, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSHPK2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:54PM Jun 24, 2019)ObservedForecast (issued 10:45AM Jun 24)Latest observed value: 6.36 ft at 2:30 PM EDT 24-Jun-2019. 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  

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