624  
WGUS43 KPAH 171709  
FLWPAH  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY  
1109 AM CST SAT FEB 17 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH, KENTUCKY HAS ISSUED A  
FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN ILLINOIS...KENTUCKY...  
MISSOURI...  
 
OHIO RIVER AT PADUCAH AND CAIRO  
 
..DUE TO HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE LOWER OHIO RIVER  
OVER THE PAST SEVERAL DAYS, WATER LEVELS CONTINUE TO SLOWLY RISE.  
MINOR FLOOD CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST TO DEVELOP AT PADUCAH AND CAIRO  
BY TUESDAY. RIVER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO RISE THROUGH THE  
WEEK DUE TO MORE HEAVY RAIN FORECAST. CRESTS ARE NOT EXPECTED UNTIL  
NEXT WEEKEND.  
 
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/  
 

 
 
ILC127-151-KYC139-145-182109-  
/O.NEW.KPAH.FL.W.0009.180220T1200Z-000000T0000Z/  
/PAHK2.1.ER.180220T1200Z.180224T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1109 AM CST SAT FEB 17 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH, KENTUCKY HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE OHIO RIVER AT PADUCAH.  
* FROM TUESDAY MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 10:00 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 37.2 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 39.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TUESDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE  
TO RISE TO NEAR 41.0 FEET BY SATURDAY FEBRUARY 24.  
* IMPACT...AT 39.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OCCURS AFFECTING MAINLY  
BOTTOMLAND AND SURROUNDING LOW LYING AREAS.  
 

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

 
 
ILC003-153-KYC007-039-075-105-MOC133-182109-  
/O.NEW.KPAH.FL.W.0010.180220T0900Z-000000T0000Z/  
/CIRI2.1.ER.180220T0900Z.180224T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1109 AM CST SAT FEB 17 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH, KENTUCKY HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE OHIO RIVER AT CAIRO.  
* FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 10:00 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 38.5 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 40.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TUESDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE  
TO RISE TO NEAR 42.0 FEET BY SATURDAY FEBRUARY 24.  
* IMPACT...AT 40.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OCCURS AFFECTING MAINLY  
AGRICULTURAL BOTTOMLAND AND LOW LYING AREAS.  
 

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

 
 
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