Summary of Oct 29-30 rain event

 

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
1029 AM CDT SAT OCT 31 2009

...UNOFFICIAL 2-DAY STORM TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE QUAD STATE AREA...

THE SIGNIFICANT STORM SYSTEM THAT MOVED THROUGH THE AREA OVERNIGHT
THURSDAY AND MUCH OF FRIDAY...BROUGHT WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO HEAVY
RAIN. RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS VARIED FROM JUST UNDER AN INCH...TO
WELL OVER 4 INCHES. BELOW ARE UNOFFICIAL 2-DAY STORM TOTAL
RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS.

AIRPORTS
CAPE GIRARDEAU 2.10 CARBONDALE 1.84 EVANSVILLE 1.36
PADUCAH 1.94 POPLAR BLUFF 3.23 OWENSBORO 0.89

KENTUCKY COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS...
BARKLEY DAM 1.99 CADIZ 1.43 COBB 1.33
DAWSON SPRINGS 1.27 DIXON 1.52 GREEN RVR PWR 1.10
HENDERSON 1.47 HOPKINSVILLE 1.27 MARION 1.67
OWENSBORO 1.19 PARADISE 1.42 PROVIDENCE 1.56

KENTUCKY AUTOMATED GAGES...
BARKLEY DAM 1.37 CALHOUN/LOCK 2 1.00 CADIZ 0.96
CANTON 1.42 COBB 1.28 HOPKINSVILLE 1.47
LBL RAWS 1.77 PADUCAH (RVR) 1.27 PRINCETON 1.60

INDIANA COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS...
MOUNT VERNON 1.31 NEWBURGH L/D 1.43 PETERSBURG 1.38
STENDAL 1.23

INDIANA AUTOMATIC GAGES...
EVANSVILLE 1.40

ILLINOIS COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS...
BROOKPORT/52 1.98 GRAND CHAIN/53 1.57 GRAYVILLE 1.10
MOUNT VERNON 1.34 PINCKNEYVILLE 2.22 SHAWNEETOWN 1.35

ILLINOIS AUTOMATIC GAGES...
BIG MUDDY SUB 1.52 BONNIE 1.04 CAIRO (RIVER) 1.98
CARMI(MAIN ST) 1.23 CASEY FORK 1.11 CRAB ORCHARD 0.97
GRAND TOWER 1.29 MOUNT CARMEL 1.06 MOUNT VERNON 1.56
MURPHYSBORO 2.19 PLUMFIELD 1.45 REND LAKE 1.66
WALTONVILLE 1.49 WAYNE CITY 0.78

MISSOURI COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS...
CLEARWATER DAM 3.99 DONIPHAN 4.33 JACKSON 3.15
MARBLE HILL 3.27 NEW MADRID 3.27 PERRYVILLE 2.29
QULIN 3.55 WILLIAMSVILLE 3.56 ZALMA 3.25

MISSOURI AUTOMATED GAGES...
BIRDS POINT 2.18 CAPE GIRARDEAU 1.84 COMMERCE 1.34
FISK 3.79 MENFRO 2.35 GREENVILLE 3.22
MOCASSIN SPR 4.10 PATTERSON 4.10 PRICE LANDING 1.59
POPLAR BLUFF 3.02 VAN BUREN 4.57 WAPPAPELLO DAM 2.59

THIS DATA WAS FURNISHED BY THE COOPERATION OF THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE...THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS...AND THE U.S.
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY. THIS DATA MAY CONTAIN ERRORS AND SHOULD
BE USED WITH CAUTION.

Monthly rainfall totals for October (with no rain expected today) are...

Poplar Bluff - 13.23 in.
Paducah - 10.55 in.
Cape Girardeau - 10.38 in.
Carbondale - 9.80 in.
Evansville - 8.21 in.


PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
418 AM CDT SAT OCT 31 2009

..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON...
..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..

0816 AM FLOOD GATEWOOD 36.56N 91.07W
10/30/2009 RIPLEY MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

RT 142 W AT GATEWOOD IS CLOSED.

0816 AM FLOOD 9 N DONIPHAN 36.75N 90.82W
10/30/2009 RIPLEY MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

RT NN AT LITTLE BLACK BRIDGE IS CLOSED.

0821 AM FLOOD POPLAR BLUFF 36.76N 90.41W
10/30/2009 BUTLER MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

NUMEROUS COUNTY ROADS UNDER WATER, SEVERAL WATER RESCUES

0830 AM FLOOD 3 W GRASSY 37.25N 90.19W
10/30/2009 BOLLINGER MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT WORKING ON A FEW EVACUATIONS ALONG
THE CASTOR RIVER IN THE TWIN BRIDGES AREA.

0830 AM FLOOD ZALMA 37.14N 90.08W
10/30/2009 BOLLINGER MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT WORKING ON A FEW EVACUATIONS IN THE
APRIL HILLS SUBDIVISION

0830 AM FLOOD GREENVILLE 37.13N 90.45W
10/30/2009 WAYNE MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

WATER IS COVERING HWY 34 IN SEVERAL AREAS

0850 AM FLOOD DEXTER 36.79N 89.96W
10/30/2009 STODDARD MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

NUMEROUS ROADS WITH WATER OVER THEM. HIGH WATER SIGNS
BEING POSTED.

0850 AM FLOOD CAPE GIRARDEAU 37.31N 89.55W
10/30/2009 CAPE GIRARDEAU MO EMERGENCY MNGR

CAPE LA CROIX CREEK NEAR ARENA PARK IS OUT OF ITS BANKS.

0913 AM FLOOD EAST PRAIRIE 36.78N 89.38W
10/30/2009 MISSISSIPPI MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

SEVERAL STREETS ARE FLOODED IN EAST PRAIRIE.

0915 AM FLOOD PERKINS 37.09N 89.78W
10/30/2009 SCOTT MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

WATER OVER THE ROAD AT HWY PP AND HWY W IN PERKINS.

0915 AM FLOOD SCOTT CITY 37.22N 89.53W
10/30/2009 SCOTT MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

WATER OVER THE ROAD ON HWY M BETWEEN CHAFFEE AND SCOTT
CITY.

1230 PM FLOOD CAPE GIRARDEAU 37.31N 89.55W
10/30/2009 CAPE GIRARDEAU MO EMERGENCY MNGR

LATE REPORT. SWIFT WATER RESCUE...INDIVIDUAL DROVE INTO
FLOOD COUNTY ROAD 141 WITH WAIST DEEP WATER. INDIVIDUAL
WAS IN VEHICLE FOR NEARLY ONE HALF HOUR BEFORE PASSER-BY
NOTICED THE VEHICLE.

1231 PM FLOOD HICKMAN 36.56N 89.19W
10/30/2009 FULTON KY EMERGENCY MNGR

THE STATE TRANSPORTAION DEPT HAS POSTED WATER-OVER-ROAD
SIGNS ALONG HIGHWAY 94 WEST OF HICKMAN AND HIGHWAY 1907
NE OF CAYCE.

0218 PM FLOOD HICKMAN 36.56N 89.19W
10/30/2009 FULTON KY EMERGENCY MNGR

HIGHWAY 94 WEST OF TOWN IS CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING BETWEEN
MILE MARKER 9 AND 10.

1025 PM FLOOD 6 W GORDONVILLE 37.31N 89.78W
10/30/2009 CAPE GIRARDEAU MO EMERGENCY MNGR

WHITEWATER RIVER OUT OF ITS BANKS ALONG COUNTY ROAD 379.
VEHICLE DROVE THROUGH WATER AND STALLED. FEMALE OCCUPANT
RESCUED BY FIREFIGHTERS ON FOOT. NO INJURIES.


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