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Cumberland River at Barkley Lake Tailwater Tailwater (ft)Observed: 325.25 ft at 11:00PM Dec 04, 2019Observed: 325.25 ft at 12:00AM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 325.25 ft at 4:00AM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 325.25 ft at 5:00AM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 325.25 ft at 6:00AM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 325.25 ft at 6:23AM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 325.2 ft at 7:00AM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 325.2 ft at 8:00AM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 325.4 ft at 9:00AM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 325.5 ft at 10:00AM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 325.6 ft at 11:00AM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 325.65 ft at 12:00PM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 325.6 ft at 1:00PM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 325.6 ft at 2:00PM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 325.7 ft at 3:00PM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 325.7 ft at 4:00PM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 325.6 ft at 5:00PM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 325.7 ft at 6:00PM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 325.65 ft at 10:00PM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 325.65 ft at 11:00PM Dec 05, 2019Observed: 325.65 ft at 12:00AM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 325.65 ft at 4:00AM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 325.75 ft at 5:00AM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 325.75 ft at 6:00AM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 325.65 ft at 7:00AM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 325.65 ft at 8:00AM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 325.7 ft at 9:00AM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 325.7 ft at 10:00AM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 325.7 ft at 11:00AM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 325.7 ft at 12:00PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 325.7 ft at 1:00PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 325.7 ft at 2:00PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 325.8 ft at 3:00PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 325.75 ft at 4:00PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 325.8 ft at 5:00PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 326.15 ft at 6:00PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 325.75 ft at 9:00PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 325.75 ft at 10:00PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 325.7 ft at 11:00PM Dec 06, 2019Observed: 325.7 ft at 12:00AM Dec 07, 2019Highest Observation: 326.6 ft at 4:00AM Dec 07, 2019Highest Observation: 326.6 ft at 5:00AM Dec 07, 2019Highest Observation: 326.6 ft at 6:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 325.5 ft at 10:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 325.5 ft at 11:00AM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 325.5 ft at 12:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 325.15 ft at 4:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 325.15 ft at 5:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 325.05 ft at 6:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 325 ft at 9:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 324.9 ft at 10:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 324.9 ft at 11:00PM Dec 07, 2019Observed: 324.9 ft at 12:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 324.55 ft at 4:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 324.45 ft at 5:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 324.35 ft at 6:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 324.05 ft at 11:00AM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 324.05 ft at 12:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 323.7 ft at 4:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 323.6 ft at 5:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 323.5 ft at 6:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 323.5 ft at 7:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 323.45 ft at 8:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 323.35 ft at 9:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 323.25 ft at 10:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 323.25 ft at 11:00PM Dec 08, 2019Observed: 323.15 ft at 12:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 322.95 ft at 1:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 322.9 ft at 2:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 322.9 ft at 3:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 322.9 ft at 4:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 322.85 ft at 5:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 322.7 ft at 6:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 322.7 ft at 7:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 322.65 ft at 8:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 322.6 ft at 9:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 322.6 ft at 10:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 322.45 ft at 11:00AM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 322.45 ft at 12:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 322.25 ft at 4:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 322.25 ft at 5:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 322.15 ft at 6:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 322.1 ft at 7:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 322.05 ft at 8:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 322.05 ft at 9:00PM Dec 09, 2019Observed: 322 ft at 10:00PM Dec 09, 2019Highest Forecast: 321.53 ft 12:00AM Dec 10, 2019Forecast: 321.1 ft 6:00AM Dec 10, 2019Forecast: 320.66 ft 12:00PM Dec 10, 2019Forecast: 320.21 ft 6:00PM Dec 10, 2019Forecast: 319.82 ft 12:00AM Dec 11, 2019Forecast: 319.6 ft 6:00AM Dec 11, 2019Forecast: 319.47 ft 12:00PM Dec 11, 2019Forecast: 316.95 ft 6:00PM Dec 11, 2019Forecast: 316.89 ft 12:00AM Dec 12, 2019Forecast: 316.84 ft 6:00AM Dec 12, 2019Forecast: 316.83 ft 12:00PM Dec 12, 2019Forecast: 316.79 ft 6:00PM Dec 12, 2019Forecast: 316.78 ft 12:00AM Dec 13, 2019Forecast: 316.83 ft 6:00AM Dec 13, 2019Forecast: 316.9 ft 12:00PM Dec 13, 2019Forecast: 317 ft 6:00PM Dec 13, 2019Forecast: 317.13 ft 12:00AM Dec 14, 2019Forecast: 317.26 ft 6:00AM Dec 14, 2019Forecast: 317.35 ft 12:00PM Dec 14, 2019Forecast: 317.46 ft 6:00PM Dec 14, 2019BARK2(plotting HTIRZ) Graph Created (10:32PM Dec 9, 2019)ObservedForecast (issued 12:28PM Dec 9)Latest observed value: 322 ft at 10:00 PM CST 9-Dec-2019.
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Cumberland River at Barkley Lake Tailwater are issued routinely year-round.
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Historic Crests
(1) 372.49 ft on 05/04/2011
(2) 0.00 ft on 05/04/2010

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 372.49 ft on 05/04/2011
(2) 0.00 ft on 05/04/2010

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 352.30 ft on 04/19/1982

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359 Summer Pool
354 Winter Pool
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Latitude: 37.024444° N, Longitude: 88.222778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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