Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 050533
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1133 PM CST THU FEB 4 2016

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

  Ohio River at...

     Newburgh Dam...affecting Spencer...Vanderburgh...Warrick...
                       Daviess and Henderson Counties.
     Mount Vernon...affecting Posey...Vanderburgh... Henderson
                       and Union Counties.
     Shawneetown....affecting Gallatin...Hardin...Crittenden and
                       Union Counties.

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

&&

INC147-163-173-KYC059-101-060933-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0005.160206T0500Z-160210T1525Z/
/NBGI3.1.ER.160206T0500Z.160208T0600Z.160210T0925Z.NO/
1133 PM CST THU FEB 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Newburgh Dam
* from Friday evening to Wednesday morning.
* At 11:00 PM Thursday the stage was 34.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 38.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Impact...At 38.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs.  The river is 2500
  feet wide and begins covering agricultural land on the Kentucky
  side.

&&

LAT...LON 3801 8745 3787 8745 3780 8728 3790 8721


$$

INC129-163-KYC101-225-060932-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0006.160207T2100Z-160211T0224Z/
/MTVI3.1.ER.160207T2100Z.160209T0600Z.160210T2024Z.NO/
1133 PM CST THU FEB 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Mount Vernon
* from Sunday afternoon to Wednesday evening.
* At  6:00 AM Thursday the stage was 26.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 35.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Sunday afternoon and continue
  to rise to near 35.7 feet by Tuesday early afternoon. The river
  will fall below flood stage by Wednesday early afternoon.

&&

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

$$

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-060932-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0007.160208T0200Z-160211T2135Z/
/SHNI2.1.ER.160208T0200Z.160209T1800Z.160211T1535Z.NO/
1133 PM CST THU FEB 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown
* from Sunday evening to Thursday February 11.
* At 10:30 PM Thursday the stage was 27.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Sunday evening and continue to
  rise to near 34.3 feet by early Wednesday morning. The river will
  fall below flood stage by late Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 33.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
  bottomland and surrounding low lying areas.

&&

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

$$




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