Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 270244
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
944 PM CDT SUN JUL 26 2015

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

  Ohio River at...

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

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

&&

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-280335-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0059.000000T0000Z-150728T0335Z/
/GCTI2.1.ER.150622T2100Z.150708T2100Z.150727T2135Z.NO/
944 PM CDT SUN JUL 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* until Monday evening.
* At  6:00 PM Sunday the stage was 43.8 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
  tomorrow afternoon.
* 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-MOC133-280643-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0060.000000T0000Z-150729T0712Z/
/CIRI2.2.ER.150621T0135Z.150708T0000Z.150729T0112Z.NO/
944 PM CDT SUN JUL 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo.
* until late Tuesday night.
* At  9:00 PM Sunday the stage was 44.3 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Tuesday evening.

&&

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

$$




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