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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.

Vertical datum height surveyed by the USGS

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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) 45.20 ft on 03/06/2015
(6) 45.10 ft on 03/08/1967
(7) 45.00 ft on 01/12/1974
(8) 43.67 ft on 05/07/1958
(9) 43.24 ft on 02/28/1953
(10) 43.14 ft on 05/10/2009
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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) 43.14 ft on 05/10/2009
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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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58 The railroad tracks in town flood at 58 to 59 feet.
52 In East Kermit, homes on Harry Runyon Drive, Mocha Drive, and Firefly Lane flood.
51 Commercial district near the river just south of the Virginia Avenue bridge floods. In Warfield, much of the business district floods.
50.5 In Lovely, most homes and businesses between Riverfront Road and the river flood.
50 Homes near the river between Elm Street and Walnut Street flood at 50 to 51 feet.
49 In Warfield, homes on Hode Road near the river flood. In Lovely, some homes next to river flood.
47.5 In Warfield, the grocery store on Beauty Road floods due to backwater flooding of Buck Creek.
47 Homes near the river between Collier Street and Walnut Street flood at 47 to 48 feet.
40 In Warfield, low sections of Riverfront Road flood.
38 Several roads in low lying areas along the river flood.
Photos
(1) Upstream view
(2) Downstream view
(3) View of gage house
(4) View of wireweight gage
(5) View of old gage house
(6) In Warfield, grocery store on Beauty Rd floods at 47.5 feet due to backwater flooding of Buck Creek
(7) In Warfield, homes on Hode Road near the river flood at 49 feet
(8) Homes near the river between Elm Street and Walnut Street flood at 50 feet
(9) In Lovely, most homes and businesses between River Front Road and the river flood at 50.5 feet
(10) Commercial district near the river and just south of Virginia Avenue bridge floods at 51 feet
(11) In Warfield, much of the business district floods at 51 feet
(12) In East Kermit, homes on Harry Runyon Drive, Mocha Drive, and Firefly Lane flood at 52 feet

Other Real-time and/or Archive Data Sources:

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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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