Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 221628
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1128 AM CDT WED APR 22 2015

...The flood warning continues for the...Ohio River...at the
following locations...affecting the indicated counties in Indiana...
Kentucky...Illinois...and Missouri...

  Ohio River at...

    Newburgh Dam.....affecting Spencer...Vanderburgh...Warrick...
  Daviess and Henderson Counties.
    Mount Vernon.....affecting Posey...Vanderburgh...Henderson and
  Union Counties.
    J.T. Myers Dam...affecting Posey and Union Counties.

    Shawneetown......affecting Gallatin...Hardin...Crittenden and
  Union Counties.
    Golconda.........affecting Hardin...Pope...Crittenden and
  Livingston Counties.
    Smithland Dam....affecting Pope and Livingston Counties.

    Paducah..........affecting Massac...Pope...Livingston and McCracken
  Counties.
    Brookport Dam....affecting Massac and McCracken Counties.

    Grand Chain Dam..affecting Massac...Pulaski...Ballard and McCracken
  Counties.
    Cairo............affecting Alexander...Pulaski...Ballard...Carlisle...
  Fulton...Hickman and Mississippi Counties.

.Heavy rainfall has caused river levels to rise on the Ohio River. At
these locations...Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is
forecast. See the details below...

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-KYC059-101-232028-
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/NBGI3.1.ER.150405T0518Z.150420T1030Z.150424T0230Z.NO/
1128 AM CDT WED APR 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Newburgh Dam.
* until late Thursday night.
* At 11:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 42.8 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
  tomorrow late evening.

&&

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


$$

INC129-163-KYC101-225-232028-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0032.000000T0000Z-150426T0040Z/
/MTVI3.1.ER.150405T2049Z.150421T1100Z.150425T1840Z.NO/
1128 AM CDT WED APR 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Mount Vernon.
* until Saturday evening.
* At  6:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 41.9 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 early afternoon.
* 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-KYC225-232027-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-150426T0051Z/
/UNWK2.1.ER.150406T0930Z.150421T1500Z.150425T1851Z.NO/
1128 AM CDT WED APR 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at J.T. Myers Dam.
* until Saturday evening.
* At 11:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 43.7 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 early afternoon.

&&

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


$$

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-232027-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0034.000000T0000Z-150427T0447Z/
/SHNI2.3.ER.150405T1551Z.150416T2245Z.150426T2247Z.NO/
1128 AM CDT WED APR 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown.
* until Sunday evening.
* At 10:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 42.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 42.6 feet by this
  afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage 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-KYC055-139-232027-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-150425T2024Z/
/GOLI2.1.ER.150410T1614Z.150422T0700Z.150425T1424Z.NO/
1128 AM CDT WED APR 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Golconda.
* until Saturday afternoon.
* At 11:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 43.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late Saturday morning.

&&

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

$$

ILC151-KYC139-232027-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0047.000000T0000Z-150426T0600Z/
/SMLI2.1.ER.150420T0417Z.150422T1800Z.150426T0000Z.NO/
1128 AM CDT WED APR 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Smithland Dam.
* until late Saturday night.
* At 11:00 AM Wednesday 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 continue rising to near 41.0 feet by this
  afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage 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-KYC139-145-232027-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0046.000000T0000Z-150427T0900Z/
/PAHK2.1.ER.150418T0145Z.150422T1800Z.150427T0300Z.NO/
1128 AM CDT WED APR 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Paducah.
* until late Sunday night.
* At 11:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 40.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 39.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 40.9 feet by this
  afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday before
  midnight.
* Impact...At 43.0 Feet...Moderate flooding occurs affecting several
  small unprotected towns.

&&

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

$$

ILC127-KYC145-232027-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.150410T0900Z.150422T1400Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1128 AM CDT WED APR 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam
* until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM Wednesday 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 to a stage of 42.6 feet
  by tomorrow morning.

&&

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


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-232027-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0039.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GCTI2.1.ER.150410T0900Z.150422T1300Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1128 AM CDT WED APR 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* until further notice.
* At  8:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 47.5 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 47.5 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-MOC133-232027-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CIRI2.1.ER.150410T1107Z.150423T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1128 AM CDT WED APR 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Wednesday 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 rising to near 45.0 feet by this
  evening then begin falling.

&&

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

$$




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