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Harpeth River near Kingston Springs Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 2.74 ft at 8:30AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.72 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.73 ft at 9:30AM Apr 16, 2024Highest Observation: 2.74 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2024Highest Observation: 2.74 ft at 10:30AM Apr 16, 2024Highest Observation: 2.74 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2024Highest Observation: 2.74 ft at 11:30AM Apr 16, 2024Highest Observation: 2.74 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.72 ft at 12:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.73 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.72 ft at 1:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.72 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.71 ft at 2:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.7 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.7 ft at 3:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.69 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.68 ft at 4:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.69 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.68 ft at 5:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.69 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.68 ft at 6:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 7:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.67 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.66 ft at 8:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.65 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.65 ft at 9:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.64 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.64 ft at 10:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.64 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:30PM Apr 16, 2024Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.59 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.59 ft at 2:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.57 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.55 ft at 4:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.55 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.56 ft at 6:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.54 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.55 ft at 7:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.55 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.54 ft at 8:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.54 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.53 ft at 9:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.53 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.54 ft at 10:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.54 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.55 ft at 11:30AM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.55 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.55 ft at 12:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.55 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.54 ft at 1:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.54 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.55 ft at 2:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.54 ft at 3:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.54 ft at 3:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.54 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.54 ft at 4:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.54 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.53 ft at 5:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.52 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.52 ft at 6:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.52 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.51 ft at 7:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.49 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.49 ft at 8:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.49 ft at 9:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.49 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.48 ft at 10:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.48 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.47 ft at 11:30PM Apr 17, 2024Observed: 2.47 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.46 ft at 12:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.45 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.46 ft at 1:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.45 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.45 ft at 2:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.45 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.44 ft at 3:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.43 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.43 ft at 4:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.43 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.43 ft at 5:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.42 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.42 ft at 6:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.41 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.38 ft at 8:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.39 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.38 ft at 9:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.39 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.39 ft at 10:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:00AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:30AM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.41 ft at 12:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.4 ft at 1:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.39 ft at 1:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.39 ft at 2:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.4 ft at 3:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.4 ft at 3:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.39 ft at 4:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.38 ft at 4:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.39 ft at 5:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.38 ft at 5:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.38 ft at 6:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.39 ft at 6:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.39 ft at 7:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.38 ft at 8:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.37 ft at 8:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.37 ft at 9:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.36 ft at 9:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.37 ft at 10:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.37 ft at 10:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.36 ft at 11:00PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.36 ft at 11:30PM Apr 18, 2024Observed: 2.36 ft at 12:00AM Apr 19, 2024Observed: 2.36 ft at 12:30AM Apr 19, 2024Observed: 2.36 ft at 1:00AM Apr 19, 2024Observed: 2.35 ft at 1:30AM Apr 19, 2024Observed: 2.35 ft at 2:00AM Apr 19, 2024Observed: 2.35 ft at 2:30AM Apr 19, 2024Observed: 2.35 ft at 3:00AM Apr 19, 2024Observed: 2.35 ft at 3:30AM Apr 19, 2024Observed: 2.35 ft at 4:00AM Apr 19, 2024Observed: 2.36 ft at 4:30AM Apr 19, 2024Observed: 2.35 ft at 5:00AM Apr 19, 2024Observed: 2.35 ft at 5:30AM Apr 19, 2024Observed: 2.34 ft at 6:00AM Apr 19, 2024Observed: 2.35 ft at 6:30AM Apr 19, 2024Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:00AM Apr 19, 2024USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesKINT1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:01AM Apr 19, 2024)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.34 ft at 7:00 AM CDT 19-Apr-2024. Flood Stage is 20 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Harpeth River near Kingston Springs 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: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 18
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 46.00 ft on 05/02/2010
(2) 32.20 ft on 01/07/1946
(3) 29.51 ft on 02/27/1962
(4) 29.20 ft on 03/01/1902
(5) 29.00 ft on 02/14/1948
(6) 28.84 ft on 02/14/1989
(7) 28.75 ft on 03/13/1975
(8) 28.13 ft on 05/04/1979
(9) 27.99 ft on 03/22/1955
(10) 27.12 ft on 05/19/1983
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 25.86 ft on 02/24/2019
(2) 27.10 ft on 09/01/2017
(3) 19.81 ft on 02/03/2016
(4) 20.47 ft on 02/22/2015
(5) 25.89 ft on 04/29/2014
(6) 23.99 ft on 01/14/2013
(7) 15.97 ft on 07/20/2012
(8) 18.99 ft on 04/28/2011
(9) 46.00 ft on 05/02/2010
(10) 17.16 ft on 05/02/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.05 ft on 10/06/1999
(2) 0.01 ft on 06/21/1988
(3) 0.03 ft on 07/30/1999
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42 Flood waters have reached I-40 near mile marker 190 and exit 188 and travel is likely impossible. Sections of U.S. 70, Kingston Springs Rd, and Cedar Hill Rd, as well as many other secondary roads and homes are also severely impacted in Pegram, Kingston Springs, and downstream past Hwy 250.
40 Flood waters have reached major roads near the river, including I-40 near mile marker 190 with water approaching I-40 at exit 188, sections of U.S. 70, Kingston Springs Rd, and Cedar Hill Rd. Many other secondary roads and homes are also severely impacted in Pegram, Kingston Springs, and downstream past Hwy 250.
38 Extensive flooding continues to impact Pegram, Kingston Springs, and areas downstream past Hwy 250. Sections of U.S. 70, Kingston Springs Rd, and Cedar Hill Rd are impassable, and water approaches I-40 near mile marker 190. Water reaches homes on Saunders Ln, Cunningham Ct, Narrows of the Harpeth Rd, Hickory Dr, Hickory Ct, Acorn Ct, Maple Ct, and U.S. 70 near Cedar Hill Rd. Water reaches Kingston Springs Elementary School and railroad tracks at Big Turnbull Creek west of Kingston Springs.
36 Extensive flooding is impacting the Harpeth River from Pegram, to Kingston Springs, and downstream past Hwy 250. U.S. 70 is impassable, as well as Kingston Springs Rd, Cedar Hill Rd, Pinnacle Hill Rd. Water reaches homes on Saunders Ln, Cunningham Ct, Narrows of the Harpeth Rd, Hickory Dr, Hickory Ct, Acorn Ct, Maple Ct, and U.S. 70 west of Cedar Hill Rd. Water reaches Kingston Springs Elementary School building and railroad tracks at Big Turnbull Creek west of Kingston Springs.
34 Locations in Pegram, Kingston Springs, Harpeth River State Park, and downstream past Hwy 250 continue to be impacted by flooding. Main roads are impassable including U.S. 70, Kingston Springs Rd, Cedar Hill Rd, and Pinnacle Hill Rd. Water reaches properties on Hickory Dr, Hickory Ct, Acorn Ct, Maple Ct, and Brookside Dr, and approaches Kingston Springs Elementary School and homes on U.S. 70 west of Cedar Hill Rd, Saunders Ln, and Cunningham Ct.
32 Widespread flooding continues to impact locations in Pegram, Kingston Springs, near Harpeth River State Park, and down past Hwy 250. Main roads are impassable including U.S. 70 near Hwy 249 and near Cedar Hill Rd, E Kingston Springs Rd at U.S. 70, W Kingston Springs Rd, portions of Cedar Hill Rd, and Pinnacle Hill Rd at Kingston Springs City Park. Water reaches railroad tracks near U.S. 70 and Hwy 249, and approaches properties on Hickory Dr, Hickory Ct, Acorn Ct, Maple Ct, and Brookside Dr.
30 Widespread flooding impacts roads and homes along the river in Pegram, Kingston Springs, areas near Harpeth River State Park, and down past Hwy 250. Main roads are impassable including U.S. 70 near Hwy 249, W Kingston Springs Rd, and portions of Cedar Hill Rd. Water approaches Kingston Springs Rd at U.S. 70, Pinnacle Hill Rd at Kingston Springs City Park, and U.S. 70 near Cedar Hill Rd which may be impassable at higher levels. Water also approaches railroad tracks near U.S. 70 and Hwy 249.
28 Significant flooding continues to impact Zapata Dr, Walkup Rd, Sawyer Farms Ln, Bluff View Dr, Riverview Dr, River Chase Ct, Elkmont Pl, Riverbend Dr, Station Dr, Robinson Dr, Harpeth Meadows Dr, and Stoney Brook Dr. U.S. 70 near Hwy 249 is impassable, as well as portions of W Kingston Springs Rd at Big Turnbull Creek and at Kingston Springs Elementary, Petway Rd at Harpeth Crossing, and Cedar Hill Rd near Griffintown Rd, Pickards Rd, and Mound Creek Rd.
26 Significant flooding is impacting roads and homes including Zapata Dr, Walkup Rd, Sawyer Farms Ln, Bluff View Dr, Riverview Dr, River Chase Ct, Elkmont Pl, Riverbend Dr, Station Dr, Robinson Dr, Harpeth Meadows Dr, and Stoney Brook Dr. Water covers U.S. 70 near Hwy 249, W Kingston Springs Rd at Big Turnbull Creek, Petway Rd at Harpeth Crossing, and portions of Cedar Hill Rd near Griffintown Rd, Pickards Rd, and Mound Creek Rd. Water approaches Kingston Springs Rd at Kingston Springs Elementary.
24 Residences on Zapata Dr, Sawyer Farms Ln, Bluff View Dr, and Riverview Dr are being impacted by flooding, as well as U.S. 70 near Hwy 249, Walkup Rd near Sawyer Farms Ln, Riverview Dr near Elkmoore Dr, and Cedar Hill Rd near Griffintown Rd. Water approaches W Kingston Springs Rd at Big Turnbull Creek, and Cedar Hill Rd at Pickards Rd which may be impassable at higher levels.
22 Flooding continues to impact properties and structures on Zapata Dr, Sawyer Farms Ln, Bluff View Dr, Riverview Dr, as well as Kingston Springs City Park and portions of LL Burns Park. Roads near the river are also impacted, including Walkup Rd near Sawyer Farms Ln, Riverview Dr near Elkmoore Dr, and Cedar Hill Rd near Griffintown Rd. Water approaches portions of U.S. 70 near Hwy 249 and may be impassable at higher levels.
20 Flooding of the Kingston Springs City Park begins and water approaches Pinnacle Hill Road and East Kingstons Springs Road. Several secondary roads near the river become impassable.
18 Agricultural land and low-lying areas along the river continue to be inundated, including Narrows of the Harpeth Rd near Cedar Hill Rd. Water begins to impact properties on Zapata Dr, Walkup Rd, Sawyer Farms Ln, Bluff View Dr, Riverview Dr, as well as portions of Kingston Springs City Park and LL Burns Park.
16 Agricultural land and low-lying areas along the Harpeth River begin to be inundated. Water approaches Narrows of the Harpeth Rd near Cedar Hill Rd and may be impassable at higher levels.
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Latitude: 36.121667° N, Longitude: 87.098889° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 20 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 448.04 ft 463.04 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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