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Tug Fork River at Williamson Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.55 ft at 6:15PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.56 ft at 6:30PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.56 ft at 6:45PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.56 ft at 7:00PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.56 ft at 7:15PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.56 ft at 7:30PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 7:45PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 8:00PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 8:15PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 8:30PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 8:45PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 9:00PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 9:15PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 9:30PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 9:45PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 10:00PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 10:15PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 10:30PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 10:45PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 11:00PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 11:15PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 11:30PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 11:45PM May 05, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 12:00AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 12:15AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 12:30AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 12:45AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 1:00AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 1:15AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 1:30AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 1:45AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:00AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:15AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:30AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:45AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 3:00AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 3:15AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 3:30AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 3:45AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 4:00AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 4:15AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 4:30AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 4:45AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 5:00AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 5:15AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 5:30AM May 06, 2021Highest Observation: 4.6 ft at 5:45AM May 06, 2021Highest Observation: 4.6 ft at 6:00AM May 06, 2021Highest Observation: 4.6 ft at 6:15AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 6:30AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 6:45AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 7:00AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 7:15AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 7:30AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 7:45AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:00AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:15AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:30AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:45AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 9:00AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 9:15AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 9:30AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 9:45AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 10:00AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.59 ft at 10:15AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 10:30AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 10:45AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 11:00AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 11:15AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.58 ft at 11:30AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 11:45AM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft at 12:00PM May 06, 2021Observed: 4.57 ft 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4.36 ft at 2:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.35 ft at 2:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.35 ft at 2:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.36 ft at 3:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.36 ft at 3:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.36 ft at 3:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.36 ft at 3:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.36 ft at 4:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.36 ft at 4:15PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.36 ft at 4:30PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.36 ft at 4:45PM May 08, 2021Observed: 4.35 ft at 5:00PM May 08, 2021Forecast: 4.4 ft 8:00PM May 08, 2021Forecast: 4.3 ft 2:00AM May 09, 2021Forecast: 4.3 ft 8:00AM May 09, 2021Forecast: 4.3 ft 2:00PM May 09, 2021Forecast: 4.3 ft 8:00PM May 09, 2021Forecast: 4.3 ft 2:00AM May 10, 2021Forecast: 4.3 ft 8:00AM May 10, 2021Forecast: 4.3 ft 2:00PM May 10, 2021Forecast: 4.3 ft 8:00PM May 10, 2021Forecast: 4.5 ft 2:00AM May 11, 2021Forecast: 4.5 ft 8:00AM May 11, 2021Highest Forecast: 4.6 ft 2:00PM May 11, 2021Highest Forecast: 4.6 ft 8:00PM May 11, 2021Forecast: 4.5 ft 2:00AM May 12, 2021Forecast: 4.5 ft 8:00AM May 12, 2021Forecast: 4.4 ft 2:00PM May 12, 2021Forecast: 4.4 ft 8:00PM May 12, 2021Forecast: 4.4 ft 2:00AM May 13, 2021Forecast: 4.3 ft 8:00AM May 13, 2021USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWILW2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:04PM May 8, 2021)ObservedForecast (issued 11:10AM May 8)Latest observed value: 4.35 ft at 5:00 PM EDT 8-May-2021. Flood Stage is 27 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 42.7
Moderate Flood Stage: 32
Flood Stage: 27
Action Stage: 25
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 52.56 ft on 04/05/1977
(2) 44.94 ft on 05/08/1984
(3) 44.50 ft on 03/12/1963
(4) 43.60 ft on 01/30/1957
(5) 42.15 ft on 05/03/2002
(6) 42.00 ft on 07/29/1875
(7) 40.73 ft on 05/10/2009
(8) 40.70 ft on 03/07/1967
(9) 39.65 ft on 03/05/2015
(10) 38.37 ft on 02/16/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 34.18 ft on 02/07/2020
(2) 35.93 ft on 02/11/2018
(3) 39.65 ft on 03/05/2015
(4) 28.27 ft on 01/31/2013
(5) 40.73 ft on 05/10/2009
(6) 35.20 ft on 04/16/2007
(7) 29.05 ft on 11/20/2003
(8) 29.75 ft on 02/23/2003
(9) 38.37 ft on 02/16/2003
(10) 42.15 ft on 05/03/2002
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -15.00 ft on 01/01/1898
(2) -0.80 ft on 10/02/1908
(3) 1.29 ft on 08/19/1988
(4) 1.52 ft on 08/22/1987
(5) 1.75 ft on 09/26/1984
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63 The Flood wall will protect downtown Williamson up to 63 feet. Major flooding occurs outside the flood walls.
43 The Sycamore Inn, 2nd Avenue Bridge, Riverside School and both Armory Road flood gates are closed at 43 feet and above.
42.7 Many homes and business outside the flood walls are flooded in Williamson and South Williamson.
40 Between 40 and 42 feet, the upper flood gate at the Water Treatment Plant, across the rail lines and the Harvey Street Bridge flood gate are closed.
38 The South Williams flood gate is closed on Highway 292. Also, sections of Highway 292 outside the flood gate is flooded.
37 Several roads outside of Williamson and South Williamson are flooded and closed. The flood gate is closed at the South Williamson Flood Wall.
34 Water surrounds the water treatment plant in Williamson.
32 Water covers Fairview Addition Road (Old Route 52). More areas near the river outside the flood walls are flooded.
29.5 The railroad yard in Williamson is affected. Route 612 near Turkey Creek in South Williamson floods. Also, low areas next to the river outside the flood walls of Williamson West Virginia and South Williamson Kentucky are flooded.
28 The Water treatment plant flood gate in Williamson is closed.
27 Route 612 near Turkey Creek in South Williamson floods. Also, Both the Harvey and Vinson Street water pumps are engaged.
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Latitude: 37.673056° N, Longitude: 82.280278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 27 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 619.68 646.68 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 620.52 647.52 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 620.90 647.90  

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