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Flooding across Hwy 11 So.

Flood waters cover Hwy 11 South about 2 miles outside of Barbourville. Photo by Bobbie Poynter

Flood waters cover Hwy 11 South about 2 miles outside of Barbourville. This was taken around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
Photo by Bobbie Poynter

The Cumberland River is currently at 34.2 feet and should crest at 37.2 feet around 7 p.m. tonight. According to Lewis Jordan of Barbourville Water and Electric, the river would have to crest at 40 feet before the flood walls in Barbourville would need to be closed.

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