Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 251842
FLSPAH
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky
1242 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

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

  Ohio River at Smithland Dam...Paducah...Brookport Dam...Grand Chain
  Dam and Cairo

.The lower half of the Ohio River continues to rise. All river gage
points from Smithland Dam down to Cairo are expected to crest at the
end of the 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/

&&

ILC151-KYC139-262242-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/SMLI2.2.ER.180221T2130Z.180302T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1242 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Smithland Dam
* until further notice.
* At 12:00 PM Sunday the stage was 47.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 48.0 feet by
  Friday morning.  Additional rises may be possible thereafter.

&&

LAT...LON 3728 8856 3727 8840 3707 8837 3715 8852


$$

ILC127-151-KYC139-145-262242-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PAHK2.2.ER.180219T1614Z.180302T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1242 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Paducah
* until further notice.
* At 12:00 PM Sunday the stage was 48.1 feet.
* Flood Stage is 39.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 49.0 feet by
  Friday morning then begin falling.
* Impact...At 49.5 Feet...The first gate is closed in the floodwall in
  Paducah.

&&

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

$$

ILC127-KYC145-262242-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.180214T0900Z.180302T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1242 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam
* until further notice.
* At 12:00 PM Sunday the stage was 49.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 50.5 feet by
  Friday morning.  Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 50.0 Feet...Flooding begins in Joppa Illinois.

&&

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


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-262242-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GCTI2.3.ER.180215T0600Z.180302T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1242 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* until further notice.
* At 12:00 PM Sunday the stage was 54.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 56.0 feet by
  Friday morning.  Additional rises may be possible thereafter.

&&

LAT...LON 3727 8908 3727 8884 3714 8888 3709 8907
      3717 8916

$$

ILC003-153-KYC007-039-075-105-MOC133-262242-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CIRI2.3.ER.180220T0000Z.180302T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1242 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo
* until further notice.
* At 12:00 PM Sunday the stage was 51.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 53.5 feet by
  Friday evening then begin falling.

&&

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

$$




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