Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 170230
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
930 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois and Indiana...

  Little Wabash River...at Carmi...affecting Gallatin...Wayne and
  White Counties.
  Wabash River..........at New Harmony...affecting Gallatin...
  Wabash...White...Gibson and Posey Counties.
  Patoka River..........near Princeton affecting Gibson County.

.Heavy rainfall the week before last has caused river levels to
rise on these rivers. 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/

&&

ILC059-191-193-180630-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-140420T1800Z/
/CARI2.2.ER.140404T1550Z.140411T2130Z.140420T1200Z.NO/
930 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Little Wabash River at Carmi.
* until Sunday afternoon.
* At  8:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 30.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 32.0 Feet...Flood waters flow up McHenry slough and
  areas near Route 1 and 14 in Carmi begin to flood.

&&

LAT...LON 3826 8816 3801 8828 3791 8812 3793 8808
      3804 8813 3825 8802

$$

INC051-172230-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-140417T2230Z/
/PNTI3.3.ER.140407T0135Z.140410T1745Z.140417T1630Z.NO/
930 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Patoka River near Princeton.
* until Thursday afternoon.
* At  8:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 18.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow late morning.

&&

LAT...LON 3842 8770 3839 8771 3837 8747 3836 8741
      3839 8741 3843 8747

$$

ILC059-185-193-INC051-129-180629-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-140420T0600Z/
/NHRI3.1.ER.140405T0700Z.140412T1945Z.140420T0000Z.NO/
930 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Wabash River at New Harmony.
* until late Saturday night.
* At  8:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 18.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Saturday evening.
* Impact...At 19.0 Feet...Surrounding bottomland is flooded.  Harmonie
  State Park is closed.

&&

LAT...LON 3816 8799 3789 8810 3780 8809 3781 8801
      3797 8799 3815 8790

$$



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