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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 Burkesville are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Celina
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 64
Moderate Flood Stage: 55
Flood Stage: 46
Action Stage: 43
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 56.60 ft on 02/28/2019
(2) 55.76 ft on 05/03/2010
(3) 47.10 ft on 03/13/2020
(4) 46.51 ft on 03/01/2021
(5) 46.50 ft on 05/08/2009
(6) 46.30 ft on 04/12/2011
(7) 45.90 ft on 03/29/2018
(8) 45.30 ft on 04/16/2015
(9) 44.20 ft on 02/16/2016
(10) 44.00 ft on 02/05/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 46.51 ft on 03/01/2021
(2) 47.10 ft on 03/13/2020
(3) 56.60 ft on 02/28/2019
(4) 45.90 ft on 03/29/2018
(5) 40.90 ft on 04/26/2017
(6) 44.20 ft on 02/16/2016
(7) 45.30 ft on 04/16/2015
(8) 44.00 ft on 02/05/2014
(9) 42.60 ft on 03/18/2013
(10) 42.10 ft on 01/23/2012
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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74 Numerous structures and primary roads are impacted across Cumberland and southeast Monroe Counties. Celina Rd just south of Burkesville is flooded. Flooding in Burkesville extends from the river to north of Main St. Most of Dougantown is flooded.
69 Numerous roads, homes, and businesses along the river are flooded. In Burkesville, multiple structures are flooded between the river and Main St. Much of Dougantown is flooded.
64 Numerous homes and businesses are flooded in Cumberland and southeast Monroe Counties. In Burkesville, multiple buildings are flooded on Keen St as well as baseball diamonds and fields of Salem Park.
60 The bridge over Crocus Creek on Lawson's Bottom Rd floods cutting off tranportation over portions of Cumberland County.
58 Ivan Coe Rd and River Breeze Rd are flooded. Houses are flooded on Crocus Bluff Rd, River Brook Tr, Turkey Neck Bnd and Eden Sprouls Rd.
55 Flooding occurs on Capps Rd and Rocky Branch Rd in Burkesville. Houses are flooded on Rocky Branch Rd, Scotts Ferry Rd and Garman Ferry Rd.
51 Flooding in the Burkesville area begins including flooding of Garman Ferry Rd, Scotts Ferry Rd and Cumberland Dr. Flood waters approach multiple properties near Traces on the Cumberland.
48 Flooding occurs on Parmley Rd, Goose Creek Rd, Reed Rd, Cabin Rd, Otter Creek Rd and Big McFarland Rd.
46 Whetstone Rd and Meadows of the Cumberland Rd flood. Water approaches houses near Traces on the Cumberland.
44 Willis Creek Rd, Irish Bottom Rd and Old Galloway Rd flood.
43 Water approaches low lying areas along the river and tributaries such as John Lee Fox Lane, Cloyd williams Rd, Cloyds Landing Docl and Eva Young Rd.
(1) Looking Downstream from Ferry Landing
(2) Looking Downstream from Boat Ramp
(3) Ferry Landing
(4) Gage
(5) Water Intake Tower near Gage
(6) Park near Gage

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Potential River Levels - Used to
Potential River Levels
Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
10 Day (HEFS) 10 Day (NAEFS) River Forecast VS. River Potential
HEFS Ensemble NAEFS Ensemble River Forecast vs Potential

Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 hours.

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