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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Green River (KY) at Munfordville are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 57
Moderate Flood Stage: 50
Flood Stage: 28
Action Stage: 26
Low Stage (in feet): 1.6

Historic Crests
(1) 57.72 ft on 03/01/1962
(2) 54.00 ft on 01/01/1913
(3) 53.78 ft on 05/08/1984
(4) 51.89 ft on 12/10/1978
(5) 51.88 ft on 05/04/2010
(6) 50.40 ft on 01/23/1937
(7) 48.31 ft on 03/25/1952
(8) 45.76 ft on 03/14/1975
(9) 43.48 ft on 01/12/1974
(10) 43.40 ft on 01/22/1935
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 42.79 ft on 03/02/2021 (P)
(2) 34.06 ft on 02/25/2019
(3) 28.27 ft on 12/27/2015
(4) 32.08 ft on 04/16/2015 (P)
(5) 32.49 ft on 03/06/2015
(6) 30.51 ft on 02/06/2014
(7) 31.83 ft on 07/08/2013
(8) 30.66 ft on 11/30/2011
(9) 29.57 ft on 05/04/2011
(10) 34.68 ft on 04/13/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.14 ft on 08/01/1984
(2) 2.10 ft on 10/04/1969
(3) 2.20 ft on 09/02/1921
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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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57.7 All of bottomland floods. City still is at least 20 feet above flood waters.
57 Munfordville Waste Water Treatment Plant floods.
50 Most of the agricultural bottomland floods. Eve Highway (KY 566) floods near Lynn Camp Creek bridge.
49 Green River Valley Water District Treatment Plant floods.
28 Water enters city park under US 31W bridge.
Photos
(1) Gauge house with antenna
(2) Staff and Crest Gages
(3) Staff Gage near River
(4) Staff Gage attached to Bridge Pier
(5) KY 88 bridge pier
(6) River Road Park
(7) Front of Old Conveyor Tower
(8) Back of Old Conveyor Tower

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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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USGS Average Streamflow Duration Hydrograph
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