Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 080243
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
943 PM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

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

  Ohio River at Shawneetown...Brookport Dam...Grand Chain Dam and
  Cairo

.The Ohio River is near crest at most locations and will start a slow
fall.

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/

&&

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-082200-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0069.000000T0000Z-150708T2200Z/
/SHNI2.1.ER.150703T2037Z.150706T0945Z.150708T1600Z.NO/
943 PM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown
* until Wednesday afternoon.
* At  8:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 34.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will fall below flood stage late on Wednesday.
* Impact...At 33.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
  bottomland and surrounding low lying areas.

&&

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

$$

ILC127-KYC145-090643-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0068.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.150702T1900Z.150708T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
943 PM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam
* until further notice.
* At  7:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 39.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will crest at 40.0 feet by Wednesday morning.
  Additional rises may be possible thereafter.

&&

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


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-090643-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0059.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GCTI2.2.ER.150622T2100Z.150708T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
943 PM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* until further notice.
* At  6:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 47.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will crest at 48.0 feet early Wednesday
  morning.  Additional rises may be possible  thereafter.
* 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-MOC133-090642-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0060.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CIRI2.2.ER.150621T0135Z.150708T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
943 PM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo
* until further notice.
* At  9:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 48.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The River will continue to fall to a stage of 48.2 feet
  by Thursday morning.
* 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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