Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 161645
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1145 AM CDT THU APR 16 2015

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

  Ohio River...

    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 and runoff from upstream have caused river levels to
rise on the Ohio River. Minor flooding is occurring and/or Minor flooding
is forecast at these locations. 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/

&&

ILC127-151-KYC139-145-172045-
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1145 AM CDT THU APR 16 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Paducah.
* from Friday afternoon until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Thursday the stage was 38.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 39.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow early 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-KYC145-172045-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.150410T0900Z.150419T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1145 AM CDT THU APR 16 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam
* until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM Thursday the stage was 40.3 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 41.0 feet by
  Sunday morning.  Additional rises may be possible thereafter.

&&

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


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-172045-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0039.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GCTI2.1.ER.150410T0900Z.150419T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1145 AM CDT THU APR 16 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM 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.  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-MOC133-172044-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CIRI2.1.ER.150410T1107Z.150420T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1145 AM CDT THU APR 16 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Thursday 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 43.5 feet by
  Sunday evening then begin falling.

&&

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

$$



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