Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 061729
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1129 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

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

  Ohio River at Owensboro...Newburgh...Mount Vernon...J.T. Myers Dam...
  Shawneetown...Brookport...Grand Chain and Cairo

.Heavy rainfall and snowmelt over the entire Ohio River basin
willl continue to rise amd many points are expected to go above
flood stage the latter part of the weekend and early 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/

&&

INC147-KYC059-072129-
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/OWBK2.1.ER.150309T1000Z.150311T1800Z.150313T2135Z.NO/
1129 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Owensboro.
* from late Sunday night to Friday March 13.
* At  7:17 AM Friday the stage was 34.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Monday morning and continue to
  rise to near 41.7 feet by Wednesday evening.
* 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-KYC059-101-072129-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150316T1347Z/
/NBGI3.1.ER.150306T1630Z.150312T1800Z.150316T0747Z.NO/
1129 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Newburgh Dam.
* until Monday March 16.
* At 11:00 AM Friday the stage was 38.1 feet.
* Flood Stage is 38.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 44.7 feet by
  Thursday early afternoon.
* 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-KYC101-225-072129-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0005.150307T2159Z-000000T0000Z/
/MTVI3.1.ER.150307T2159Z.150314T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1129 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Mount Vernon.
* from Saturday afternoon until further notice.
* Flood Stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 41.9
  feet Friday evening...the 13th of March.
* 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-KYC225-072128-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0006.150308T2100Z-000000T0000Z/
/UNWK2.1.ER.150308T2100Z.150314T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1129 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at J.T. Myers Dam.
* from Sunday afternoon until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Friday the stage was 32.3 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Sunday afternoon and continue
  to rise to near 42.7 feet by early Saturday morning..the 14th of March.

&&

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


$$

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-072128-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0007.150307T1200Z-000000T0000Z/
/SHNI2.1.ER.150307T1200Z.150314T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1129 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown.
* from Saturday morning until further notice.
* At 10:30 AM Friday the stage was 30.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue
  to rise to near 42.3 feet by Saturday early afternoon...the 14th of March.
* Impact...At 43.0 Feet...Several county roads are closed.

&&

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

$$

ILC127-KYC145-072128-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0010.150308T1200Z-000000T0000Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.150308T1200Z.150315T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1129 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam
* from Sunday morning until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM Friday the stage was 32.2 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 41.0 feet by Sunday morning...the 15th of March.

&&

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


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-072128-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0011.150308T0600Z-000000T0000Z/
/GCTI2.1.ER.150308T0600Z.150315T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1129 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* from late Saturday night until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM Friday the stage was 35.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Sunday morning and
  continue to rise to near 46.0 feet by Sunday morning...the 15th of March.
* 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-MOC133-072128-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0009.150310T0500Z-000000T0000Z/
/CIRI2.1.ER.150310T0500Z.150315T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1129 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo.
* from late Monday night until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Friday the stage was 32.3 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Tuesday morning and
  continue to rise to near 43.0 feet by Sunday morning...the 15th of March.

&&

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

$$




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