Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 040253
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
953 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 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...

    Shawneetown......affecting Gallatin...Hardin...Crittenden and Union
                     Counties.
    Brookport Dam....affecting Massac and McCracken Counties.

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

.Heavy rainfall and runoff from upstream have caused river levels to rise
in the Ohio River. At Cairo...Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate
flooding is forecast. The river will continue rising to near 48.0 feet by
Monday morning then begin falling. At Shawneetown...Brookport Dam...and
Grand Chain Dam...Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is
forecast. See all of 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/

&&

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-050653-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0069.000000T0000Z-150707T0600Z/
/SHNI2.1.ER.150703T2037Z.150705T0600Z.150707T0000Z.NO/
953 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown
* until late Monday night.
* At  9:30 PM Friday the stage was 33.3 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 33.9 feet by
  Sunday early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
  Monday evening.
* 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-KYC145-050652-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0068.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.150702T1900Z.150706T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
953 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam
* until further notice.
* At  7:00 PM Friday the stage was 38.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* 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-KYC007-145-050652-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0059.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GCTI2.1.ER.150622T2100Z.150706T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
953 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* until further notice.
* At  6:00 PM Friday the stage was 46.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* 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-MOC133-050652-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0060.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CIRI2.2.ER.150621T0135Z.150706T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
953 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo
* until further notice.
* At  9:00 PM Friday the stage was 47.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 48.0 feet by
  Monday morning then begin falling.
* 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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