Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 031745
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1245 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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

  Ohio River at Brookport Dam...Grand Chain Dam and Cairo

.The lower half of the Ohio River continues to rise with several points
expected to crest on Monday morning. Minor to moderate flooding will continue.

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/

&&

ILC127-KYC145-042145-
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/BRKI2.1.ER.150702T1900Z.150706T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1245 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam
* until further notice.
* At  7:00 AM Friday the stage was 37.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 39 feet on Monday morning
  and then begin a slow fall.
* Impact...At 37.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
  agricultural bottomland and low lying areas.

&&

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


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-042144-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0059.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GCTI2.1.ER.150622T2100Z.150706T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1245 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* until further notice.
* At 10:00 AM Friday the stage was 46.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will crest at 37.5 feet on Monday morning and
  then begin a slow fall.
* 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-MOC133-042144-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0060.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CIRI2.2.ER.150621T0135Z.150706T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1245 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo
* until further notice.
* At 12:00 PM Friday the stage was 47.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 48.0 feet by
  Monday morning then begin a slow fall.
* Impact...At 50.0 Feet...The first gate is closed at Cairo.

&&

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

$$




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