Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 160215
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
915 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

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

  Ohio River at...

    J.T. Myers Dam...affecting Posey and Union Counties.

    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 the week before last 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/

&&

INC129-KYC225-170615-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0030.000000T0000Z-140417T1200Z/
/UNWK2.1.ER.140405T2315Z.140411T1600Z.140417T0600Z.NO/
915 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at J.T. Myers Dam.
* until Thursday morning.
* At  8:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 38.4 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 Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 37.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
  bottomland and surrounding low lying areas.

&&

LAT...LON 3778 8811 3773 8800 3780 8784 3792 8796


$$

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-170615-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-140418T2200Z/
/SHNI2.1.ER.140405T0707Z.140411T1400Z.140418T1600Z.NO/
915 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown.
* until Friday afternoon.
* At  8:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 37.2 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late Friday morning.

&&

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

$$

ILC127-KYC145-170614-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0035.000000T0000Z-140417T1029Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.140407T2300Z.140412T2300Z.140417T0429Z.NO/
915 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam.
* until late Wednesday night.
* At  3:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 38.5 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
  tomorrow late evening.
* 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-KYC007-145-170614-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-140417T1800Z/
/GCTI2.1.ER.140407T0500Z.140413T0000Z.140417T1200Z.NO/
915 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* until Thursday afternoon.
* At  6:00 PM Tuesday 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
  Thursday 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-MOC133-170614-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0034.000000T0000Z-140417T1500Z/
/CIRI2.1.ER.140406T1641Z.140409T1700Z.140417T0900Z.NO/
915 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo.
* until Thursday morning.
* At  8:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 41.7 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
  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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