USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
03277500 NORTH FORK KENTUCKY RIVER AT HAZARD, KY
- Lat 37°14'47.7", long 83°10'58.0" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Perry County, KY, Hydrologic Unit 05100201, on right bank 300 feet upstream from Woodland Park Bridge in intake tower of the Hazard Water Plant on State Highway 15 at eastern limits of Hazard, 450 feet upstream from city waterworks dam, 4.0 miles upstream from Lotts Creek, and at mile 361.0. View Larger Map
DRAINAGE AREA - 466 mi².
- WSP 953: 1940. WSP 1385: 1942-48, 1949(M), 1950-51, 1953, drainage area. WSP 1505: 1951.
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1940 to September 1992. October 2005 to current year. Gage height records collected in the vicinity since 1925 are contained in reports of the National Weather Service.
GAGE - Water stage recorder with crest stage gage for peak verification. Datum of gage is 839.76 feet above NGVD of 1929. Prior to October 25, 1965, nonrecording gage at site 300 feet downstream at same datum.
COOPERATION - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District and National Stream Information Program.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of May 30, 1927, reached stage of about 34 feet gage datum from information by local residents, National Weather Service readings and relation of 1927 and 1939 floods. Flood of February 3, 1939, reached a stage of 29.25 feet gage datum from flood mark.