Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 110310
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
910 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

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

  Ohio River at...

     Grand Chain Dam...affecting Massac...Pulaski...Ballard and
                       McCracken Counties.
     Cairo.............affecting Alexander...Pulaski...Ballard...
                       Carlisle...Fulton...Hickman
                       and Mississippi Counties

     Brookport Dam.....affecting Massac and McCracken Counties.

.Heavy rainfall has caused river levels to rise on the Ohio River.
Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast at these
locations. 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/

&&

ILC127-KYC145-120710-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-160213T1200Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.160209T0000Z.160210T0800Z.160213T0600Z.NO/
910 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam
* until Saturday morning.
* At  7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 37.2 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
  early Saturday morning.
* 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-KYC007-145-120709-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160213T1200Z/
/GCTI2.1.ER.160207T2000Z.160210T0200Z.160213T0600Z.NO/
910 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam.
* until Saturday morning.
* At  7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 42.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 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 42.0 Feet...This will cause minor flooding of mainly low
  lying areas.

&&

LAT...LON 3727 8908 3717 8916 3709 8907 3714 8888
      3727 8884

$$

ILC003-153-KYC007-039-075-105-MOC133-120709-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-160213T0300Z/
/CIRI2.1.ER.160207T1835Z.160210T0400Z.160212T2100Z.NO/
910 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo.
* until Friday evening.
* At  8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 40.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 40.7 feet by
  after midnight tomorrow. The river will fall below flood stage
  Friday afternoon.
* Impact...At 40.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
  agricultural bottomland and low lying areas.

&&

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

$$



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