Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 241731
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1231 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

...The flood warning continues for portions of the lower Ohio River
   affecting areas in Indiana...Kentucky...Illinois and Missouri...

   At Mount Vernon affecting Posey...Vanderburgh...Henderson
   and Union Counties
   At the J.T. Myers Dam affecting Posey and Union Counties
   At Shawneetown affecting Gallatin...Hardin...Crittenden
   and Union Counties
   At Golconda affecting Hardin...Pope...Crittenden and
   Livingston Counties
   At Smithland Dam affecting Pope and Livingston Counties
   At Paducah affecting Massac...Pope...Livingston and
   McCracken Counties
   At the Brookport Dam affecting Massac and McCracken Counties
   At the Grand Chain Dam affecting Massac...Pulaski...Ballard
   and McCracken Counties
   At Cairo affecting Alexander...Pulaski...Ballard...
   Carlisle...Fulton...Hickman and Mississippi Counties

.Water levels continue to slowly fall along much of the lower Ohio
River with minor flood conditions forecast to end from Mount Vernon,
Indiana downstream through Paducah, Kentucky during the weekend.

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/

&&

INC129-163-KYC101-225-251030-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0032.000000T0000Z-150425T1030Z/
/MTVI3.1.ER.150405T2049Z.150421T1100Z.150425T0430Z.NO/
1231 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at Mount Vernon.
* until late tonight.
* At 7 AM Friday the stage was 38.0 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
  tonight.
* 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-KYC225-252130-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-150426T0345Z/
/UNWK2.1.ER.150406T0930Z.150421T1500Z.150425T2145Z.NO/
1231 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at the J.T. Myers Dam.
* until Saturday evening.
* At 12 PM Friday the stage was 41.3 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
  tomorrow afternoon.

&&

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


$$

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-252130-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0034.000000T0000Z-150427T0000Z/
/SHNI2.3.ER.150405T1551Z.150416T2245Z.150426T1800Z.NO/
1231 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at Shawneetown.
* until Sunday evening.
* At 12 PM Friday the stage was 40.2 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.

&&

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

$$

ILC069-151-KYC055-139-252130-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-150426T0600Z/
/GOLI2.1.ER.150410T1614Z.150422T0700Z.150426T0000Z.NO/
1231 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at Golconda.
* until late Saturday night.
* At 12 PM Friday the stage was 42.5 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
  tomorrow evening.

&&

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

$$

ILC151-KYC139-250600-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0047.000000T0000Z-150425T0600Z/
/SMLI2.1.ER.150420T0417Z.150423T0115Z.150425T0000Z.NO/
1231 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at the Smithland Dam.
* until late tonight.
* At 12 PM Friday the stage was 40.2 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
  this 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-KYC139-145-252130-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0046.000000T0000Z-150427T1000Z/
/PAHK2.1.ER.150418T0145Z.150423T0415Z.150427T0400Z.NO/
1231 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at Paducah.
* until late Sunday night.
* At 12 PM Friday the stage was 40.4 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
  Sunday evening.
* 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-KYC145-252130-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.150410T0900Z.150423T1400Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1231 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at the Brookport Dam
* until further notice.
* At 12 PM Friday the stage was 42.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 42.4 feet
  by tomorrow morning.

&&

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


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-252130-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0039.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GCTI2.1.ER.150410T0900Z.150422T2300Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1231 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at the Grand Chain Dam
* until further notice.
* At 7 AM Friday 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 to a stage of 47.3 feet
  by tomorrow 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-MOC133-252130-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CIRI2.1.ER.150410T1107Z.150423T1100Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1231 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at Cairo
* until further notice.
* At 12 PM Friday the stage was 44.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 44.6 feet
  by tomorrow morning.

&&

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

$$




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