Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 271542
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1042 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...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...

    Mount Vernon.....affecting Posey...Vanderburgh...Henderson and
Union Counties .
    J.T. Myers Dam...affecting Posey and Union Counties.

    Shawneetown......affecting Gallatin...Hardin...Crittenden and Union
Counties.
    Golconda.........affecting Hardin...Pope...Crittenden and Livingston
`Counties.
    Smithland Dam....affecting Pope and Livingston Counties.

    Paducah..........affecting Massac...Pope...Livingston and McCracken
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 and runoff from upstream have caused river levels to
rise on the Ohio River. Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate
flooding is forecast at Grand Chain Dam. Minor flooding is occurring and
Minor flooding is forecast at the other 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/

&&

INC129-163-KYC101-225-281942-
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/MTVI3.2.ER.000000T0000Z.150319T1100Z.150329T1930Z.NO/
1042 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Mount Vernon.
* until Sunday evening.
* At  6:00 AM Friday the stage was 39.8 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
  Sunday early 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-KYC225-281942-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150330T0447Z/
/UNWK2.1.ER.150308T2030Z.150321T0300Z.150329T2247Z.NO/
1042 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at J.T. Myers Dam.
* until Sunday evening.
* At 10:00 AM Friday the stage was 42.0 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 afternoon.

&&

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


$$

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-281942-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150331T0600Z/
/SHNI2.2.ER.150307T2143Z.150321T1100Z.150331T0000Z.NO/
1042 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown.
* until late Monday night.
* At  9:30 AM Friday the stage was 41.2 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
  Monday evening.
* Impact...At 43.0 Feet...Several county roads are closed.

&&

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

$$

ILC069-151-KYC055-139-281941-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-150329T1200Z/
/GOLI2.1.ER.150311T0230Z.150321T1200Z.150329T0600Z.NO/
1042 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Golconda.
* until Sunday morning.
* At 10:00 AM Friday the stage was 43.7 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
  early Sunday morning.

&&

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

$$

ILC151-KYC139-280300-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-150328T0300Z/
/SMLI2.1.ER.150313T0418Z.150317T1315Z.150327T2100Z.NO/
1042 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Smithland Dam.
* until this evening.
* At 10:00 AM Friday the stage was 40.7 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
  late this afternoon.
* 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-KYC139-145-281941-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-150328T2200Z/
/PAHK2.2.ER.150312T0515Z.150317T1430Z.150328T1600Z.NO/
1042 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Paducah.
* until Saturday afternoon.
* At 10:00 AM Friday the stage was 41.3 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
  tomorrow late 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-KYC145-281941-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-150330T0700Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.150309T0600Z.150317T1400Z.150330T0100Z.NO/
1042 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam.
* until late Sunday night.
* At  8:00 AM Friday the stage was 43.3 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 evening.

&&

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


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-281941-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-150330T0800Z/
/GCTI2.2.ER.150310T0100Z.150318T1400Z.150330T0200Z.NO/
1042 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam.
* until late Sunday night.
* At  8:00 AM Friday the stage was 48.8 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 before midnight.
* 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-MOC133-281941-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-150331T1900Z/
/CIRI2.2.ER.000000T0000Z.150321T0400Z.150331T1300Z.NO/
1042 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo.
* until Tuesday afternoon.
* At 10:00 AM Friday the stage was 46.3 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
  Tuesday morning.

&&

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

$$



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