Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 300147
FLSPAH
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky
847 PM CDT Mon May 29 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...Kentucky...
  Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam affecting Massac...Pulaski...Ballard
  and McCracken Counties

.River levels are expected to rise on portions of the lower Ohio River
due to recent heavy rainfall and backwater from the Mississippi River.
Minor flooding is now expected to develop at Grand Chain Dam on
Wednesday and crest near 42.5 feet by Friday.

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/

&&

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-310547-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0043.170531T1800Z-170604T0600Z/
/GCTI2.1.ER.170531T1800Z.170602T1200Z.170604T0000Z.NO/
847 PM CDT Mon May 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* from Wednesday afternoon to late Saturday night.
* At  8:00 PM Monday the stage was 41.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast. The river will rise above flood
  stage Wednesday morning and continue to rise to near 42.5
  feet by Friday. River levels are then expected to slowly
  fall through next weekend.
* Impact...At 42.0 Feet...This will cause minor flooding of mainly low
  lying areas.

&&

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

$$




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