Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 081630
FLSPAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY
1030 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

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

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

.Previous heavy rainfall has caused water levels along portions of
the lower Ohio River to rise above flood stage. Minor flooding will
continue over the next few days as the river continues to crest and
begin to fall.

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-KYC059-101-092030-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-160210T0130Z/
/NBGI3.1.ER.160206T1322Z.160208T0430Z.160209T1930Z.NO/
1030 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Newburgh Dam
* until Tuesday evening.
* At 10:00 AM Monday the stage was 38.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 38.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow early afternoon.
* 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


$$

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-092029-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160211T0600Z/
/SHNI2.1.ER.160208T0423Z.160209T0600Z.160211T0000Z.NO/
1030 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown.
* until late Wednesday night.
* At  9:30 AM Monday the stage was 33.3 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 33.6 feet by
  tomorrow early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
  Wednesday 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-KYC145-092029-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0010.160209T0300Z-160213T1400Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.160209T0300Z.160210T1200Z.160213T0800Z.NO/
1030 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam.
* from this evening to Saturday morning.
* At  6:00 AM Monday the stage was 36.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise to above flood stage tonight
  and continue to rise with a crest near 38.0 feet by
  Wednesday morning.
* 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-KYC007-145-092029-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GCTI2.1.ER.160207T2000Z.160210T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1030 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* until further notice.
* At  6:00 AM Monday the stage was 42.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 43.5 feet by
  Wednesday 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-MOC133-092029-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CIRI2.1.ER.160207T1835Z.160210T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1030 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo
* until further notice.
* At 10:00 AM Monday the stage was 40.6 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 41.5 feet by
  Wednesday morning then begin falling.
* 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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