Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 170243
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
943 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

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

  Ohio River at...

    Grand Chain Dam...affecting Massac...Pulaski...Ballard and McCracken
Counties.
    Cairo.............affecting Alexander...Pulaski...Ballard...Carlisle...
Fulton...Hickman and Mississippi Counties.
    Shawneetown.......affecting Gallatin...Hardin...Crittenden and Union
Counties.

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

&&

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-180643-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-140418T0900Z/
/SHNI2.1.ER.140405T0707Z.140411T1400Z.140418T0300Z.NO/
943 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown
* until late Thursday night.
* At  8:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 35.3 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
  tomorrow late evening.

&&

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

$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-172100-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-140417T2100Z/
/GCTI2.1.ER.140407T0500Z.140413T0000Z.140417T1500Z.NO/
943 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam.
* until Thursday afternoon.
* At  7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 42.5 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
  tomorrow late 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-MOC133-172100-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0034.000000T0000Z-140417T2100Z/
/CIRI2.1.ER.140406T1641Z.140409T1700Z.140417T1500Z.NO/
943 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo.
* until Thursday afternoon.
* At  9:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 40.6 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
  tomorrow late 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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