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WGUS83 KPAH 250219  
FLSPAH  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY  
919 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN INDIANA...  
KENTUCKY...ILLINOIS...MISSOURI...  
 
OHIO RIVER AT NEWBURGH DAM...MOUNT VERNON...JT MYERS DAM...  
SHAWNEETOWN...BROOKPORT DAM...GRAND CHAIN DAM AND CAIRO  
 
.MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG PORTIONS OF THE LOWER OHIO RIVER WITH  
FLOOD CONDITIONS FORECAST TO END FROM THE NEWBURGH DAM DOWNSTREAM TO  
SHAWNEETOWN BETWEEN WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY. DUE TO THE HEAVY RAINFALL  
SUNDAY AND MONDAY ACROSS WEST KENTUCKY, SECONDARY CRESTS WILL OCCUR  
FROM BROOKPORT DAM DOWNSTREAM TO CAIRO ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.  
FLOODING AT THOSE LOCATIONS IS FORECAST TO END EARLY 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-KYC059-101-252100-  
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0046.000000T0000Z-180425T2100Z/  
/NBGI3.1.ER.180401T0225Z.180409T1915Z.180425T1500Z.NO/  
919 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE OHIO RIVER AT NEWBURGH DAM  
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 9:00 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 39.4 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 38.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
WEDNESDAY 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-KYC101-225-260618-  
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0049.000000T0000Z-180426T1400Z/  
/MTVI3.1.ER.180401T1100Z.180409T1100Z.180426T0800Z.NO/  
919 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE OHIO RIVER AT MOUNT VERNON  
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING.  
* AT 6:00 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 37.1 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 35.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
THURSDAY MORNING.  
 

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

 
 
INC129-KYC225-260618-  
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0050.000000T0000Z-180426T1200Z/  
/UNWK2.1.ER.180401T1615Z.180411T2045Z.180426T0600Z.NO/  
919 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE OHIO RIVER AT J.T. MYERS DAM  
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING.  
* AT 9:00 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 38.7 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  
THURSDAY 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-KYC055-225-260618-  
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0047.000000T0000Z-180427T1200Z/  
/SHNI2.2.ER.180331T1052Z.180412T1745Z.180427T0600Z.NO/  
919 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE OHIO RIVER AT SHAWNEETOWN  
* UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING.  
* AT 8:30 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 37.3 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 33.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
FRIDAY MORNING.  
 

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

 
 
ILC127-KYC145-260617-  
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0048.000000T0000Z-180501T0000Z/  
/BRKI2.1.ER.180331T0400Z.180413T0300Z.180430T1800Z.NO/  
919 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE OHIO RIVER AT BROOKPORT DAM  
* UNTIL MONDAY EVENING.  
* AT 8:00 PM TUESDAY 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 RISING TO NEAR 40.0 FEET BY  
THURSDAY EVENING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE MONDAY  
AFTERNOON.  
 

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

 
 
ILC127-153-KYC007-145-260617-  
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0044.000000T0000Z-180501T0600Z/  
/GCTI2.2.ER.180330T1300Z.180412T1300Z.180501T0000Z.NO/  
919 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE OHIO RIVER AT GRAND CHAIN DAM  
* UNTIL TUESDAY MAY 01.  
* AT 9:00 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 45.2 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 EVENING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE MONDAY  
EVENING.  
* 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-MOC133-260617-  
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-180430T1500Z/  
/CIRI2.1.ER.180330T0504Z.180413T0200Z.180430T0900Z.NO/  
919 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE OHIO RIVER AT CAIRO  
* UNTIL MONDAY MORNING.  
* AT 9:00 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 43.2 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 40.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 44.0 FEET BY  
FRIDAY MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE MONDAY  
MORNING.  
 

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

 
 
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