Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 261616
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1116 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

  Ohio River at...

    Mount Vernon.....affecting Posey...Vanderburgh...Henderson and
 .Union Counties
    J.T. Myers Dam...affecting Posey and Union Counties.

    Shawneetown......affecting Gallatin...Hardin...Crittenden and
  Union Counties.
    Golconda.........affecting Hardin...Pope...Crittenden and
  Livingston Counties.
    Smithland Dam....affecting Pope and Livingston Counties.

    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. Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate
flooding is forecast at Shawneetown and Grand Chain Dam. Minor flooding
is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast at Mount Vernon...J.T.
Myers Dam...Golconda...Smithland Dam...Paducah...Brookport Dam...and
Cairo. 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/

&&

INC129-163-KYC101-225-272016-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150328T0454Z/
/MTVI3.2.ER.000000T0000Z.150319T1100Z.150327T2254Z.NO/
1116 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Mount Vernon.
* until Friday evening.
* At  6:00 AM Thursday 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 to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow afternoon.
* Impact...At 40.0 Feet...Farm land and some main roads are flooded in
  places southwest and west of Mt. Vernon.

&&

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

$$

INC129-KYC225-272015-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150328T2034Z/
/UNWK2.1.ER.150308T2030Z.150321T0300Z.150328T1434Z.NO/
1116 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at J.T. Myers Dam.
* until Saturday afternoon.
* At 10:00 AM Thursday the stage was 44.1 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
  late Saturday morning.

&&

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


$$

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-272015-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150329T0300Z/
/SHNI2.2.ER.150307T2143Z.150321T1100Z.150328T2100Z.NO/
1116 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown.
* until Saturday evening.
* At 10:30 AM Thursday the stage was 43.3 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Saturday afternoon.
* Impact...At 43.0 Feet...Several county roads are closed.

&&

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

$$

ILC069-151-KYC055-139-272015-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-150328T1245Z/
/GOLI2.1.ER.150311T0230Z.150321T1200Z.150328T0645Z.NO/
1116 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Golconda.
* until Saturday morning.
* At 10:00 AM Thursday the stage was 45.4 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
  early Saturday morning.
* Impact...At 46.0 Feet...Flooding begins to affect Rosiclare
  Illinois.

&&

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

$$

ILC151-KYC139-272015-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-150327T2100Z/
/SMLI2.1.ER.150313T0418Z.150317T1315Z.150327T1500Z.NO/
1116 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Smithland Dam.
* until Friday afternoon.
* At 10:00 AM Thursday the stage was 42.1 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
  tomorrow late morning.

&&

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


$$

ILC127-151-KYC139-145-272015-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-150328T1200Z/
/PAHK2.2.ER.150312T0515Z.150317T1430Z.150328T0600Z.NO/
1116 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Paducah.
* until Saturday morning.
* At 10:00 AM Thursday the stage was 42.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 39.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Saturday morning.
* Impact...At 43.0 Feet...Moderate flooding occurs affecting several
  small unprotected towns.

&&

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

$$

ILC127-KYC145-272015-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-150329T2100Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.150309T0600Z.150317T1400Z.150329T1500Z.NO/
1116 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam.
* until Sunday afternoon.
* At  9:00 AM Thursday the stage was 44.4 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
  late Sunday morning.

&&

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


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-272015-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-150329T2000Z/
/GCTI2.2.ER.150310T0100Z.150318T1400Z.150329T1400Z.NO/
1116 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam.
* until Sunday afternoon.
* At  9:00 AM Thursday the stage was 49.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late Sunday morning.
* 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-MOC133-272015-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-150330T1700Z/
/CIRI2.2.ER.000000T0000Z.150321T0400Z.150330T1100Z.NO/
1116 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo.
* until Monday afternoon.
* At 10:00 AM Thursday the stage was 46.8 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
  Monday morning.

&&

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

$$




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