144  
WGUS43 KPAH 222016  
FLWPAH  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY  
216 PM CST FRI FEB 22 2019  
 
...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MODERATE TO MAJOR SEVERITY FOR THE  
FOLLOWING RIVERS IN ILLINOIS...KENTUCKY...  
 
OHIO RIVER AT PADUCAH  
 
.MAJOR FLOODING IS NOW EXPECTED ON THE OHIO RIVER AT PADUCAH. THE  
RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST NEAR 53.5 FEET SATURDAY, MARCH 2. THIS  
CREST WOULD BE THE FIFTH HIGHEST ON RECORD. ADJUSTMENTS TO THIS  
FORECAST ARE POSSIBLE BASED ON HOW MUCH RAIN FALLS ACROSS THE  
REGION TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. CHECK BACK OFTEN FOR THE LATEST  
RIVER STAGE AND FORECAST INFORMATION.  
 
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-KYC139-145-240016-  
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0035.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/PAHK2.3.ER.190210T2122Z.190302T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
216 PM CST FRI FEB 22 2019  
   
..FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MODERATE TO MAJOR SEVERITY
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE OHIO RIVER AT PADUCAH  
* AT 2:00 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 50.9 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 39.0 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 53.5 FEET BY  
SATURDAY MARCH 2 THEN BEGIN FALLING.  
* IMPACT...AT 52.0 FEET...MAJOR FLOODING OCCURS AND IS WIDESPREAD ON  
BOTH SIDES OF THE RIVER.  
 

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

 
 
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