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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Ohio River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Tug Fork River at Kermit are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Williamson Upstream Gauge
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 49
Moderate Flood Stage: 45
Flood Stage: 38
Action Stage: 36
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 54.50 ft on 04/06/1977
(2) 49.00 ft on 05/08/1984
(3) 46.71 ft on 03/02/2021
(4) 46.54 ft on 03/13/1963
(5) 46.30 ft on 02/17/2003
(6) 45.95 ft on 01/30/1957
(7) 45.20 ft on 03/06/2015
(8) 45.10 ft on 03/08/1967
(9) 45.00 ft on 01/12/1974
(10) 43.67 ft on 05/07/1958
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 46.71 ft on 03/02/2021
(2) 37.23 ft on 02/07/2020
(3) 40.21 ft on 02/12/2018
(4) 45.20 ft on 03/06/2015
(5) 31.63 ft on 02/01/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.50 ft on 01/09/1977
(2) 1.00 ft on 01/10/1976
(3) 1.50 ft on 02/01/1971
(4) 1.76 ft on 08/19/1988
(5) 1.94 ft on 02/16/1989
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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 Water reaches east of railroad tracks to intersection of Route 40 and U.S 52 (Logan street).
56 Water reaches railroad track at intersection of Route 40.
51 Water reaches intersection of route 40 (Virginia street).
49 The grade school at the north end of town and west of railroad tracks is affected.
46 Businesses South of Route 40 (Virginia street) on Wayne and Cabell Streets affected.
45 Water begins to enter the residential section between the river and the railroad tracks.
38 Several roadways in low lying areas along the river are flooded.

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

See the Product Description Document link for more details on the interpretation of the 10 day graphics.

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