Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 180212
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
912 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Indiana...
Kentucky...Illinois...Missouri...

  Ohio River at Owensboro...Newburgh Dam...Evansville...Mount Vernon
  ...J.T. Myers Dam...Shawneetown...Golconda...Paducah...Brookport
  Dam...Grand Chain Dam and Cairo.

.Water levels continue to slowly rise along several portions of the
lower Ohio River with minor to moderate flood conditions expected
through the weekend. Crests are expected by early next week, but
the expected rainfall over the weekend may change the timing and
crest levels.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...

Never drive cars...trucks or sport utility vehicles through flooded
areas. The water may be too deep to allow safe passage. Never allow
children to play in or near flood waters. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather
Radio or your local media for further statements and possible updated
forecasts.

Additional information is available at
http://www.crh.noaa.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=pah /lower case/

&&

INC147-KYC059-190612-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0043.000000T0000Z-150422T0000Z/
/OWBK2.1.ER.150416T0201Z.150418T1800Z.150421T1800Z.NO/
912 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Owensboro
* until Tuesday evening.
* At  6:55 AM Friday the stage was 40.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 41.1 feet by
  Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 41.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
  bottomland and surrounding low lying areas.

&&

LAT...LON 3790 8721 3780 8728 3771 8710 3794 8682
      3806 8681 3789 8712

$$

INC147-163-173-KYC059-101-190611-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-150423T1948Z/
/NBGI3.1.ER.150405T0518Z.150418T0600Z.150423T1348Z.NO/
912 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Newburgh Dam
* until Thursday afternoon.
* At  8:00 PM Friday the stage was 44.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 38.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 44.8 feet by
  early Saturday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
  Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 46.0 Feet...Highway 662 near the old Lock and Dam 47
  begins to flood. This is approximately 1/2 mile downstream from the
  current lock and dam.

&&

LAT...LON 3801 8745 3787 8745 3780 8728 3790 8721


$$

INC129-163-173-KYC059-101-190611-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0045.150418T0600Z-150422T0300Z/
/EVVI3.1.ER.150418T0600Z.150419T1200Z.150421T2100Z.NO/
912 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Evansville
* from late tonight to Tuesday evening.
* At  8:00 PM Friday the stage was 41.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by after midnight tonight
  and continue to rise to near 42.3 feet by Monday morning. The
  river will fall below flood stage by Tuesday afternoon.
* Impact...At 42.0 Feet...The river is 3300 feet wide.

&&

LAT...LON 3796 8770 3781 8769 3780 8756 3787 8745
      3801 8745 3802 8759

$$

INC129-163-KYC101-225-190611-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0032.000000T0000Z-150425T0115Z/
/MTVI3.1.ER.150405T2049Z.150421T0000Z.150424T1915Z.NO/
912 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Mount Vernon
* until Friday April 24.
* At  6:00 AM Friday the stage was 41.3 feet.
* Flood Stage is 35.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 42.3 feet by
  Tuesday morning.

&&

LAT...LON 3792 8796 3780 8784 3781 8769 3796 8770
      3798 8784

$$

INC129-KYC225-190611-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-150425T0140Z/
/UNWK2.1.ER.150406T0930Z.150420T0600Z.150424T1940Z.NO/
912 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at J.T. Myers Dam
* until Friday April 24.
* At  8:00 PM Friday the stage was 43.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 43.9 feet by
  Monday morning.

&&

LAT...LON 3778 8811 3773 8800 3780 8784 3792 8796


$$

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-190611-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0034.000000T0000Z-150425T1353Z/
/SHNI2.3.ER.150405T1551Z.150416T2245Z.150425T0753Z.NO/
912 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown
* until Saturday April 25.
* At  8:30 PM Friday the stage was 41.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 43.3 feet by
  Monday evening.
* Impact...At 43.0 Feet...Several county roads are closed.

&&

LAT...LON 3778 8811 3771 8821 3753 8818 3757 8800
      3773 8800

$$

ILC069-151-KYC055-139-190611-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-150424T1629Z/
/GOLI2.1.ER.150410T1614Z.150418T0100Z.150424T1029Z.NO/
912 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Golconda
* until Friday April 24.
* At  8:00 PM Friday the stage was 42.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will hold nearly steady before slowly falling
  to below flood stage by Friday morning...April 24.

&&

LAT...LON 3757 8800 3746 8851 3728 8856 3727 8840
      3735 8839 3746 8799

$$

ILC127-151-KYC139-145-190611-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0046.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PAHK2.1.ER.150418T0600Z.150420T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
912 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Paducah
* until further notice.
* At  8:00 PM Friday the stage was 39.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 39.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by after midnight tonight and
  continue to rise to near 39.4 feet by early Monday morning.
* Impact...At 39.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
  bottomland and surrounding low lying areas.

&&

LAT...LON 3715 8861 3709 8872 3697 8854 3707 8837
      3715 8852

$$

ILC127-KYC145-190611-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.150410T0900Z.150421T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
912 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam
* until further notice.
* At  6:00 PM Friday the stage was 40.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 41.5 feet by
  Monday evening.

&&

LAT...LON 3727 8884 3714 8888 3709 8872 3715 8861


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-190611-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0039.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GCTI2.1.ER.150410T0900Z.150420T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
912 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* until further notice.
* At  6:00 PM Friday the stage was 45.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 46.4 feet by
  Monday morning.

* Impact...At 48.0 Feet...Water reaches the power house at Lock and
  Dam 53.

&&

LAT...LON 3727 8908 3717 8916 3709 8907 3714 8888
      3727 8884

$$

ILC003-153-KYC007-039-075-105-MOC133-190611-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CIRI2.1.ER.150410T1107Z.150421T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
912 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo
* until further notice.
* At  8:00 PM Friday the stage was 43.1 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 44.0 feet by
  Monday evening.

&&

LAT...LON 3709 8946 3651 8918 3680 8900 3709 8907
      3717 8916

$$



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