Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 240300 CCA
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT...CORRECTED NEWBURGH FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
949 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

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

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

.Abundant rainfall this spring has caused water levels to remain high
along portions of the lower Ohio River. Most locations are
experiencing minor flooding and are cresting or falling.

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/

&&

INC147-163-173-KYC059-101-241347-
/O.COR.KPAH.FL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-150424T1347Z/
/NBGI3.1.ER.150405T0518Z.150420T1030Z.150424T0747Z.NO/
949 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Newburgh Dam.
* until Friday morning.
* At  9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 38.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 38.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Friday morning.
* Impact...At 38.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs.  The river is 2500
  feet wide and begins covering agricultural land on the Kentucky
  side.

&&

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


$$

INC129-163-KYC101-225-250649-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0032.000000T0000Z-150425T1500Z/
/MTVI3.1.ER.150405T2049Z.150421T1100Z.150425T0900Z.NO/
949 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Mount Vernon
* until Saturday morning.
* At  6:00 AM Thursday the stage was 40.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 35.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Saturday morning.
* Impact...At 40.0 Feet...Farm land and some main roads are flooded in
  places southwest and west of Mt. Vernon.

&&

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

$$

INC129-KYC225-250648-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-150425T2212Z/
/UNWK2.1.ER.150406T0930Z.150421T1500Z.150425T1612Z.NO/
949 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at J.T. Myers Dam
* until Saturday afternoon.
* At  9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 42.3 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Saturday morning.

&&

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


$$

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-250648-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0034.000000T0000Z-150426T2300Z/
/SHNI2.3.ER.150405T1551Z.150416T2245Z.150426T1700Z.NO/
949 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown
* until Sunday evening.
* At  9:30 PM Thursday the stage was 41.3 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Sunday afternoon.
* Impact...At 43.0 Feet...Several county roads are closed.

&&

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

$$

ILC069-151-KYC055-139-250648-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-150425T2100Z/
/GOLI2.1.ER.150410T1614Z.150422T0700Z.150425T1500Z.NO/
949 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Golconda
* until Saturday afternoon.
* At  9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 43.2 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Saturday morning.

&&

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

$$

ILC151-KYC139-250648-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0047.000000T0000Z-150426T0600Z/
/SMLI2.1.ER.150420T0417Z.150423T0115Z.150426T0000Z.NO/
949 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Smithland Dam
* until late Saturday night.
* At  9:00 PM Thursday 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 fall below flood stage by Saturday
  evening.
* Impact...At 40.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
  bottomland and surrounding and low lying areas.

&&

LAT...LON 3728 8856 3715 8852 3707 8837 3727 8840


$$

ILC127-151-KYC139-145-250648-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0046.000000T0000Z-150427T1600Z/
/PAHK2.1.ER.150418T0145Z.150423T0415Z.150427T1000Z.NO/
949 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Paducah.
* until Monday morning.
* At  9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 40.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 39.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  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-KYC145-250648-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.150410T0900Z.150423T1400Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
949 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam
* until further notice.
* At  6:00 PM Thursday the stage was 42.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall slowly through this
  weekend.

&&

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


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-250648-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0039.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GCTI2.1.ER.150410T0900Z.150422T2300Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
949 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* until further notice.
* At  7:00 PM Thursday the stage was 47.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall slowly through this
  weekend.
* 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-MOC133-250648-
/O.COR.KPAH.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CIRI2.1.ER.150410T1107Z.150423T1100Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
949 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo
* until further notice.
* At  9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 44.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall slowly through this
  weekend.

&&

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

$$





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