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Public Information Statement National Weather Service Louisville KY
127 PM EDT Tue Sep 29 2020

...Flood-Only River Forecast Services to begin for the Cumberland
River at Burkesville, KY...

Effective on October 29, 2020, the National Weather Service in
Louisville will begin flood-only forecast services for the
Cumberland River at Burkesville, KY at the request of Kentucky
Emergency Management and Cumberland County, KY Emergency Management.
Flood-only forecasts for the Cumberland River at Burkesville will be
available on the National Weather Service webpage:

https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=lmk&gage=brkk2

The following flood stages have been established at Burkesville, KY:

Action:   43 ft
Minor:    46 ft
Moderate: 55 ft
Major:    64 ft

Forecasts for the Cumberland River at Burkesville will be issued
when water levels are expected to exceed the Action Stage level of
43 feet, and Flood Warnings will be issued when water levels are
expected to reach or exceed the Minor Flood Stage level of 46 feet.

If you have any questions or comments on this new service, please
contact:

Andrea Schoettmer, Senior Service Hydrologist
National Weather Service Forecast Office
6201 Theiler Lane
Louisville, KY 40229
Phone: 502-969-8842
E-Mail: andrea.schoettmer@noaa.gov

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AMS



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