Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 190227
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
927 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

  Ohio River at Owensboro affecting Spencer and Daviess Counties
  Ohio River at Newburgh Dam affecting Spencer...Vanderburgh...
  Warrick...Daviess and Henderson Counties
  Ohio River at Evansville affecting Posey...Vanderburgh...
  Warrick...Daviess and Henderson Counties
  Ohio River at Mount Vernon affecting Posey...Vanderburgh...
  Henderson and Union Counties
  Ohio River at J.T. Myers Dam affecting Posey and Union Counties
  Ohio River at Shawneetown affecting Gallatin...Hardin...Crittenden
  and Union Counties
  Ohio River at Golconda affecting Hardin...Pope...Crittenden and
  Livingston Counties
  Ohio River at Paducah affecting Massac...Pope...Livingston and
  McCracken Counties
  Ohio River at Brookport Dam affecting Massac and McCracken
  Counties
  Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam affecting Massac...Pulaski...Ballard
  and McCracken Counties
  Ohio River at Cairo affecting Alexander...Pulaski...Ballard...
  Carlisle...Fulton...Hickman and Mississippi Counties

.An abundant amount of rainfall so far this spring has caused
high water levels on area rivers. Minor flooding will continue at
most locations for this coming week with moderate flooding forecasted
at Shawneetown.

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-KYC059-200627-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0043.000000T0000Z-150422T0224Z/
/OWBK2.1.ER.150416T0201Z.150419T1200Z.150421T2024Z.NO/
927 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Owensboro
* until Tuesday evening.
* At  6:45 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 continue rising to near 41.2 feet by
  Monday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday
  afternoon.
* 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-KYC059-101-200626-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-150423T1100Z/
/NBGI3.1.ER.150405T0518Z.150419T0130Z.150423T0500Z.NO/
927 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Newburgh Dam
* until Thursday morning.
* At  9:00 PM Saturday the stage was 44.9 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
  Thursday morning.
* 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-KYC059-101-200626-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0045.000000T0000Z-150421T0300Z/
/EVVI3.1.ER.150419T0100Z.150420T0000Z.150420T2100Z.NO/
927 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Evansville
* until Monday evening.
* At  9:00 PM Saturday the stage was 42.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 42.2 feet by
  tomorrow evening. The river will fall below flood stage Monday
  afternoon.
* 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-KYC101-225-200626-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0032.000000T0000Z-150424T2100Z/
/MTVI3.1.ER.150405T2049Z.150420T1800Z.150424T1500Z.NO/
927 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Mount Vernon
* until Friday afternoon.
* At  6:00 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 continue rising to near 42.2 feet by
  Monday afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Friday
  morning.

&&

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

$$

INC129-KYC225-200626-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-150424T1840Z/
/UNWK2.1.ER.150406T0930Z.150420T1200Z.150424T1240Z.NO/
927 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at J.T. Myers Dam
* until Friday afternoon.
* At  9:00 PM Saturday the stage was 43.3 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 43.7 feet by
  Monday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Friday
  morning.

&&

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


$$

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-200626-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0034.000000T0000Z-150425T1440Z/
/SHNI2.3.ER.150405T1551Z.150416T2245Z.150425T0840Z.NO/
927 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown
* until Saturday April 25.
* At  8:30 PM Saturday the stage was 41.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 43.0 feet by
  early Tuesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
  Saturday...April 25.
* Impact...At 43.0 Feet...Several county roads are closed.

&&

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

$$

ILC069-151-KYC055-139-200626-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-150424T0712Z/
/GOLI2.1.ER.150410T1614Z.150420T1800Z.150424T0112Z.NO/
927 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Golconda
* until late Thursday night.
* At  9:00 PM Saturday the stage was 42.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 42.9 feet by
  Tuesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
  Thursday evening.

&&

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

$$

ILC127-151-KYC139-145-200626-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0046.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PAHK2.1.ER.150418T0145Z.150420T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
927 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Paducah
* until further notice.
* At  9:00 PM Saturday the stage was 39.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 39.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 39.6 feet by
  Monday morning.  Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* 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-KYC145-200626-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.150410T0900Z.150420T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
927 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam
* until further notice.
* At  6:00 PM Saturday the stage was 41.1 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 41.4 feet by
  Monday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.

&&

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


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-200626-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0039.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GCTI2.1.ER.150410T0900Z.150420T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
927 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* until further notice.
* At  6:00 PM Saturday the stage was 46.2 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 46.4 feet by
  Monday morning.  Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* 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-MOC133-200626-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CIRI2.1.ER.150410T1107Z.150421T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
927 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo
* until further notice.
* At  9:00 PM Saturday the stage was 43.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 44.0 feet by
  Monday evening.  Additional rises may be possible thereafter.

&&

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

$$




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