Rainfall Accumulations for the April 30 / May 2 Heavy Rainfall Event

Photos and video from Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake
Some of the worst flooding of this event occurred on the Cumberland River below Barkley Dam. 
Due to record rainfall in the Nashville area and elsewhere in mid Tennessee, 
record water releases near 350,000 cfs were necessary at Barkley Dam.
Rainfall Accumulations
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
1135 AM CDT MON MAY 3 2010

...RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS FOR THE APRIL 30/MAY 2 HEAVY RAINFALL EVENT...

THE FOLLOWING ARE UNOFFICIAL RAINFALL OBSERVATIONS TAKEN OVER THE WEEKEND
BEGINNING 7 AM FRIDAY, APRIL 30TH, TO 7 AM MONDAY, MAY 3RD, FOR
THE STORMS THAT AFFECTED OUR REGION. APPRECIATION IS EXTENDED TO
HIGHWAY DEPARTMENTS...COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS...SKYWARN SPOTTERS
AND MEDIA FOR THESE REPORTS.

AIRPORTS
CAPE GIRARDEAU 3.05 CARBONDALE 1.81 EVANSVILLE 2.29
PADUCAH 3.63 POPLAR BLUFF 1.49 OWENSBORO 3.95

KENTUCKY COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS...
BARKLEY DAM 4.45 CADIZ 6.55 CALHOUN/LOCK2 4.66
CANTON CLINTON COBB 7.04
CRUTCHFIELD DAWSON SPRINGS DIXON 3.63
FULTON GREEN RVR PWR HENDERSON 3.92
HERNDON 7.19 HOPKINSVILLE 6.38 KENTUCKY DAM
LACENTER 7SSE MARION OWENSBORO 4.13
PADUCAH 4WSW PARADISE PROVIDENCE 4.56
SEBREE

KENTUCKY AUTOMATED GAGES...
BARKLEY DAM 3.69 BENTON CALHOUN/LOCK 2
CADIZ 5.76 CANTON 5.55 COBB 6.08
GREENVILLE HOPKINSVILLE LBL RAWS 6.71
PADUCAH (RVR) 3.15 PRINCETON 7.00 UNIONTOWN

INDIANA COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS...
GRANDVIEW HAZELTON INGLEFIELD
MOUNT VERNON 1.73 NEW HARMONY 2.07 NEWBURGH L/D 4.17
PETERSBURG 2.04 POSEYVILLE SAINT MEINRAD
STENDAL 3.32

INDIANA AUTOMATIC GAGES...
EVANSVILLE 2.69 NEWBURGH L/D

ILLINOIS COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS...
BROOKPORT/52 3.95 CAIRO 2.10 CARBONDALE
DIX FORT MASSAC GRAND CHAIN/53 2.24
GRAYVILLE 2.51 GRAND TOWER MOUNT CARMEL
MOUNT VERNON 1.36 MURPHYSBORO PINCKNEYVILLE 1.14
PLUMFIELD SHAWNEETOWN 2.41 SMITHLAND L/D

ILLINOIS AUTOMATIC GAGES...
BEAN RIDGE BIG MUDDY SUB 1.67 BONNIE 1.84
CAIRO (RIVER) 1.81 CARMI(MAIN ST) 2.96 CASEY FORK 1.43
CISNE CRAB ORCHARD 4.03 DIXON SPRINGS
GRAND TOWER 1.42 GOLCONDA MOUNT CARMEL 1.96
MOUNT VERNON 1.48 MURPHYSBORO 1.90 PLUMFIELD 1.65
REND LAKE 1.52 WALTONVILLE 1.41 WAYNE CITY 1.67
WEST SALEM

MISSOURI COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS...
CLEARWATER DAM DONIPHAN 2.13 JACKSON
MARBLE HILL 3.38 NEW MADRID PERRYVILLE
POPLAR BLUFF 0.00 PORTAGEVILLE QULIN
WILLIAMSVILLE 2.30 WAPPAPELLO DAM 1.83 WAPPAPELLO SP
ZALMA

MISSOURI AUTOMATED GAGES...
COMMERCE 3.94 DONIPHAN RAWS 1.82 DONIPHAN (RVR) 1.54
FISK 1.84 MENFRO 2.04 GREENVILLE 1.85
MOCASSIN SPR 2.33 PATTERSON 2.33 PRICE LANDING 4.29
POPLAR BLUFF 1.54 THOMPSON L`ING 1.95


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