289  
WGUS83 KPAH 261614  
FLSPAH  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY  
1114 AM CDT THU APR 26 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR PORTIONS OF THE LOWER OHIO RIVER  
AFFECTING AREAS IN INDIANA...KENTUCKY...ILLINOIS AND MISSOURI...  
 
AT MOUNT VERNON, SHAWNEETOWN, THE BROOKPORT DAM, THE GRAND CHAIN  
DAM AND CAIRO.  
 
.WATER LEVELS ALONG THE LOWER OHIO RIVER CONTINUES TO SLOWLY RECEDE,  
WITH ALL MINOR FLOOD CONDITIONS FORECAST TO END BY NEXT TUESDAY.  
 
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-KYC101-225-271030-  
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0049.000000T0000Z-180427T1030Z/  
/MTVI3.1.ER.180401T1100Z.180409T1100Z.180427T0430Z.NO/  
1114 AM CDT THU APR 26 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE OHIO RIVER AT MOUNT VERNON  
* UNTIL LATE TONIGHT.  
* AT 6 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 36.6 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 35.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE OVERNIGHT.  
 

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

 
 
ILC059-069-KYC055-225-272014-  
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0047.000000T0000Z-180428T0142Z/  
/SHNI2.2.ER.180331T1052Z.180412T1745Z.180427T1942Z.NO/  
1114 AM CDT THU APR 26 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE OHIO RIVER AT SHAWNEETOWN  
* UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING.  
* AT 11 AM THURSDAY 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 FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE TOMORROW  
AFTERNOON.  
 

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

 
 
ILC127-KYC145-272014-  
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0048.000000T0000Z-180430T0600Z/  
/BRKI2.1.ER.180331T0400Z.180413T0300Z.180430T0000Z.NO/  
1114 AM CDT THU APR 26 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE OHIO RIVER AT THE BROOKPORT DAM  
* UNTIL LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.  
* AT 11 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 40.5 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 37.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE  
SUNDAY EVENING.  
 

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

 
 
ILC127-153-KYC007-145-272013-  
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0044.000000T0000Z-180501T1800Z/  
/GCTI2.2.ER.180330T1300Z.180412T1300Z.180501T1200Z.NO/  
1114 AM CDT THU APR 26 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE OHIO RIVER AT THE GRAND CHAIN DAM  
* UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 11 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 46.1 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 42.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE NEXT TUESDAY.  
* 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-MOC133-272013-  
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-180502T0300Z/  
/CIRI2.1.ER.180330T0504Z.180413T0200Z.180501T2100Z.NO/  
1114 AM CDT THU APR 26 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE OHIO RIVER AT CAIRO.  
* UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING.  
* AT 11 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 44.0 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 40.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE NEXT TUESDAY.  
 

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

 
 
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