Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 281616
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1116 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 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...

    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.
    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. 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/

&&

INC129-KYC225-292016-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150330T0800Z/
/UNWK2.1.ER.150308T2030Z.150321T0300Z.150330T0200Z.NO/
1116 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at J.T. Myers Dam.
* until late Sunday night.
* At 10:00 AM Saturday the stage was 39.7 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
  tomorrow late evening.

&&

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


$$

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-292016-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150331T0800Z/
/SHNI2.2.ER.150307T2143Z.150321T1100Z.150331T0200Z.NO/
1116 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown.
* until late Monday night.
* At 10:30 AM Saturday the stage was 38.9 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 before midnight.

&&

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

$$

ILC069-151-KYC055-139-291647-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-150329T1647Z/
/GOLI2.1.ER.150311T0230Z.150321T1200Z.150329T1047Z.NO/
1116 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Golconda.
* until Sunday morning.
* At 11:00 AM Saturday 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
  early tomorrow.

&&

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

$$

ILC127-151-KYC139-145-290700-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-150329T0700Z/
/PAHK2.2.ER.150312T0515Z.150317T1430Z.150329T0100Z.NO/
1116 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Paducah.
* until late tonight.
* At 11:00 AM Saturday the stage was 39.6 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
  this evening.
* Impact...At 39.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
  bottomland and surrounding low lying areas.

&&

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

$$

ILC127-KYC145-292015-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-150331T0200Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.150309T0600Z.150317T1400Z.150330T2000Z.NO/
1116 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam.
* until Monday evening.
* At  8:00 AM Saturday the stage was 41.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 41.9 feet by this
  afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Monday afternoon.

&&

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


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-292015-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-150331T0500Z/
/GCTI2.2.ER.150310T0100Z.150318T1400Z.150330T2300Z.NO/
1116 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam.
* until late Monday night.
* At  8:00 AM Saturday the stage was 47.5 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
  Monday evening.
* 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-MOC133-292015-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-150401T0700Z/
/CIRI2.2.ER.000000T0000Z.150321T0400Z.150401T0100Z.NO/
1116 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo.
* until late Tuesday night.
* At 10:00 AM Saturday the stage was 45.3 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 evening.

&&

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

$$



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