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Cumberland River at Lake Cumberland Pool (ft)Observed: 720.91 ft at 5:00PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.85 ft at 5:15PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.9 ft at 5:30PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.88 ft at 5:45PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.88 ft at 6:00PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.9 ft at 6:15PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.91 ft at 6:30PM Aug 11, 2022Highest Observation: 720.93 ft at 6:45PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.91 ft at 7:00PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.9 ft at 7:15PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.91 ft at 7:30PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.9 ft at 7:45PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.91 ft at 8:00PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.91 ft at 8:15PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.91 ft at 8:30PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.92 ft at 8:45PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.91 ft at 9:00PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.91 ft at 9:15PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.9 ft at 9:30PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.89 ft at 9:45PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.88 ft at 10:00PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.87 ft at 10:15PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.86 ft at 10:30PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.85 ft at 10:45PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.85 ft at 11:00PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.84 ft at 11:15PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.84 ft at 11:30PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.83 ft at 11:45PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 720.85 ft at 12:00AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.84 ft at 12:15AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.84 ft at 12:30AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.85 ft at 12:45AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.83 ft at 1:00AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.84 ft at 1:15AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.84 ft at 1:30AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.85 ft at 1:45AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.84 ft at 2:00AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.84 ft at 2:15AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.86 ft at 2:30AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.86 ft at 2:45AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.87 ft at 3:00AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.88 ft at 3:15AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.86 ft at 3:30AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.88 ft at 3:45AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.9 ft at 4:00AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.89 ft at 4:15AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.9 ft at 4:30AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.91 ft at 4:45AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.9 ft at 5:00AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.88 ft at 5:15AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.84 ft at 5:30AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.87 ft at 5:45AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.86 ft at 6:00AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.85 ft at 6:15AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.84 ft at 6:30AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.84 ft at 6:45AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.82 ft at 7:00AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.85 ft at 7:15AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.84 ft at 7:30AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.84 ft at 7:45AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.85 ft at 8:00AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.86 ft at 8:15AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.75 ft at 8:30AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.74 ft at 8:45AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.75 ft at 9:00AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.72 ft at 9:15AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.73 ft at 9:30AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.75 ft at 9:45AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.74 ft at 10:00AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.73 ft at 10:15AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.73 ft at 10:30AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.71 ft at 10:45AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.72 ft at 11:00AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.74 ft at 11:15AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.73 ft at 11:30AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.73 ft at 11:45AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.72 ft at 12:00PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.71 ft at 12:15PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.73 ft at 12:30PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.67 ft at 12:45PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.7 ft at 1:00PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.71 ft at 1:15PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.68 ft at 1:30PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.67 ft at 1:45PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.69 ft at 2:00PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.66 ft at 2:15PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.68 ft at 2:30PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.65 ft at 2:45PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.68 ft at 3:00PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.64 ft at 3:15PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.63 ft at 3:30PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.66 ft at 3:45PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.64 ft at 4:00PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.63 ft at 4:15PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.63 ft at 4:30PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.63 ft at 4:45PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.61 ft at 5:00PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.6 ft at 5:15PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.61 ft at 5:30PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.6 ft at 5:45PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.6 ft at 6:00PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.59 ft at 6:15PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.57 ft at 6:30PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.63 ft at 6:45PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.66 ft at 7:00PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.65 ft at 7:15PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.63 ft at 7:30PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.64 ft at 7:45PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.64 ft at 8:00PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.64 ft at 8:15PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.61 ft at 8:30PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.61 ft at 8:45PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.6 ft at 9:00PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.59 ft at 9:15PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.61 ft at 9:30PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.58 ft at 9:45PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.6 ft at 10:00PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.56 ft at 10:15PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.56 ft at 10:30PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.58 ft at 10:45PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.57 ft at 11:00PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.57 ft at 11:15PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.57 ft at 11:30PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.57 ft at 11:45PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 720.61 ft at 12:00AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.58 ft at 12:15AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.62 ft at 12:30AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.6 ft at 12:45AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.57 ft at 1:00AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.61 ft at 1:15AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.6 ft at 1:30AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.62 ft at 1:45AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.61 ft at 2:00AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.57 ft at 2:15AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.58 ft at 2:30AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.62 ft at 2:45AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.6 ft at 3:00AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.61 ft at 3:15AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.6 ft at 3:30AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.61 ft at 3:45AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.61 ft at 4:00AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.6 ft at 4:15AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.61 ft at 4:30AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.61 ft at 4:45AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.59 ft at 5:00AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.6 ft at 5:15AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.61 ft at 5:30AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.62 ft at 5:45AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.62 ft at 6:00AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.62 ft at 6:15AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.63 ft at 6:30AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.62 ft at 6:45AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.62 ft at 7:00AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.63 ft at 7:15AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.62 ft at 7:30AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.64 ft at 7:45AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.65 ft at 8:00AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.61 ft at 8:15AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.54 ft at 8:30AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.53 ft at 8:45AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.51 ft at 9:00AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.52 ft at 9:15AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.47 ft at 9:30AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.48 ft at 9:45AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.46 ft at 10:00AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.47 ft at 10:15AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.48 ft at 10:30AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.47 ft at 10:45AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.48 ft at 11:00AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.53 ft at 11:15AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.51 ft at 11:30AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.51 ft at 11:45AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.51 ft at 12:00PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.58 ft at 12:15PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.52 ft at 12:30PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.55 ft at 12:45PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.53 ft at 1:00PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.5 ft at 1:15PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.46 ft at 1:30PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.45 ft at 1:45PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.47 ft at 2:00PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.48 ft at 2:15PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.45 ft at 2:30PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.5 ft at 2:45PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.51 ft at 3:00PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.53 ft at 3:15PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.5 ft at 3:30PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.49 ft at 3:45PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.5 ft at 4:00PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.47 ft at 4:15PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.48 ft at 4:30PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.48 ft at 4:45PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.43 ft at 5:00PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.44 ft at 5:15PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.45 ft at 5:30PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.41 ft at 5:45PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.44 ft at 6:00PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.42 ft at 6:15PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.42 ft at 6:30PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.42 ft at 6:45PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.37 ft at 7:00PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.42 ft at 7:15PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.39 ft at 7:30PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.4 ft at 7:45PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.36 ft at 8:00PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.41 ft at 8:15PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.37 ft at 8:30PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.36 ft at 8:45PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.37 ft at 9:00PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.35 ft at 9:15PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.34 ft at 9:30PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.34 ft at 9:45PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.33 ft at 10:00PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.31 ft at 10:15PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.32 ft at 10:30PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.27 ft at 10:45PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.29 ft at 11:00PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.3 ft at 11:15PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.28 ft at 11:30PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.28 ft at 11:45PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 720.27 ft at 12:00AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.28 ft at 12:15AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.27 ft at 12:30AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.25 ft at 12:45AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.26 ft at 1:00AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.28 ft at 1:15AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.29 ft at 1:30AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.27 ft at 1:45AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.27 ft at 2:00AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.28 ft at 2:15AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.28 ft at 2:30AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.28 ft at 2:45AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.29 ft at 3:00AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.29 ft at 3:15AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.29 ft at 3:30AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.31 ft at 3:45AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.32 ft at 4:00AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.3 ft at 4:15AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.31 ft at 4:30AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.3 ft at 4:45AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.31 ft at 5:00AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.3 ft at 5:15AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.3 ft at 5:30AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.3 ft at 5:45AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.3 ft at 6:00AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.32 ft at 6:15AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.3 ft at 6:30AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.3 ft at 6:45AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.3 ft at 7:00AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.29 ft at 7:15AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.29 ft at 7:30AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.3 ft at 7:45AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.28 ft at 8:00AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.3 ft at 8:15AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.3 ft at 8:30AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.3 ft at 8:45AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.28 ft at 9:00AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.3 ft at 9:15AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.26 ft at 9:30AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.28 ft at 9:45AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.28 ft at 10:00AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.25 ft at 10:15AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.22 ft at 10:30AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.21 ft at 10:45AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.26 ft at 11:00AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.21 ft at 11:15AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.16 ft at 11:30AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.19 ft at 11:45AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.17 ft at 12:00PM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.18 ft at 12:15PM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.13 ft at 12:30PM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.15 ft at 12:45PM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.13 ft at 1:00PM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.09 ft at 1:15PM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.09 ft at 1:30PM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.12 ft at 1:45PM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.07 ft at 2:00PM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.07 ft at 2:15PM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.08 ft at 2:30PM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.07 ft at 2:45PM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.05 ft at 3:00PM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.07 ft at 3:15PM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.04 ft at 3:30PM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 720.05 ft at 3:45PM Aug 14, 2022Corps of EngineersWLCK2(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (4:55PM Aug 14, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 720.05 ft at 3:45 PM CDT 14-Aug-2022. Flood Stage is 760 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: The future pool levels are furnished by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. These forecasts do not account for future precipitation.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Cumberland River at Lake Cumberland are issued routinely year-round.

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Upstream Locations Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Burkesville
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 760
Moderate Flood Stage: 760
Flood Stage: 760
Action Stage: 730
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 756.52 ft on 02/26/2019
(2) 751.69 ft on 05/13/1984
(3) 751.42 ft on 03/01/1994

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 756.52 ft on 02/26/2019
(2) 751.42 ft on 03/01/1994
(3) 751.69 ft on 05/13/1984

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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760 Top of flood control pool.
740 Top of power pool, spillway crest elevation.
723 Summer pool.
690 Winter pool.
673 Bottom of power pool.
Photos
(1) Looking at Bridge and Headwater of Dam
(2) Power House
(3) Portion of Dam
(4) Middle Section of Dam from Lake Side
(5) Another View of Gates
(6) Tailwater Gates and Left Side of Dam
(7) Inside Power House
(8) US 127 Bridge Leading to Dam
(9) Right Side of Dam
(10) Tailwater Area from Top of Dam
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Latitude: 36.868889° N, Longitude: 85.146667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 760 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 Not Available 760 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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