Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 051726
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1126 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...The flood warning continues for the Ohio River in Illinois,
   Indiana and Kentucky...

   At Owensboro affecting Spencer and Daviess Counties
   At the Newburgh Dam affecting Spencer...Vanderburgh...
   Warrick...Daviess and Henderson Counties
   At Mount Vernon affecting Posey...Vanderburgh...Henderson
   and Union Counties
   At the J.T. Myers Dam affecting Posey and Union Counties
   At Shawneetown affecting Gallatin...Hardin...Crittenden
   and Union Counties.

.Due to heavy rainfall over the past 36 hours and anticipated snow melt,
minor flood conditions will develop and persist over much of the lower
Ohio River.

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-KYC059-062126-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0003.150308T0000Z-150312T2120Z/
/OWBK2.1.ER.150308T0000Z.150311T0600Z.150312T1520Z.NO/
1126 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at Owensboro.
* from Saturday evening to Thursday March 12.
* At 7 AM Thursday the stage was 22.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Saturday evening and continue
  to rise to near 42.3 feet by early Wednesday morning. The river
  will fall below flood stage by late Thursday 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-KYC059-101-062126-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0004.150306T1225Z-150315T1236Z/
/NBGI3.1.ER.150306T1225Z.150311T1800Z.150315T0636Z.NO/
1126 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at the Newburgh Dam.
* from Friday morning to Sunday March 15.
* At 11 AM Thursday the stage was 32.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 38.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* 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-KYC101-225-062126-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0005.150307T0824Z-000000T0000Z/
/MTVI3.1.ER.150307T0824Z.150312T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1126 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at Mount Vernon.
* from late Friday night until further notice.
* At 6 AM Wednesday the stage was 25.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 35.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Saturday morning and
  continue to rise to near 41.8 feet by early Thursday morning.
* 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-KYC225-062125-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0006.150308T1312Z-000000T0000Z/
/UNWK2.1.ER.150308T1312Z.150312T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1126 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at the J.T. Myers Dam
* from Sunday morning until further notice.
* At 11 AM Thursday the stage was 28.2 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Sunday morning and continue to
  rise to near 41.7 feet by Thursday morning. Additional rises are
  possible thereafter.

&&

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


$$

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-062125-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0007.150308T0651Z-000000T0000Z/
/SHNI2.1.ER.150308T0651Z.150313T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1126 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at Shawneetown
* from late Saturday night until further notice.
* At 11 AM Thursday the stage was 26.1 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Sunday morning and
  continue to rise to near 41.0 feet by Thursday evening.
* Impact...At 43.0 Feet...Several county roads are closed.

&&

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

$$



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