297  
WGUS83 KPAH 190201 CCA  
FLSPAH  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KENTUCKY  
848 PM CDT THU APR 18 2019  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
ILLINOIS...MISSOURI...KENTUCKY...  
 
MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT CAPE GIRARDEAU...THEBES AND NEW MADRID  
 
.HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS REGION OVER THE LAST 24 HOURS WILL CAUSE RISES  
AT SEVERAL POINTS ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. BOTH CAPE GIRARDEAU AND  
THEBES WILL CREST AT 39 AND 38 FEET RESPECTIVELY ON FRIDAY. NEW MADRID  
WILL CREST AT 35.5 FEET NEXT THURSDAY MORNING...THE 25TH OF APRIL.  
 
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/  
 

 
 
ILC003-077-181-MOC031-157-201-200548-  
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0054.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/CPGM7.2.ER.190313T1210Z.190405T0400Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
848 PM CDT THU APR 18 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT CAPE GIRARDEAU  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 8:30 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 38.6 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 32.0 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 39.0 FEET BY  
FRIDAY EVENING THEN REMAIN STEADY OVER THE WEEKEND.  
* IMPACT...AT 38.0 FEET...THE FLOOD GATE AT BROADWAY CLOSES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3769 8959 3769 8935 3744 8934 3725 8941  
3723 8959 3732 8963  
 

 
 
ILC003-MOC201-200548-  
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0055.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/THBI2.2.ER.190313T2207Z.190405T2230Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
848 PM CDT THU APR 18 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT THEBES  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 8:30 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 37.5 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 33.0 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 38.0 FEET BY  
FRIDAY EVENING THEN REMAIN STEADY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3723 8959 3725 8941 3713 8929 3709 8946  
 

 
 
KYC075-MOC133-143-200548-  
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0063.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/NMDM7.1.ER.190419T0209Z.190425T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
848 PM CDT THU APR 18 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT NEW MADRID  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 8:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 34.0 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 34.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO RISE  
TO NEAR 35.5 FEET NEXT THURSDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 34.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OCCURS AFFECTING MAINLY  
BOTTOMLAND AND SURROUNDING LOW LYING AREAS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3662 8962 3669 8927 3651 8918 3650 8935  
3648 8935 3648 8964  
 

 
 
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