Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 091659
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1059 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

  Ohio River at Shawneetown, Brookport Dam, Grand Chain Dam, and
  Cairo

.River levels remain elevated along the Ohio River. Minor flooding
is occurring at several locations and will continue until later
this week for many spots.

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/

&&

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-102059-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160211T0800Z/
/SHNI2.1.ER.160208T0423Z.160209T1630Z.160211T0200Z.NO/
1059 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown.
* until late Wednesday night.
* At 10:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 33.8 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
  tomorrow evening.
* 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

$$

ILC127-KYC145-102058-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-160213T0600Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.160209T0000Z.160210T1200Z.160213T0000Z.NO/
1059 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam.
* until late Friday night.
* At  6:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 37.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 37.3 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage Friday
  evening.
* 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-KYC007-145-102058-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160213T1400Z/
/GCTI2.1.ER.160207T2000Z.160210T0600Z.160213T0800Z.NO/
1059 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam.
* until Saturday morning.
* At  9:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 42.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 42.8 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage by Saturday
  morning.
* Impact...At 42.0 Feet...This will cause minor flooding of mainly low
  lying areas.

&&

LAT...LON 3727 8908 3717 8916 3709 8907 3714 8888
      3727 8884

$$

ILC003-153-KYC007-039-075-105-MOC133-102058-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-160213T0900Z/
/CIRI2.1.ER.160207T1835Z.160210T1800Z.160213T0300Z.NO/
1059 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo.
* until late Friday night.
* At 10:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 40.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 41.0 feet by
  tomorrow afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
  Friday before midnight.
* Impact...At 40.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
  agricultural bottomland and low lying areas.

&&

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

$$



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