Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 200221
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
921 PM CDT SUN APR 19 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

.Abundant rainfall so far this spring has caused river levels to
remain elevated along the Ohio River. Minor flooding will continue
for most locations through this 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-KYC059-210621-
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/OWBK2.1.ER.150416T0201Z.150419T1219Z.150421T1629Z.NO/
921 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Owensboro
* until Tuesday afternoon.
* At  7:19 AM Sunday the stage was 41.1 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
  late Tuesday 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-KYC059-101-210620-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-150425T0824Z/
/NBGI3.1.ER.150405T0518Z.150420T0200Z.150425T0224Z.NO/
921 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Newburgh Dam
* until late Friday night.
* At  9:00 PM Sunday the stage was 45.2 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
  Friday before midnight.
* 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-KYC059-101-210620-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0045.000000T0000Z-150422T0000Z/
/EVVI3.1.ER.150419T0100Z.150420T0200Z.150421T1800Z.NO/
921 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Evansville
* until Tuesday evening.
* At  9:00 PM Sunday the stage was 42.3 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Tuesday early 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-KYC101-225-210620-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0032.000000T0000Z-150427T0000Z/
/MTVI3.1.ER.150405T2049Z.150421T0600Z.150426T1800Z.NO/
921 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Mount Vernon
* until Sunday April 26.
* At  6:00 AM Sunday 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 rising to near 42.3 feet by
  Tuesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage on Sunday
  ...April 26.

&&

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

$$

INC129-KYC225-210620-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-150426T1629Z/
/UNWK2.1.ER.150406T0930Z.150420T0200Z.150426T1029Z.NO/
921 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at J.T. Myers Dam
* until Sunday April 26.
* At  9:00 PM Sunday the stage was 43.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Sunday morning...April 26.

&&

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


$$

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-210620-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0034.000000T0000Z-150427T1912Z/
/SHNI2.3.ER.150405T1551Z.150416T2245Z.150427T1312Z.NO/
921 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown
* until Monday April 27.
* At  8:30 PM Sunday the stage was 42.2 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 42.8 feet by
  Tuesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Monday
  ...April 27.
* Impact...At 43.0 Feet...Several county roads are closed.

&&

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

$$

ILC069-151-KYC055-139-210620-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-150425T0730Z/
/GOLI2.1.ER.150410T1614Z.150421T0000Z.150425T0130Z.NO/
921 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Golconda
* until late Friday night.
* At  9:00 PM Sunday the stage was 43.2 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 43.2 feet by
  tomorrow evening. The river will fall below flood stage Friday
  evening.

&&

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

$$

ILC127-151-KYC139-145-210620-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0046.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PAHK2.1.ER.150418T0145Z.150420T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
921 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Paducah
* until further notice.
* At  9:00 PM Sunday the stage was 39.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 39.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 39.9 feet by
  tomorrow 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-KYC145-210620-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.150410T0900Z.150421T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
921 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam
* until further notice.
* At  6:00 PM Sunday the stage was 41.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 41.9 feet by
  early Tuesday morning.  Additional rises may be possible
  thereafter.

&&

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


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-210620-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0039.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GCTI2.1.ER.150410T0900Z.150421T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
921 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* until further notice.
* At  6:00 PM Sunday the stage was 46.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 46.8 feet by
  tomorrow evening.  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-MOC133-210620-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CIRI2.1.ER.150410T1107Z.150421T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
921 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo
* until further notice.
* At  9:00 PM Sunday the stage was 44.1 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 44.3 feet by
  Tuesday morning.  Additional rises may be possible thereafter.

&&

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

$$




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