Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 021650
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1150 AM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

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

  Ohio River at Brookport Dam, Grand Chain Dam, and Cairo

.Recent heavy rainfall has resulted in area river levels
continuing to climb. Minor flooding is occurring on the Ohio
River at Cairo with moderate flooding forecast to develop by
tomorrow morning. Minor flooding is occurring at Grand Chain Dam
and will continue into next week. At Brookport Dam minor flooding
is forecast to develop this afternoon and continue into next 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/

&&

ILC127-KYC145-032050-
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/BRKI2.1.ER.150702T1600Z.150705T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1150 AM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam.
* from this morning until further notice.
* At  7:00 AM Thursday the stage was 36.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage this afternoon
  and continue to rise to near 38.5 feet on Monday.
* Impact...At 37.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
  agricultural bottomland and low lying areas.

&&

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


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-032049-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0059.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GCTI2.1.ER.150622T2100Z.150705T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1150 AM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM Thursday the stage was 45.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 47.5 feet on
  Monday.
* 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-MOC133-032049-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0060.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CIRI2.2.ER.150621T0135Z.150705T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1150 AM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Thursday the stage was 46.6 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
  Monday morning then begin falling.
* Impact...At 50.0 Feet...The first gate is closed at Cairo.

&&

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

$$



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