Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 060318
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
918 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

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

  Ohio River at...

     Cairo............affecting Alexander...Pulaski...Ballard...
                        Carlisle...Fulton...Hickman and
                        Mississippi Counties.
     Newburgh Dam.....affecting Spencer...Vanderburgh...Warrick...
                        Daviess and Henderson Counties
     Mount Vernon.....affecting Posey...Vanderburgh...Henderson
                        and Union Counties.
     Shawneetown......affecting Gallatin...Hardin...Crittenden
                        and Union Counties.
     Grand Chain Dam..affecting Massac...Pulaski...Ballard and
                        McCracken Counties.

.Heavy rainfall has caused river levels to rise on the Ohio River.
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/

&&

INC147-163-173-KYC059-101-070718-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0005.160206T1200Z-160210T0600Z/
/NBGI3.1.ER.160206T1200Z.160208T0000Z.160210T0000Z.NO/
918 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Newburgh Dam
* from Saturday morning to late Tuesday night.
* At  8:00 PM Friday the stage was 37.2 feet.
* Flood Stage is 38.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Impact...At 38.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs.  The river is 2500
  feet wide and begins covering agricultural land on the Kentucky
  side.

&&

LAT...LON 3801 8745 3787 8745 3780 8728 3790 8721


$$

INC129-163-KYC101-225-070717-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0006.160207T1200Z-160210T0600Z/
/MTVI3.1.ER.160207T1200Z.160207T1800Z.160210T0000Z.NO/
918 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Mount Vernon
* from Sunday morning to late Tuesday night.
* At  6:00 AM Friday the stage was 30.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 35.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Sunday morning and continue to
  rise to near 35.1 feet by Tuesday morning. The river will fall
  below flood stage by Tuesday evening.

&&

LAT...LON 3792 8796 3780 8784 3781 8769 3796 8770
      3798 8784

$$

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-070717-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0007.160207T1424Z-160211T2100Z/
/SHNI2.1.ER.160207T1424Z.160209T1200Z.160211T1500Z.NO/
918 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown
* from Sunday morning to Thursday afternoon.
* At  8:30 PM Friday the stage was 30.1 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Sunday morning and continue to
  rise to near 34.7 feet by Tuesday early afternoon. The river will
  fall below flood stage by late Thursday morning.
* 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

$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-070717-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0008.160208T1800Z-000000T0000Z/
/GCTI2.1.ER.160208T1800Z.160211T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
918 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* from Monday afternoon until further notice.
* At  6:00 PM Friday the stage was 38.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* 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-MOC133-070717-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0009.160208T2100Z-000000T0000Z/
/CIRI2.1.ER.160208T2100Z.160211T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
918 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo.
* from Monday afternoon until further notice.
* At  8:00 PM Friday the stage was 36.3 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Monday afternoon and continue
  to rise to near 41.0 feet by Thursday morning.
* 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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