Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 232004
FLSPAH
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky
204 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

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

  Ohio River at Smithland Dam...Paducah...Brookport Dam...Grand
  Chain Dam and Cairo

.The Ohio River continues to rise with minor to moderate flooding
forecast at most locations. The exceptions are Shawneetown and Grand
Chain Illinois...which are forecast to reach the major flood category.

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/

&&

ILC151-KYC139-250004-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/SMLI2.1.ER.180221T2130Z.180228T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
204 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Smithland Dam
* until further notice.
* At  1:00 PM Friday the stage was 43.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 47.5 feet by
  Wednesday morning.  Additional rises may be possible thereafter.

&&

LAT...LON 3728 8856 3727 8840 3707 8837 3715 8852


$$

ILC127-151-KYC139-145-250004-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PAHK2.2.ER.180219T1614Z.180228T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
204 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Paducah
* until further notice.
* At  1:00 PM Friday the stage was 44.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 39.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 48.5 feet by
  Wednesday morning.
* Impact...At 49.5 Feet...The first gate is closed in the floodwall in
  Paducah.

&&

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

$$

ILC127-KYC145-250004-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.180214T0900Z.180228T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
204 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam
* until further notice.
* At  1:00 PM Friday the stage was 46.3 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 50.0 feet by
  Wednesday morning.  Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 50.0 Feet...Flooding begins in Joppa Illinois.

&&

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


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-250004-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GCTI2.3.ER.180215T0600Z.180228T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
204 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* until further notice.
* At  1:00 PM Friday the stage was 50.2 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 55.5 feet by
  Wednesday morning.  Additional rises may be possible thereafter.

&&

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

$$

ILC003-153-KYC007-039-075-105-MOC133-250004-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CIRI2.2.ER.180220T0000Z.180301T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
204 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo
* until further notice.
* At  1:00 PM Friday the stage was 46.1 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 52.5 feet by
  Thursday morning then begin falling.

&&

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

$$




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