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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Cumberland River at Baxter are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Cumberland Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Pineville
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 34.20 ft on 04/04/1977
(2) 29.20 ft on 03/12/1963
(3) 28.50 ft on 12/31/1969
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.50 ft on 03/05/2015 (P)
(2) 20.00 ft on 02/16/2003 (P)
(3) 22.00 ft on 03/18/2002 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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34.2 Most of the valley floods. Flooding will exceed the highest flood on record.
26.5 Homes begin to flood.
25 The old water plant building is flooded.
20 Several local roads are closed.
18 Street flooding begins. Kentucky Avenue is flooded.
16 Low lying areas flood.
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