Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 190319
FLSPAH
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky
1019 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 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 and
Mount Vernon the river is forecast to rise above flood stage over
the next 48 hours and crest on Sunday. Further downstream water
levels will continue to fall slowly.

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-KYC059-101-200718-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0046.000000T0000Z-180423T1800Z/
/NBGI3.1.ER.180401T0225Z.180409T1915Z.180423T1200Z.NO/
1019 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Newburgh Dam
* until Monday afternoon.
* At  9:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 34.1 feet.
* Flood Stage is 38.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage Friday afternoon and crest at
  39.4 feet Sunday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
  Monday morning.
* 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 3790 8721 3780 8728 3787 8745


$$

INC129-163-KYC101-225-200718-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0049.000000T0000Z-180424T1845Z/
/MTVI3.1.ER.180401T1100Z.180409T1100Z.180424T1245Z.NO/
1019 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Mount Vernon
* until Tuesday afternoon.
* At  6:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 34.3 feet.
* Flood Stage is 35.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
  to near 37.8 feet by early Sunday morning. The river will fall
  below flood stage by Tuesday morning.

&&

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

$$

INC129-KYC225-200718-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0050.000000T0000Z-180423T1200Z/
/UNWK2.1.ER.180401T1615Z.180411T2045Z.180423T0600Z.NO/
1019 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at J.T. Myers Dam
* until Monday morning.
* At  9:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 37.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 37.6 feet by
  after midnight tomorrow. The river will fall below flood stage
  early Monday 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-KYC055-225-200718-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0047.000000T0000Z-180425T1440Z/
/SHNI2.2.ER.180331T1052Z.180412T1745Z.180425T0840Z.NO/
1019 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown
* until Wednesday April 25.
* At  9:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 36.1 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 36.9 feet by
  early Sunday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
  Wednesday morning.

&&

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

$$

ILC127-KYC145-200718-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0048.000000T0000Z-180426T2015Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.180331T0400Z.180413T0300Z.180426T1415Z.NO/
1019 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam
* until Thursday April 26.
* At  9:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 39.5 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late Thursday morning April 26th.

&&

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


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-200718-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0044.000000T0000Z-180427T0000Z/
/GCTI2.2.ER.180330T1300Z.180412T1300Z.180426T1800Z.NO/
1019 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* until Thursday April 26.
* At 10:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 45.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Thursday early afternoon April 26th.

&&

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

$$

ILC003-153-KYC007-039-075-105-MOC133-200718-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-180427T0000Z/
/CIRI2.1.ER.180330T0504Z.180413T0200Z.180426T1800Z.NO/
1019 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo
* until Thursday April 26.
* At 10:00 PM Wednesday 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 to fall to below flood stage by
  Thursday early afternoon April 26th.

&&

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

$$



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