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Duck River near Shelbyville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.42 ft at 5:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.41 ft at 6:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.42 ft at 6:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.42 ft at 7:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.41 ft at 7:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.41 ft at 9:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.41 ft at 9:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.41 ft at 10:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.4 ft at 10:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.4 ft at 11:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.4 ft at 11:30PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.39 ft at 2:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.39 ft at 3:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.39 ft at 3:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.38 ft at 4:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.38 ft at 4:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.38 ft at 5:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.38 ft at 5:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.37 ft at 6:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.37 ft at 6:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.37 ft at 7:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.37 ft at 7:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.37 ft at 8:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.37 ft at 8:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.37 ft at 9:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.37 ft at 9:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.37 ft at 10:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.36 ft at 10:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.36 ft at 11:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.36 ft at 11:30AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.36 ft at 12:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.36 ft at 12:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.36 ft at 1:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.36 ft at 1:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.35 ft at 3:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.35 ft at 3:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.35 ft at 5:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.35 ft at 5:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.35 ft at 6:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 6:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.35 ft at 7:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 7:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 8:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 8:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 9:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 9:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 10:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 11:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 11:30PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 12:00AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 12:30AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 1:00AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 1:30AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 2:00AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 2:30AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 3:00AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 3:30AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.32 ft at 4:00AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.26 ft at 4:30AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:00AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 5:30AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.31 ft at 6:00AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.36 ft at 6:30AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.36 ft at 7:00AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.37 ft at 7:30AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.36 ft at 8:00AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 8:30AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.36 ft at 9:00AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 9:30AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.36 ft at 10:00AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:30AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 11:00AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.35 ft at 11:30AM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.37 ft at 12:00PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:30PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.43 ft at 1:00PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.44 ft at 1:30PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:00PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.45 ft at 2:30PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.45 ft at 3:00PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.46 ft at 3:30PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.46 ft at 4:00PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.47 ft at 4:30PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.47 ft at 5:00PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.47 ft at 5:30PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.48 ft at 6:00PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.48 ft at 6:30PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.49 ft at 7:00PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.49 ft at 7:30PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.5 ft at 8:00PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.51 ft at 8:30PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.51 ft at 9:00PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.51 ft at 9:30PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.52 ft at 10:00PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.53 ft at 10:30PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.53 ft at 11:00PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.53 ft at 11:30PM Dec 10, 2019Observed: 4.54 ft at 12:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.55 ft at 12:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.55 ft at 1:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.56 ft at 1:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.56 ft at 2:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.57 ft at 2:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.57 ft at 3:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.58 ft at 3:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.58 ft at 4:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.58 ft at 4:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.58 ft at 5:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 5:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 6:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 6:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 7:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 7:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:30AM Dec 11, 2019Highest Observation: 4.6 ft at 9:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 9:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 10:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 10:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 11:00AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 11:30AM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 12:00PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 12:30PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 1:00PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.58 ft at 1:30PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:00PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:30PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.58 ft at 3:00PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.57 ft at 3:30PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.57 ft at 4:00PM Dec 11, 2019Observed: 4.57 ft at 4:30PM Dec 11, 2019Highest Forecast: 4.5 ft 6:00PM Dec 11, 2019Highest Forecast: 4.5 ft 12:00AM Dec 12, 2019Forecast: 4.4 ft 6:00AM Dec 12, 2019Forecast: 4.3 ft 12:00PM Dec 12, 2019Forecast: 4.2 ft 6:00PM Dec 12, 2019Forecast: 4.2 ft 12:00AM Dec 13, 2019Forecast: 4.1 ft 6:00AM Dec 13, 2019Forecast: 4.1 ft 12:00PM Dec 13, 2019Forecast: 4 ft 6:00PM Dec 13, 2019Forecast: 4 ft 12:00AM Dec 14, 2019Forecast: 4 ft 6:00AM Dec 14, 2019Forecast: 4 ft 12:00PM Dec 14, 2019Forecast: 3.9 ft 6:00PM Dec 14, 2019Forecast: 3.9 ft 12:00AM Dec 15, 2019Forecast: 3.9 ft 6:00AM Dec 15, 2019Forecast: 3.9 ft 12:00PM Dec 15, 2019Forecast: 3.9 ft 6:00PM Dec 15, 2019Forecast: 3.9 ft 12:00AM Dec 16, 2019Forecast: 3.9 ft 6:00AM Dec 16, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSHVT1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:01PM Dec 11, 2019)ObservedForecast (issued 9:00AM Dec 11)Latest observed value: 4.57 ft at 4:30 PM CST 11-Dec-2019. Flood Stage is 25 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 32
Moderate Flood Stage: 27.5
Flood Stage: 25
Action Stage: 21
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 42.00 ft on 03/29/1926
(2) 39.60 ft on 03/24/1929
(3) 38.40 ft on 02/13/1948
(4) 35.88 ft on 03/16/1973
(5) 34.84 ft on 03/22/1955
(6) 33.88 ft on 12/31/1969
(7) 33.46 ft on 05/07/2003
(8) 32.80 ft on 01/11/1948
(9) 32.53 ft on 03/14/1975
(10) 32.24 ft on 01/11/1974
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 30.65 ft on 02/24/2019
(2) 16.86 ft on 04/23/2017
(3) 20.24 ft on 12/26/2015
(4) 15.97 ft on 01/04/2015
(5) 14.28 ft on 03/03/2014
(6) 21.36 ft on 07/05/2013
(7) 16.76 ft on 09/18/2012
(8) 24.37 ft on 04/28/2011
(9) 21.69 ft on 05/03/2010
(10) 25.73 ft on 05/04/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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37 Extensive flooding is occurring throughout Shelbyville.
36 Flood waters reach Shelbyville Mills.
32 Flood waters reach the West Lane Baptist Church, and water approaches the flood wall across US-231 near Jackson St.
31 Structures along S Cannon Blvd between Hwy 64 and the birdge at Fisherman's Park are flooded, as well as property near the river at the Tyson plant on W Jackson St. Water approaches the bottom of the S Cannon Blvd bridge, and backwater effects will occur at higher levels.
29 Flooding continues to impact areas along the river, especially in Shelbyville where water reaches the access road at St. William Catholic Church, property near the Tyson plant, and structures along S Cannon Blvd between Hwy 64 and the bridge at Fisherman's Park. Water may begin to come out of the storm drain in the parking lot at the Bedford County Chamber of Commerce.
27.5 Significant flooding is occurring along the river from Normandy Dam to near Henry Horton State Park. Water approaches structures along S Cannon Blvd between the Hwy 64-Lewis Ave junction and the bridge at Fisherman's Park, parking areas and other property of St. William Catholic Church, and the Tyson plant on W Jackson St. Portions of S Cannon Blvd begin to be impacted by water and may be impassable at higher levels.
25 Areas along the river from Normandy Dam to near Henry Horton State Park begin to be flooded, including agricultural land and access points. In Shelbyville, water begins to approach properties adjacent to the river on S Cannon Blvd between the Hwy 64-Lewis Ave junction and the bridge, and Fisherman's Park and River Bottom Park are both flooded.
23 Water continues to impact low lying areas along the river, agriculutral land, and access points including the Dement Bridge boat ramp, the Three Forks Bridge canoe and kayak access point, the Mullins Mill Bridge access point, and River Botttom Park and Fisherman's Park in Shelbyville.
21 Low lying areas along the river from Normandy Dam to Henry Horton State Park, agriculutral land, and access points begin to be inundated. This includes the Dement Bridge boat ramp, the Three Forks Bridge canoe and kayak access point, the Mullins Mill Bridge access point, and River Botttom Park and Fisherman's Park in Shelbyville.
Photos
(1) Sims Road Bridge, Duck River near Shelbyville
(2) Upstream View
(3) May 2003 Flood
(4) May 2003 Flood
(5) May 2003 Flood
(6) May 2003 Flood
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Latitude: 35.480278° N, Longitude: 86.499167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 25 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 Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 683.51 ft 708.51 ft  

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