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Cumberland River at Clarksville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 33.19 ft at 5:00PM Apr 22, 2018Observed: 33.2 ft at 5:30PM Apr 22, 2018Observed: 33.17 ft at 6:00PM Apr 22, 2018Observed: 33.19 ft at 6:30PM Apr 22, 2018Observed: 33.13 ft at 7:00PM Apr 22, 2018Observed: 33.2 ft at 7:30PM Apr 22, 2018Observed: 33.2 ft at 8:00PM Apr 22, 2018Observed: 33.21 ft at 8:30PM Apr 22, 2018Observed: 33.21 ft at 9:00PM Apr 22, 2018Observed: 33.18 ft at 9:30PM Apr 22, 2018Observed: 33.2 ft at 10:00PM Apr 22, 2018Observed: 33.22 ft at 10:30PM Apr 22, 2018Observed: 33.21 ft at 11:00PM Apr 22, 2018Observed: 33.28 ft at 11:30PM Apr 22, 2018Observed: 33.33 ft at 12:00AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 33.31 ft at 12:30AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 33.46 ft at 1:00AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 33.47 ft at 1:30AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 33.56 ft at 2:00AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 33.71 ft at 2:30AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 33.66 ft at 3:00AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 33.81 ft at 3:30AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 33.97 ft at 4:00AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 34.04 ft at 4:30AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 34.11 ft at 5:00AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 34.26 ft at 5:30AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 34.41 ft at 6:00AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 34.56 ft at 6:30AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 34.74 ft at 7:00AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 34.97 ft at 7:30AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 35.19 ft at 8:00AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 35.41 ft at 8:30AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 35.65 ft at 9:00AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 35.82 ft at 9:30AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 35.98 ft at 10:00AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 36.21 ft at 10:30AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 36.42 ft at 11:00AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 36.56 ft at 11:30AM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 36.78 ft at 12:00PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 36.99 ft at 12:30PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 37.2 ft at 1:00PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 37.38 ft at 1:30PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 37.51 ft at 2:00PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 37.65 ft at 2:30PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 37.8 ft at 3:00PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 37.95 ft at 3:30PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 38.12 ft at 4:00PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 38.22 ft at 4:30PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 38.4 ft at 5:00PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 38.53 ft at 5:30PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 38.71 ft at 6:00PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 38.84 ft at 6:30PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 38.98 ft at 7:00PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 39.08 ft at 7:30PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 39.2 ft at 8:00PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 39.29 ft at 8:30PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 39.38 ft at 9:00PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 39.44 ft at 9:30PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 39.59 ft at 10:00PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 39.63 ft at 10:30PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 39.69 ft at 11:00PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 39.77 ft at 11:30PM Apr 23, 2018Observed: 39.81 ft at 12:00AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 39.9 ft at 12:30AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 39.97 ft at 1:00AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40 ft at 1:30AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.1 ft at 2:00AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.18 ft at 2:30AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.23 ft at 3:00AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.31 ft at 3:30AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.32 ft at 4:00AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.4 ft at 4:30AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.42 ft at 5:00AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.43 ft at 5:30AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.5 ft at 6:00AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.54 ft at 6:30AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.58 ft at 7:00AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.61 ft at 7:30AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.63 ft at 8:00AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.68 ft at 8:30AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.69 ft at 9:00AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.72 ft at 9:30AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.73 ft at 10:00AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.73 ft at 10:30AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.75 ft at 11:00AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.78 ft at 11:30AM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.76 ft at 12:00PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.8 ft at 12:30PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.82 ft at 1:00PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.8 ft at 1:30PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.88 ft at 2:00PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.85 ft at 2:30PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.87 ft at 3:00PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.87 ft at 3:30PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.86 ft at 4:00PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.87 ft at 4:30PM Apr 24, 2018Highest Observation: 40.89 ft at 5:00PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.87 ft at 5:30PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.84 ft at 6:00PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.81 ft at 6:30PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.8 ft at 7:00PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.77 ft at 7:30PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.74 ft at 8:00PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.77 ft at 8:30PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.7 ft at 9:00PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.7 ft at 9:30PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.7 ft at 10:00PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.66 ft at 10:30PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.67 ft at 11:00PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.61 ft at 11:30PM Apr 24, 2018Observed: 40.6 ft at 12:00AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 40.59 ft at 12:30AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 40.55 ft at 1:00AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 40.52 ft at 1:30AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 40.5 ft at 2:00AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 40.46 ft at 2:30AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 40.44 ft at 3:00AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 40.4 ft at 3:30AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 40.35 ft at 4:00AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 40.34 ft at 4:30AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 40.33 ft at 5:00AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 40.28 ft at 5:30AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 40.24 ft at 6:00AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 40.16 ft at 6:30AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 40.12 ft at 7:00AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 39.98 ft at 7:30AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 39.91 ft at 8:00AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 39.8 ft at 8:30AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 39.73 ft at 9:00AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 39.64 ft at 9:30AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 39.55 ft at 10:00AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 39.5 ft at 10:30AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 39.42 ft at 11:00AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 39.38 ft at 11:30AM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 39.33 ft at 12:00PM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 39.28 ft at 12:30PM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 39.22 ft at 1:00PM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 39.18 ft at 1:30PM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 39.14 ft at 2:00PM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 39.05 ft at 2:30PM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 38.97 ft at 3:00PM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 38.89 ft at 3:30PM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 38.84 ft at 4:00PM Apr 25, 2018Observed: 38.76 ft at 4:30PM Apr 25, 2018Highest Forecast: 38.3 ft 7:00PM Apr 25, 2018Forecast: 37.8 ft 1:00AM Apr 26, 2018Forecast: 37.4 ft 7:00AM Apr 26, 2018Forecast: 36.4 ft 1:00PM Apr 26, 2018Forecast: 35.1 ft 7:00PM Apr 26, 2018Forecast: 34.7 ft 1:00AM Apr 27, 2018Forecast: 34.6 ft 7:00AM Apr 27, 2018Forecast: 33.9 ft 1:00PM Apr 27, 2018Forecast: 33.1 ft 7:00PM Apr 27, 2018Forecast: 32.7 ft 1:00AM Apr 28, 2018Forecast: 32.5 ft 7:00AM Apr 28, 2018Forecast: 32.4 ft 1:00PM Apr 28, 2018Forecast: 32.2 ft 7:00PM Apr 28, 2018Forecast: 31.9 ft 1:00AM Apr 29, 2018Forecast: 31.6 ft 7:00AM Apr 29, 2018Forecast: 31.4 ft 1:00PM Apr 29, 2018Forecast: 31.3 ft 7:00PM Apr 29, 2018Forecast: 31.3 ft 1:00AM Apr 30, 2018Forecast: 31.2 ft 7:00AM Apr 30, 2018CKVT1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:47PM Apr 25, 2018)ObservedForecast (issued 9:39AM Apr 25)Latest observed value: 38.76 ft at 4:30 PM CDT 25-Apr-2018. Flood Stage is 46 ft
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Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

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

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 55
Moderate Flood Stage: 50
Flood Stage: 46
Action Stage: 40
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 62.58 ft on 05/04/2010
(2) 57.10 ft on 03/14/1975
(3) 56.30 ft on 02/15/1950
(4) 56.18 ft on 05/09/1984
(5) 55.80 ft on 02/16/1948
(6) 54.10 ft on 01/13/1946
(7) 54.10 ft on 02/16/1939
(8) 51.30 ft on 03/04/1997
(9) 49.40 ft on 02/16/1989
(10) 47.40 ft on 02/17/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 62.58 ft on 05/04/2010
(2) 39.94 ft on 12/02/2004
(3) 47.17 ft on 05/09/2003
(4) 47.40 ft on 02/17/2003
(5) 45.20 ft on 03/21/2002
(6) 43.20 ft on 01/26/2002
(7) 46.30 ft on 01/25/1999
(8) 43.90 ft on 06/11/1998
(9) 51.30 ft on 03/04/1997
(10) 46.90 ft on 02/05/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 12.30 ft on 10/07/1935

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63 Widespread flooding is occurring along the Cumberland River and its adjacent tributaries in Montgomery County. Many primary roads near the river in Clarksville and other areas are flooded and impassable including Riverside Dr, Kraft St, US-41, TN-48, Branch Rd, Zinc Plant Rd, Salem Rd, and Seven Mile Ferry Rd.
60 Extensive flooding is occurring along the river and its adjacent tributaries. Many primary roads near the river in Clarksville and other areas of Montgomery County are flooded and impassable, including Riverside Dr, Kraft St, US-41, TN-48, Branch Rd, Zinc Plant Rd, Salem Rd, and Seven Mile Ferry Rd.
57 Significant flooding continues along the river in Montgomery County. Portions of Riverside Dr are flooded between Cumberland Dr and Providence Blvd and are impassable, as well as locations near Quarry Rd, Kraft St at College St and at Providence Blvd, Branch Rd, Zinc Plant Rd, Salem Rd, and Seven Mile Ferry Rd. Water is also flooding areas near TN-48 and Greenland Farms Dr, and water beings to approach the intersection of US-41 and TN-48.
55 Significant flooding is occurring along the river and its adjacent tributaries in Montgomery County. Portions of Riverside Dr are flooded between Cumberland Dr and Providence Blvd and are impassable, as well as locations near Quarry Rd, Kraft St at College St and at Providence Blvd, Branch Rd, Zinc Plant Rd, Salem Rd, and Seven Mile Ferry Rd. Water is also flooding athletic fields near Greenland Farms Dr, and approaches property on TN-48 near the Greenland Farms intersection.
53 Agricultural, industrial, and commercial properties along the river and its adjacent tributaries continue to be flooded. Portions of Riverside Dr are flooded between Cumberland Dr and Providence Blvd and may be impassable, as well as locations near Quarry Rd, Kraft St at College St and Providence Blvd, Zinc Plant Rd, Salem Rd, and Seven Mile Ferry Rd. Water is also flooding athletic fields near TN-48 and Greenland Farms Dr, and properties on Branch Rd.
50 Most agricultural areas along the river are flooded, as well as many industrial and commercial properties, Riverfront Park, and adjacent tributaries. Riverside Dr in Clarksville begins to flood near TN-48, Providence Blvd, Mc Clure St, and Cumberland Dr. Also impacted are locations near Quarry Rd, Kraft St near College St and Providence Blvd, Zinc Plant Rd, Salem Rd, and Seven Mile Ferry Rd. Water approaches athletic fields near Greenland Farms Dr, and properties on Branch Rd.
48 Flooding continues to impact agricultural, industrial, and commercial properties, Riverfront Park, and adjacent tributaries including Bartons Creek, Red River, West Fork Red River, and Yellow Creek. Impacted locations include Riverside Dr near TN-48 and Providence Blvd, Quarry Rd, Kraft St near College St, Zinc Plant Rd, and properties near Salem Rd and Seven Mile Ferry Rd. Water approaches properties near Kraft St and Providence Blvd, and begins to cover Riverside Dr at Mc Clure St and near Cumberland Dr.
46 Flood waters begin to impact areas along the river, including agricultural and commercial properties, Riverfront Park, and adjacent tributaries including Bartons Creek, Red River, West Fork Red River, and Yellow Creek. Affected locations include South Riverside Dr near TN-48, North Riverside Dr near Providence Blvd East, Quarry Rd, Kraft St near College St, and Zinc Plant Rd. Water approaches properties near Salem Rd and Seven Mile Ferry Rd.
45 Water approaches commercial and industrial properties on South Riverside Dr near TN-48, North Riverside Dr near Providence Blvd East, Quarry Rd, Kraft St near College St, and Zinc Plant Rd. Water also continues to inundate agricultural areas and parks along the river, and adjacent tributaries including Bartons Creek, Red River, West Fork Red River, and Yellow Creek.
43 Water continues to inundate low lying areas along the river, including agricultural areas, access points, portions of Riverfront Park on North Riverside Drive, and low lying areas of industrial property on Zinc Plant Rd. Water also backs up adjacent tributaries, including Bartons Creek, Red River, West Fork Red River, and Yellow Creek.
40 Low lying areas along the river, including agricultural areas, access points, and portions of Riverfront Park on North Riverside Dr begin to be inundated. Water also backs up adjacent tributaries, including Bartons Creek, Red River, West Fork Red River, and Yellow Creek.
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(1) Clarksville Gauge
(2) Confluence Red River/Cumberland River
(3) Downstream view from McGregor Park
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Latitude: 36.541389° N, Longitude: 87.367778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 46 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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 29 330.9 ft 376.9 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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