Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 241228
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
728 AM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

...The flood warning is cancelled for lower Ohio River affecting
   areas in west Kentucky and southwest Indiana...

   At Newburgh Dam affecting Spencer...Vanderburgh...
   Warrick...Daviess and Henderson Counties

.The water level along the Ohio River at the Newburgh Dam fell below
the flood stage earlier this morning. The river first rose above flood
stage early Sunday, April 5th, and crested around 45.2 feet, or 7.2 feet
above flood stage, on April 20th.

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/

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INC147-163-173-KYC059-101-241258-
/O.CAN.KPAH.FL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-150424T1347Z/
/NBGI3.1.ER.150405T0518Z.150420T1030Z.150424T0945Z.NO/
728 AM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

The Flood Warning is cancelled for the Ohio River at Newburgh Dam.
* At 7 AM Friday the stage was 37.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 38.0 feet.
* Fell below flood stage at  4:45 AM Friday.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to 33.6 feet by tomorrow
  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


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