Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 200252
FLSPAH
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky
952 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

  Ohio River at Newburgh Dam...Mount Vernon...J.T. Myers Dam...
  Shawneetown...Brookport Dam...Grand Chain Dam and Cairo

.Minor flooding continues along the Ohio River. At Newburgh Dam,
Mount Vernon, and JT Meyers Dam the river is forecast to rise above
flood stage over the next few days and crest early next week.
Further downstream, the fall of water levels has slowed more than
anticipated. Therefore, minor flooding is now forecast to linger
through the end 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/

&&

INC147-163-173-KYC059-101-210652-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0046.000000T0000Z-180425T2320Z/
/NBGI3.1.ER.180401T0225Z.180409T1915Z.180425T1720Z.NO/
952 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Newburgh Dam
* until Wednesday evening.
* At  9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 36.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 38.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage Sunday morning and continue to rise
  near 41.1 feet Monday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
  late on Wednesday.

&&

LAT...LON 3801 8745 3790 8721 3780 8728 3787 8745


$$

INC129-163-KYC101-225-210652-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0049.000000T0000Z-180426T1520Z/
/MTVI3.1.ER.180401T1100Z.180409T1100Z.180426T0920Z.NO/
952 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Mount Vernon
* until Thursday April 26.
* At  6:00 AM Thursday the stage was 34.1 feet.
* Flood Stage is 35.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early tomorrow and continue to
  rise to near 38.0 feet by early Tuesday morning. The river will
  fall below flood stage by Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 40.0 Feet...Farm land and some main roads are flooded in
  places southwest and west of Mt. Vernon.

&&

LAT...LON 3792 8796 3798 8784 3796 8770 3781 8769
      3780 8784

$$

INC129-KYC225-210652-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0050.000000T0000Z-180425T1500Z/
/UNWK2.1.ER.180401T1615Z.180411T2045Z.180425T0900Z.NO/
952 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at J.T. Myers Dam
* until Wednesday morning.
* At  9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 36.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage late on Monday and continue to
  rise to near 37.2 feet by late on Tuesday. The river will
  fall below flood stage Wednesday morning.
* Impact...At 37.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
  bottomland and surrounding low lying areas.


&&

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


$$

ILC059-069-KYC055-225-210652-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0047.000000T0000Z-180427T0300Z/
/SHNI2.2.ER.180331T1052Z.180412T1745Z.180426T2100Z.NO/
952 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown
* until Thursday April 26.
* At  9:30 PM Thursday the stage was 35.2 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 36.6 feet by
  Monday evening. The river will fall below flood stage Thursday
  afternoon.

&&

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

$$

ILC127-KYC145-210652-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0048.000000T0000Z-180428T1100Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.180331T0400Z.180413T0300Z.180428T0500Z.NO/
952 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam
* until Saturday April 28.
* At  9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 38.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 38.7 feet by
  Tuesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage early
  Saturday morning April 28th.
* Impact...At 37.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
  agricultural bottomland and low lying areas.

&&

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


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-210652-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0044.000000T0000Z-180428T1920Z/
/GCTI2.2.ER.180330T1300Z.180412T1300Z.180428T1320Z.NO/
952 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* until Saturday April 28.
* At  9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 44.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 44.5 feet by
  Tuesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Saturday
  morning April 28th.

&&

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

$$

ILC003-153-KYC007-039-075-105-MOC133-210652-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-180429T0000Z/
/CIRI2.1.ER.180330T0504Z.180413T0200Z.180428T1800Z.NO/
952 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo
* until Saturday April 28.
* At  9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 42.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 42.4 feet by
  early Tuesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
  Saturday early afternoon April 28th.

&&

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

$$



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