Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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WGUS83 KPAH 260122
FLSPAH
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky
822 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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

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

.Water levels continue to fluctuate along portions of the lower Ohio
River with minor flood conditions forecast to end at Mount Vernon and
J.T. Myers Dam on Thursday morning. Shawneetown is forecast to end on
Friday morning. Brookport...Grand Chain and Cairo are forecast to go
below flood stage by the middle part 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/

&&

INC129-163-KYC101-225-261617-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0049.000000T0000Z-180426T1617Z/
/MTVI3.1.ER.180401T1100Z.180409T1100Z.180426T1017Z.NO/
822 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Mount Vernon
* until Thursday morning.
* At  6:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 36.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 35.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will fall below flood stage early Thursday.

&&

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

$$

INC129-KYC225-261600-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0050.000000T0000Z-180426T1600Z/
/UNWK2.1.ER.180401T1615Z.180411T2045Z.180426T1000Z.NO/
822 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at J.T. Myers Dam
* until Thursday morning.
* At  8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 38.1 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will fall below flood stage early Thursday.
* 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-KYC055-225-270521-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0047.000000T0000Z-180427T1630Z/
/SHNI2.2.ER.180331T1052Z.180412T1745Z.180427T1030Z.NO/
822 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Shawneetown
* until Friday morning.
* At  7:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 36.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 33.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will fall below flood stage Friday morning.

&&

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

$$

ILC127-KYC145-270521-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0048.000000T0000Z-180501T1800Z/
/BRKI2.1.ER.180331T0400Z.180413T0300Z.180501T1200Z.NO/
822 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Brookport Dam
* until Tuesday afternoon.
* At  7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 40.1 feet.
* Flood Stage is 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 40.5 feet by
  Thursday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday
  morning.

&&

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


$$

ILC127-153-KYC007-145-270521-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0044.000000T0000Z-180501T1800Z/
/GCTI2.2.ER.180330T1300Z.180412T1300Z.180501T1200Z.NO/
822 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Grand Chain Dam
* until Tuesday afternoon.
* At  8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 45.9 feet.
* Flood Stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 46.0 feet by
  Thursday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday
  morning.
* Impact...At 48.0 Feet...Water reaches the power house at Lock and
  Dam 53.

&&

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

$$

ILC003-153-KYC007-039-075-105-MOC133-270521-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-180503T0600Z/
/CIRI2.1.ER.180330T0504Z.180413T0200Z.180503T0000Z.NO/
822 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Ohio River at Cairo
* until Thursday May 03.
* At  8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 43.7 feet.
* Flood Stage is 40.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 43.8 feet by
  Thursday evening. The river will fall below flood stage Wednesday
  evening.

&&

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

$$



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