Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 270240
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
940 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

  Ohio River at Mount Vernon...J.T. Myers Dam...Shawneetown...
  Golconda...Smithland Dam...Paducah...Brookport Dam...
  Grand Chain Dam and Cairo.

.Heavy rainfall the past couple weeks has led to prolonged flooding
along the Ohio River. Water levels are slowly receding now with
minor flooding coming to an end at some point this weekend for
most, if not all, locations.

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/

&&

INC129-163-KYC101-225-280454-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150328T0454Z/
/MTVI3.2.ER.000000T0000Z.150319T1100Z.150327T2254Z.NO/
940 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Mount Vernon
* until Friday evening.
* At  6:00 AM Thursday the stage was 40.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 35.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow afternoon.
* Impact...At 40.0 Feet...Farm land and some main roads are flooded in
  places southwest and west of Mt. Vernon.

&&

LAT...LON 3792 8796 3780 8784 3781 8769 3796 8770
      3798 8784

$$

INC129-KYC225-280639-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150328T2034Z/
/UNWK2.1.ER.150308T2030Z.150321T0300Z.150328T1434Z.NO/
940 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at J.T. Myers Dam
* until Saturday afternoon.
* At  9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 43.1 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
  Saturday morning.

&&

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


$$

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-280639-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150329T0430Z/
/SHNI2.2.ER.150307T2143Z.150321T1100Z.150328T2230Z.NO/
940 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown.
* until Saturday evening.
* At  8:30 PM Thursday the stage was 42.6 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
  Saturday afternoon.
* Impact...At 43.0 Feet...Several county roads are closed.

&&

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

$$

ILC069-151-KYC055-139-280639-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-150328T1245Z/
/GOLI2.1.ER.150311T0230Z.150321T1200Z.150328T0645Z.NO/
940 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Golconda
* until Saturday morning.
* At  9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 44.7 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
  Saturday morning.
* Impact...At 46.0 Feet...Flooding begins to affect Rosiclare
  Illinois.

&&

LAT...LON 3757 8800 3746 8851 3728 8856 3727 8840
      3735 8839 3746 8799

$$

ILC151-KYC139-272100-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-150327T2100Z/
/SMLI2.1.ER.150313T0418Z.150317T1315Z.150327T1500Z.NO/
940 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Smithland Dam
* until Friday afternoon.
* At  9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 41.5 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 midday.
* Impact...At 40.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
  bottomland and surrounding and low lying areas.

&&

LAT...LON 3728 8856 3715 8852 3707 8837 3727 8840


$$

ILC127-151-KYC139-145-280639-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-150328T1200Z/
/PAHK2.2.ER.150312T0515Z.150317T1430Z.150328T0600Z.NO/
940 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Paducah
* until Saturday morning.
* At  9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 42.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 39.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Saturday morning.
* Impact...At 43.0 Feet...Moderate flooding occurs affecting several
  small unprotected towns.

&&

LAT...LON 3715 8861 3709 8872 3697 8854 3707 8837
      3715 8852

$$

ILC127-KYC145-280639-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-150329T2100Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.150309T0600Z.150317T1400Z.150329T1500Z.NO/
940 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam
* until Sunday afternoon.
* At  7:00 PM Thursday the stage was 43.9 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
  Sunday morning.

&&

LAT...LON 3727 8884 3714 8888 3709 8872 3715 8861


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-280639-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-150329T2000Z/
/GCTI2.2.ER.150310T0100Z.150318T1400Z.150329T1400Z.NO/
940 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* until Sunday afternoon.
* At  7:00 PM Thursday the stage was 49.2 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Sunday morning.
* 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-MOC133-280639-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-150330T1700Z/
/CIRI2.2.ER.000000T0000Z.150321T0400Z.150330T1100Z.NO/
940 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo
* until Monday afternoon.
* At  9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 46.6 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
  Monday morning.

&&

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

$$



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