Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 170223
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
923 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

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

  Ohio River at Owensboro...Newburgh...Evansville...Mount Vernon...
  J.T. Myers...Shawneetown...Golconda...Paducah...Brookport...
  Grand Chain and Cairo.

.Portions of the lower Ohio River continue to rise with many points
at or going above flood stage over the next few days. Most locations
are expected to experience minor flooding and stay above flood stage
through next week.

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-KYC059-180623-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0043.000000T0000Z-150422T1300Z/
/OWBK2.1.ER.150416T0201Z.150419T0000Z.150422T0700Z.NO/
923 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Owensboro
* until Wednesday morning.
* At  6:42 AM Thursday 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 rising to near 41.3 feet by
  Saturday night and fall below flood stage by Wednesday 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-KYC059-101-180622-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-150424T0748Z/
/NBGI3.1.ER.150405T0518Z.150418T1800Z.150424T0148Z.NO/
923 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Newburgh Dam
* until Friday April 24.
* At  8:00 PM Thursday the stage was 44.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 38.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 44.7 feet by
  Saturday afternoon and fall below flood stage by Thursday night.
* 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-KYC059-101-180622-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0045.150418T1800Z-150422T1200Z/
/EVVI3.1.ER.150418T1800Z.150419T1800Z.150422T0600Z.NO/
923 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Evansville
* from Saturday afternoon to Wednesday morning.
* At  8:00 PM Thursday the stage was 41.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by Saturday
  afternoon and continue to rise to near 42.3 feet by Sunday
  morning.
* 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-KYC101-225-180622-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0032.000000T0000Z-150425T1231Z/
/MTVI3.1.ER.150405T2049Z.150421T1200Z.150425T0631Z.NO/
923 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Mount Vernon
* until Saturday April 25.
* At  7:00 AM Thursday the stage was 41.1 feet.
* Flood Stage is 35.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 42.3 feet by
  Tuesday afternoon and fall below flood stage by Saturday
  April 25th.

&&

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

$$

INC129-KYC225-180622-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-150425T1324Z/
/UNWK2.1.ER.150406T0930Z.150420T0600Z.150425T0724Z.NO/
923 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at J.T. Myers Dam
* until Saturday April 25.
* At  8:00 PM Thursday the stage was 42.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 43.8 feet by
  Sunday night and fall below flood stage by Saturday
  April 25th.

&&

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


$$

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-180622-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0034.000000T0000Z-150426T0153Z/
/SHNI2.3.ER.150405T1551Z.150416T2245Z.150425T1953Z.NO/
923 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown
* until Saturday April 25.
* At  8:30 PM Thursday the stage was 41.3 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 43.2 feet by
  Monday night and fall below flood stage by Saturday
  April 25th.
* Impact...At 43.0 Feet...Several county roads are closed.

&&

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

$$

ILC069-151-KYC055-139-180622-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-150424T2100Z/
/GOLI2.1.ER.150410T1614Z.150416T2300Z.150424T1500Z.NO/
923 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Golconda
* until Friday April 24.
* At  8:00 PM Thursday the stage was 42.1 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
  Friday morning.

&&

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

$$

ILC127-151-KYC139-145-180622-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0046.150417T1800Z-000000T0000Z/
/PAHK2.1.ER.150417T1800Z.150419T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
923 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Paducah
* from Friday afternoon until further notice.
* At  8:00 PM Thursday the stage was 38.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 39.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by tomorrow
  afternoon and continue to rise to near 39.3 feet by Sunday
  morning.
* 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-KYC145-180622-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.150410T0900Z.150419T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
923 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam
* until further notice.
* At  6:00 PM Thursday the stage was 40.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 41.0 feet by
  Sunday morning.


&&

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


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-180622-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0039.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GCTI2.1.ER.150410T0900Z.150419T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
923 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* until further notice.
* At  6:00 PM Thursday the stage was 45.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 46.0 feet by
  Sunday 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-MOC133-180622-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CIRI2.1.ER.150410T1107Z.150419T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
923 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo
* until further notice.
* At  8:00 PM Thursday the stage was 42.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 43.5 feet by
  Sunday night.


&&

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

$$



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