Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 241558
FLSPAH
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky
1058 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

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

   Ohio River at Cairo affecting Alexander...Pulaski...Ballard...
   Carlisle...Fulton...Hickman and Mississippi Counties.

.Water levels along the lower Ohio River at the confluence of the
Mississippi River will remain near steady for the next couple
of days at Cairo Illinois. The river will begin to recede late
Friday with flood conditions forecast to end the middle of
next week.

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/

&&

ILC003-153-KYC007-039-075-105-MOC133-251958-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-170601T0000Z/
/CIRI2.2.ER.170428T0300Z.170508T1700Z.170531T1800Z.NO/
1058 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for the Ohio River at Cairo.
* until Wednesday May 31.
* At 10 AM Wednesday the stage was 42.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 42.0 feet into Friday
  morning with the river expected to fall below flood stage
  on May 31st.

&&

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

$$



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