Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 181633
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1133 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

   At Owensboro affecting Spencer and Daviess Counties
   At the Newburgh Dam affecting Spencer...Vanderburgh...
   Warrick...Daviess and Henderson Counties
   At Evansville affecting Posey...Vanderburgh...Warrick...
   Daviess and Henderson Counties
   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 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 rise along several portions of the
lower Ohio River with minor flooding persisting, and moderate flood
conditions forecast to develop at Shawneetown by Tuesday.

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-KYC059-192033-
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/OWBK2.1.ER.150416T0201Z.150419T1200Z.150421T2024Z.NO/
1133 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at Owensboro.
* until Tuesday evening.
* At 7 AM Saturday the stage was 40.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 41.2 feet by
  Monday 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-KYC059-101-192032-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-150423T1100Z/
/NBGI3.1.ER.150405T0518Z.150418T1500Z.150423T0500Z.NO/
1133 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at the Newburgh Dam.
* until Thursday morning.
* At 11 AM Saturday the stage was 44.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 38.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will fall to below flood stage by Thursday.
* 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-KYC059-101-192032-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0045.000000T0000Z-150421T0300Z/
/EVVI3.1.ER.150419T0000Z.150420T0000Z.150420T2100Z.NO/
1133 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at Evansville.
* until Monday evening.
* At 11 AM Saturday the stage was 41.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage this evening and crest
  near 42.2 feet by tomorrow evening.
* 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-KYC101-225-192032-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0032.000000T0000Z-150424T2100Z/
/MTVI3.1.ER.150405T2049Z.150420T1800Z.150424T1500Z.NO/
1133 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at Mount Vernon.
* until Friday afternoon.
* At 7 AM Saturday the stage was 41.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 35.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 42.2 feet by
  Monday afternoon.

&&

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

$$

INC129-KYC225-192032-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-150424T1840Z/
/UNWK2.1.ER.150406T0930Z.150420T1200Z.150424T1240Z.NO/
1133 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at the J.T. Myers Dam.
* until Friday afternoon.
* At 11 AM Saturday the stage was 43.2 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 43.7 feet Monday morning.

&&

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


$$

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-192032-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0034.000000T0000Z-150425T1440Z/
/SHNI2.3.ER.150405T1551Z.150416T2245Z.150425T0840Z.NO/
1133 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at Shawneetown.
* until Saturday April 25.
* At 11 AM Saturday the stage was 41.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 43.0 feet Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 43.0 Feet...Several county roads are closed.

&&

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

$$

ILC069-151-KYC055-139-192032-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-150424T0712Z/
/GOLI2.1.ER.150410T1614Z.150420T1800Z.150424T0112Z.NO/
1133 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at Golconda.
* until late Thursday night.
* At 11 AM Saturday the stage was 42.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 42.9 feet Tuesday morning.

&&

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

$$

ILC127-151-KYC139-145-192032-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0046.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PAHK2.1.ER.150418T0145Z.150421T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1133 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at Paducah
* until further notice.
* At 11 AM Saturday the stage was 39.2 feet.
* Flood Stage is 39.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 39.7 feet Monday 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-KYC145-192032-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.150410T0900Z.150421T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1133 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at the Brookport Dam
* until further notice.
* At 11 AM Saturday the stage was 41.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 41.5 feet Monday evening.

&&

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


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-192032-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0039.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GCTI2.1.ER.150410T0900Z.150421T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1133 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* until further notice.
* At 11 AM Saturday the stage was 46.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 46.5 feet Monday evening.
* 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-MOC133-192032-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CIRI2.1.ER.150410T1107Z.150421T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1133 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at Cairo
* until further notice.
* At 11 AM Saturday the stage was 43.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 44.0 feet Tuesday morning.

&&

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

$$



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