Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 211943 CCA
FLSPAH
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky
134 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

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

   Ohio River at Newburgh Dam...Evansville...Mount Vernon...Shawneetown...
   Golconda...Smithland Dam...Paducah...Brookport Dam and Cairo

.Rainfall that has already occurred...along with anticipated rain
through the weekend...will continue to cause rises along the Ohio River
basin. Grand Chain Dam is now expected to reach the major flood category.
Several other points are expected to reach the moderate flood category.

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/

&&

INC147-163-173-KYC059-101-222334-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/NBGI3.1.ER.180215T0745Z.180226T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
134 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Newburgh Dam
* until further notice.
* At  1:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 45.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 38.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 47.0 feet by
  Monday morning.  Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 48.0 Feet...Water approaches part of IN 66 about 1 mile
  downstream from the lock and dam.

&&

LAT...LON 3801 8745 3790 8721 3780 8728 3787 8745


$$

INC129-163-173-KYC059-101-222334-
/O.COR.KPAH.FL.W.0011.180222T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/EVVI3.1.ER.180222T0000Z.180227T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
134 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Evansville.
* from this evening until further notice.
* At  1:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 42.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
  rise to near 44.3 feet by Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 45.0 Feet...Many county roads are flooded and some are
  impassable.

&&

LAT...LON 3796 8770 3802 8759 3801 8745 3787 8745
      3780 8756 3781 8769

$$

INC129-163-KYC101-225-222334-
/O.COR.KPAH.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MTVI3.1.ER.000000T0000Z.180301T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
134 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Mount Vernon
* until further notice.
* At  6:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 40.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 35.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 44.9 feet by
  Thursday...March 1st.
* Impact...At 45.0 Feet...Large portions of Point Township in Posey
  county are flooded.

&&

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

$$

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-222334-
/O.COR.KPAH.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/SHNI2.2.ER.180216T2250Z.180303T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
134 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown
* until further notice.
* At 12:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 38.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 49.1 feet by
  Friday evening...March 2nd.

&&

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

$$

ILC069-151-KYC055-139-222334-
/O.COR.KPAH.FL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GOLI2.1.ER.180220T2230Z.180303T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
134 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Golconda
* until further notice.
* At  1:00 PM Wednesday 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 rising to near 48.4 feet by
  Saturday morning...March 3rd.
* Impact...At 49.0 Feet...Several families are evacuated in Hall Town.

&&

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

$$

ILC151-KYC139-222334-
/O.COR.KPAH.FL.W.0016.180221T2130Z-000000T0000Z/
/SMLI2.1.ER.180221T2130Z.180228T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
134 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Smithland Dam.
* until further notice.
* At  1:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 39.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 45.0 feet by Tuesday morning.
  Additional rises are possible thereafter.

&&

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


$$

ILC127-151-KYC139-145-222334-
/O.COR.KPAH.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PAHK2.2.ER.180219T1614Z.180228T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
134 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Paducah
* until further notice.
* At  1:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 41.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 39.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 46.0 feet by
  Wednesday morning...February 28th.
* Impact...At 47.0 Feet...Property damage begins on the the Illinois
  and Kentucky sides of the river.

&&

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

$$

ILC127-KYC145-222334-
/O.COR.KPAH.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.180214T0900Z.180228T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
134 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam
* until further notice.
* At 12:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 42.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 47.5 feet by
  Wednesday morning...February 28th.
* Impact...At 48.0 Feet...Flooding starts at Metropolis Illinois.

&&

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


$$

ILC003-153-KYC007-039-075-105-MOC133-222334-
/O.COR.KPAH.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CIRI2.2.ER.180220T0000Z.180301T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
134 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo
* until further notice.
* At  1:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 41.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 49.5 feet by
  Thursday morning...March 1st.
* Impact...At 50.0 Feet...The first gate is closed at Cairo.

&&

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

$$





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