Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 270153
FLSPAH
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky
853 PM CDT Fri May 26 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...Kentucky...Missouri...

  Ohio River at Cairo

.The river is forecast to drop below flood stage late next week.

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/

&&

ILC003-153-KYC007-039-075-105-MOC133-280553-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-170602T0600Z/
/CIRI2.2.ER.170428T0300Z.170508T1700Z.170602T0000Z.NO/
853 PM CDT Fri May 26 2017

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at Cairo.
* until Friday June 02.
* At  8:00 PM Friday the stage was 41.2 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will hold nearly steady over the weekend,
  then resume its fall early next week. The river should fall below
  flood stage Thursday evening.
* Impact...At 40.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
  agricultural bottomland and low lying areas.

&&

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

$$




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