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Cumberland, Harpeth rivers running high after heavy rain

FOX 17 News

Several rivers and streams are running high after heavy rainfall on Wednesday.

The Cumberland River that runs right along downtown Nashville was recorded at 34.14 feet at 5:30 a.m. Thursday. Parts of the river are in "action" stage. Flood stage for the Cumberland River is 40 feet, but it's expected to crest at about 37.3 feet by Friday morning then begin to recede.

Minor flooding has been reported along the Harpeth River as it was measured at 24.6 feet Thursday morning. That's 4'6" over flood stage. It's expected to recede overnight Thursday.

Creeks and streams are also reportedly running high, so be on the lookout and remember to never drive through high water.

FOX 17 News remains in a Code Red Weather alert due to another round of rain expected Thursday afternoon.

Click here for the Advanced Hydrologic map to keep track of the latest statistics.

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