The Levisa Fork of the Big Sandy River crested at Paintsville on Monday evening around 9:45pm.
Flood stage for the river is 35.0 feet, and the river was just shy of 33 feet at it’s crest Monday.
High waters are expected to begin to recede overnight.
A Flood Advisory remains in place for the river at Paintsville as water will still be much higher than usual through Wednesday.
Photo/Tiffany Johnson; Levisa Fork upstream from Paintsville near West Van Lear.